Month: February 2015

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GARETH PUGH F/W 2015

Returning to London after 7 years of showing elsewhere, Gareth Pugh‘s recent F/W 2015 collection screams a little revolutionary to me. Dark, dramatic, warrior-like, the show was again very Gareth Pugh but in his own words, it was optimistic. But best thing of all has to be the looks made from black drinking straws, that […]

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MARY KATRANTZOU F/W 2015

Hey I’m back from the Chinese New Year holidays and yes I do feel a little chubby from all the feasting. But nonetheless, I’m still trying to catch up on the backlog of fashion shows that has been happening during the New Year holidays and thank god for some amazing finds! Mary Katrantzou kick-started her […]

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HOSE ME DOWN

Cover Image: Image © 2014 READS Singapore is slowly getting a little too warm for my liking recently. Most of the time, I just wished I could soak myself in a tub for most of the day like a hippo (not that I’m fat). But when I saw this on the web, I felt an immediate connection […]

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PRINTED WITH SQUID INK

I love my squid ink pasta, that slight powdery texture that mixes with the sweet yet salty aftertaste. I love it. The downside to this deliciousness is that I looked like I had teeth that hasn’t been cleaned for centuries. Moving on, Netherlands studio Today Designers has created a book of nautical tales that smells like the sea […]

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MAISON MARGIELA ARTISANAL SPRING 2015

Maison Margiela is back once more with its artisanal collection. This time round, with John Galliano as its new creative director. No doubt, there were jitters and suspicion on whether the ex-Dior designer could deliver but he did. And he did it exceptionally well. Martin Margiela‘s ability to infuse new life into the overlooked, the […]

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BLOND & BIEBER’S ALGAE DYES

Titled ‘Algaemy‘, Essi Johanna Glomb and Rasa Weber of Berlin studio Blond and Bieber explain how algae can be used to create completely non-toxic textile dyes. Blond and Bieber’s Algaemy project was also chosen to be the winner of the Make Me! competition at Poland’s Lodz Design Festival.  The duo created an analogue textile-printer that produces its own dye […]