Updated: New Store Openings To Bookmark For Your Next Shopping Spree


May 31, 2017 | BY Jessica Liew

Check out the most hyped about stores that launched in the first half of 2017.

Just like that, half the year is behind us. Give yourself a pat on the back for slaying through 2017 with some well-deserved retail therapy.

See also: 10 shopping destinations launched earlier this year

 These swanky stores spanning fashion and beauty brands are now open in the city's major shopping districts, just in time for your shopping pleasure.

 Bao Bao & Pleats Please Issey Miyake, Pavilion KLedit Bao Bao Pleats Please 02.jpg (original size)Well known for its minimalist aesthetic toward geometrical shapes, Bao Bao Issey Miyake and Pleats Please Issey Miyake have found a new home spanning a 1,195 square feet boutique in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Both brands’ iconic merchandise, from signature bags, pleated blouses to structured outerwear, will delight fans as they shop in the pristine white interior with chrome fixtures.

The store is located at level 3, Pavilion KL.

 YSL Beauty, Pavilion KLYSL Store Front.jpg (original size)After enjoying a ‘housewarming’ bash in the grandest way, YSL Beauty is officially open in Malaysia, to the delight of  beauty junkies. At 1,057 square feet, the boutique is also the largest flagship in the world, offering its entire range of makeup, skincare and fragrances. The shopping experience is magnified with a minimalist interior awash with light and an interactive, multi-sensory makeup space, too.

The store is located at Level 3, Pavilion KL.

 Chopard, Suria KLCCChopard KLCC Store Front.jpg (original size) Having thrown a dazzling party to commemorate its reopening, the refurbished Chopard KLCC is bathed in a sumptuous gold light, with chandeliers suspended overhead as clients hover over iconic jewellery and timepieces on display. The store features dedicated corners for men and women, leading clients on an exclusive shopping experience.

Step into the revamped boutique on the ground floor of Suria KLCC.

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Tory Burch recently extended its footprint to The Gardens Mall and celebrated it in a grand way. Its instantly identifiable façade of green awning and brass accents will draw passersby, unveiling an interior of travertine basketweave floors, white gesso chandeliers, oak panels and furnishings in vibrant shades. Here, you’ll find a substantial collection of Tory Burch’s beloved classic-bohemian collections.

Seek out the store at ground floor, The Gardens Mall.

Decorté counter, Isetan (The Gardens Mall)decorte 9.png (original size)Compact but classy, Decorté unveiled a designer counter concept packing a sophisticated layout and cutting-edge features at The Gardens Mall. The brainchild of interior designer and Decorté art director Marcel Wanders, the store is furnished with a symbolic floral patterned counter and the innovative Situation Create Dresser.

The counter is accessible via ground floor of Isetan (The Gardens Mall).

 L'Occitane boutique, KL SOGOl'occitane EM1M5551_DxO.jpg (original size)The French beauty brand 's newest launch marks its 26th boutique in Malaysia since opening in 2004. At 667 square feet, the eco-conscious KL SOGO store makes the bestselling skincare and bodycare even more accessible, in its signature Provençal warm, vintage and nature-heavy atmosphere.

Find L’Occitane KL SOGO at the GF Beauty Arcade.

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The French children's clothing brand opens its second outlet in Pavilion KL, after its first store in Bangsar Village. Encapsulating an ethos of childhood tatler_tatler_stories and dreams reflected in an in-store experience, too, Sergent Major expands its narrative for colours, prints and motifs that stirs imaginations, yet lets children dress to be themselves. Their classic and elegant attire are catered for newborns right up to 11-year-olds. 

Sergent Major is located at level 5, Pavilion KL.

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