The Straits Times 2022

August 05, 2022

Style collaborations by S’pore brands for National Day


“To celebrate Singapore’s 57th birthday, batik-centric fashion label YeoMama Batik has created a new print and collection, Bloom.


Inspired by national flower Vanda Miss Joaquim, the original orchid batik motif is illustrated in delicate continuous strokes to represent “strength and resilience through both memorable and challenging times”, says the brand.


It does not end there. As part of an upcycling initiative, the label is collaborating with two other Singapore brands and a charity organisation.


Using fabric offcuts from the Bloom collection, artisanal footwear label Palola and bean bag brand doob have been roped in to make hand-crafted shoes ($275) and tote bags ($40) respectively, so batik fans can wear a complete outfit.” read more >>