My favourite pair of knock about shoes, a pair of Marks & Spencer boat shoes has finally worn down a fair bit. The leather upper part has some cracks at the sides of the vamp, and the sole has started to disintegrate. The non-stick rubber sole has started cracking on the right shoe and water actually enters if you step into a puddle.
Tuesday, 6 February 2018
Monday, 22 January 2018
Art: ‘ALEGORI’ - Documenting Malay Cultural Heritage in Classical Manuscripts Launched at the ALEGORI Exhibition @ Galeri PETRONAS
GALERI PETRONAS, a venue run by Malaysian oil & gas company PETRONAS, meant for Malaysian and international artists to showcase their works and inspire thought-leadership had recently launched a publication to complement its ongoing ALEGORI Exhibition. The book, which showcasesContemporary Art Expressions from Malay Manuscripts exhibition which explores the concepts and metaphorical thinking derived from classical Malay manuscripts.
Saturday, 20 January 2018
I usually overdress to media launch events. When I say I overdress it's because almost no one, with the exception of the hosts or a few others would even throw on a sports jacket. I usually come dress like this.
I wore a linen sports jacket by Tagliatore,
Tuesday, 2 January 2018
WJ & Co. over at the Bangsar Shopping Centre are going places in terms of menswear and the required accessories. From holding trunk shows for St Crispins, P Johnson to keeping ready to wear items from Ringjacket, John Lobb Paris, Gaziano & Girling, Carmina as well as small items from Saphir, Vanda and more. They've now brought in some nice handmade, premium horn products by well known Abbeyhorn of the UK.
TWL are bringing back Hong Kong Based tailoring setup, Prologue.
TWL or also known as The Working Lads are a group of three Malaysian chaps who are very enthusiastic about tailored garments. Between the three of them, whom I have never personally met as yet (only via email), they have tried to search for the best value tailor there is in Kuala Lumpur.
Friday, 29 December 2017
A close friend of mine was in Ho Chi Minh City recently and he actually bought two pairs of Fugashin Saigon shoes. From these two photos of the shoes he sent me I must say that they are impressive.
Saturday, 25 November 2017
I attended the official opening of the Zeiss Vision Center located at the Pavilion KL shopping centre here in downtown Kuala Lumpur a few days ago. If you are not aware, Carl Zeiss Vision is a market leader in the field of optics and lenses. You will find the Zeiss products in cameras too and they have been at making precision glass for a very, very long time.