Hari Raya Puasa is less than a week away! It’s time to get your Raya goods! We have prepared a list of the best shopping spots in JB for you to get your Raya essentials
1) Angsana Mall
Arguably one of the most popular shopping hubs in JB, Angsana Mall is no stranger to throngs of shoppers looking for Raya items. Be it baju raya, kuih-muih, home decoration buys like artificial plastic flowers – surely one out of the over 200 retail outlets across 5 levels of this shopping mall have something for you!
The mall itself is promoting festive vibes with its Karnival Aidilfitri 2019 where retailers are set up shops to accommodate to all your Raya needs! Get capal for the men at affordable prices and hijabs of rainbow hues for the ladies to match each of their Eid outfits.
2) IKEA Tebrau
Spruce up your house this coming Raya with the delicately modern home furnishing products from IKEA. This Swedish-chain houses brilliant and well-designed products from home appliances to kitchenware with inspiring showrooms that will leave you swooning for a house makeover – just in time for Raya too.
The best part about IKEA is how affordable their products are! So you can get matching cookie jars to store kuih raya and pretty plates to serve up delicious dishes of rendang and ketupat.
And after a day of shopping at IKEA, it’s time to have lovely meal for iftar. IKEA’s signature meatballs, chicken wings and pasta will surely make for a satisfying meal.
3) AEON Tebrau City
Said to be the largest AEON shopping mall in Malaysia, AEON Tebrau City brings more than 209 retailers under one roof for the ultimate shopping experience. You can get international beauty brands like Sephora and Bath & Bodyworks as well as multi-merchandise stores like Daiso and Kaison. Cushions, pillows, seat pads, ready-made curtains and so many things to look through!
The AEON supermarket boosts of fresh produce and a large variety of goods. You’re likely to find everything you need to make delicious rendang/sambal goreng/kuah lodeh here. Or, get cookies/snacks in bulk for your coming Raya guests as well!
Bring spring right into your home with these gorgeous blooms! They may just be plastic but don’t underestimate what a few pops of colour can do to a room. Kaison has plenty of other houseware items that you could use to dress up the house with.
4) Perling Indah
You may miss this shopfront if you do not look carefully but beyond its unassuming exterior lies a bakeware haven! Similar to Singapore’s Phoon Huat, Perling Indah is a one-stop wonder for all your baking needs. Be it ingredients, tools or equipment, this baking hub probably has all you need to make the best kuih raya for your guests.
Just imagine the spread of kuih raya that you would be able to serve with pride when shopping at Perling Indah ignite the creative spark for you to bake unique treats. Don’t be surprised if your guests start asking for your recipes!
5) Pasar Larkin
With a wet market, dry market and hawker centre all in one, Pasar Larkin makes for a great place to do you Raya shopping.
There are many stalls here where you can tailor-make your clothes and prices are super affordable too. Those of you who need to alter your Raya clothes can head over here too. There are some shops selling readymade clothes too so you can browse through the dozens of shops here and take your pick.
Other than that, Pasar Larkin is also where you can get your fix of Raya kuih and cookies, from the traditional pineapple tarts and kuih makmur to unique creations. Not to mention, the dozens of stalls that sell crackers and other treats for your Raya guests. The nearby Larkin Plaza also has stalls selling Raya cookies too!