For all the last minute Raya baju shoppers, here is your saving grace!
Raya is dawning upon us! It is the season of forgiveness and kindness with food and laughter galore. The house is spotless, the kuih-muih are all in their pretty jars and duit raya is all ready to be dispensed. The question is, what do I wear?
Fret not! This is where help arrives. We are no strangers to colour coordinating with family members but of course you got to have your own style, right?
Plus, on those days where you are hopping to multiple open houses, you need at least a couple of outfits. Within this article you will find a bunch of websites and fab Instagram stores that loaded with all your Raya fashion needs! Check our recommendations on where to do your hair and nails.
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Zalora is a household name at this point, with a stream of fashion options that is not limited to a specific genre, this website is able to offer the best of the best picks from local designers to in house designers! Plus, with options to filter out pricing and colours, it becomes increasingly easy to search for the look you are going for.
Not many might know this but UNIQLO has dished out a couple of looks for this upcoming Raya. Uniqlo is collaborating with designer, Hana Tajima, who has artfully designed minimalist pieces that leave an the impact on the wearer. They also have awesome Hijabs that are designed to fit with any Raya look.
With a classy website, comes some seriously classy fashion. Vercato has dished out some amazing designs that range from frills to your classy flared sleeved Baju Kurungs. If you are looking to try on an outfit before purchasing it, consider visiting one of their pop up stores:
Kuala Lumpur: Robinsons KL & Metrojaya Mid Valley
Johor Bahru: Metrojaya Komtar JBCC
Sabah: Metrojaya Suria Sabah
Woot! Woot! Indeed! This website has more toned-down styles for those who want something a little less glammed up and more simple and classy. Their price range is affordable and almost nothing is over RM200 in their Raya Collection. Plus, if you are looking to buy for the entire family they even have selections for kids!
This site almost has an Egyptian-esque feel to it. Their designs are all about knotted waistlines and drapes that give you a Middle Eastern vibe that just screams class. The designers truly know what ethnic wear is all about.
SuriSara is size friendly, they have plus size options that do not feature ultra-drab designs that look like it was stitched up using extra material. They have a decent amount of sizes that range from plus sized to petite. Their designs are all about making an entrance while subtly drawing attention to yourself in the modest way possible.
Rina Salleh designs are about that cute and feminine vibe. So, if you are into florals, frills, lace and dresses, this place is your paradise.
Hijabista.Hub is an Insta-store with a following of 415k! Their page is just overflowing with amazing photos of their models modelling their chic designs. They sometimes have sales and lucky giveaways that just add to the fun!
With a following of 84.7k, this Insta-store is pretty awesome with their staple peplum designs. They do however, have a wider selection of peplum based designs which is great if that is the look you have been hunting for.
This website does not only provide various designs and sizes but also posts reviews from customers so you can see how it looks like on regular people and not only models. Their designs range from chic couture to simple and classy. You will definitely be spoilt for choice here!
Poya has a couple of shopping options for you. Check out their Pop up store at Bangsar Shopping Centre, Empire Shopping Gallery (Subang Jaya) and Parkson Pavilion
Or, check out their glam-worthy Instagram page, that has a following of 22k, for inspiration and shopping ideas. Their designs focus on patterns and keeping it traditional. Their styles range from Batiks and to Kebayas; those who love to keep-it-real will love this store!
Hope you are armed with an outfit or ten to dazzle and hopefully shush those relatives who keep asking you when are you getting married (by distracting them with your awesome baju)! Top it all off with some amazing Raya make up we have picked out for you from some mind-blowing Malaysian beauty Youtubers.
Selamat Hari Raya!