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World Earth Day falls on April 22 every year, so we’re using our April issue to get you thinking about your relationship with Mother Nature. But although taking care of the Earth is serious business, it wouldn’t be a FEMALE issue without some fun! We’ve got a run-down of local fashion brands that are promoting sutainability through design, how to make the most of your beauty products, and what exactly ‘green’ beauty really means.
Saving The World These four Malaysian women will inspire you with their journeys to save Mother Nature. Every steo counts!
The Power Of Nature Features & Lifestyle Editor Vasenta reveals how hiking has helped her calm down and find balance in her plight to combat epilepsy.
The Old-School Dating Experiment In a world where we rely so heavily on our smartphones, find out if we manage to get a budding romance to bloom without one!
IN THE BEAUTY PAGES
In honour of Earth Month, we’re decoding what it really means to go natural with your beauty products. Also, learn how to upcycle used goodies and take on the challenge of going makeup-free for a month. Good luck!
#NoMakeup For A Month Our Beauty Editor Sarah puts herself through the ultimate beauty challenge: surviving one month with no makeup. Find out how she fared and what tips she learned!
Beauty Spread: Modern Day Classic You’ve heard of the Little Black Dress, now meet the Little Black Ribbon. This versatile hair accessory transcends any era and here’s how to style it!
IN THE FASHION PAGES
We’re all about looking your best at all times, but while we’re at it, we like to give Mother Nature some attention too. We dive straight into April with our favourite recent trends, outfit inspo borrowed from the boys, and modelling sustainable fashion pieces from local designers.
Stay Sustainably Stylish Meet three local sustainable fashion brands and the women behind them advocating sustainable fashion: Real Material by Najmia Zulkarnain, Fugeelah by Deborah Henry, and Kanoe by Noelle Kan.
Fashion Spread: Girl Boss Flaunt your inner power-woman with sharp silhouettes balanced by feminine sensibility. Level up your everyday looks with no-frills pieces that still flatter the female form.