Exploring the Spirit of the Holidays - Pamelia Chia x Seasonings

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Just as planning for the Holiday Capsule Collection started, we were approached by independent food and culture publication Seasonings to be part of a festive bundle they were putting together. They had seen us mention having fabric offcuts and leftovers and were interested to see if we might like to make use of them to make fabric cloth wraps for the bundles.  Of course we jumped on board.  Each edition of Seasonings is not merely exploration into food, but also the culture and diversity it continuously shapes. Their festive bundle is extra special because you'll get:  • 1 Bottle of seasoning (45g) mixed by Jeya...

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Exploring the Spirit of the Holidays - Yun

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Beyond being the models for our Holiday Capsule shoot, we've always known Yun, Illya and their adorable crew to bring on the Holiday spirit every Christmas. From amazing themed Christmas parties and inspired DIYs to self organised photo shoots, these ladies are the embodiment of festive cheer. Which is why when we starting planning for our Holiday Capsule shoot, we were hankering to get them on board to model for us.  We got Yun to share with us more about how this group of fast friends spends the Holidays together and what it means to them.   --  Words and Pictures by Yun  We were...

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Happy Holidays!

Justine Boquiren

Oh the holidays! I love any reason to celebrate any time of the year, but Christmas has always been the mother of all holidays for me. I come from a family where the Christmas tree goes up in October and gets taken down in February so no other holiday can knock it off its number one spot. For Filipino Catholics, we have Noche Buena, which traditionally means having your Christmas feast after midnight mass on Christmas eve; we don’t have the patience for that (you wouldn’t either if you saw our festive spread) so we invite friends and family for...

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#adventuresinwray - Forging Connections

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It wouldn't seem right talking about embracing adventure without sharing ones of our own. One of our favourite everyday adventures is exploring human connections. We love hearing about what interests and moves people, the values they subscribe to and the explorations they are embarking on.  As a salute to the magic of community and a reminder that we are not alone in exploring our place in this world and what brings us joy, we’ll be introducing some of the amazing women we’ve had the pleasure of crossing paths with to you.  We'll keep adding to this page so visit any...

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Wray Crafted - Aqilah

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Aqilah (@studio.gypsied) is the founder of batik apparel and accessory label Gypsied. Gypsied focuses on exploring batik through telling stories that honour and celebrate the rich culture of this Southeast asian art form. By sharing the symbolic significance behind the batik motifs and allowing the artists (aka cultural guardians) and their mindful creation process to take centre stage, Aqilah ensures that every piece Gypsied produces is a form of cultural exploration.Just like the brand she owns, Aqilah is an individual that strongly believes in the transformative nature of stories; How they teach us not just about the past, but also about our present...

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Wray Community - Nafeesa

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An individual with a fiery thirst for knowledge and a writer by trade, Nafeesa (@nafingtonpost) is a storyteller that finds joy in learning, personal growth and connecting people by conveying stories through an emotional lens (We've included a link to one of our favourite articles from her at the end of this post). With an interest in the luxe, hiking and and celebrating local and regional small businesses and culture, Nafeesa shows us that interests that seem disparate can very much co-exist, and in fact make your life so much richer.  It can be quite easy to get caught up in the...

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