Uluwatu is the place to find beautiful handmade lace dresses, blouses and nightwear, as well as bed and table linens. Founder Ni Made Jati grew up in the days when Kuta was still a small fishing village. By the time she was a teenager, she was selling sarongs to the tourists on the beach and eventually created her own label, Uluwatu, in the ’70s. Every article is locally designed and handmade using traditional techniques, with fabric stretched over bamboo hoops and sewn on foot-powered machines. Uluwatu employs more than 250 women; many have worked for the company from the beginning and some now work side-by-side with their daughters and granddaughters. More than just a dress or shirt, an Uluwatu garment is a work of art with each piece taking up to five days to craft. You can also be fitted for a customised wedding gown.
Uluwatu Lace has 14 stores across the island, including Kuta, Seminyak, Sanur, Ubud and Nusa Dua.
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