Clothing Manufacturing


Everyone who visits Bali inevitably leaves with one kind of souvenir; it could be a T-shirt or some strange looking phallic symbol. However, for that special souvenir, and one that is everlasting, look at the options of purchasing a piece of textile. I don’t mean your wrap-around sarong but a […]

Purchasing Textiles in Bali


The ‘information super highway’ is has grown exponentially in the last year, going from 10 million websites, to over 100 million. Search the web for ‘Bali’ and you’ll get 150 geezers flogging villas, plus everyone and his brother writing a ‘holiday blog’ about shopping in Kuta. Is it possible to […]

Advertising your Bali stuff on the internet


Anyone who lives in Bali will have seen the popularity of wafer thin, white shirts and pants. These are on sale all over the place, and this afternoon I went to Yani Shop on Jl. Legian in Legian, to check some out.

Look like a local: White gear in Seminyak Bali




Ramayana Shopping mall is a place most westerners don’t visit. But a trip to Denpasar might take you past this past. If you head north on Jl. Tueku Umar and keep going, taking the compulsory left turn, onto Jl. Diponegoro, you will see the large orange-brick Ramayana Mall on the […]

Ramayana Shopping Mall Denpasar Bali


Visitors to Bali often like to shop for cheap gifts to bring home for friends. Even if you have a large, extended family, there is plenty of choice in Bali. The main places you will find the best selection of cheap gifts are Pasar Seni’s (art markets). In my opinion […]

Cheap gifts from Bali





The name means ‘you’re welcome’. Sama sama is located close to Azizah on the right side of Jl. Legian heading towards Kuta, just below Jl. Double Six. I spoke with the owner, Wayan. Sama Sama specializes in hand painted t-shirts, screen printing, lycra, rayon, cotton, retail and wholesale.

Sama Sama: Garment manufacturer in Legian Bali



Edward Forrer on JL Legian (somewhere near JL Benesari) is still great value for sandals and handbags – all made under their own label. On average women's shoes are about $AUD20 per pair (Rp 140,000) and are good quality-I'm still wearing a pair from 3 years ago.

Sharyn's trip to Bali – November 2005: Tailor-made Stuff and ...