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Behind the scenes- a TV ad collaboration with Soft & Gentle

Posted on: Monday, August 29, 2016

Some of you would know that I've got a couple of exciting projects up my sleeves recently. In this post, I'm excited to share with you one that I worked on.Did you know that you can now catch a glimpse of my fashion illustrations on UK prime time TV?Soft & Gentle, a UK based company that creates women's personal care products, reached out to me some months back to conceptualise and illustrate ...

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A Magical Evening With Dior

Posted on: Thursday, August 18, 2016

My dress from Dior Cruise 2016 It's August already, can you believe it? Time flies! What has everyone been up to? It seemed like yesterday when I just ushered in the new year with my loved ones. If I haven't told you before, one of my wishes this year is to foray deeper into this exciting, deeply fulfilling and less tr...

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Custom Illustrations for Boucheron’s Luxury Jewelry Collection

Posted on: Sunday, May 29, 2016

A few months back, I was asked to capture the dazzling brilliance of Boucheron’s jewelry line by featuring their exquisite rings in my work. Inspired by animals, these beautiful pieces sparkle with diamonds, sapphires, rubies and amethysts. What more could a girl ask for? Boucheron ...

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Mother's Day gift ideas

Posted on: Saturday, April 23, 2016

Mother's Day is right around the corner on 8th May. And if you have a great mom like mine, you know there are so many reasons to be grateful for her love and support!My mom has always been there for me. She taught me to walk, saw me through college and was always there to give me the career advices that I needed. The least we could do is give mom a special day that shows our appreciation for her e...

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Let Miss Dior Bloom

Posted on: Friday, March 18, 2016

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Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic

Posted on: Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The eighth annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic returned to Liberty State Park last month and it was such a thrill to be invited to illustrate Veuve Clicquot's Rose flower cart! ...

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Dolce Magic | SaksPOV

Posted on: Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The month of May has gone by in a flash and I've had the greatest time being part of the Sakes Glam Gardens campaign. Throughout May, I was inspired by some of my favourite fashion brands - Dior, Burberry and Chloé - to create several looks for this season. Today, I am excited to share with you my final illustrations featuring Dolce & Gabbana. White...

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My take on Chloe Love Story #SaksPOV

Posted on: Monday, May 25, 2015

A Love Story Told in Watercolors I hope you have enjoyed my floral illustrations for Dior and Burberry so far! It's the third week of Saks Glam Gardens and I will be sharing two fashion and beauty looks inspired by Chloé.  At the Cafe – My Favorite Painting Spot Chloé's...

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Posted on: Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The My Burberry fragrance is another springtime floral scent I've grown to love this season. The British, post-rain, garden-like scent certainly brings back some of my travel memories from my time in London. The bottle is also unquestionably sophisticated, with a clean and crisp bow on its neck, like those of a signature Burberry Prorsum trench coat. This scent is undeniably fresh, timeless, ...

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Saks Glam Gardens - Dior

Posted on: Sunday, May 10, 2015

My Couture Fragrance: Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet The season for flowers is finally here! This spring calls for us to bust on more floral scents and fragrances. Since Christian Dior launched its newest interpretations of ‘Miss Dior’ early last year, I must admit, it has been one of my favorite everyday springtime floral scents. The de...

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CAREhER @ Taipei

Posted on: Monday, April 27, 2015

Interview session with CareherEarlier this month,  I travelled to Taipei for a 'Meet & Greet'  session and an illustration workshop, hosted by CAREhER, an online community that shares original content with career women of this generation.  Souvenirs for the CAREhER members ...

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Lily Dress Illustration Tutorial

Posted on: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

It has almost been a year since I’ve begun illustrating with flower petals, and I can’t thank everyone enough for your tremendous support. Over time, I’ve received many requests for me to share how I go about creating my art pieces. Today, I’m excited to show you the inspiration and process behind one of my personal favorite petal illustrations! Enjoy!Lilies have been my all-time...

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Club Monaco

Posted on: Friday, April 17, 2015

Time flies when you're having fun. Today, I am excited to share with you my collaboration with Club Monaco. To celebrate Valentines this year, I had the pleasure of guest illustrating for a Media Invite session featuring Club Monaco's Spring/ Summer 2015 Collection.Neutral, earthy tones characterised Club Monaco's collection this spring. Tailored, clean cuts perfectly encapsula...

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Posted on: Tuesday, March 24, 2015

October last year, I had the greatest privilege working with Jaeger-LeCoultre for a week long event featuring their delicate pieces from the Rendez-Vous watch collection. Thank you for having me in Hong Kong as a guest illustrator, I'm so in awe of the beautifully crafted timepieces in this collection! ...

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Posted on: Monday, January 5, 2015

October last year, I had the pleasure (and fun!) of guest illustrating for Coach's private event, held at their flagship store in Wisma Atria.The evening was spent illustrating exclusively designed cards for invited guests. The experience of bringing smiles to faces through my illustration works was truly a heartwarming one!It is with much excitement that I share some even...

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Style by Petals

Posted on: Saturday, October 4, 2014

Transitioning into fall, it is with great excitement that i share with you my collaboration with 313@somerset.This season brings with it new opportunities for me to share my work with all of you in my very own exhibition! This time, my flower illustrations feature stunning pieces inspired by the fall collections of  Za...

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Watercolour Fashion Illustration Workshop in TAIPEI

Posted on: Monday, September 15, 2014

Hello friends in Taiwan!I will be conducting a watercolour fashion illustration workshop in Taipei city this December!This class will be a fun and easy-to-follow watercolour illustration class.In this class, you will learn:Basic watercolour techniquesHow to paint textureHow to illustrate runway outfits with watercolourAll materials and tools will be pro...

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Fun Fashion Sketch Workshop

Posted on: Sunday, August 10, 2014

On the eve of Singapore's National Day,  24 fun-loving people joined me for an intro to fashion illustration workshop. This workshop is a basic and easy-to-follow pencil sketching class that is perfect for anyone without art or fashion background. Figure drawing is the cornerstone of artistic training. However, it is something that most fashion stud...

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Flower inspired dresses

Posted on: Thursday, August 7, 2014


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Posted on: Tuesday, January 10, 2012

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