Category: Women’s Interests

WomenFest 2017: An Experience

Right, it’s the first week of November which means that Pink October is over. Don’t stop fighting the good fight (against breast cancer). That being said, the MATRADE building over on Jalan Duta played host last weekend to WomenFest – a shopping and lifestyle festival aimed at women, and the first of its kind in Malaysia. With over 100 local brands featured, it was certainly An Experience (capitals required). I consider myself pretty good with conventions and festivals. Earlier this year, I attended Good Vibes Festival up in Genting Highlands – which was definitely a first for me. I’ve...

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Chill Chill x BCWA Brings Out The Big Guns For The Fight Against Breast Cancer

Hey, it’s October! You know what that means? It’s breast cancer awareness month. That being said, it’s time for you (and your loved ones) to go for your check ups, and do some reading up. That being said, I hear you – going for a checkup might be kind of intimidating. Just chill out, local brand Chill Chill and the Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia (BCWA) have got you covered. BCWA’s bringing out the big guns to promote breast health awareness so their Mobile Unit Reaching Nationwide with Information (Murni) will be carrying out free clinical breast examinations! You...

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Is Tissue The New Organza? Vinda Deluxe Debuts In Malaysia

Hold up, move over Vera Wang – Vinda Deluxe marks their Malaysian debut with a real-life wedding. Anthony Wong and Shervyn Chua tie the knot with the bride wearing the first ever custom-made wedding gown, made completely out of Vinda Deluxe tissue and made by local designer Nurita Harith. The designer, known for her interesting silhouettes consisting of soft layers and drapes, brings together femininity and confidence while maintaining the uniqueness of a gown made out of tissue. Vinda Deluxe’s hallmark is the marriage between strength and softness, truly symbolizing the moments the couple will experience in their new...

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#MillennialMaternity: 5 Things I’ve Learned After Having A Baby

By Hannah Azlan Recently, my articles for The Level have been sporadic – and there’s a good reason for that. I’m now a mother to a two month old baby boy. Maternity is my newest adventure, and my coworkers have unanimously agreed that my take on maternity is a) hilarious and b) deserving of its own column. Thanks guys. Instead of attempting to condense all my pregnancy-related ranting into a coherent article, let me kick this off by telling you five things I’ve learned since welcoming my son into the world. Maternity Leave is Not Maternity Leave I thought...

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Tanya Chua Releases ‘Times Have Changed’, Outlines Society’s Expectations For Women

By Hannah Azlan Last weekend, we celebrated the superwomen in our lives – mothers, grandmothers, and maternal figures. Looking at them, we know how much they’ve done for us and the way they’ve raised us. We know it wasn’t easy. Now, you could argue that women have it better these days – we’re afforded more rights and generally, more equality than the generations before us. That being said, there’s always those invisible rules that bind us – societal expectations, gender constructs, etcetera ad nauseum. Our friends over at Viddsee pointed us in the direction of this video, a sweet...

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