The Amazing Race

I recently met a family friend again after probably 4 years. She introduced me to her boyfriend of 3 years.  He lives in the US, and they see each other 5 weeks a year, 2 of them when he’s is Singapore for work and 3 of them when she visits on her vacation time.  Nobody … Continue reading

Nomad Hoarders

Sometimes I feel like I want to look like someone just ate an Upper East Side (New York, I’m not referring to Pasir Ris in Singapore) thrift store and took a big, hot steaming shit on me.  All of it, just hanging off my already gigantic body. And then, I saw this, Liu Wen (yay … Continue reading

Techno Funereal Warriors

One of my favorite fashion narratives to emerge in the last two years has been the rise of the Asian designer, particularly in New York.  Name check:  Phillip Lim, Derek Lam, Alexander Wang, Prabal Gurung, Jason Wu, Joseph Altuzarra, Thakoon, Richard Chai.  All Asian, with the exception of Gurung, all yellow, youngish (who can tell … Continue reading

Conversating: Eva Mendes, Romantic Colonialism, Sex Work, Old White Ladies

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Married to the wrong idea

The mid-term elections took place today and lots of interesting things happened.  Most important of all, I finally tasted the McRib.  That would be this thing down here: We got to McDonald’s because my dear friend Brian went and tried to vote and realized, at the polls that he wasn’t registered.  So to soothe his … Continue reading

On Glee and Sexytimes

Today images from November’s GQ went round and round the web. Images of three actors from uber wholesome Glee being uber unwholesome, shot by (surprise, surprise) Terry Richardson. Actually, correction, that’s just Lea Michelle and Diana Argon being unwholesome and Cory Monteith looking like he’s scored some but also looking a bit bemused. See: Let’s … Continue reading

Sometimes a re-read changes your life

So there has been a bunch of discussion in various places about Marc Jacobs’ SS 11 collection for Louis Vuitton. You know this one: You can see the entire show covered on style.com here! Speaking for a moment as a slitty eyed chinky face – These are NOT clothes that are meant to be bought … Continue reading