The unique architecture and exterior is a much needed break from the mundane everyday view of high-rise buildings. Minimalist is the name of the game around here in Wessex Estate. Slather on your sunscreen, tighten your shoelaces, and get ready to explore the artiest, hipster-est road in Singapore. Portsdown Road, Wessex Estate How to get there:
Without a doubt, Malaysians love shopping with a passion paralleled only by our Filipino neighbours, whose lands host a whopping 23 of the biggest malls in the world. Why is there such a prevalent culture of consumerism in our country, and why do Malaysians flock to shopping centres every weekend like vultures to a meat disposal site?
This list contains some plausible explanations for what I have come to term the 'Malaysian Shopping Phenomenon". So is it really any wonder why we end up in malls all the time? It does seem like shopping is one of the most comfortable activities we can do in this country.
Everyday got sales and discount Image via rampagedelite. We are all suckers for sales. We are smart consumers, we cackle gleefully as we take back our receipts and purchases with a barely disguised air of triumph.
Say you want to get your grocery shopping done, but need to print out some documents and also need to get a new shirt and movie tickets for that date tonight?
Shopping malls are your answer. Besides being located strategically, they have literally everything under one roof -- from clothes to food to laundry to cinemas to books to electronic appliances to bowling to ice skating too!
Window shopping is free Guess what is one of the cheapest activities you can do in Malaysia? Some days, when those of us earning less money are feeling particularly inclined to self-inflicted torture, we go to shopping malls and stare at all the pretty new shiny stuff as motivation, provided we get immune to the temptation of buying.
Outdoor is the new indoor. Image via Sploid As a consequence of our very hot, very humid weather, Malaysians have an unfortunately limited range of options for alternative activities. With shopping malls, at least you can be assured of parking, even if it could take you 30 minutes of driving around in the carpark to find a spot during the weekend.
Plenty of events in the mall! Image via Tumblr Looking at investing in property? Or buying a new car? Welcome to the shopping mall, where they not only have everything under one roof, but also a variety of events such as property fairs, car promotion events, education fairs and even tea conventions.
Most events these days are held in malls, and part of it is probably because these companies are smart enough to take advantage of the free air-con and the diverse crowd all over the Klang Valley.
You will not get mugged or kidnapped in a shopping mall. Image via Perez Hilton Since a botched kidnapping in a nearby shopping mall years ago, shopping malls have been actively taking steps to ensure the safety of their customers. With security guard escorts, women-only parking spaces and emergency buttons installed in their car-parks, going to a shopping mall is certainly much safer than having to walk through alleyways -- where you might be robbed -- to get to your car.
Moral of the story?Suria KLCC is the best shopping mall in KL with many shopping attractions for locals and visitors, making it the best place in Malaysia for shopping.
Find out more now! Shopping-mall developers believe that lifestyle centers will improve the fortunes of medium-sized malls, which have been losing customers to the megamalls. Malaysian fashion designers have definitely made their mark on the red carpet, carving out a niche in the world of international haute couture.
Besides appearing on the catwalks of Paris, Milan and New York, their designs have been worn by members of the British royal family, Hollywood stars, heads of state and other luminaries. The school holidays are here, and to make things a little bit more hectic, it coincides with Christmas and year-end festivities.
You want to bring your kids, or your nieces and nephews, to all the shopping malls to get them excited over the Christmas decorations.
With a spa, beauty parlour, cafe and boutique, Annie’s Culture is a girl’s dream destination. Just 10 minutes away from City Square Mall by car, this place is easily accessible. Lot 10 Shopping Centre is situated within central Kuala Lumpur's hottest new shopping and entertainment district, Bintang Walk.