The Paddy Shirt

The Paddy Shirt

The earliest written record of Chinese buttons date back to Zhou Dynasty (1100 BC – 256 BC). It consists of a round button and loop, usually made with cotton cords using a Chinese Macrame technique. Through time, these buttons have made a distinct contribution to Chinese and Asian culture. It's comm…
The Hard-Hitting Winter Ponytorial

The Hard-Hitting Winter Ponytorial

It's been a minute since I've been in the studio. It has, and always will be, my favourite part of the gig to style clothes in a way that feels like the best form of self-expression for a range of very diffrent human beings. How we present ourselves to ourselves and to the outside world is to me,.…
Gift ideas for Hard-Hitting women

Gift ideas for Hard-Hitting women

The W’menswear BAN-THE-BOMB Leather Tote is artisan-made in Thailand. The tote dark blue color is achieved by skillful spreading and massaging of dye into the natural grain of the leather. Once the hide fully absorbed the dye, an additional coating of oiled is then applied to create a radiant finish…
The Paddy Cloak

The Paddy Cloak

Hmong hill tribe villagers wear garments that are cultivated, spun, woven, dyed, and stitched themselves from start to finish. Compared to the colorful and heavily embroidered garments for special occasions, their everyday wear is less adorned, yet still incredibly beautiful. Women may wear a loose-…
The Aid Shirt

The Aid Shirt

Editorial photo by Eric Kvatek, words by Buranee Soh
W’M Culture Club : The Psychedelic Soul of ‘Molam’

W’M Culture Club : The Psychedelic Soul of ‘Molam’

Way before written word, stories of folklore, spiritual beliefs, and wisdom were passed down through generations by word of mouth. One such way for Laotians is through century-old folk music called ‘Molam’. A sung narrative, backed by the psychedelic tune of a bamboo mouth organ called the ‘Khane’..…