BIBCo 2019: Bead-azzling Night of Fashion and Glamour

Every fashion lover would know that accessories such as a statement necklace or earrings would elevate their overall look. In Sarawak, we have an affinity for our Borneo beads as the choice of fashion accessories. The Borneo International Beads Conference 2019 (BIBCo 2019) promised everything any bead and fashion lovers would

5 inspiring looks from the Alta Moda Sarawak runway

Fashion has come a long way in Sarawak. With Alta Moda Sarawak, we could be looking at Kuching becoming a fashion hub over the next few years as the three-day fashion show which ran from March 7-9 at the Old DUN Building showcased the best Sarawak designers had to offer

Paul Carling on being a young fashion designer in Sarawak

Paul Carling Rahit, the brain behind the Paul Carling label is a young Kuching-based fashion designer. He curated the national costume for Malaysian representative Debra Jeanne Poh for the 6th Miss Grand International Pageant in Myanmar last October. Inspired by the Rhinoceros hornbill, Sarawak's emblem and a powerful symbol for its headhunter

3 reasons why you should buy secondhand clothes

Not everyone is a fan of secondhand clothes. Here in Malaysia, there are plenty of bad impressions about them, even with the cuddly label of 'pre-loved'. “They are dead people's clothes.” “You will never find something fashionable.” "They are all outdated.” Secondhand clothes are usually called 'baju bundle’ or bundle clothes because they are

How to master secondhand shopping for your wardrobe

Secondhand shopping is a skill that needs to be learned. It requires practice and perseverance so that you won’t leave a thrift or vintage store with regrets. Furthermore, mastering secondhand shopping also allows you to grab that one perfect piece of clothing before everybody else. Here are Kajo-tested and approved techniques on

Style guide for women: 5 easy tips on how to dress better instantly

We've heard the phrases “dress for success” or “dress for the job that you want, not the job you have.” Dressing up will boost your self-confidence, promote self-respect and give a good impression. As Coco Chanel’s famous quote goes, “Dress shabbily and they remember the dress. Dress impeccably and they remember the

Miss Korea Kim Jinsol shares her beauty secrets

When it comes to health and beauty, everybody agrees Korean women have most of the know-how. They know plenty of sometimes unheard of tips; from taking traditional herbs to performing modern exercise for the wellness of the body and mind. During an episode of KBS’ Beauty Bible, Miss Korea 2016 titleholder Kim Jinsol