Top 5 Baju Kurung you Must Have at Shara Othman.

Top 5 Baju Kurung you Must Have at Shara Othman. | In Malaysia, baju kurung is one of the oldest Malay clothing styles. The person who popularized it was Tun Hassan Temenggong, son of Bendahara Seri Maharaja Tun Mutahir, in the 15th century Malacca Sultanate. (Wikipedia) During, that century both male and female wear baju kurung but nowadays baju kurung are mean to be for female and baju melayu are meant to be for male.



The baju kurung, a kind of regional clothes for Malay female, includes baju and kurung. In Malay language, baju means clothes and shirts; kurung means confinement, imprison. Baju is a kind of frock coat, whose sleeve length is to the wrist; kurung is a kind of skirt, which is of the ankle length. As the time past, Baju Kurung have been adapted and styles in various way known mainly as Baju Kurung Pahang, Baju Kurung Kedah, Baju Kebaya, and Baju Kurung Modern.


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To cater the Malaysian demands many retailers produce this various style of Baju Kurung at their store and that includes Shara Othman. Shara Othman sells various Muslimah Clothing from Baju Kurung, Jubah and also blouse and dress since 2013. From the past experience selling their baju kurung, many customer agree that they loved Baju Kurung from Shara Othman because of the material and sizing that really comfort to wear.

Hence, here is the top 5 Baju Kurung you must have from Shara Othman :

1. Baju Kurung Pahang

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Baju Kurung Pahang is one of the styles from Baju Kurung line that is well known originated in Pahang, region in Malaysia. It is also known as Baju Kurung Riau even though there are slightly argument about it where some say the Baju Kurung Pahang and Baju Kurung Riau is different depending on the 'pesak' at the clothes-baju itself.


Shara Othman Baju Kurung Pahang is one of the bestsellers every Eidulfitri. The customer love their loose cutting and usually they will make the clothes up to 5xl size. The material for this Baju Kurung Pahang also will be different every year where sometimes they made it from Songket, plain linen or even Batik linen.

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Because of the demand for family set, they also made Baju Kurung Pahang for kids and it is so cute for your kids to wear it. My daughter also have one Baju Kurung Pahang in maroon when she was 6 years old if I'm not mistaken and she love to wear it because it comfy.

2. Baju Kebaya

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Although Malay women are famous for their Baju Kurung, kebaya sometimes is also being worn for both formal or informal occasions. The kebaya panjang is a knee-length, long-sleeved blouse, worn over a sarong. It is often elaborately embroidered with floral motifs on the cuffs and the front lapel, with a neckline that is usually 'V'-shaped. Kebaya panjang resembles baju kurung in many ways. The only differentiation is it splits and fits in front of the dress, secured with kerongsang brooch. The original kebaya panjang was designed to reach the ankle, only an inch from the bottom of the sarong, with sleeves that were wide and long. ( Wikipedia)


At Shara Othman, they sells Kebaya Labuh mostly because of the demand of their regular mostly love to wear modest looks. The Kebaya Labuh in Shara Othman also have been sells in many version and again the plain version in various size from xs to 5xl is one of the highest demands. It is fun to see the large size woman feeling happy when they managed to buy Kebaya in shop without needing to customize it at tailor.

3. Baju Kurung Kedah

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The famous traditional dress at Kedah is a Baju Kedah. Baju Kedah was thought to have originated from southern Thailand. This dress is worn by many women at Kedah. Baju Kedah can be categorized as everyday wear or dress colloquial. It made ​​a brief come back to an unprecedented level and usually worn with a batik sarong or even pelikat and unembellished.


During this modern days many improvised the styles of Baju Kurung Kedah with plain and various linen but still keep the cutting to make it look traditional. At Shara Othman they sells Baju Kurung Kedah in many style, one with Batik linen, Songket linen and even the plain cotton linen.


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Baju Kurung Kedah is comfy to wear and originally the sleeve are little bit shorter. But Shara Othman make it longer due to demand of Muslimah customer who want modest look.

4. Baju Kurung Modern

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In an effort to prevent these clothes from becoming obsolete, many local fashion designers have come up with ideas that give new life in producing the latest designs according to the passage of time until the result of what is known as Baju Kurung Modern.


There are several variations of Modern Baju Kurung that are inspired based on traditional designs or based on other cultures such as Mini Kurung, Baju Kurung Peplum, Doll Kurung, Baju Kurung Saree, Pleated Baju Kurung, Baju Kurung Kimono and so on.

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One of the top demand in this modern day is of cos the Baju Kurung Modern. Shara Othman also cater this demand with various version every year but of cos they always put the Shariah Compliance first in every dress they produce hence their Baju Kurung is loose and sweet.

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5. Baju Kurung Riau

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In Pahang, the local style kebaya is known as kebaya Riau Pahang or sometimes also known as Turkish kebaya. The difference between this style of kebaya and other kebayas is that it has a buttoned baju kurung "cekak musang"-like collar. Kebaya Riau Pahang is believed to have existed since the era of Johor-Riau-Lingga-Pahang in the 19th century or even earlier, during the time of Malacca Sultanate by researchers.It is not just a dress, it is also a sign of the good relationship between the Pahang and Riau-Lingga in the past.(Wikipedia)


Guess what my experience when selling this Baju Kurung Riau, many didn't know the name of it. Some says it Baju Kurung Modern because it twisted look, but then they love how it look. If you are not wearing hijab the 'cekak musang' collar will make you look more stylish during Eid. And of course this Baju kurung Riau has been made in various version from plain linen to Songket linen.


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Overall, Shara Othman do sells a lot of Baju Kurung at their shop and their customer really love their songket design, and of course you must try their Baju Kurung Pahang that is so comfy and simple. 


They also sells many other cloth like dress, skirts and blouse at their shop and of course they sells it with an affordable price. You should go and walk in at their newest popup store in Aeon Mall Shah Alam today to discover more about this brands and their various Baju Kurung.

For more information go to :

Instagram : @sharaothman
Address :

Aeon Mall Shah Alam.
L1 near Aeon entrance.

Butik Zalina. 
Besides Dominos Pizza at Kampung Baru, Bentong, Pahang.




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9 Comments

  1. Ehhh berkenan plak laaa Sis dengan design dan paten dia.. nanti nak suruh anak pi skodeng butiknya laaa..

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  2. Berkenan yang baju kurung kolar mandarin tu. Sis pernah ada dulu macam tu tapi panjang sikit je. Inspirasi dari baju orang Vietnam tu.

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  3. yang hijau merah tu mnarik kalbu betul..nnt boleh belek2 lagi..

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  4. Marsha kenan baju kurung riau dengan baju kurung pahang. Pattern simple, nice tapi nampak sangat elegan.

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  5. plg suka baju kedah.. classy dan tetap nampak elegan dipandang :-)

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  6. Baju jenis loose, besar, design simple tapi lawa je. Suka tengok. Nanti raya boleh usha baju dekat sini

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  7. Cantik design dia - very classic and pretty too. Rawlins suka betul tengok that classic kebaya. Bila polos dan klasik, letak je apa hiasan pun akan jadi cantik

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  8. Nice, suka plain, clean and simple design. Kak Su kan simple Jane gitu hihi

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  9. Saya vote Kurung Kedah dan Riau. Sebab nampak la slim skit. Pastu laju kejar anak. Hahahahha. Nanti nak pergi butik kakak akak tu. Cari baju baru. Hehe

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