For (most) women, diamond isn’t their only best friend. The other item that they can’t live without is owning a good pair of shoes. No, make that more than a pair. Women’s shoes come in different shapes and styles with the likes of heels, sandals, peep-toes, lace-ups and so on. Here are the Top 10 Women’s Footwear Stores if you are planning to shop for a pair around KL and Selangor area.
1) Nelissa Hilman
Long before Nelissa Hilman established her namesake footwear label, she used to work as a chemical engineer back in the early 2010s. But the Kuala Lumpur-born Hilman quit her corporate job and made a career leap by enrolling a shoemaking course in Florence, Italy. It was her lifelong passion that she always wanted to do ever since her younger days. Every pair is meticulously handcrafted using premium leather sourced directly from Italian tanneries. You can find both classic and trendy shoe designs such as high heels, flats and sandals at Nelissa Hilman, which are available online and store outlet at UGF-20, Bangsar Village II.
Like most successful local entrepreneurs, Christy Ng’s bittersweet journey is a classic rags-to-riches story. She wasn’t born to a well-to-do family but her passion for entrepreneurship and commitment are the reasons that motivated her to her eventual success. Today, she operates both online and physical outlets such as Jaya One, 1 Utama, MyTown and Mid Valley Megamall. Apart from stocking various ready-made shoes like heels, peep toes and wedding shoes, Christy Ng also provides custom-made shoes as well. You can even get to customise your own pair of shoes using the online store’s integrated 3D shoe design. All you have to do is choose the type of shoes (e.g. Full Open Peep Toe or Ribbon Flats) and pick a right size. Other customisation available includes types of materials, body style and add-ons like strap, brooch and ribbon. Once you are satisfied with your design, just click “Add To Bag” and you’re good to go!
3) Nine West
The New York-based Nine West was founded in 1983, offering a wide range of women’s shoes such as heels, pumps, sandals and loafers. But Nine West isn’t limited to selling shoes. Their brand is also expanded to handbags, backpacks and accessories like cap and sunglasses. You can locate Nine West outlets around Kuala Lumpur area including Pavilion KL and The Gardens.
4) Vincci SHOES
This is a well-known Malaysian women’s shoe brand under the Padini banner that certainly needs no introduction. After all, you can easily find their outlets in prominent shopping malls like Suria KLCC, Sungei Wang Plaza and 1 Utama. Various shoes like casual pumps, sandals, wedge platforms and high heels are all available at affordable prices. Even the highest price only set you around RM100 to RM130 for a pair.
Here is another local brand made affordable for everyone. Bata housed several in-house labels like North Star, Comfit and Power ranging from dress to casual footwear. You can choose to shop online or visit one of their many outlets throughout Klang Valley such as Mid Valley Megamall, Sungei Wang Plaza, Suria KLCC, Berjaya Times Square, Sunway Pyramid and 1 Utama.
CIPELA is a local shoe label designed by Hidayah Hassan, whose primary aim is for today’s modern and empowered female consumers. The name itself is actually a Bosnian word for “shoes”. Practicality matters to CIPELA, ensuring that you are comfortable wearing them. You can find various styles of shoes that fit for different occasions, regardless of work, leisure or even a bridal function. Check out her collection right here.
With an illustrious history stretching nearly 50 years, the Canadian-based Aldo has established itself as one of the reputable brands known for producing quality footwear for both men and women. Best of all, you can find some of their seasonal and trendy women’s shoes at reasonable prices. Aldo is located in major shopping malls around Klang Valley such as The Gardens, Sunway Pyramid, Fahrenheit 88 and Pavilion KL.
8) Charles & Keith
The Singapore-based Charles & Keith was established in 1996, focusing on fashion-forward footwear with the likes of two-way heeled sandals, pointed slingback heels and pointed pumps. Check out the collections at their online store or visit their Klang Valley outlets such as Nu Sentral, Sogo, Mid Valley Megamall and Pavilion KL.
Those who are frequent to shopping malls will likely familiarise with Nose, a well-known Malaysian footwear label founded by Edward Yee and Sue Koh back in 1997. Some of their bestsellers include the Animal Print Flat Slide, Denim Studded Flat Mule, Pearl Embellished Heel and Strappy Platform Heeled Sandal. Click their website below to find out more about their collections.
10) Clarks Shoes
Clarks is an internationally-renowned British brand which has been established for nearly 200 years. Their secret to longevity? Consistent quality and innovation. You can find various styles of women’s shoes such as sandals, flats, pumps, loafers and high heels. Find out more about their collections by visiting their website or Facebook page below.
That’s not all! More Top 10s in Malaysia are waiting to be discovered!
The compilation of this list was made from accumulation of Public Votes at TallyPress.com.