These 10 Local Designer Brands Are Surprisingly Affordable!

Unique, well-made clothing is no longer only accessible to wealthy celebrities and socialites.

Are you looking to own a piece or two from a designer brand? Big, international brands such as Gucci, Prada and Louis Vuitton are all very desirable... but extremely expensive to purchase. A single item may even cost the equivalent of a month's salary!

There is an alternative for the style-conscious woman who values a good bargain. You'll be pleasantly surprised at how beautifully made and affordable local designer brands can be. We've got our eyes on these names:

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 Colourful, zany, bold and bright – these are some of the words to describe Motoguo’s style aesthetic. The brand, founded by Moto Guo and Kinder Eng, was launched in 2015. A year later, it was shortlisted for the LVMH award, becoming the first-ever Malaysian designer brand to achieve this feat. Motoguo offers plaids, checks, tigers, flowers, and every colour imaginable in their designs. Prices start from RM35 for a pin tag, up to over RM1,000 for tops or trousers. You can buy their designs at Cuevolution, The Feathered, and TheRealReal. Alternatively, contact them directly via Instagram or their website.

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