Top Choice Mall in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Bangsar Village I & II

These twin malls are linked by a covered bridge and offer upmarket fashions, including local designers such as Jonathan Liang at d.d.collective, Comoddity menswear by Vincent Siow, Fashion Valet specialising in Musl…
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Pavilion KL

Pavilion sets the gold standard in KL's shopping scene. Amid the many familiar international brands, there are some good local options, including British India for fashion, offering well-made linen, silk and cotton …
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Art, shopping, dining and social life are all in harmony at KL's most innovative mall, 10 minutes' drive north of Bangsar. MAP acts as the cultural anchor, with a wide variety of exhibitions, performances and talks.…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Never Follow Suit

You're guaranteed to find a unique piece at this extraordinary boutique hidden away on the 2nd floor. New and upcycled clothes and accessories are displayed like art works in a hipster, shabby-chic gallery.
Top Choice Antiques in Chinatown, Merdeka Square & Bukit Nanas

Museum of Ethnic Arts

Although billed as a museum, almost everything is for sale in this extraordinary private collection of tribal arts from Borneo. You'll also find Nonya ceramics, Tibetan thangka paintings, Chinese paintings and porce…
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Pucuk Rebung

Specialising in antiques and fine arts, this is one of the best places in KL to find quality pieces of local craft as well as pricier Malay ethnological items. It's worth dropping by for a browse and a chat with the…
Top Choice Homewares in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar


Lisette Scheers is the creative force behind the Nala brand of homeware, stationery, accessories and other arty items. All her products embody a contemporary but distinctly local design aesthetic and are beautifully…
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Gahara Galleria

This boutique at the National Textiles Museum sells pieces by the Malaysian label Ruzz Gahara. Batik artisans – many of them based in the villages of rural Kelantan – use traditional printing methods to create the t…
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League of Captains

T-shirts and caps by local label Pestle & Mortar Clothing and accessories by other hip young designers are artfully displayed at this boutique. It doubles as a cafe selling excellent coffee, homemade cakes and b…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar


Coowned by four young local designers, Thisappear is a gallery-like space selling runway fashion by Joe Chia, Kozo and Alia Bastaman, handmade leather bags by Producthief and unisex streetwear by Justin Chew.