Post-it signs inspired by Union Square (NY) mural post election

I admit I’m a very apolitical person and find it rather difficult to voice my views publicly when in a diverse-opinion setting. However, in the recent political environment, there’s certain issues that by no doubt need correcting and cannot go by as is. With designers showcasing all sorts of Anti-Trump collections from New York to Paris, there comes the question whether fashion, an image driven industry, can truly promote change in such crucial times. And I say that yes it can, but it should also extend beyond simple displays of progressiveness. View Post

It’s that time of the year again when corporate America blows holidays out of proportions, and have us single boys and ladies feeling overwhelmed. So instead of making a gift guide, I’m simply telling you: yes, go buy yourself a flower, because you deserve it (or maybe a bouquet if you’re feeling extravagant). Valentine’s day doesn’t require you to be blessed by naked cherubs for you to give your inner-self recognition. And of course that commitment shouldn’t fade with the withering flowers, but instead should propel you beyond all February 14ths you’ll ever encounter.

-Matt Chu

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that I’ve embarked on a teddy bear journey, documenting as many ways possible to make it a fashionable element. After all, the teddy is an iconic toy that evokes all sorts of cuddly and warm feelings, so why not still make it relevant as full-grown adults? My simple progression was as follows: View Post

Ever since Chanel released the Boy Bag, it got me thinking: “Oh Boy, why isn’t there more Chanel made for men?” After all, if there’s one thing a woman would save during a fire, it’d be the special purse she collected- forget the loved ones and special someone (OK, kind of an exaggeration here). So why not make that a cult amongst men too? Here’s to breaking stereotypes and indeed making the Boy Bag for Boys.   View Post

 Midst freezing winters, there’s nothing like an escape to somewhere warm- somewhere you could wear those forgotten sandals. Okinawa, just an hour flight away from Taiwan, offers a peek into Japan while still having the luxury of  beaches. And of course they’re all pristine, thanks to the Japanese perfectionist mentality. While my trip was quick, there is plenty to see (like the Aquarium and the Shuri Castle- two must visits) for those who feel restless on the beach. So whoever said vacation is a state of the mind, seriously needs to take a short trip to the paradise.

-Matt Chu View Post