Contributed by ValueChampion
With Hari Raya Puasa coming up on 13 May, everyone is scouring for Hari Raya outfits. There isn’t a better time to support your local Muslim-owned fashion labels than during a pandemic when so many small businesses require them. Whether you are on a budget or looking to splurge, our list below will make sure you look your best without breaking the bank.
Ayu Apparels is Singapore’s largest Muslimah online store. The cherry on top; this Muslim-owned fashion label also happens to be very affordable. Founded in 2011, it offers a wide range of apparel and accessories suitable for special occasions, as well as everyday outfits. Their sale currently includes printed spring dresses for S$27, floral tunics for S$18, and wrap batik skirts for S$9. While the collection is somewhat limited, they have new styles dropping every week so keep a lookout for them.
Average Price: Printed cotton dresses retail for S$23 and crepe shawls retail for S$9.
Shopping Tip: Free shipping for orders above S$59.
A brand that claims to be modest with a modern twist, delivers just that. Whether it’s a purple puff sleeve lace kurung, or a floral-printed belted puff sleeves kurung, this brand is sure to give traditional style a fresh and modern look. Their smocked kurung pieces are currently on sale and retail for just S$21.90 on Zalora. In addition, Lúbna also offers plus size tops, skirts, and baju kurung for Hari Raya. Check out their Instagram account to learn more about the brand and about their Hari Raya 2021 collection.
Average Price: Kurung sets are currently on sale for an average of S$45 on Zalora.sg.
Shopping Tip: Zalora.sg is currently offering additional 35% off your Lúbna purchase of min S$70, with code ZSPRINGSALE.
Zalia is a brand that manages to combine both traditional and conservative styles with a twist of vintage design and sophistication. Their collection includes skirts, tops and dresses, with linen, lace, satin and cotton materials to choose from. Patterns to choose from are also wide-ranging, from embroidery and embellishments, to florals and graphic patterns.
Whether it’s their embroidered jacquard floral kurung tops with pleated detail or their puff sleeve with dress kurung set with lace and drape detail, Zalia will undoubtedly elevate your look with its attention to detail and elegant silhouettes. As a bonus, their Hari Raya outfits are currently on sale on Zalora.sg.
Average Price: Modern Kurung is currently on sale for an average of S$55 on Zalora.sg
Shopping Tip: Zalora.sg is currently offering additional 35% off your Zalia purchase of min S$70, with code ZSPRINGSALE.
Maqayla is a local modest fashion brand founded and managed by a mother and daughter duo, which specialises in ready-to-wear styles and elegant gowns for special occasions. Their silhouettes are rather traditional, while the patterns are youthful and colourful with floral patterns.
In addition to women’s clothing and accessories, Maqayla also offers kurung tops and suits for men for Hari Raya. Their collection also includes jersey, satin, and chiffon shawls as well as a line of prayer wear and travel mats.
Average Price: Kurung, Amani Kebaya and lace dresses retail for S$90 on maqayla.com.
Shopping Tip: Visit maqayla.com to shop their sale which includes kebayas, brooches and silk satin shawls.
Loveaisyah was founded by a Chinese-born Aisyah Lim who reverted to Islam. With a background in fashion, she decided to create a modern baju kurung for modest women. The brand aims to create clothes that are timeless, simple, and comfortable.
The traditional styles of the outfits accentuate the waist in an elegant yet modest way. The colours, although limited to dusty pink, navy and maroon are subtle yet rich and graceful. What is truly unique about this brand is that it offers matching mother-daughter Hari Raya outfits, with some that are currently on sale.
Average Price: A set of top and skirt modern baju kurung Hari Raya cost approximately S$119.90. Many baju kurung outfits are currently on sale for S$89.90.
Shopping Tip: Visit the ‘last chance to buy’ on loveaisyah.com to get up to 57% off on Hari Raya outfits.