Malaysia shopping

Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Nala's Kampung House

Lisette Scheers is the creative force behind the Nala brand of homewares, stationery, accessories and other arty items. All her products embody a contemporary but distinctly local design aesthetic and are beautifull…
Top Choice Market in Melaka City

Jonker Walk Night Market

Food hawkers, trinket sellers and fortune-tellers line Jln Hang Jebat for Melaka City's weekly extravaganza of street food and shopping. The street closes to traffic, shops stay open late and a party atmosphere prev…
Top Choice Mall in Bukit Bintang, KLCC & Pudu

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 for fashion British India and the more affordable Padini Concept Stor…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Ipoh

Kong Heng Square Artisan Market

During the colonial era, these walls formed the city's large single shop block. Today a cluster of craft stalls has sprung up around this light-flooded atrium in Ipoh's old town. Don't miss pausing to slurp an ice b…
Top Choice Antiques in Chinatown, Merdeka Square & Bukit Nanas

Museum of Ethnic Arts

Although billed as a museum, the bulk of items are for sale in this extraordinary private collection of tribal arts from Borneo. You'll also find Nonya ceramics, Tibetan thangka paintings, Chinese paintings and porc…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in George Town

Unique Penang

Be charmed by the colourful artworks, prints and postcards of friendly young owners Clovis and Joey, as well as the many images created by the art students they train here.
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in George Town

Bon Ton

Head here for fabrics – both new and antique – as well as boxes, stationery, coffee-table books, art pieces, bags and other classy Asian bric-a-brac.
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Kuching

Museum Cafe & Shop

Local textiles, organic soaps and an excellent selection of books on Sarawak's history and culture are all good reasons to visit this combination of gallery, gift shop and cafe. Come for the all-day breakfast and go…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Melaka City

Red Handicrafts

Ray Tan draws Japanese- and Chinese-inspired designs that range from flowing organic patterns to quirky cartoons. Watch him hand-print your favourite onto a 100% cotton T-shirt or peruse his intricate paper-cutting …
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in George Town


Malaysian-produced batik printed cloth is made into a variety of men's and women's fashions and gift items here. Some of the more expensive designs are hand-drawn rather than block-printed, making them unique.