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Malay Dresses (Kebayas) where to shop?

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Malay Dresses (Kebayas) where to shop?

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Postby dreamingKL » Fri May 20, 2005 12:35 am

Hi,

I’ll be in KL in a few weeks and I’d like to buy a few Malay Dresses (for the wife) while there Kebayas or other designs (don’t know the name) nothing tacky. Could you guys tell me where I could purchase such clothing at preferably fixed price outlets? Anywhere in KL would be fine and also I’d appreciate it if someone could enlighten me about the sizes (incase they may need some alterations) my wife wears a size 6 and is 5’4 tall

I’d appreciate any time saving info.

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Postby JazzMatt » Fri May 20, 2005 3:25 am

You can try Mydin's and Kamdar's
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Postby dotP » Fri May 20, 2005 5:29 am

I think kebaya is best tailored made.

Go to pretama complex next to Sogo. They are very good in making kebaya's, and on top of that...their prices are super competitive.
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Postby dreamingKL » Sat May 28, 2005 7:22 pm

Thanks alot JazzMatt and dotP for the locations and the tailoring tip. I guess it's better to be safe than sorry, so i'll have her write down her measurments.

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Postby Azya » Thu Jun 02, 2005 4:45 pm

Oh please don't buy kebaya for your wife from Mydin or Kamdar. It's cheap of course. I would recommend Ampang Park or Ampang Point instead. Better materials used when it comes to pattern and colours. More classy, believe me. Furthermore, not many foreigner would want to shop at Mydin or Kamdar. Both of these places are located along Jalan Ampang.
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Postby JazzMatt » Thu Jun 02, 2005 6:55 pm

Thanks for the advice Azya - you have to realize none of us who have replied in the thread so far wear a kebaya!
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Postby dotP » Thu Jun 02, 2005 7:34 pm

*LoL*...

unless Ayza wanna dressed me up in a kebaya!
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Postby Azya » Fri Jun 03, 2005 9:00 am

Yes JazzMatt...obviously. And I am trying not to picture both you and Dotp wearing one either. Interesting but I am not sure whether it will be a pretty sight :wink:
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Postby Guest » Sat Jun 04, 2005 3:30 pm

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