Author: Muhammad Nabil

5 Alternative Dress Designs For Miss Malaysia

When I had a look at the Nasi Lemak dress, I thought damn, that’s some bold move by the designer. Brian Khoo (designer in question) was quoted saying that the inspiration behind the dress was to find something that every Malaysian can relate to. Painstakingly crafted with beads embroidered onto the ivory silk gown, finished off with fried egg, sambal, ikan bilis and some banana leaves, it truly is a one-of-a-kind dress, that was polarising to say the least to the eyes of netizens, but not to worry. We at The Level have come to your aid, cos if...

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Vans X North Face Drop A Capsule Collection

Up Your Game This Winter Realistically winter will never drop its snowflakes here, but don’t let environmental concerns hurt your fashion sense, boys and girls, cos this new collaboration, aside from the Charlie Brown collection, looks to be one of the best looking Vans releases to date. The Sk8-Hi and Old Skool silhouettes have been chosen for the collection, protected with The North Face’s Scotchguard technology, effectively waterproofing it and shielding your feet from the elements. Van’s branding adorns the tongue tab, whilst The North Face’s logo is plastered on the heels. 3 jackets with co-branding on the left...

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Fast Fashion, vs. Slow Fashion. Which One Should You Pick?

I’m fairly certain that all of our wardrobes contain at least one article of clothing from the big 4, H&M, Zara, Uniqlo, and Topman/Topshop. Chic apparel at a relatively affordable price, grants anyone the ability to have 3 different outfits for all occasions throughout the day without having to break the bank. Amancio Ortega of Zara knew this, capitalised on it, and is now the wealthiest retailer in the world, coming in 4th next to the likes of Buffett, Gates, and Bezos. It’s almost impossible to break away from this chain. I own a waterproof parka from Uniqlo, a...

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Under The Microscope: The Asics Gel-Lyte III

We commemorate the end of this series with one of the best sneakers to have existed in this planet Arguably, the GEL-Lyte III is one of the most versatile shoe on sale right now. Deeply rooted in performance first, style later, the GEL-Lyte III is a beautiful balance on both ends, delivering both cutting edge science at the time of its introduction with triple density foam and split-tongue design as well as having a silhouette that stood the test of time with grace. Spawning hundreds of collaborations with brands all over the world, only solidified the shoe’s credibility as a...

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Timberland X Sophnet Release A New Capsule Collection

Timberland rarely releases collaborations, but when they do, it’s a good one, and this is no different. The famed outdoor brand has teamed up with Japanese menswear label SOPHNET. for a small capsule collection. Both share the same philosophy, incorporating high functionality into everyday casual wear, and this collection doesn’t stray from the ethos. Comprising of 6 items, the collaboration includes footwear and apparel, only exclusively in Asia. Inspired from Timberland’s tagline: “Explore The Unknown”, the highlight of the collection is the Iconic 6-inch boots mixed with SOPHNET.’s own twist. The boot is clad with a zipper on the...

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