Post Masonry – Style 1

In The Grounds of Ganden Sumtseling Monastery – A Gateway to Tibet

It is hard to believe that Shangri-La exists as an actual place. Unlike Yunnan’s other cities, it is not exactly the most well-known tourist destination. The airport security personnels checking my boarding…

A Call for Hard Truths and Contemplation

We have to come to terms with the ugly truths on how the world is run before we can determine our purpose in life

Fashion As A Career: Initial Considerations

As fashion is becoming more fashionable, especially through the rise of visually-driven materialistic social media, people are increasingly interested in becoming famous fashion designers, preferably building one’s own label. Luxury fashion presents…

A Guide to Affordable Fashion Editorial Production

A couple of weeks ago, I had a dream that I could still recall clearly. It’s not normal for me to remember my dreams, so the fact that one has lasted for…

Balancing Fantasy and Reality

Contemplating destruction and decay while walking around Shanghai’s old neighbourhood

A Simplified Guide to Clothing Production

Prologue Four months ago, I embarked on an ambitious journey to design ROSEN-X garments I would never have dared to do just the year before, owing to the fact that my technical…

A New State of Affairs

I started this blog before I went to university, which was roughly a decade ago. Back then I was keen on becoming a fashion buyer who would eventually build her own retail…

Cultivating The Gardens of ROSEN

It goes without saying that most of us are not having a jolly good time this year. Everywhere we turn we are presented with a doom and gloom situation all around the…

A Look Into Modern Issey Miyake

When we talk about ethical fashion brands, Issey Miyake is usually not the first name mentioned. The brand does not boast about its sustainability efforts, nor its advanced textile production to make…

Dance, Dance, Dance
Junya Watanabe’s Army
Junya Watanabe parka, wool shirt and parachute jacket; Y's trousers; Margiela tabi boots; Alexander Wang bag