The second Fashion Tech Week 2014 event I went to was WearTechCon: WearableTech Demo Night on Thursday evening 2/27 at General Assembly – Forio, 20 Rausch St., San Francisco. The slightly uneasy feeling I had when walking to the event from 5th and Mission parking garage was immediately washed away upon arrival; many had arrived [...]
The ones that inspire me to stop and stare, to contemplate and write about.
By now, chances are you have heard about Warby Parker. There is no shortage of Warby Parker success stories on the web, of their origin story, and of how they revolutionize the eyewear industry and become a legit fashion brand, instead of just another eyewear maker. Many eyes (no pun intended) will continue to observe [...]
Our recent travel to Peru was nothing if not adventurous, for the lack of a better word. The group of 11 friends faced high and lows from the start to finish. Due to the size of the group, the travel itinerary was done with great assistance from a travel agent. For the most parts, the [...]
Several years ago, Chris and I were entrusted to take engagement pictures for two of our good friends. One of the settings was the backyard of the groom’s parents’ house. After we’re done shooting, we went inside and the groom’s mother serving us some drinks to cure us from the summer heat. She also handed [...]
Yup, the Holiday Season is rapidly building up to a full swing. You might be preparing for Thanksgiving or shopping for Christmas gifts for A LOT of people. So let me offer several gift ideas to help you budding fashionistas and/or emerging designers. You can win a San Francisco’s Marinel Sun dress, a fashion illustration [...]
Indonesia has its share of very, very talented jazz musicians. Thankfully, this group of selected few continually cultivate jazz musical talents to the next generation(s), which in turn increases jazz appreciation and inspiration among general public and musicians of all skills. Events like JakJazz or Java Jazz Festivals have been very well-received, featuring both local [...]
A friend said to me once, “Jakarta is not a good place to visit, but it is a good place to live.” While I spent the first 18 years of my life in Jakarta, Indonesia, I honestly don’t agree with that assessment. Jakarta can be a good place to live, but that depends on where [...]