Alternative Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
Alternative Shopping in Kuala Lumpur 31. March 2020
When shopping in Kuala Lumpur, one will think of heading to the megamalls like Mid Valley and Pavilion for some high fashion or luxury good therapy. 

For the shopper in you who much prefer seeking out unique finds, these are 3 alternative shopping experiences for you when you visit Kuala Lumpur.


ChubbyFingersPlay is a first-of-its-kind handmade novelty kids store in Malaysia. They design and create crayons made of natural beeswax and non-toxic colouring which are safe for children. These crayons are suitable for little hands to adults who love to doodle, tell stories and colour to their wildest imaginations.

These novelty crayons are extremely pretty, fun, vibrant, attractive and most importantly they help to develop fine motor skills, coordination, grip and strength which are so crucial as part of every children’s growing and development stage.

All crayons are handmade with love, with themes ranging from Dinosaur,
Wheelies, Animal Safaris, Starter sets, Robots, Rainbow sticks, Alphabets,
as well as customised names and gift packs!

Image credit: Facebook of ChubbyFingersPlay

Oh Happy Gift

Oh Happy Gift (OHG) is a gift store that offers a range of items, from a variation of homeware, travel essentials, stationery, to gifts for the little ones.

There are 3 ways to start the gifting experience. Firstly, you can choose to curate your own gift by mixing and matching from our collection. Better yet, simply just pick from their everyday series, gifts that are already made for you. Still lost? Speak to them to curate your gift, be it for any occasion or event.

C-5-6 Parklane Commercial Hub
Jalan SS 7/26, 47601 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
+6012 615 0487
By appointment only

Image credit: Oh Happy Gift

KitaKita-Fine Malaysia Crafts

Image credit: Kitakita Malaysia

Situated in the heart of Bukit Damansara, KitaKita is the place to go for a comprehensive Malaysian experience. Meaning “us” in Bahasa Malaysia, KitaKita brings together the best of local art, craft and cuisine under one roof – even being included in the world-renowned LUXE guide in its Kuala Lumpur edition, which described KitaKita as a “standout store” and ultimate shopping haven for Malaysian items from a host of carefully selected artisans.

The Republik, M05 Mezzanine Floor,
1 Jalan Medan Setia 1, Bukit Damansara, 50490
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
11am to 5pm (Mon to Sat)