From Ubud, Seminyak and Canggu, here is our shopping guide to pick out the perfect party dress for this festive season!
The festive season is well underway and no doubt you have a schedule of social engagements over the next few days to ring in the New Year with a bang. Whether it be glitz and glam, or beach and grunge, our friend and fashion blogger, Sally Donald, takes us through her picks of the best boutiques to find the perfect party dress for any occasion.
Little Joe Woman
With a Supermodel Sense of Style, Gail Elliot delivers a glam style to take you from the wild parties at the W Seminyak, to daytime bites at Da Maria on NYD. Her best-selling Soak Up The Sun, silk chiffon dress, is versatile, fun and sexy. This gorgeous dress comes in a number of colours to suit your style and your occasion. Plus there are perfect accessories and shoes also on offer to compliment your whole look.
Little Joe Woman Bali Boutique, Jalan Petiteget No:198, Seminyak, (Between Bambu Restaurant and the Alila Seminyak Hotel), p. +62 (0)361 473 5964.
If you’re in the mood to party, you need bling! Sancerre’s new collection BougainVille Summer Dayze is all about sequins and sexy embellishments. Teaming eye catching sequins with boots or heels will give you the ultimate Sancerre look. The newly released Kendra Maxi Dress is cut from feminine floaty silk chiffon and hand embellished with bronze beads. Float your night away in this gorgeous limited edition dress.
Sancerre, Jalan Seminyak 2A, Cnr Kunti 1 (Up from Made’s Warung and near Shelter) or Jalan Kayu Jati No. 2A, Seminyak, p. +62 (0) 813 3712 8080.
Balmy nights and summer feels like Auguste! Inspired by laid-back coastal living and channelling a Bali vibe, an Auguste dress is perfect for the Bali festive season. With Auguste’s latest collection featuring striking floral prints, any dress will take you from beach party to sunset cocktails. Teamed with flats, heels or vintage boots, Auguste’s best selling Willow Day Dress is a winner. The elegant frilled sleeve can be worn on or off the shoulder, providing options, which every girl needs!
Auguste, Kayu Aya Street No. 60X Oberoi, Seminyak or Batu Bolong Street No. 97 The Slow Hotel, Canggu. p. +62 (0) 812 9464 0429.
The power of infatuation, delivered through a dress! The moment you walk into a room wearing a Lily Jean dress, you will have jaws dropping and all eyes locked on you. If you’re looking for pure glamour, the new Manu dress delivers. Skin tight with double sided sequins that can be brushed down to shine like a golden flower, or brushed up to be a tinted rose gold flower. One dress, two glamorous looks.
Lily Jean, Jalan Kayu Aya 102 X Seminyak, p. +62 (0)8113 939 887 or First Floor F-8, Jalan Kayu Jati, Seminyak, p. +62 (0) 811 398 272 or Jalan Monkey Forest Road, Ubud, p. +62 (0361) 975 310.
Uma and Leopold
With Uma and Leopold, it’s all in the detail. Feminine and timeless pieces that all have an elegant presence through handcrafted beading and embroidery. The stunning Narcissus ¾ Sleeve Dress is a Day to Night mini dress with stunning embroidery and a vintage vibe. Sexy in “Black” or sweet in “Latte”, what’s your mood?
Uma and Leopold, Jalan Oberoi 77x, Seminyak. p. +62 (0)361 737 697, Jalan Petitenget 198 unit #3, Seminyak. p. +62 (0) 361 473 7649.
Writer: Sally Donald. Check out her fashion blog On Any Given Day here and follow her on instagram @onanygivenday