1. Empire Damansara – Have colourful ‘floating’ umbrellas as your backdrop
Nestled in the heart of Damansara Perdana, this development is studded with artistic creations that’s certainly photo-worthy. One of the most creative installations is definitely the ‘floating’ umbrellas, where colourful umbrellas encompass the entirety of the ‘ceiling’ in the courtyard, providing a uniquely quirky and artsy backdrop for OOTD photos.
Address: Damansara Perdana, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
2. SS2 Graffiti Street – Artwork that will instantly jazz up your OOTD picture
If you’re looking for tasteful graffiti artwork to give your photos an explosion of colour, head on over to SS2. There are approved graffiti works done all around the entire area, so go on an adventure and find them all! Click here for a list of all the artworks and their locations.
3. APW Bangsar – A hipster place with some chill vibes
A former industrial complex, APW has amazing soft ambient lighting during the daytime, perfect for leaving photos with a natural finish. Once the sun sets, your photos will truly convey the warm glow of the halogen lamps sprawled across the entire complex. Hispter cafes and restaurants with beautiful interior designs are also sprawled all around the place, leaving you with endless options for OOTD pictures.
Address: 29 Jalan Riong, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur.
4. KL Forest Eco Park – The perfect location if you love taking your OOTD pics amidst nature
KL Forest Eco Park is one of the oldest permanent forest reserves in Malaysia, and also boasts one of KL’s amazing attractions, an impressive 200m canopy walk where you will be treated with a picturesque aerial view of the treetops and city beyond. The colours of the greenery contrast well with other nature tones (in outfits) such as brown, yellow, red, blue, etc.
Address: Lot 240, Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur.
5. The Zhongshan Building – Take your OOTD with ample natural sunlight
Once a historical building, Zhongshan has now been converted into an arts and culture centre. The old but well-kept cozy interior provides adequate ambient lighting through transparent openings in the ceiling, allowing for natural sunlight to seep through. Corridors that vine throughout the building also allow for great OOTD photo opportunities.
Address: Jalan Kampung Attap, 80 – 84, Jalan Rotan, 50460 Kuala Lumpur.
6. Chocha Foodstore – Filled with old-school decoration that will give your pictures a vintage feel
Nothing screams vintage like Chocha Foodstore’s interior design. Housed in the abandoned Mah Lian Hotel, you’ll be greeted by peeling walls, old wooden tables, and charming decorations, making you feel as though you’ve been transported back into the golden era. Chocha also features a courtyard which provides ample sunlight, the perfect kind of lighting for OOTD pictures.
Address: Chocha Foodstore, 156, Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur.
7. The Swimming Club – For those who love the retro-style
The Swimming Club is a rooftop pool bar that’ll give you a wonderful view of KL City. Its bright but muted pink walls is the perfect complement to comfort-fit, pastel-coloured outfits. The whole area definitely has some Wes Anderson aesthetics, exuding a late 70s and early 80s art deco style.
Address: Level 11, The Kuala Lumpur Journal, No. 30 Jalan Beremi, Off Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50200 Kuala Lumpur.
8. Thean Hou Temple – Get transported back into the olden Chinese era
One of the oldest and largest temples in Southeast Asia, this six-tiered Buddhist temple represents a combination of contemporary architectural style and traditional designs with intricate embellishments, ornate carvings, and murals. Take your OOTD pictures here to look as though you are part of a classic Chinese drama.
Address: 65, Persiaran Endah, Taman Persiaran Desa, 50460 Kuala Lumpur.
9. Sekinchan Paddy Field – For a background of never-ending green fields
With bright blue skies and lush, vibrant green fields, Sekinchan paddy field proves to be an awesome location for photographs. Snapping your OOTD pictures here will be a nice change from usual busy background of the city.
Address: In the vicinity of Jalan Tali Air Sekinchan, Selangor.
10. KL Railway Station – A historical building with eye-catching architecture
This fairytale Moorish-style building adopts a mixture of Eastern and Western styles and resembles a typical Victorian-era English railway building. It is the grandest train station built in the city, and its striking architectural design makes for a spectacular background.
Address: Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kampung Attap, 50050 Kuala Lumpur.
11. Morrocan Pavillion Putrajaya – Feel and look as though you are in a whole other exotic country
This exquisite pavilion resembles palaces in Morocco that was built as a cultural exchange between Malaysia and Morocco. It’s just like taking a trip there without having to actually leave the country. You’ll definitely have a hard time deciding where to take your OOTD pictures as there are so many beautiful and intricately designed fountains, pillars, pools, and walls everywhere! A photo here might very well be your next most ‘liked’ picture. 😉
Address: Presint 1, 62000 Putrajaya.
Since V-Day is here, you should totally start planning your next OOTD photoshoot with your Valentine, especially since you already have a list of places to go to 😉
Here’s the best thing about taking an OOTD shot (or shots) this Valentine’s Day: you stand a chance to win FashionValet’s OOTD challenge, which is part of their #ipunyayoupunya campaign! 😀
All you have to do is:
- Take a photo with your partner in matching outfits (or similar styles/colours). Also, it doesn’t just have to be with your significant other. You can also snap a photo with your BFF or sibling too!
- Upload the picture onto Instagram. Make sure your account is public so that FashionValet will be able to view your photo.
- Tag #ipunyayoupunya and @fashionvaletcom in your caption and you’re good to go!
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This article was originally published on SAYS.