Batik Boutique Salutes Malaysia’s Independence with an Exquisite Merdeka Collection

Embracing freedom in threads
By: Balqis Ariffin
August 22, 2023

Batik Boutique has unveiled a special Merdeka Collection, crafted as a heartfelt ode to commemorate the 66th anniversary of Malaysia’s independence.

Inspired by the rich cultural heritage of Malaysia, this collection seamlessly melds traditional batik designs with a contemporary flair, offering a mesmerising display of exquisite craftsmanship and the skill of their dedicated artisans.

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According to Amy Blair, the founder of Batik Boutique, “Merdeka is a time for reflection, unity, and celebration of our shared history and values”. “Through our Merdeka Collection, we aim to not only promote the beauty of batik but also empower local artisans and preserve this unique art form for generations to come. It’s a tribute to our country and its people,” she added. 

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The Merdeka Collection by Batik Boutique features an array of crafted products, ranging from the elegance of batik garments such as sarongs, scarves, and kebayas, to the charm of home décor items including table runners and pillowcases.

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The highlights of the Merdeka Collection include the vibrant pineapple motif and the iconic KL skyline. Each item captures the intricate patterns and the vivacious hues that are emblematic of batik’s timeless allure.

The Merdeka Collection by Batik Boutique can be purchased online on this link

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