THE PUNCH LIST 2023
Best Responsible Stores & Brands in Bali, Indonesia
Discover our unique curation of the best responsible stores and brands of Bali in 2023. From fashion & beauty labels, grocery, lifestyle & gifts stores to locally made products, The Punch stores and brands are selected for their quality, sustainable values and commitments.
FASHION, BEAUTY & WELLNESS STORES
BALI BOAT SHED
Bali Boat Shed’s colorful exterior and quirky interior has become an iconic shopping destination for locals and tourists. The Seminyak retail store features the in-house labels alongside an abundance of other brands.
FIELDS OF YARROW
“We created Fields of Yarrow, an organic and natural skincare line, using the magical ingredients found mainly in the Indonesian archipelago, hand picked for their unique benefit to your skin.”
A Bali and Byron Bay based brand producing eco friendly yoga mats, accessories and clothing. Divine Goddess focuses on the human values of their brand and welcomes only Indonesian people to their team here in Bali.
Each year 1.5 billion tires are being discarded worldwide. These tires never decompose and are a breeding ground for deadly diseases. Indosole has found a better use for these tires and have prevented over 100,000 tires from landfills and given them new life as soles for our footwear.
“The name Indigo Luna came to us when we first began experimenting with natural dyes. We fell completely in love with the beauty and complexity of the Indigo plant and the way we could create earthy colours from nature that doesn’t have a negative impact on our planet.”
A high-end women’s wear label that supports the same values as the Slow Fashion movement. Creative Director, Made de Coney was born and raised in Bali Indonesia where she blossomed into the quintessential young woman with a play-hard work-hard approach to life.
“We are passionate about surfing, yoga, art, and friendships and we embrace ethical business practices to Give Back to people in need. We love to print ethical messages on our t-shirts, sharing our values and the love we have for people, the earth and life.”
“As a slow fashion and homeware brand, sustainability remains at the core of the brand’s philosophy. We reject fast fashion multi-seasonal approach and release a single collection a year. We work in tandem with local artisans and craftsman to create something beautiful but functional.”
A minimalist, comfy and timeless brand for every day. Les Basics represents a considered edit of staples for your everyday wardrobe. With an emphasis on quality, versatility and fit, the brand embraces timeless designs that never go out of style.
UMA & LEOPOLD
The story began in the late 70s in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Founder Lara’s father was a leather craftsman for some of the most distinguished stores in the city. Following her father’s footsteps, she started producing her handmade clothing lines in Rio at an early age.
A zero-waste brand celebrating female form. “Our intention is to celebrate women through the passion and process of our craft. We are transparent about our fabrics, our method and our relationship with our staff. All garments bought online are packaged from Cassava Root, dissolvable in boiling water.”
A sustainable ready to wear fashion brand based in Bali. “We present women with carefully selected materials for quality and environmental impact, creating timeless clothing that is both elegant and relaxed. Each piece is crafted uniquely to draw together the best and most comfort designs.
FASHION & HOME BRANDS HANDMADE IN BALI
FAITHFULL THE BRAND
A Available online | IG @faithfullthebrand
“At the core of Faithfull is a well-designed, thoughtfully produced piece which evokes a sense of summer. Our products are socially-responsibly created with our local artisans and supply chain. We care deeply about our people and our planet, so we’re continually investing our time and resources in doing better and being greater.”
MORAN THE LABEL
Moran is a clothing line handmade in Bali by the most humble balinese family.Moran is a name of flower in Korean. This flower appears a lot in Korean traditional paintings. It is a full and rich flower that gives you the most amazing smell. The flower moran symbolizes for honor, wealth and aristocracy as well as love, affection and feminine beauty.
Olamii creates tomorrow’s classics for today’s women. A luxe jewellery brand that gives new life to the ‘classic’ pearl necklace, combining extravagant enthusiasm and celebrating simplicity each piece in the collections echoes the beauty and wonder of island life. Handcrafted by local artisans in the mountains of Bali.
Created & produced on the island of Bali , Indah draws its vision each season from an international community of artists , travellers & local beauty . Spanning almost two decades , Indah has supported its villages & embraced the traditional art that is special to the Balinese people.
From a love for handcraft and minimalist design embracing all feelings of the island life, MySayang celebrates the beauty of independency and slow living mood. Every single piece is handmade and aligned with the island nature with organic shapes, unique textures & earthy colors.
A sustainable clothing label made in Bali. “We support ethical fashion and want our customers feel comfortable everywhere. It doesn’t matter if you go to dinner at a fancy restaurant or read a book on the beach. It matters how you feel about yourself, how you feel about the environment.”
A Available around Bali | IG @kevalaceramics
“Kevala is proud to produce ceramic tableware entirely handmade in Bali. We champion over a hundred artisans who specialise in hand carving moulds, wheel throwing and surface decoration. Each item of tableware is worked on by at least 12 pairs of hands before it makes its way to our clients.”
