Ling Low

Ling Low

Ling Low writes about culture, travel and urban development.

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How former Miss Malaysia Deborah Henry is empowering refugee children

The former model’s non-profit organisation Fugee.org trains refugees to produce jewellery for her accessories brand Fugeelah and learn a range of business skills, with profits helping to support a school for refugees

21 Nov 2019 - 9:20AM

The former model’s non-profit organisation Fugee.org trains refugees to produce jewellery for her accessories brand Fugeelah and learn a range of business skills, with profits helping to support a school for refugees

How former Miss Malaysia Deborah Henry is empowering refugee children
From Uniqlo to Everlane, the brands making high-quality basics as an antidote to fast fashion

Brands such as Uniqlo and Everlane are starting to push high-quality basics over seasonal trends as sustainable fashion grows in popularity, offering timeless looks that are manufactured to last almost as long.

22 Oct 2019 - 7:23PM

Brands such as Uniqlo and Everlane are starting to push high-quality basics over seasonal trends as sustainable fashion grows in popularity, offering timeless looks that are manufactured to last almost as long.

From Uniqlo to Everlane, the brands making high-quality basics as an antidote to fast fashion
Asian fashion houses, from Pink Jambu to CalaQisya, are flocking to up-and-coming Malaysian artist Shan Shan Lim for her designs

An entrepreneur as well as an artist, Shan Shan Lim wants to see a move towards ethical fashion and away from mass production

20 Oct 2019 - 6:57PM

An entrepreneur as well as an artist, Shan Shan Lim wants to see a move towards ethical fashion and away from mass production

Asian fashion houses, from Pink Jambu to CalaQisya, are flocking to up-and-coming Malaysian artist Shan Shan Lim for her designs
Malaysian milliner Bremen Wong on pushing boundaries in a racially diverse country

Known for his avant-garde hats and accessories, talks about the challenges he faces at home.

29 Aug 2019 - 8:59AM

Known for his avant-garde hats and accessories, talks about the challenges he faces at home.

Malaysian milliner Bremen Wong on pushing boundaries in a racially diverse country
The Malaysians challenging beauty conventions and empowering everyone to celebrate their differences

Instagram account True Complexion is dedicated to people who live with differences. Project shares the photographs of people who live withdisabilities, medical conditions, mental health issues and body image issues.

25 Jun 2019 - 9:30AM

Instagram account True Complexion is dedicated to people who live with differences. Project shares the photographs of people who live withdisabilities, medical conditions, mental health issues and body image issues.

The Malaysians challenging beauty conventions and empowering everyone to celebrate their differences
‘Style is your signature. Fashion is ever changing’. Malaysian designer charts her own course

‘Style is your signature. Fashion is ever changing,’ says Cassey Gan, whose original prints, playful, full of colour and inspired by art, are a hit in Malaysia and Singapore. International buyers are watching with interest.

10 Apr 2019 - 12:37PM

‘Style is your signature. Fashion is ever changing,’ says Cassey Gan, whose original prints, playful, full of colour and inspired by art, are a hit in Malaysia and Singapore. International buyers are watching with interest.

‘Style is your signature. Fashion is ever changing’. Malaysian designer charts her own course
Why Malaysian fashion designer Khoon Hooi says home is the place to be

In this year’s annual Chinese New Year collection from Lee Khoon Hooi, the 47-year-old behind fashion brand Khoon Hooi, he has created qipaos using 1970s-style prints alongside chinoiserie, beaded fastenings and ruffled trims.

30 Jan 2019 - 8:21PM

In this year’s annual Chinese New Year collection from Lee Khoon Hooi, the 47-year-old behind fashion brand Khoon Hooi, he has created qipaos using 1970s-style prints alongside chinoiserie, beaded fastenings and ruffled trims.

Why Malaysian fashion designer Khoon Hooi says home is the place to be
Women best at dressing women, says a man designing for them, New York-based Malaysian Jonathan Liang

A Malaysian based in New York, Jonathan Liang worked for Givenchy and other French studios, before starting his own label in 2015; his signature floral looks were inspired by his grandmother’s house in Penang.

14 Nov 2018 - 8:51AM

A Malaysian based in New York, Jonathan Liang worked for Givenchy and other French studios, before starting his own label in 2015; his signature floral looks were inspired by his grandmother’s house in Penang.

Women best at dressing women, says a man designing for them, New York-based Malaysian Jonathan Liang
Malaysia’s first lady of fashion, Farah Khan, on 30 years in the industry, and the Muslim market

Farah Khan started her company 30 years ago in Kuala Lumpur and has steered it through good times and bad. Her outfits have been seen across Europe and are worn by celebrities including Selena Gomez and Gigi Hadid.

24 Oct 2018 - 8:02PM

Farah Khan started her company 30 years ago in Kuala Lumpur and has steered it through good times and bad. Her outfits have been seen across Europe and are worn by celebrities including Selena Gomez and Gigi Hadid.

Malaysia’s first lady of fashion, Farah Khan, on 30 years in the industry, and the Muslim market