KEEPING MALAY FASHION IN THE FAMILY

Keeping tradition alive is akin to preserving the flames of a fire. Sharifah and her daughter Adilah work very hard to preserve the fire that is Malay traditional wear through their designer label POYA. This week, the mother-daughter power duo tell us how they create unique pieces that uphold the authenticity of traditional Malay culture

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Q&A with Poya Boutique

1. How do you see traditional Malay fashion fitting in with urban life? Was it difficult balancing the classic elements and modernity? From what we see, the current younger generation often overlooks the differences and versatility of traditional Malay clothing. They miss to see that due to their comfort and wearing ease, these clothes can

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