10 January 2012

Friends To Keep You Warm

Beautiful hand-sewn prints by Izziyana Suhaimi

“Friends to keep you warm started from late nights browsing through Fall/Winter fashion collections and obsessively saving every outfit or image I like. I was fascinated by the stories each outfit tells and the narrative that every collection builds. I wanted to get my hands on the heavy knits and scarves and hats and sweaters and coats and gloves and leg warmers. Since these fashion luxuries were a tad more than what I could afford or even wear in the sweltering Singapore heat, I started drawing and embroidering them. At that time, I was also reading a lot of fashion blogs and these were what kept me company at night, hence the title (“friends” referring to the people and the clothes). I am very much attracted to the fantasy that fashion creates and the amount of effort, work, passion and dedication it takes to keep the industry going. It’s insane. But I understand that the world of fashion is not all rosy and magical. Hence with each piece in Friends to keep you warm, I try to express both elements, especially in creating a story about each girl.”
Via Culture Push

I'm listening to: Oh Comely by Neutral Milk Hotel
Images from: my-bones.tumblr.com


  1. Hi,there!
    Your blog is lovely! I nominated you for the "Liebster" blog award!!! I think you really deserve it! See all about it on my blog post today! CONGRATULATIONS!!! :)
    Really lovely post,by the way!


  2. These are beautiful! Thanks again for the award!

  3. I just love the stylistic feel of these! I draw very similarly myself, with selective color and flowy hair... it's funny to see it through someone else's work! :)

    Aya ♥ Strawberry Koi