Get the best Summer looks at these Bali fashion boutiques
Bali, the ‘Island of the Gods’, draws in travellers like moths to a flame because of its beauty, culture and rich range of experiences; whether you want to hang poolside at a glamorous beach club or rooftop bar, find your zen in the jungle or explore the colourful markets and fashion boutiques of the island.
Whatever you decide to do in Bali, creating the perfect island wardrobe is a must. Take a tour around Indonesia’s favourite island as we uncover some of the best fashion boutiques in Bali.
Launched in 2005 from a small studio in Bali, Magali Pascal’s boho-inspired styles have spread across the island with four stores along Bali’s west coast and a flagship store in Sydney. Magali Pascal is a boutique best known for its bohemian dresses with a refined French twist, but you can also find a range of pieces from jumpsuits, embroidered tops and vintage stripe pants to stylish swimwear and handmade accessories.
Bali Boat Shed
Located on Seminyak’s bustling main street, Bali Boat Shed is one of Bali’s top shopping destinations. Quirky and colourful both inside and out, Bali Boat Shed features three in-house labels and stocks over 50 of the best independent designer labels in Bali. Think laidback resort wear perfect for Bali beaches and bars, plus an array of wrap dresses, floral skirts and off-the-shoulder tops with tropical shirts for the lads and plenty of options for the kids.
Uma and Leopold
Inspired by Indonesian culture, Bali’s vibrant art scene and artisans, Brazilian-born Lara launched Uma and Leopold— named fondly after her parents. This Bali fashion brand has boutiques in both Seminyak and trendy Canggu, featuring summer-inspired pieces handcrafted by local artisans, with stylish mini, midi and maxi dresses, beach-ready kaftans, lightweight shirts and a range of handmade bags, clutches, belts and bags. The diverse range makes this brand one of the top Bali fashion boutiques.
Uluwatu Handmade Balinese Lace
With over 50 years in business, Uluwatu Handmade Balinese Lace has become one of Bali’s best-loved brands, with an atelier in Tabanan and several boutiques around the island. Uluwatu Lace is all about sustainable slow fashion, creating cut-out lace work known as ‘krawang’, using traditional methods with garments taking up to five days to complete. Uluwatu Lace boutiques feature dresses, jackets, jumpsuits, skirts and shorts and a range of accessories and linen, all with intricate lace detailing.
With boutiques in Canggu and Seminyak, Palma Australia has become another favourite for that effortless Bali fashion look. The boutique features ready-to-wear pieces created using hand-printed silks, embroidery, crochet and lace details that embody sophisticated femininity. Whether bold floral prints, clean whites or casual mini dresses, the Palma Australia aesthetic is perfect for poolside parties, Bali beach days and lazy afternoons exploring the sights of Ubud.
Lily Jean, founded in Bali in 2004, encapsulates the essence of the island with designs that are bold and free-spirited. Boutique founder, Made de Coney, is passionate about ethical and sustainable practices, creating garments using natural fibres, including soft silk, cotton, viscose and satin. The fashion boutique features consciously handmade capsule collections that range from understated resort wear staples to elegant cocktail dresses with intricate beadwork.