PENCIL, PEN, MARKER

PENCIL, PEN, MARKER

Pen and Pencil are indisputable examples of a communications technology. Depending on the use, we switch between them to put down ideas and store information. In outer space, astronauts rely on these commodity tools to log and record scientific experiments. Here, we look at the evolution of the writ…
Laos Crispy Riverweed

Laos Crispy Riverweed

I looove seaweed… especially the crispy kind. My current favorite is the kind Lauren brought along our most recent W’menswear road trip to the south of Thailand. They are crispy seaweed sandwiches stuffed with sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, and almond slices, super addictive! Recently, my taste buds h…
Choua Thao’s Butterfly effect

Choua Thao’s Butterfly effect

I believe that each of us has a limitless capacity to start a butterfly effect in every moment. When our small actions are backed by good intention, we allow space for another. One such person is Choua Thao, the first Hmong female nurse who paved the way for hundreds of Hmong women to save countles…
Bras And Girdles To Moon Landing

Bras And Girdles To Moon Landing

The untold story of how bra-making seamstress helped put a man on the moon is an underrated one full of passion and dedication. Their precision craftmanship in making the spacesuit keeps the astronauts safe while giving them the mobility to carry out important duties in the extreme environment of sp…
The Space Pilot Boot has Landed.

The Space Pilot Boot has Landed.

Dear friends, It gives me so much joy to say that our Autumn Winter 'Space Pilot's Boot' has landed at PTJ+S. The second collaboration with our friends Yuketen in the US, is based on the original test pilot boot worn by Mike Mevill on SpaceShipOne in 2004. This winter we have been focused on...
Trippin’ diary of Mon Village

Trippin’ diary of Mon Village

After months of Thailand’s hot weather, I’m so happy for the cool breeze of our tropical winter in Sangkhlaburi, a district in the Northwestern region of Thailand. Off the beaten path was a place called ‘Mon Village’ occupied mostly by Burmese and Mon hill tribe villagers who settled there over half…
H2OFF

H2OFF

One of the fabrics in the W’menswear SS20 collection that we can’t rave enough about is H2OFF. Not only does the sound gives you a fun visual of rain bouncing off the fabric's surface, but the qualities it holds is also special. H2OFF is a 100% polyester ripstop, made using water repellency tech...
The Aid Shirt

The Aid Shirt

Editorial photo by Eric Kvatek, words by Buranee Soh
W'MENSWEAR SS21 FIRST DROP

W'MENSWEAR SS21 FIRST DROP

We're so excited to introduce you to the new W'menswear SS21 collection! Inspired by the balancing act between 'chaos' and 'order', the island of Bornew was our main focus. It is home to the world's oldest rainforest, at an estimated 130 million years old. Here, the native Iban weaving culture i..…
W'menswear and Yuketen 'Ponytail' Shoe for SS19

W'menswear and Yuketen 'Ponytail' Shoe for SS19

Made specially for W’menswear for Spring Summer 19, the unlined ‘Ponytail’ shoe has been developed with our American friends Yuketen, from a classic moccasin for today's hard hitting women. We designed the shoe based on our W'menswear SS19 collection, 'The Revolution of Tenderness', based on 19...
What's for dinner Rita?

What's for dinner Rita?

The last time I planned for lunch was probably when the hunger pangs hits, and luckily someone else is doing the cooking of dinner tonight, phew~ During the early mission days, breakfast, lunch, and dinner were planned months in advance right down to the day! The current technology and development h…