World 189, Exploration A

In World 200, there is a renaissance of Malay arts, architecture, cuisine, and fashion, appreciated by people from around the world.

Tak lapuk dek hujan, tak lekang dek panas.

Our cultural values will never change, they remain rooted and consistent.

As a brand that aims to encourage the reconciliation between an individual to their Malay culture, JIWA materialises forgotten Malay values and elements into contemporary silhouettes, whilst building a platform for the Malay community to bond over a shared connection of heritage. Step into JIWA’s realm of romanticised reminiscence and sentimentality, where rooted values are visually narrated through JIWA’s collection, Malay literature and poetry.

This Exploration was contributed by Rynna Shazrina, Kristy Wang, Zulaiqha and Derrick Yeo (located in Singapore), developed from a World contributed by this group, using a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International licence which allows others to share and adapt the work in any medium and for any purpose, providing that they credit the authors and share their material using the same Creative Commons licence.

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Published by Amy Twigger Holroyd

explorer of Fashion Fictions