All the fun things you can do and local brands to buy during Buro at Riuh


By Stephanie Boey

All the fun things you can do and local brands to buy during Buro at Riuh

#BuroLovesGiving is back for its third year running and we’re changing things up for 2018. Mark your calendars, we’re going to be at Riuh on 8 and 9 December! This round, the monthly market will be held at The Gasket Alley in Petaling Jaya. Continuing our yearly giving initiative, we’re having a Christmas charity market where a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Dignity for Children Foundation. Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? ‘Tis the season of giving so come over to do good while you check things off your list. Keep reading, we’ve got an exciting list of vendors and workshops you wouldn’t want to miss.


Cassey Gan


Get your hands on the the designer’s instantly recognisable panelled dresses. Her modern asymmetrical creations are cut in airy silhouettes using mixed fabrics and vibrant digital prints. This year, Cassey is venturing into homeware (and if you’ve been frequenting The Swimming Club at KL Journal, you may have noticed her prints lining the lounge chairs). Having guests over for the year-end? Decorate your living room couch with soft cotton pillows in Cassey’s signature print.


Wanderlust + Co


No party-ready look is complete without adornments, so get your accessory fix here! Wanderlust + Co’s beautiful gold-plated jewellery won’t break the bank so you can get a couple pieces for yourself and a few more as presents. The latest Wild at Heart collection will be available during the weekend. Our picks: The heart-shaped lockets, signet rings and charm bracelets.




Crafted for the feminine sophisticate, the local label balances aesthetics with comfort. You’re in luck as sample pieces will be on sale at Riuh in December. Psst, his vinyl creations from the 2017 Mercury collection is still up for grabs and calling all brides-to-be, the latest bridal collection will too, be on the racks. Also available is the brand’s latest ready-to-wear menswear label – T by Tengku Syahmi. The white tailored shirts would make the perfect gift for your man.


Nelissa Hilman


Looking for new shoes to wear for upcoming party season? Put your best foot forward in Nelissa Hilman’s handcrafted designs for the modern woman. We’ve got our eye on the knotted sandals and heels – they easily take you from day to night. Head’s up, walk away with a free pair of Nelissa Hilman x Goodpair Socks for purchases above RM150.


Handmade Heroes

Suitable for vegans, this new skincare line uses natural ingredients without an ounce of preservatives, synthetic chemicals and animal by-products. They’re cruelty-free too and certified by PETA -an added win in our books. Pamper yourself from head to toe with a clear conscience; their range of face, lip, body, and hair products is incredibly affordable too, nothing’s over RM110.


Buro and Kami Design‘s Gift Wrapping Station

Buying for someone else? Personalise your gift with an artisanal touch. Choose from Kami Design’s extensive range of charms and accessories such as silk tassels and gold bells to holly berries, pine cones and leaves. Also available, customisable greeting cards to complete your gift.



If and when you get tired from all that shopping, treat yourself to our very own Buro gelato flavour — Merry Berry — in collaboration with Whimsical just for Christmas. Prepared using locally sourced natural and fresh ingredients, the brown butter with cranberry and gingersnap crumbs is the ultimate treat to satisfy your sweet tooth.


Pick up a new skill while you’re at Buro at Riuh, or make your own gifts this Christmas. We’ve got workshops lined up on both days.


Bath Bomb Workshop by Wunderbath

Learn how to make your own bath bomb with Wunderbath founder, Evelyn Marieta. It’ll make a great gift for your beauty obsessed BFF. Personalise yours with a hidden message and decorate it with sprinkles and scents.


All-Natural Christmas Soap-Making Workshop by Saya

Launching in December 2018, Saya aims to be a one-stop cosmetic raw material provider. In this workshop, discover what’s in your soap and experience the making of cold processed soap using plant-based ingredients and essential oils.


Decorating Baked Goods by The Buttercake Factory

Icing at the ready? Learn how to decorate gingerbread men and cupcakes with royal icing and fondant. And yes, your creations are yours to eat after.


Introduction to Brush Lettering by

Looking to make handwritten Christmas cards this year? This introductory class to brush calligraphy will teach you the basics and you get to go home with your own brush set and worksheets for you to practice.


Sign up for the workshops here, or head to the Buro at Riuh event page and RSVP for live updates. 

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