Balé Natural is a creative home decor, candles and fragrances business that focuses on human senses and emotions using sustainable and recycled materials. “For us, sustainability is an inheritance for the next generation. We do our best to using exclusively biodegradable materials while recycling what we have to reduce the waste in landfills.”
A Available online | IG @houseofslim_
Thoughtfully curated elements, paying homage to era’s past. House Of Slim is a considered and intimate furniture brand. We set out to create a small line which worked in with artisans and natural elements, with a key focus on designing pieces that could be enjoyed in the home beyond one generation.
LIFESTYLE & GIFT STORES
The trio: Bungalow Living Home Store, Bungalow Living Gallery, and Giovanna Photography & Coffee House are located in the heart of Berawa, Canggu- all within steps of each other. The Homewares store are a favourite with both locals and return visitors.
COVE ISLAND ESSENTIALS
Cove embodies the essence of island living with our ever-evolving collection of carefully curated fashion, homewares and art. Think laidback luxury with a dreamy island vibe inspired by some the world’s most alluring coastal destinations like Ibiza, Mexico and of course Bali.
Located in Seminyak & Uluwatu, Drifter stores offer high-quality products for surfers and adventure seekers. Drifter’s Uluwatu location features a free water refill station and drinking fountain that is open to anyone at anytime. This encourages the community to buy less plastic water bottles.
Using wood and bamboo, Kate Wood creates lightweight and comfortable products. Kate Wood’s wooden watches and wooden bracelets are completely handmade from wood. The wood used for the watches has the FSC certification mark and is recycled.
An eco-giftware brand and concept store. “We develop and create very unique products never seen in Indonesia before. We are specialized in Eco-stationery, sustainable accessories, organic wellness product, ‘deco responsible’, innovative merchandise.”
KAYU strives for a more rooted vision of surfing by bringing back the traditional craftsmanship of hollow wooden surfboards and manufactures the highest quality surfboard blanks and surfboards of all types, sizes, lengths, and shapes entirely out of balsa wood, sourced here in Indonesia.
Restaurants & stores providing the best quality and healthy food. “Bali Buda healthy food restaurants and stores began with our passion to bring the best quality food we could find to people looking for healthy ways to feed themselves and their families.
When you shop at Alive Wholefoods, you are supporting our beautiful, delicate environment by choosing to avoid mass produced and unsustainable farming practices. You are also supporting your own physical health and well-being while helping the local economy grow.
“Bokashi translates to ‘fermented organic matter’ – which for us means reusing waste to develop something useful. Combining our local Indonesian ingredients with Japanese heritage, we strive to deliver the best quality and health-forward offerings combining unique local and international flavours.”
ZERO WASTE BALI
Zero Waste Bali is your local plastic-free grocery store with over 700 organic and non organic healthy food and eco products. Bali’s first bulk food store offering an online ordering, grocery store, deli, delivery and refill service.
SUSTAINABLE ESSENTIALS BRANDS
Available around Bali | IG @tisoo.id
“We make our tissue sustainably with fast-growing bamboo, the world’s fastest-growing grass on Earth. Bamboo is an efficient renewable source of material that requires little to no intervention to grow and replenish. All TISOO products also come plastic-free in support of reducing plastic pollution.”
BOTTLES FOR EARTH
Bottles For Earth was the first reusable water bottle company in Bali. “Established in Dec 2010, we are passionate about reducing single use plastic water bottles and take away coffee cups. We also supply customized water bottles for businesses, resorts, retreats, schools, universities and events.”
Safe and natural cleaning liquids hand made in Bali. Bresih’s unique plant based formula will help keep clean Bali’s lovely homes, offices, restaurants, schools and hotels. These liquids will provide a beautiful aroma as they contain real essential oils. Bresih offers Bali a more safe and natural way to clean.
FOOD & BEVERAGE BRANDS
REMIX JUICE CO
A health-driven company based in Bali since 2014. “We produce artisanal superfood cold-pressed juices, plant-based milks, organic broths and many more. We have 3 outlets and have a selection of products available in supermarkets around the island.”
A Available around Bali | IG @islandbrewing.beer
A Bali-based craft brewery that encourages innovation and partnerships which contribute to building a vibrant Indonesian beer movement. “We actively seek to minimise and offset our impact on the environment by using an earth-forward focus as a decision-making framework in our business.
A Available around Bali | IG @forestsmoothie
Forest Smoothie® can be integrated into any venue where drinks are freshly made, such as cafes, restaurants, smoothie bars, hotels or sports stadiums. Sold in 20+ locations around Bali, for every Forest Smoothie® sold, trees are planted and protected.
Available around Bali | IG @lyd.organic
LYD Organic is a purpose-built farming eco-system in Bedugal, Bali that is built on the foundations of organic permaculture farming. This provides us with a soil rich in biodiversity and minerals, including volcanic Bali soil that is said to improve diet and health.