Our list of the top local designers and where to find them in KL.

Bernand Chandran

Haute couture fashion designer Datuk Bernard Chandran’s is best known for his trademark use of Malaysian-inspired influences, combined with modern twists. His star-studded clientele includes Estelle and Lady Gaga. Fahrenheit 88.

Amir Luqman

Amir Luqman might be known for his avant-garde fashion statements, but his line of women’s made-to-measure, ready-to-wear and accessories are still strikingly wearable. You can view Amir’s latest designs at Liberté @ Suria KLCC & C-0-9 Plaza Damas, 60, Jalan Sri Hartamas, 6201-4802.

Farah Khan

Creative director Farah Khan originally founded the label in 2003 as a solution to her jet-set lifestyle. A reflection of her unique style, passion and drive this line of glamorous women’s wear is now sold in over 4o cities. The Melium Galleria @ Suria KLCC.

Melinda Looi

The queen of boho-chic, Melinda Looi is now an award-winning fashion designer with three distinct brands to choose from: Melinda Looi Couture, Melinda Looi Prêt-à-Porter and MELL, which are now available in select boutiques in Europe, Australia and the Middle East. Melinda Looi Couture Showroom @ 280 Lorong Maarof, Bangsar, Bukit Bandaraya, 2093-2279, Melinda Looi Couture and Melinda Looi Pret-a-Porter @ Parkson Pavilion.

The Twelve

MIFA (the producer of the Malaysia International Fashion Week) have recently launched their huge concept store at Fahrenheit 88. ‘The Twelve’ is a collection of 12 Malaysian designers and brands all under one roof: TAS Iman by Tom Abang Saufi, Zero to Ten, PU3, uREKA, Jkhan, Bumiputra Designers Association (BDA), Young Designers Arena (YO DA), Radzuan Radziwill, Key Ng, Benson Chen, Sasha Rowena, and Shinju Pearls. Fahrenheit 88.