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6 Ways to Save Money More Efficiently In Your 20s

6 Ways to Save Money More Efficiently In Your 20s

Saving money is part and parcel of adulthood. As we grow older, we’re overwhelmed by financial responsibilities, from paying off our student loan to monthly bills. The secret to keeping our finances in check is to save efficiently. It takes more than skipping meals or taking public transportation every day. All it takes is a few adjustments to our spending. If your goal is to save money more efficiently in your 20s, you have come to the right place. 1. Create a savings account The best way to keep track of your savings is by creating a savings…

Do We Really Need Afternoon Naps?

Do We Really Need Afternoon Naps?

Feeling sleepy or lack of energy during mid-afternoon is not something uncommon. We always experience this situation regardless of whether we had eaten our lunch or not. It is just a way of our body signalling us that it needs some rest. Some of us might straightly resort to coffee or energy drinks in order to get rid of the sleepiness and lethargic feeling. Others will opt for afternoon naps to regain the energy. The question is, do we really need this forty winks session? Continue reading this to know further on the perks of afternoon naps…

How to Bulk Up Easily

How to Bulk Up Easily

So, you have done your workout, you have been on a diet, and you have lost all the weight you promised you would as part of your New Year’s resolution. But being skinny is not as attractive as you would think. Ideally, you want to add a little muscle and build yourself up a bit so you will not look scrawny and underweight. This is when you should learn how to bulk up the right way. The concept of bulking up is actually simpler than one might think. It is to add more calories to your diet, then expending it to add more…

Easy Ways to Reorganise Your Room

Easy Ways to Reorganise Your Room

Recently, there is a programme that motivates people to be looking at each corner of their houses and think “does this spark joy?” to decide whether they should hold on to the item or to let ago. If you have heard about Marie Condo, you are absolutely correct! But really, what is the easy way to actually reorganise your room? Take a look down below. 1.    Wardrobe cleanse Start with your wardrobe first. Get rid of the clothes that no longer fit you and also that you haven’t been wearing for quite some time (we are talking more than 6…

How to Be A Girl Boss with Style

How to Be A Girl Boss with Style

It cannot be denied that it would be good to your own boss and it is very inspiring to see some women rocking that girl boss lifestyle. If you are one of the individuals who is sick of the 9 to 5 job or wanting to make a change in your life, being a girl boss can start at any age. However, you might be wondering how to get started and this can be intimidating for you to get out of your comfort zone. Change is always a scary thing but with the right mind set and determination, you can achieve your girl boss dream in no time. Read down below on how to…

3 Healthy Habits to Adopt

3 Healthy Habits to Adopt

Your New Year’s goal might be to live a more healthy lifestyle and since it is April, how is that going? If you still haven’t started a healthy routine or have no motivation to start, take baby steps into it. Take a look at these three healthy habits that you can adopt without making too much of an change in your day-to-day life. 1. Drink a glass of Lemon Water every morning Lemon is one of the most standard and useful citrus fruit. As a rich source of vitamin C, lemon juice can keeps the body from Immune system deficiencies and drinking…

Wayang Kulit Puppet Patterns You Never Knew Existed

Wayang Kulit Puppet Patterns You Never Knew Existed

As some of you might have realized that ZALORAYA2019 theme this year was evolved around the concept of wayang kulit. ZALORA worked with one of the well-known wayang kulit puppet designer in Malaysia, Tintoy Chuo for this fashion show to create some wonderful puppets for us. If you haven’t read about our interview with him, read it here https://thread.zalora.com.my/home/2019/3/zaloraya2019-exclusive-interview-with-wayang-kulit-designer-tintoy-chuo . Thanks to Tintoy Chuo, we would love to share some of the…

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with Fashion Designer, Nurita Harith

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with Fashion Designer, Nurita Harith

ZALORAYA2019 Fashion Show was a great success and ending the night show slot was the lovely Nurita Harith. Nurita Harith is a well-known fashion designer that is popular for her exquisite feminine touches in each of her collection. If you are intrigued in getting to know more about this year’s Raya collection, we got a chance to get an interview with Nurita Harith on what was behind this year’s collection and some personal facts too. Read our exclusive interview with her down below. 1.   Describe your Raya collection this…

How to Look Less Exhausted Even If You are

How to Look Less Exhausted Even If You are

Getting beauty sleep is so important for us to look glowing and beautiful. But sometimes we cannot help but stay awake overnight to settle our tasks and responisibilities. Let say that you are having a presentation on the day and you are preparing your presentation last minute at the night which leads to not having enough rest. But you do not want to present with a heavy dark circle, tired eyes and dehydrated skin the next day. So, here are few ways to look less exhausted even if you are. 1. Stay hydrated You should drink plenty…

Men Crush March Issue: Up Close & Personal With Aiman Asmawar

Men Crush March Issue: Up Close & Personal With Aiman Asmawar

As you would know, THREAD has been pretty occupied with ZALORAYA these past few weeks, but it does not mean we have forgotten about our monthly Men Crush Issue. This March, we bring you Aiman Asmawar, an entrepreneur who keeps himself fit every single day while pursuing behind the scenes work for production shoots and such. Well, let’s cut to the chase and read our exclusive interview with our Man Crush for the month of March! 1.    Give us a little insight on what you do for a living. I'm an entrepreneur…

HIIT for Beginners Who Want to Burn Calories Fast

HIIT for Beginners Who Want to Burn Calories Fast

You know that you need to eat right, exercise, manage your weight and stress in order to stay healthy. On top of that, you are juggling your hectic life. So, it is undeniably difficult to make sure that you exercise to keep your body fit. You hardly find enough time to finish your work, what more to spare an hour or two for a workout. Worry not! You don’t need to spend several hours a day in the gym. What you need is the right workout. Yes, a workout that can be carried out within a short period of time but could help you to burn calories faster…

Women Crush March Issue- Up Close & Personal with Miss Universe Malaysia 2019, Shweta Sekhon

Women Crush March Issue- Up Close & Personal with Miss Universe Malaysia 2019, Shweta Sekhon

We sure you all have heard that we have just crowned our new Miss Universe Malaysia a few weeks ago and ZALORA had the amazing chance to get an exclusive interview with the winner, Shweta Sekhon as our women crush this month. The 22-year-old Shweta who was born and raised in Kuala Lumpur came from a close-knit Punjabi family and wants to use the platform she is grateful to have to help young women out there to build their self confidence and chase their dreams. We bet you are intrigued to know…

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with Fashion Designer, Rizalman Ibrahim

ZALORAYA2019 Exclusive Interview with Fashion Designer, Rizalman Ibrahim

The Rizalman Fashion Show is looming around the corner and it cannot be denied that everyone is feeling excited to preview this talented designer’s Raya collection this year. Rizalman’s Raya Collection this year plays with the concept of English monarchy twisted into our traditional wears bringing out the utmost elegance. Interested to get up close and personal with the amazing designer himself, we had the chance to get an exclusive ZALORAYA2019 interview with Rizalman Ibrahim. Read our interview with him down below…

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…