Raya 2022 is finally bringing the nostalgia of celebrating it prior to the pandemic. Balik kampung, ketupat and lemang, creating memories with loved ones and of course- rocking our baju raya! Seems like this time around, we make Hari Raya Aidilfitri an excuse to make the world our runaway as we pull out the stops with flashy fashion, bold makeup and bedazzling accessories. With that, Glitz is here to tell you the best brands to shop your baju raya that’ll have you looking like a stunner on social media #RayaReady!
The month of Ramadan is not only packed with devotion but also with a rush of anticipation for the day ahead, from adorning our homes to cooking the tastiest meals. Of course, don’t forget about one of the most crucial aspects of Raya preparation: acquiring your family’s baju raya! A significant part of Hari Raya is getting ready and dressed, and many of us spend Ramadan searching through some of the greatest costumes for the day. So get Raya ready with Glitz and carry on reading!
This shopping platform is self-explanatory, but we’d be negligent if we didn’t mention it! Zalora, the online fashion and lifestyle destination site, has a large selection of Baju Kurung that you’ll adore. You could just find everything you need for Raya here, with top worldwide and local brands for clothes, shoes, accessories, and cosmetics for men and women. This year’s #ZALORAYA2022, Zalora hopes to rekindle the spirit of Raya nostalgia.
This well-known company features all of the trendiest Baju Kurung clothes that will make you stand out come Raya! There’s a wide choice of patterns to pick from this Raya, from Baju Kurung Pinang to lace fits like the Maia Sarong. Even better, most of the Raya designs come in a mother and daughter option that includes a kid-sized version of the same dress. You’ll save time by not having to buy a separate costume for your tiny princess.
Anaabu is a ready-to-wear local company recognised for its simple and comfy designs, founded by a husband-and-wife team. Their Raya 2022 collection includes Baju Kurung sets, Baju Melayu sets, and individual pieces like the Sandar Dolmain Top that can be combined and matched and worn long after Raya. Anaabu also provides stuff for toddlers and kids if you want to match clothing with your family this Raya: Mula Kurung Rompers, Kurung Sets and Umbi Kurta are some of the styles available for children.
Additionally, throughout the month of April, they will have a Raya pop-up booth at Publika Shopping Gallery if you want to touch and feel the apparel materials in person before purchasing them.
Caftanist features a flowing and luxury range of baju kurung designs that are plus-size friendly and perfect for any mums-to-be out there for those who prioritise comfort during festivities. The brand’s kaftan and trendy pantsuit versions are ideal for indulging in great Raya cuisine without worrying about looking fat in family pictures.
POKOKS specialises in children’s apparel, but they also provide family sets on their website for individuals who want to coordinate attire with their loved ones! Pokoks.kids has a lovely assortment of mindfully created baju kurungs for you and your small ones, inspired by culture and nature.
This Hari Raya, your kids will look wonderful and feel comfortable in chic and soft outfits. They cater to men, women, children, and even newborns. For their beautifully created baju kurung, browse through their gorgeous collections Evergreen, The Narik, and more!
6. Mis Claire
Many businesses are becoming more inclusive, and Mis Claire is leading the charge during Ramadan! Mis Claire has been outfitting plus-size ladies in basic, elegant necessities under a modesty and simplicity concept since 2012. Clean cuts and colours in sizes ranging from XL to 7XL will suit any lifestyle, event, or fashion desire. Instead of just expanding plus-size body types, the fashion house takes pleasure in developing designs with the appropriate cuts and forms.
The Rico Rinaldi for Mis Claire Line, which is traditional and timeless, is a highlight among their #MCRaya2022 collection. Rico Rinaldi, a talented local designer, multiple award-winning designers, and a well-loved social media personality, collaborated on this project. The collection is simple but expressive, traditional yet strong, and is derived from sheer simplicity and timeless design principles.
7. Fashion Valet
Fashion Valet, also known as the House of Modern Fashion, offers a variety of kaftans, kebayas, and baju kurungs. FashionValet presently has over 50 local brands and designers on sale, with more to come. Each of these labels has its own distinct style, with varying pricing ranges, trends, and colours. Raya 2022’s aesthetics will be an improvement from the rest, with both comfortable and basic kaftans like the LILIT Easy Caftan and exquisite features like the dUCK Printed Sets.
8. Kurung Tokma
Kurung Tokma has you covered if you’re a hijabi searching for a more traditional appearance. Plain Kurung Kedah, a modern spin on the classic baju kurung Kedah, and Loose Kebaya, a line of exquisitely loose and flowing kebaya in soft, pastel colours such as sage green and dusty blue, are examples of their basic yet fashionable designs. The timeless styles of the clothing will never go out of style, and it will be easy to match your jewellery, luggage, and shoes to your ensemble.