Cover Photo: Chloé

Expect flagship stores by Balmain and Tom Ford in the soon-to-open rebranded Starhill

Though it has been a tough year for the retail industry, that hasn't stopped Kuala Lumpur’s top shopping destinations from upping their game and introducing a slew of flagship stores by some of the world's most iconic fashion brands.

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Above Photo: The Starhill

Flagship stores at The Starhill

“Amidst the current challenging times for the retail industry, we are delighted to share some exciting news after keeping things under wraps since The Starhill started renovation a year ago,” says YTL Land & Development VP Joseph Yeoh of The Starhill’s reopening, slated for the first quarter of 2021.

“We will be welcoming a number of top global brands to complement the brands that our patrons have come to love in The Starhill over the years."

A few notable new stores at The Starhill include:


The French luxury fashion house will reside on the ground floor of The Starhill.

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Patek Philippe

Anyone with a weakness for haute horology can look forward to the opening of Swiss watchmaker Patek Philippe’s new store.

Tom Ford

This cult fashion brand is also set to make a red carpet entrance.

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Philipp Plein

Discover the latest pret-e-porter collections from this Swiss-based fashion brand.

Stefano Ricci

Luxurious Italian menswear awaits at Stefano Ricci’s new flagship store, opening on the upper ground floor of the upscale mall.

Paul & Shark

Another renowned Italian sportswear boutique we’re excited about: Paul & Shark is also opening on the upper ground floor of The Starhill.

Meanwhile, Pavilion KL and Suria KLCC welcomed new luxury tenants to elevate their reputation. Here are some of our favourites:

Chloé, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

Opened in August 2020, Chloé's first boutique in Malaysia is a pastel-perfect haven for those with a penchant for beautifully-designed bags, accessories, shoes and ready-to-wear.

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Dior, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

Opened in October 2020 at Pavilion KL, Dior's new boutique houses an extensive collection of ready-to-wear for men and women, accessories, fine jewellery and footwear, each with their  own dedicated space.

In-store perks like the ABCDior personalisation service are available for select items including seasonal creations of Book Tote and Saddle bags, footwear and hats.  

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Hublot, Suria KLCC

Hublot reopened in Suria KLCC recently, revealing an edgy and sophisticated look embellished with etched anodised aluminium panels, earl grey carpets and custom artworks. There's also a massive giga-screen, one of the few Hublot boutiques in the world to boast this eye-catching feature.  

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Bottega Veneta, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

Bottega Veneta's refurbished store at Pavilion KL boasts 1579sf of space, displaying an expansive collection of bags, small leather goods, shoes, jewellery, eyewear, fragrances, accessories and newly introduced ready-to-wear collections for men and women. Stylishly contemporary and bursting with colours, the new store is a must-visit for devotees of fine Italian fashion.

Omega, Suria KLCC

The Swiss watchmaker's lavish boutique is a grand showroom for its equally decadent timepieces, jewellery and accessories.   

There is also access to an on-site watch technician and a private VIP area to view the watches discreetly.

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Berluti, Suria KLCC

French menswear brand Berluti opens its doors for the first time at Suria KLCC, a luxurious space complete with speakeasy-inspired Patina Wall and other sophisticated decorative elements. Expect to find a full range of Berluti's shoes, leather goods and accessories as well as ready-to-wear from the fall-winter 2020 collection. 

The Maison’s first patterned canvas collection designed by artistic director Kris Van Assche, dubbed SIGNATURE canvas, is also available here.