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Where are my seasons? A story of rebellion against Singapore's perennial Summer

October 11, 2017
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About a month ago, confusing images started popping out in my Facebook and Instagram feeds: people wearing sweaters, cosy living rooms with blankets and lit chimneys, falling leaves and pumpkin spice lattes. I swear I didn’t have a lobotomy, but it took me a while to realize that somewhere else in the World the seasons are passing. “Ah, right, it’s Autumn in Europe right now”. Like, I had to actively think about it to realize that back at home the weather…

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Ong Shunmugam – The Cheongsam collection 2017

December 13, 2016
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Illustration inspired by the Ong Shunmugam Cheongsam 2017 collectionIf you’re interested in fashion and you happen to move to a new Country, you’re likely to check out the local designers as soon as you land (actually I did already weeks before, while I was still packing my apartment in Belgium… I’ve always been a good student). The brand Ong Shunmugam (by wonderwoman Priscilla Shunmugam) is the first I found out in my pre-move Google searches targeted at discovering Singapore fashion.…

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Singapore bound!

August 11, 2016
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Drawing inspiration: Singapore beauty and fashion influencer Yoyo Cao, a dress by the Singapore designer Ong Shunmugam and, of course, the Singapore lion Yep, that is what the title of this post is saying: I’m moving to Singapore.(it’s so cool when I write it like this black on white because seriously, I still have problems believing it…) It all happened pretty fast.I went from “Oh, yeah, my boyfriend and I sometimes talk about moving outside of Europe for a while,…

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