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ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with Fashion Designer, Afiq M

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with Fashion Designer, Afiq M

The ZALORAYA Fashion Show turned out to be a huge success where this talented designer, Afiq M showcased his 2019 Raya Collection. This year, Afiq M’s collection for Raya was revolved around the concept of twisting in modern and traditional using nature elements. If you are intrigued in getting a hint about this designer’s Raya collection, read on our exclusive interview with Afiq M down below. 1.    Share to us the story of how you develop your interest in fashion and turned it into a career? Growing up I was just really into…

What You Missed at ZALORAYA2019 Pop Up Event

What You Missed at ZALORAYA2019 Pop Up Event

Last Thursday, ZALORAYA2019 Pop Up Event sponsored by Boost gained a huge attention from the public. With its first every ZALORAYA Pop Up opened to the public at White Box, Publika, there were various brands that participated in making this event a success. Among the brands that set up their booth during the day were LMK Cosmetics, Laneige, FOREO, The Face Shop, Eggs, Doctox, FAME Cosmetics, Pure Theory, Yves Rocher, B&B Labs, Cluse, Nelissa Hilman, Kami for ZALORA, Bella Pizo and Ms. Read. With all the hype that…

Discovering Jeju Island, the "Island of the Gods"

Discovering Jeju Island, the "Island of the Gods"

A place nicknamed the ‘Island of the Gods’ by locals, Jeju Island is a place that holds some of the most stunning natural beauty in the world, earning itself as one of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage Sites, officially known as the Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes. Awarded in 2007, the Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes has just celebrated its 10th anniversary and we decided to fly up to talk a walk on the wild wide to see what the island is all about. As Korea’s one and only World Natural Heritage Site, Jeju Island has…

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with Fashion Designer, Tom Abang Saufi

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with Fashion Designer, Tom Abang Saufi

The ZALORAYA2019 Fashion Show last Thursday was definitely a blast where the talented designer, Tom Abang Saufi presented her Raya Collection which is inspired by the Morrocan elements. For those looking to don colourful, fun yet trendy pieces for this coming festive season, Tom Abang Saufi for ZALORA collection will be the perfect choice. Read our exclusive ZALORA2019 interview with this lovely fashion designer down below to get a glimpse of her collection and gain some of her personal insights on her Raya…

International Women's Day Edition- 4 Ways to Support Other Women

International Women's Day Edition- 4 Ways to Support Other Women

Happy International Women’s Day! Women empowerment is a very positive act as we have always heard of women being pit against each other. It is sad to see when a woman is bearing teared down for doing what she believes in, her success and even the way she dresses. There is always room for every woman to sparkle and shine on their own no matter what they do in life. If you support women empowerment, here are simple ways that you can show support to women around you. 1.  Celebrate their Victories…

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with Wayang Kulit Designer, Tintoy Chuo

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with Wayang Kulit Designer, Tintoy Chuo

As you might know by now, our annual Raya fashion show called ZALORAYA will move forward with a theme of wayang kulit. Wayang kulit is a form of traditional art which has spread through across Southeast Asia. This art tells a story through the shadows of puppets with interesting designs which resembles a human character. Tintoy Chuo, founder of Fusion Wayang Kulit takes an interesting approach to this art. He blends in modern characters like superheroes from both DC and Marvel…

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with Fashion Designer, Syomirizwa Gupta

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with Fashion Designer, Syomirizwa Gupta

The countdown of ZALORAYA2019 Fashion Show is getting closer and we cannot wait to see the stunning pieces from this talented designer, Syomirizwa Gupta. This year Syomirizwa Gupta is bringing a spicy Spanish flavour into his Raya collection that will be versatile for the contemporary women to don for the festive season. Read our exclusive ZALORAYA interview with Syomirizwa Gupta down below to gain insights on what his collection represents and get to know some fun personal facts about himself too…

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with ZALIA’s Designer, Safira Syukri

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with ZALIA’s Designer, Safira Syukri

It cannot be denied that the heat of ZALORAYA2019 Fashion has got everyone’s attention and this year we have a new designer who is taking over ZALIA for ZALORA. She stepped up in managing the ZALIA brand recently and we figured why not get to know the face of our new ZALIA designer, Safira Syukri. Read our interview with her down below on how her fashion career started and what ZALIA fans can look forward to. 1.    Everyone’s journey started somewhere. Share with us how you develop interest in fashion and…

10 Things You Didn't Know About Karl Lagerfeld

10 Things You Didn't Know About Karl Lagerfeld

The eccentric genius More about the man behind the suit and sunglasses 1. Lagerfeld isn't his real birth name. He was born Karl Otto Lagerfeldt but decided to remove the silent 't' at the end of his last name as it sounded "more commercial". 2. It's no surprise that the creative genius was born with an incredibly imaginative mind and aspired to be a cartoonist as he was growing up. 3. Besides being a multi-talented creative, Karl Lagerfeld was also a polyglot and spoke 4 languages fluently. Aside from his native German…

What You Need to Throw a Girls Only Birthday Party

What You Need to Throw a Girls Only Birthday Party

Back in 2005, MTV aired a reality program called “My Super Sweet 16” where we saw 16-year-olds throwing big parties at a huge venue attended by every person on their Myspace friends list. Minus the spoilt kids highlighted in that show, that was the birthday dream though; to have exclusive parties on your birthday. As you grow older however, all of that seems too over the top with unnecessary chaos added to your life. Nowadays, you just want to have a relax, intimate, and small gathering with your girl friends celebrating…

