Raya 2017: A Local Designer Shopping Guide

Just a swipe and click away from your dream 'baju' on for the 2017 festivities.
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With Ramadan month looming round the corner and Raya coming soon after, we are all scrambling to ready ourselves for the festivities.

And one of the most important things is the wardrobe and we can never go wrong with the local designer offerings, who made exclusive collections just for the festivities!

Lucky for us, our local talents have all made shopping easier for us with the help of Malaysian e-commerce sites like Fashion Valet, Zalora and Shoes Shoes Shoes.

Here are our favourite Raya 2017 collections that you can shop online and in-store right now:

Five Local Designer Collections We Love For Raya 2017

Alia B for FashionValet

The ready-to-wear line by Alia Bastamam, Alia B. is a staple for Raya collections and this year, the designer collaborates with e-retailer FashionValet for an exclusive collection.

Made for the urban contemporary girl, this year sees voluminous silhouettes that accentuate the body in style.


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Emel by Melinda Looi

For those with a flair for prints and details, emel by Melinda Looi is a must-have for Raya 2017.

In this Raya collection, you'd find intricate beadings, captivating textures and vibrant prints all over that will definitely brighten your festivities.


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Ong Shunmugam

A new favourite in town, introduced to us by Shoes Shoes Shoes, Ong Shunmugam has created an exclusive Raya collection to usher in the celebrations.

Titled "Gadis Perkasa", this collection highlights the use of intricate lace, fluid prints and delicious colours that make the perfect wardrobe for Raya.

And did we mention that each piece is made-to-order via Shoes Shoes Shoes.


Book an appointment: Shoes Shoes Shoes.

Bernard Chandran

Dubbed "King of Fashion" in Malaysia, Dato' Bernard Chandran is a name all Malaysian fashionistas know of.

And for 2017, the designer has unveiled a chic "Nouveau Petang Raya" collection that draws inspiration from prints of the 70s and the textures and cuts of the 50s and 60s.

Bold and innovative, the collection is a must for the glamourous stars of fashion.


Shop now: Bernard Chandran boutique at Fahrenheit88.

Nurita Harith

And last but not least, we have Nurita Harith's Lebaran Luxe 2017 collection – a silky and coveted series of baju that we'd die for.

Classic, minimal and with a touch of edgy, this collection is made for the evenings during Raya when you are in need of an elegant black tie attire.


Shop now: Nurita Harith boutique on Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru.



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