Shopping is definitely a big past time in malaysia whether you are a local or a foreigner. The vast selection and increase of luxury and fast fashion brands has seen the rise of outlet malls that sell excess or past season goods for a fraction of the price. Here we share some of the best outlet malls in Malaysia.
MITSUI OUTLET PARK | Sepang, Selangor
A stone’s throw away from Kuala Lumpur International Airport is a shopping haven featuring a mix of high and mid-range brands. Those searching for sweet deals on high end brands to post the perfect #OOTD on Instagram will squeal with pleasure with brands like Diane von Furstenberg, Hugo Boss, Versace, Aigner and Polo Ralph Lauren to name a few.
Mitsui is also a favourite for sneaker heads as sports brands like Nike, Adidas, Puma and New Balance feature crazy deals on popular shoes like Nike Air Max 1 and Adidas Superstars. Aside from footwear, getting your sturdy gym and swim gear for a cheaper price is always a sweet bargain.
If you are travelling back and need an extra luggage to fit all the souvenirs you bought, look no further as Mitsui host travel bag brands like Samsonite, Delsey and Universal Traveller. Fast fashion brands like Mango, Esprit and Cotton On are also present on the ground floor for the tweens to catch up on the latest trends.
Note that is you get hungry or just want to wait for your significant other to finish shopping, a plethora of eateries are available. Nosh on some pies and salads at Dome or get a taste of Thailand at Para Thai. Free shuttles buses are available from KLIA and klia2 and the place even has a Flight Information Display System to keep track of your flight timing with ease.
OPENING HOURS: 10.00am to 10.00pm | www.mitsuioutletparkklia.com.my
JOHOR PREMIUM OUTLETS | Kulai, Johor
The outlet mall that boosted the retail scene in South East Asia, Johor Premium Outlets or JPO is your gateway to designer goods for a fraction of the price. We are talking about an impressive selection of luxury fashion brands that cater to both men and women like BCBGMAXAZRIA, Armani Exchange, Versace, Burberry, DKNY and Salvatore Ferragamo.
JPO is also the home to South East Asia’s first Gucci outlet where fashionistas can invest in those monogrammed totes from past seasons. Famous bag brands are scattered at JPO aside from Gucci as women flock to get their hands on totes from the likes of Michael Kors, Coach, Kate Spade which have churned out the It-Bags of the year.
Leather goods are also a bargain at JPO with brands like Braun Buffel, Fossil and Bonia displaying everything from wallets to watches for purchase. The outlet also sports a cool selection of timepieces under Time Lab, Swiss Watch Gallery and Swatch if you are eyeing a Montblanc or Bell and Ross.
OPENING HOURS: 10.00am to 10.00pm | www.premiumoutlets.com.my
DESIGN VILLAGE | Bandar Cassia, Penang
The latest outlet to pop up, catering popular brands with marked down prices on the northern shores of Malaysia is the Design Village. Their outlet stores feature more mid-range brands for clothes and bags. Get shopping with brands like GAP, Guess, Superdry, Ed Hardy and Timberland. Sportier brands include Reebok, Skechers, Adidas and Rip Curl for sneakers and sportswear. Keen to get an extra hard case suitcase or a stylish duffel bag? Bag brands like Obermain, Kipling, Samsonite and Cosas United make for an extensive collection of bags of all shapes and sizes.
Get more bang for your buck at Design Village thanks to the Design Village Traveller Privilege. Show your boarding pass at the Customer Service Information Centre to redeem a Traveller Privilege postcard which can be used in selected store for additional discounts.
OPENING HOURS: 10.00am to 10.00pm | www.designvillage.today
FREEPORT A’FAMOSA OUTLET | Simpang Empat, Melaka
While you are visiting the historical city of Melaka for its culture and food, make sure to pop over to the Freeport A’Famosa Outlet for some bargain shopping. It is not as big as the outlet malls mentioned above but they cater brands like Levi’s, Arnold Palmer, Hush Puppies and Puma.
OPENING HOURS: 10.00am to 10.00pm | www.freeportafamosa.com