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Those tiny good things

January 11, 2018
Umbrella rain fashion illustration Alessia Landi Al draws ink watercolour

Monday was my first day back at work, after 2 weeks of holidays. Two weeks of Europe, family, friends. Saying my return to Singapore has been depressing would be a euphemism. I woke up on Monday morning with my brain wrapped in a merciless jet lag, a storm raging outside. The sky was dark and angry, rain pouring down relentlessly violent. I sat on my bed, half naked, my hair in an unmanageable mess. I looked outside of the window,…

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Where are my seasons?

October 11, 2017
plaid checks blazer trend fashion illustration ink alessia landi aldraws

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
aldraws Al Draws Alessia Landi fashion illustration ong shunmugam singapore fashion week sgfw watercolor

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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