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Are you feeling good today?

Are you feeling good today?

1 June 2020 It’s been a very, very strange year so far.. As we come out on the other side of gloom, and while we give a big sigh of relief, I would just like to reflect on the strangest time of my life. It has never been imposed, affecting almost half the people on earth, the rule of law to stop working and halt our livelihoods. To watch the world as we know it grind to a halt is an unnerving experience, and all down to a microscopic virus. AKINN’s production flow was disrupted way back in January, when...

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AKINN TO YOU STAYING HOME, STAYING SANE

AKINN TO YOU STAYING HOME, STAYING SANE

AKINN launched in Sept 2019, and we were on such a positive trajectory, we were all very excited and optimistic about the coming year of the Rat. Then I read something about a novel flu virus in China in January, I thought nothing of it, after all, there were a number of labelled flu strains after SARS and we hardly broke our stride in our daily routine. By the time CNY came, the whole situation felt more ominous. What a difference a couple of months make, now we are in April and the start of our version of a ‘Lockdown’...

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WYKIDD’S NOTE - INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2020 #EACHFOREQUAL

WYKIDD’S NOTE - INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2020 #EACHFOREQUAL

Wykidd’s mother (pictured right) My love for fashion stems from my love for women. My high esteem and respect for them has carried me through the years of my career and has been my inspiration of wanting to create more beautiful and sophisticated designs for all women. It has always been my belief that all people are born equal, needless to say that includes women. However, sadly, the world still has to be reminded that women are judged on different standards and should deserve no less than men. I adore women; their presence and grace are reasons why us men...

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AKINN INSPIRATIONS: 10 QUESTIONS WITH CHARLENE LOW

AKINN INSPIRATIONS: 10 QUESTIONS WITH CHARLENE LOW

AKINN: inspired by the resilience of female business leaders She greets each day with confidence and vulnerability.She embraces uncertainties with boldness and tenderness.She drives her goals with determination and humility.Through it all, with uncompromising beliefs and a formidable sense of self. Meet Charlene Low, an entrepreneurial woman who inspires AKINN. ABOUT CHARLENE Charlene Low, is the Business Director of Yixing Xuan Teahouse. A mother of three boys, age seven, five and two, the 39 year-old left a career in corporate banking after nine years to join her father in spreading their shared love of Chinese tea. At Yixing Xuan Teahouse, the...

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AKINN INSPIRATIONS: 10 QUESTIONS WITH JADE YIP

AKINN INSPIRATIONS: 10 QUESTIONS WITH JADE YIP

AKINN: inspired by the resilience of female business leaders She greets each day with confidence and vulnerability.She embraces uncertainties with boldness and tenderness.She drives her goals with determination and humility.Through it all, with uncompromising beliefs and a formidable sense of self. Meet Jade Yip, an empowered woman who inspires AKINN. ABOUT JADE Jade Yip is the managing director of Shevron, a business that transforms design and art into branded chic, unique works that tells a story. With a focus on exquisitely crafted print and embroidery fabric works and art pieces, Shevron champions creativity, originality and local design through collaboration with...

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AKINN INSPIRATIONS: 10 QUESTIONS WITH KARMEN TANG

AKINN INSPIRATIONS: 10 QUESTIONS WITH KARMEN TANG

AKINN: inspired by the resilience of female business leaders She greets each day with confidence and vulnerability.She embraces uncertainties with boldness and tenderness.She drives her goals with determination and humility.Through it all, with uncompromising beliefs and a formidable sense of self. Meet Karmen Tang, an independent and free-spirited woman who inspires AKINN. ABOUT KARMEN Karmen Tang, 27, is an entrepreneur and storyteller. Founder of another startup story, she runs a multi-disciplinary creative studio specializing in brand strategy and content solutions with solo entrepreneurs, emerging startups and established companies. The platform also showcases profiles of creative entrepreneurs, artists, influencers and industry...

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