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with Fashion Designer, Jovian Mandagie

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with Fashion Designer, Jovian Mandagie

The well-known fashion designer, Dato Jovian Mandagie never fails to impress us with his Raya collection every year. This year, the designer is bringing you his latest Raya designs playing with the concept called ‘Aloha’. The inspiration behind this collection is of the fantasy of seaside getaways, water lapping on the sand and summery imaginings. To celebrate his latest collection with ZALORAYA this year, we have gotten the chance to have a fun exclusive interview with the designer himself.  1.    Every Jovianista cannot…

Men Crush February Issue - Up Close & Personal With Leslie Png

Men Crush February Issue - Up Close & Personal With Leslie Png

We are back with another edition of our monthly Men Crush Issue. This February, let us introduce you to Leslie Png who enjoys being a photographer since he was in high school. Taking photos of friends in class back in his younger days has come a long way now, taking his photography talents to the rest of the world where he travels and records his visits. But enough talk. Let’s get right into it with our exclusive interview with Leslie! 1.  Give us a little insight on what you do for a living. I’m a freelance stylist and…

ZALORAYA2019 Designer Line Up + Pop Up Event

ZALORAYA2019 Designer Line Up + Pop Up Event

The moment you all have been waiting for. We are back again before every Raya season with the long-awaited fashion show from ZALORA to feature stunning pieces from designers and brands this year. You probably have read the recap of what we did last, and if you didn’t have it a read here - ZALORAYA2018 Fashion Show Throwback Remember we promised to make the announcement? Start your countdown right away as ZALORAYA2019 Fashion Show (by invitation only), the event will happen…

Women Crush February Issue- Up Close & Personal with Nynaa Harizal

Women Crush February Issue- Up Close & Personal with Nynaa Harizal

This month we are bringing you a name that is rising to stardom in the local Malaysian entertainment industry for our women crush monthly issue. Nynaa Harizal whom is seen on a number of television shows is not only a talented actress but also a full-time student too. If you are interested in getting to know more about this lovely down-to-earth lady, read our exclusive interview with her down below. 1.    Tell us a little bit about yourself. My name is Nurul Hanynaa Harizal (with real spelling) people often thought…

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with LUBNA’S Fashion Designer, Nina Aziz

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with LUBNA’S Fashion Designer, Nina Aziz

As ZALORAYA 2019 Fashion Show is just around the corner, here we are bringing you an exclusive interview with the brain, talent and soul behind the LUBNA Collection, Nina Aziz. Nina Aziz has steered the LUBNA brand into a successful name with its amazing beautiful, trendy yet functional designs. Read our interview with her down below on her spilling some tea on her 2019 Raya collection and her journey of becoming a new mom. 1.   When did you start planning your design process for LUBNA ZALORAYA 2019 Collection?…

ZALORAYA2018 Fashion Show Throwback

ZALORAYA2018 Fashion Show Throwback

It Is that time of the year again! ZALORAYA is just around the corner to showcase all the upcoming Raya collection from this year’s designers and brand line-ups in the ZALORAYA Fashion Show. However, before we announce the date for our ZALORAYA2019 Fashion Show, let’s us have a throwback to all the amazing glitz and glam that happened on last year’s show. ZALORAYA2018 was sponsored by UOB Bank and was held at Ken Ballroom, Menara Ken, TTDI where the event was beautifully decorated with art…

Moments When You'll Realise You're Getting Old

Moments When You'll Realise You're Getting Old

Do you realise that next year, 1990 is already 30 years ago? Not trying to make you 90’s kids feel old, but the truth is, we are getting old. As much as we hate that our age is increasing, we seem to ignore our aging body and do things that obviously will test our physical capability only to complain that our back hurts. Or when your younger siblings test your aging mind when they asked you to spill the tea and you literally spilled a cup of hot tea. You might not realise it, but these are some of the moments when you…

Exclusive Interview with Model, Rekha

Exclusive Interview with Model, Rekha

Rekha is a model who is rising in the industry and making a name for herself. This lady prefers simplicity but is never afraid to show off her sexy aura every once in a while. We are truly impressed with her amazing sense of style in rocking every outfit she has on. For those who are interested in getting to know more about her, read our exclusive interview with the beautiful Rekha down below. 1.    Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m turning 25 this year, I’m doing full time modelling till I get a full-time job (which I’m …

What Living Alone Teaches You About Yourself

What Living Alone Teaches You About Yourself

We are strong believers of people living on their own at least once in their lives. Sure, living with family makes things easier and having a roommate is a lot of fun, but living alone is a whole other level and a brand new milestone in life. It is scary yet exciting at the same time which challenges you to face reality by yourself. Living alone could get lonely sometimes but trust us, it is actually so much more fun than with other tenants. Once you’ve appreciated the space you are in, you tend to start learning things that…

Exclusive Interview with Model, Riana Adams

Exclusive Interview with Model, Riana Adams

We are excited to introduce the amazing upcoming model, Riana Adams who is seen active in the modelling scene as one of the new faces these past years. This 19 year old beautiful lady who is pursuing her Bachelor of Arts (UniMelb) also has an amazing singing talent. This multi-talented young lady definitely got our attention and we hope yours too! Read our exclusive interview with Riana Adams down below on her journey in the modelling industry while getting to know some personal facts about her too!…