#SupportLocal: Fashionable gifts to buy for Christmas 2018


By Stephanie Boey

#SupportLocal: Fashionable gifts to buy for Christmas 2018

‘Tis the season of giving! How’s your Christmas shopping coming along? If you’re stumped for presents this year, fret not — we’ve got a handy list of unique gifts for your loved ones. Below, 5 Malaysian fashion brands with new exciting releases to add to cart.




For Autumn/Winter 2018, the local womenswear label collaborated with Spanish sculptor Diego Cabezas to produce a limited edition collection in time for the gifting season. Known for his line art metallic constructions, his portraits are reimagined on t-shirts and jumpers available in white and blush. A gift for the artsy friend, perhaps?


Wanderlust + Co 


The latest Wild at Heart collection was made in reminiscent of childhood dreams. Reach for the sky with Wanderlust + Co’s hand drawn motifs resembling crescents moon, cascading stars and intergalatic planets on lockets, charm bracelets and signet rings. You can shop the latest collection with us during Buro at Riuh! RSVP on the event page for live updates from us.




Launched in April 2018, the new accessory brand specialises in handmade brooches using glass and cubic zirconia crystals. For their latest, Behati collaborated with two Malaysian fashion designers to produce a limited edition collection dedicated to their spirit animals. Got a friend obsessed with creepy crawlies? They’ll love Hatta Dolmat’s stag beetle and Kittie Yiyi’s bumblebee brooches.


Yoke & Theam


The homegrown footwear brand proudly sources materials locally using Malaysian rubber for the soles of their comfortable sandals. The newest Danger series brings back the best-selling favourites from the 2015 archives. The Ace cut-out sandal returns with a leather variation and side buckle for an added sporty element while the sold out Picabo sandals in black is back with corduroy straps.


The Chic Initiative


Have a BFF who loves to sparkle? The Chic Initiative’s latest drop is an ode to Italian opera, the the namesake collection carries clutches and minaudières decorated in shimmering sequins and dazzling crystals emulating the opulent stage costumes and grand theatres. These glittering accessories are the perfect addition to your party ensemble, perhaps pick one up for yourself, too?

For more gifting ideas, check out our #BuroHolidayGuide. 

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