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A 2020 wrap-up

A 2020 wrap-up

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  The world of fashion has shifted drastically over twelve months. It is easy to look towards the coronavirus pandemic as a cause to blame for the revelation of fashion’s failures, but that would only be glossing over the deeper...

A 2020 wrap-up

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The impact of shopping ‘holidays’ in Singapore

The impact of shopping ‘holidays’ in Singapore

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An analysis of our relationship with discount culture   As early as September, advertisements from various shopping platforms started popping up everywhere — on social media, in MRT stations (Harbourfront, anybody?) and echoed in radio stations. It shouldn’t come as...

The impact of shopping ‘holidays’ in Singapore

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An observational analysis: reusable face masks in 2020

An observational analysis: reusable face masks in 2020

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  In Singapore, state-mandated mask-wearing was implemented on the 14th of April. Enforced with a fine of $300, Singaporeans have to adjust to a new behavioural normal when we are out in public. Since its implementation seven months ago, we...

An observational analysis: reusable face masks in 2020

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Craft and Craftivism in the Community

Craft and Craftivism in the Community

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  I believe we are all familiar with the terms: craft and craftsmanship. We might know friends and family members who are avid crafters; we might be crafty ourselves or enjoy doing craft activities as a hobby. I, for one,...

Craft and Craftivism in the Community

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Can the pre-order business model help slow down fashion production and consumption?

Can the pre-order business model help slow down fashion production and consumption?

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An in-depth analysis of the characteristics of pre-order fashion   Conventionally, the fashion business relies on a team of buyers and merchandisers who commands the styles, colours and materials for an upcoming collection. Their job is to ensure that each...

Can the pre-order business model help slow down fashion production and consumption?

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Business as Resistance: What it Means to Do Better as a Fashion Brand

Business as Resistance: What it Means to Do Better as a Fashion Brand

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In my second article titled "Singapore, we need to talk about sustainability in fashion beyond face value", I was upfront about how local fashion businesses need to challenge the capitalistic system with a greater purpose — one that actively prioritises...

Business as Resistance: What it Means to Do Better as a Fashion Brand

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What is fast fashion? And is sustainable fashion its antidote?

What is fast fashion? And is sustainable fashion its antidote?

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View this post on Instagram A post shared by Shop Bettr (@shopbettr) on Aug 28, 2020 at 8:45pm PDT   What is fast fashion? We did a little research for you and here's what we found - most definitions agree...

What is fast fashion? And is sustainable fashion its antidote?

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Wear is past, present and future: In Conversation with Amni Raihan

Wear is past, present and future: In Conversation with Amni Raihan

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A Bettr Series Image credit: Amni Raihan Otherwise known as @slowfashionadvocate on Instagram, Amni just finished reading her postgraduate degree in Law and Technology from Leiden University. As a slow fashion advocate (see what I did there), she is candid...

Wear is past, present and future: In Conversation with Amni Raihan

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Wear is Dismantling Constructs: Ethan Lai

Wear is Dismantling Constructs: Ethan Lai

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A Bettr Series — On top of being an extremely talented photographer and fashion creative, Ethan is a personal friend whom I love and admire dearly. In this interview, he is candid about his journey growing into who he is...

Wear is Dismantling Constructs: Ethan Lai

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Wear is Essential: In conversation with Wong Chu Hui

Wear is Essential: In conversation with Wong Chu Hui

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A Bettr Series Image credit: Wong Chu Hui I spoke with Chu Hui over the phone on a Sunday evening. As a healthcare professional who works in a private clinic in the day, she now volunteers her evenings at the...

Wear is Essential: In conversation with Wong Chu Hui

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Wear is Multi-faceted: Leila-Aruna Willow

Wear is Multi-faceted: Leila-Aruna Willow

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A Bettr Series Image credit: Leila-Aruna Willow — I was first attracted to Aruna’s profile on Instagram (@aruna.banana) when I came across how they passionately share and detail their journey of navigating veganism and the low-waste movement. Besides dishing out...

Wear is Multi-faceted: Leila-Aruna Willow

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Wear is Seeking Contentment: Weiqi Yap

Wear is Seeking Contentment: Weiqi Yap

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A Bettr Series Image credit: Weiqi Yap   ‘Wear is...’ is a concept birthed from my increasing frustration and helplessness towards the harmful systems and biased language that the fashion industry continues to perpetuate despite consistent effort put in by...

Wear is Seeking Contentment: Weiqi Yap

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