The KonMari Method: Part 1 ✈ Travel

Or, the art of packing… I take it that by now you have somehow heard of the KonMari method, the one created by the woman behind the New York Times bestseller book The Art of Tidying Up, that is, Japanese consultant Marie Kondo. If you have not, then it is a good thing because you […]

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Moments: January 2017

In an attempt to document some snippets of our lives, we usually gravitate towards Instagram or Snapchat. Though I use the former (but not really the latter), I am also trying to collate some interesting ‘moments’ each month. Here is the rub, though. It is not guaranteed that every month will carry or bring with […]

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Luxury shopping in Kuala Lumpur -to have or to dream?

As recent debates on fast fashion rage on, one wonders whether it is worth the expense designer wear brings with it. Additionally, whether it justified for designers to charge prices which are considered exorbitant by many. You cannot put a price on creativity one might say, but very often the ideas that designers and designing houses […]

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Truth-seeking…with Freeze Frame

Always stays true to yourself, and give people your truth. If there were a catchphrase to sum up my business meeting on Friday 29 April, this would come very close. I met with the charming and down-to-earth designer Natasha on a slightly windy afternoon at her recently opened shop Freeze Frame in Sliema. What makes […]

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Fashion for thought: a short essay on consumption and design

During my trip to Seattle I attended a conference which was organised by the PCA/ACA* at the lovely Sheraton Seattle Hotel. Apart from sessions related to education and literature which are my fields (and line of work), the conference was related to cultural studies. This allowed me to consider and join panels on fashion. The groups of talks took […]

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Style in Transit turns 3!

Set 1: People, events, and style I had almost forgotten that it has now been three years since I started blogging! To be exact, my very first post was on the 3rd of April, so I am 6 days late in writing this. I had got it into my head somehow that the anniversary was […]

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Window shopping in Portland

As promised, the next post related to my North America trip is related to fashion, as this is a central part of my blog as you know. I wandered around a couple of malls and stores, from high street to high-end. Here I focus on the following brands: Coach, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Black Market White House, Kate […]

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How to wear the Aztec cape – street wear #6

A very brief post featuring a statement piece such as an Aztec-style cape (or wrap) when the temperatures are rising but it is still rather chilly to go without. As seen here, Denise (a student specialising in fashion buying) opted for black ripped denim and a basic black long tee as a base, against which she chose […]

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