Excitement has been building up for years, and the moment we've all been eagerly waiting for is here! The Exchange TRX has opened its doors with a burst of energy and enthusiasm. Get ready for a whole new level of leisure and luxury, as this remarkable destination is all set to boost Malaysia's economic growth, offering unparalleled experiences in retail, dining, and leisure. Brace yourself, because The Exchange TRX is about to transform Malaysia's retail landscape with a dazzling lineup of prestigious brands! Check out our guide to the Exchange TRX and find everything you need to know before visiting.
Brands at The Exchange TRX
1. Maison Kitsuné
Imagine a fusion of Paris and Tokyo, brought together in playful, comfortable designs influenced by streetwear. And the excitement doesn't stop there – Café Kitsuné will also be making its mark as a place to savour quality coffee in iconic locations, becoming the 28th outlet globally and the fourth in Southeast Asia.
2. Gentle Monster
Over the past decade, Gentle Monster has become the talk of the town in the eyewear world, thanks to its unique designs and high-profile collaborations with global stars and fashion houses.
2. Alo Yoga
This brand seamlessly takes you from the yoga studio to the streets with mindful, stylish yoga wear loved by celebrities like Taylor Swift and Hailey Bieber.
Say hello to a burst of colours and graphic prints with Marimekko, the Finnish brand known for its vibrant fashion and lifestyle offerings.
4. Drunk Elephant
Skincare enthusiasts, rejoice! Drunk Elephant is opening its very first brick-and-mortar store, offering products focused on skin benefits and quality ingredients.
5. La Prairie
A prestigious name in beauty, La Prairie brings Swiss science and luxury together to protect your skin from ageing and environmental influences.
One of the world's oldest luxury beauty brands is gracing The Exchange TRX with its timeless skincare, makeup, and fragrances.
7. Apple Store
Anticipated to debut in February 2024, Apple is set to unveil its inaugural official store in Malaysia exclusively at TRX mall. Is that expansive structure currently undergoing renovations in front of TRX the highly awaited Apple store? The mystery is about to unravel soon, and we're eagerly awaiting the revelation!
Restaurants at The Exchange TRX
1. Shake Shack
Shake Shack is making its grand entrance in Malaysia here! Shake Shack is bringing you a delightful, contemporary twist on classic American favourites. With responsibly sourced premium ingredients and made-to-order goodness, they've got all your favourites, from the iconic ShackBurger® to the mouthwatering Chicken Shack and the 'Shroom Burger. Of course, you can't forget the Crinkle-Cut Fries, Shakes, and the irresistible Shack Attack concrete. Plus, they've got some Malaysia-exclusive treats to surprise your taste buds! They have not announced an opening date yet, so keep your eyes peeled!
2. Maison Kitsuné & Cafe
Maison Kitsuné is like a joyous blend of French and Japanese vibes! Picture this: a fabulous lifestyle brand rocking the fashion scene, dropping beats on a cool record label, showcasing art in a chic gallery, and even serving up style in their trendy cafes across the globe – from Paris to Tokyo, New York to London! Now, get ready for some happy news: they've just opened their first store in Malaysia, joining the ranks of their Southeast Asian hotspots in Bangkok, Singapore, and Manila. And oh, don't forget to say hello to the ultra-stylish Cafe Kitsuné that comes with it! Plus, keep an eye out for their adorable fox mascot – it's not just a fashion statement, but it also adds a touch of charm to their ready-to-wear gear and even inspires their signature cookies! Talk about a fox-tastic adventure! 🦊✨
3. Mil Toast House
When it comes to delightful freshly-baked treats, Mil Toast House is the talk of the town in Seoul. Renowned for their luscious souffle toasts and heavenly steamed buns, this Korean bakery has become the ultimate destination for pastry enthusiasts.
On the very day the mall opens its doors, Mil Toast House will be ready to serve its iconic souffle French toast. Picture this: the toast, dipped in a heavenly mix of egg and milk, is skillfully pan-fried to achieve a golden perfection that's absolutely irresistible. And let's not forget those pillowy brioche steamed buns that add another layer of deliciousness.
Beyond their delectable baked goods, Mil Toast House is celebrated for its visually stunning spaces. Drawing inspiration from the traditional hanok interior, their outlets, including the original one in Korea, transport you to a world of aesthetic charm.
On the rooftop with a view of the city's modern skyline, Kenny Hills Hospitality Group presents Amazonas, a vibrant Latin American restaurant and bar concept with shared plates, open-fire cooking, and late-night DJ parties.
Free outdoor playground and park
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Situated on the lifestyle hub's summit is the expansive 10-acre TRX City Park rooftop, serving as a recreational paradise for people from diverse backgrounds in Malaysia. Within the park, you'll discover a playground, a 'play cave,' and an inspiring garden, creating a perfect atmosphere for reflective evenings, among various other amenities. For those yearning for some fresh air, embark on the "Forest Walk" trail, enveloped by vibrant greenery and a stunning city skyline.
How to get to The Exchange TRX
If you're planning to drive to the mall on its opening day, take advantage of the newly constructed 5km TRX underground tunnel, scheduled to debut concurrently with the mall's opening. Whether you're approaching from Bulatan Kampung Pandan or Mont Kiara/Damansara, utilise the dedicated tunnel to bypass congested roads and conveniently access the mall's underground parking.
Parking charges at The Exchange TRX
Weekday parking rates are RM5 for the first hour, with subsequent hours at RM4. On weekends and public holidays, the fees are RM3 for the initial hour and RM3 for each additional hour. A flat rate of RM10 applies for entry between 5 pm and 5 am, and a maximum fee of RM30 covers full-day parking. Premium, valet, and motorcycle parking options are also available.
By taking the MRT
For those opting for public transport, consider taking the MRT on either the Kajang Line or Putrajaya Line. The mall is just a brief 6-minute walk from both Bukit Bintang and Conlay stations.
Address: Persiaran TRX, Tun Razak Exchange, 55188 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am - 10pm