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Vickii Ma on Chasing Dreams & Her Signature Beauty Look

Previously a management consultant at a Fortune 500 firm, Vickii Ma left to chase her dreams. She set up her own businesses—homeware brand Olive Home and her very own branding studio—before eventually moving to New York City. The Singaporean creative is now based in Los Angeles, working with a slew of exciting clients like ELLE Magazine, […]

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Anne-Victoire Lefevre Talks Fashion & French Pharmacy Skincare

If you’re all about the Parisian aesthetic, then you need to follow Anne-Victoire Lefevre. Her Instagram feed makes our hearts sing with cool French-girl outfits, art, good food and stylish interiors. And if you ever need French beauty inspo, just do it like Anne does—makeup-free with bold freckles. The Taiwan-born, Parisian-based fashion insider has lived […]

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Ex-Ballerina Alison Carroll Talks Dance, Entrepreneurship & Eczema Skincare

There’s something undeniably elegant and ethereal about ballet—and the same can be said about former professional ballerina Alison Carroll. Born in Gibraltar, the British-Chinese underwent professional ballet training at the New Zealand School of Dance in New Zealand. She danced professionally for almost a decade before leaving the stage in pursuit of entrepreneurship. Together with […]

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Angie Chen-Tan’s Guide to Style, Skincare & Starting Conversations

If we spotted Angie Chen-Tan walking down the street, we’d have to stop and ask where she bought her impeccable accessories from. The curator of secondhand luxury resale site The Fifth Collection is also the owner of her very own jewellery store called The Lobang Shop, which sells quirky accessories. We chat with Angie virtually as she […]

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Artist Bin Jiyoung on How She Paints Her Feelings & Her Favourite Rose Water Toner

For South Korean artist Bin Jiyoung, expressing her emotions through her work enlivens her and fuels her creativity—something that she learned from a young age. “I think that making art was a natural thing for me, rather than a special occasion that sparked it. I have always had a great desire to express myself to […]

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Niha Elety Talks Style & Cultural Sustainability in Fashion

For sustainable fashion blogger Niha Elety, what started as an art and design blog quickly became a way for her to incorporate heritage and sustainability together, bringing an essential and unique perspective to the climate movement. Born in the United States and then moving to India when she was 11, Niha saw how different the […]

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Model Sarah Kim on Body Positivity & Embracing Her Cultural Heritage

Here’s an honest truth: It can be tough to love your body on some days. Being constantly bombarded with endless carousels of beautiful faces and perfect bodies is probably why we’re so hard on ourselves sometimes. But things are changing—and for the better. What we’ve seen over the past few years is a huge shift […]

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Rachel Loh on Staying Connected and Makeup-Free Days

As a photographer, Rachel Loh has a way of finding beauty in the everyday moments. Scrolling through her feed, you would notice details that don’t normally catch the eye—like the elegant slope of the shoulder, or the flickering gleam of a candle. The Singapore-based artist is also one of the creative brains behind Grey is […]

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Meet Jiawa Liu of Beige Renegade, the Lawyer Turned Fashion Creative

Lawyer-turned-fashion-creator Jiawa Liu has tried her hand at some of the most intriguing industries. Born in China, she moved to Australia when she was 9, where she studied and worked as a lawyer, before eventually moving to the fashion scene. Now based in Paris, Jiawa is the founder and creative director of production studio ‘Beige […]

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Selenightco’s Nora Lim on Her Beauty Essentials & Wind-Down Ritual

Formerly the brand manager of a well-known beauty brand for almost a decade, Nora Lim is now the proud co-founder of her very own brand. She teamed up with her partner to launch their own brand early this year: Selenightco, a sustainable sleepwear and loungewear brand. The name was inspired by selenite, a nighttime crystal […]

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Mirelle Phachareeya on the Vitamin C Tips That Changed Her Skin

We know that good skincare is more of a journey than a destination, but we can’t help but admit that we all love one-off skincare tips that help us get one step closer to clear skin. And if there’s anyone we should be taking notes about skincare from, it’s Mirelle Phachareeya Gruenert. One can’t help […]

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Fine Art Curator Mira Sianipar on Balance, Comfort & Confidence

It’s a fact that Mira Sianipar wears a lot of hats. Don’t believe us? Swipe through her Instagram and you’ll see an array of fashionable #OOTDS, along with her signature black hat. And that’s not all—the stylish Singaporean is always seen supporting homegrown designers and labels (we spot The Fashion Pulpit founder Raye Padit and […]

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