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FashionFrom East To West: 9 New Stores In Malaysia For A Cross-Country Shopping Spree

From East To West: 9 New Stores In Malaysia For A Cross-Country Shopping Spree

From East To West: 9 New Stores In Malaysia For A Cross-Country Shopping Spree
Photo credit: Valiram
By Jessica Liew
June 26, 2019
East and West Malaysia may be divided by an ocean, but that doesn’t put a stop to good old-fashioned retail therapy. If Sabah or Penang are in your books this season, make sure to check out 2 monumental new launches. Alternatively, you could go on a mall tour through Kuala Lumpur for your fix of the latest style, beauty and horlogerie offerings.

Pedro

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Photo credit: Pedro

Pedro’s new outlet at Queensbay Mall, Penang, is an emblem of the brand’s ‘elementalist ‘concept, imbued in a harmony of stone elements, textured grainwood and metal panelling. Adding to its modern and fresh take on a brand new retail concept are stone infused pedestals, anchoring the season’s trendy new drops, amidst an austere colour palette.

Location: Lot 116 & 117, ground floor, Queensbay Mall

See also: New Stores To Freshen Up Your Wardrobe & Beauty Bag In 2019

Henry Jacques

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Photo credit: Henry Jacques

At first sight, the handsome perfumerie, Henry Jacques in Pavilion KL, evokes a scene out of a historic Paris and with valid reason: the haute French label’s second standalone boutique in Asia was assembled in France, vacuum-packed, then reassembled in its new 650 sq-ft-home in Malaysia. The boutique is designed from solid oak in a light brown shade, boasts gilded finishing, and ceilings covered in Régence gold leaf and patina by French master painter, Louis-Daniel Jouve. Two large open windows in the front façade invite passersby a glimpse of the magical scene within, anchored by a centrally placed perfume organ concealing scents waiting to be explored.

Location: Lot No. 2.53.00, Level 2, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

 

YSL Beauty

Photo credit: YSL Beauty
Photo credit: YSL Beauty

After a slew of store launches throughout Malaysia, YSL Beauty launched its 6th boutique in Suria KLCC. The 584-sq-ft space features the most coveted ranges of makeup, skincare and fragrances, including a gifting and engraving station for fans to personalise their favourite product. A modern and glossy aesthetic will entice shoppers to explore the establishment decorated in signature YSL gold and monochrome-mirrored interiors. Pockets of radiant spaces are designed to enhance your makeup experience.

Location: Lot C-27 Concourse Floor,Suria KLCC

See also: YSL Or Rouge Launches With A Fine French Feast

La Jung

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Photo credit: La Jung

When La Jung opened with ceremonial fanfare at the Four Seasons Place Kuala Lumpur, we were there to witness each nook of its 5,275 sq ft space. The facility offers state-of-the-art medical aesthetic and anti-ageing treatments, spread out through a plush establishment of 5 treatment rooms, VIP rooms and a VVIP waiting and treatment room. Mirroring its first-class standard, the clinic boasts a clean and chic interior with bright lighting, and a plush lounge tastefully installed with contemporary furnishing.

Location: L4A, 1 Level 4A, Shoppes at Four Seasons Place

Jesselton Duty-Free

Photo credit: Valiram
Photo credit: Valiram

The newly-opened Jesselton Duty-Free by Valiram in the sea-front Jesselton Mall of Kota Kinabalu heralds a few notable features (and firsts) ever did see in the Land Below the Wind. Recognised as the first downtown travel retail concept, the area envelops an impressive 37,000 sq ft space of luxury brands, the likes of Michael Kors, Tumi, IWC and fine chocolates and tea, and heralds the arrival of YSL Beauty, Whoo and Giorgio Armani Beauty in East Malaysia.

Location: Ground Floor, Jesselton Mall, 3 Jalan Haji Saman

Kate Spade

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Photo credit: Kate Spade

The house codes of Kate Spade: pink, rose gold and the symbolic spade, were translated throughout the new Suria KLCC store, in line with creative director Nicola Glass’ vision. The store embraces a feminine quirkiness of the brand’s DNA, featuring curved fixtures, pedestals and mannequins decked out in eye-catching pieces from the line of ready-to-wear collection. Besides handbags, accessories and leather goods, the store will also include a leather embossing machine to add a personalised touch to your purchases.

Location: Lot G-41, ground floor, Suria KLCC

Omega

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Photo credit: Omega

Omega’s latest expansion in Malaysia saw a new home of a swanky new boutique in The Gardens Mall. The ground-floor boutique features a contemporary and gold-framed aesthetic, with a touch of leather, wood and gold to pronounce its exquisite timepieces. Omega’s strategic new address also offers the services of an on-site watch technician, well-informed staff, for an exceptional shopping experience you’ll want to come back to over and over again.

Location: Lot G-213A, Ground Floor, The Gardens Mall

See also: The Grand Opening Of Omega Boutique In The Gardens Mall

Jacob & Co

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Photo credit: Jacob & Co

Occupying a prized spot around the likes of Bvlgari, Chopard and Bottega Veneta is the first Jacob & Co standalone boutique in Pavilion KL. Featuring angular structures at the façade, the interior reveals an art deco style, with beige leather and Macassar wood. Geometric frames jut out and create a 2D effect, as part of the experience for shoppers poring over novelty pieces like the Astronomia range and other gem-and-diamond-set tourbillons.

Location: Lot 2.28.00, Level 2, Pavilion KL

Fern Batik + Artisanal Collective

Photo credit: Fern
Photo credit: Fern

Malaysian artisanal batik brand Fern finally debut its first flagship store in Bangsar Village II, a stone’s throw away from its old shoebox space. The spacious boutique features a Moroccan and bohemian retreat aesthetic, with weaving and tiled elements, plants galore, and curved arches that accentuate the venue’s depth and corners. A walk through the boutique presents pockets of quaint discoveries, from handmade pieces by Malaysian brands, Fern's vibrant batik prints and flowy silhouettes, and crannies to sit and lounge between shopping jaunts.

Location: Level UGF 17A, Bangsar Village II

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