Thursday, November 02, 2017

Malaysians get fired up over 'nasi lemak' dress

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This has been making the rounds in social media recently, and it appeared in today's papers....Makes for a good example if you're writing on fashion-related qns...For those who attempted the NYJC and TPJC prelim compre on fashion, try to make the link...

Clothes are no longer just for utilitarian purpose like covering our modesty (i.e. nakedness) and keeping us warm. It is also about who we are and what we stand up....

Reference has been made to Lady Gaga's meat dress in the article. you can read more about it HERE in a previous blog post. Even though this was in 2013, it is still an impactful example. Imagine wearing a dress made of REAL MEAT; and she has a powerful statement to make about it too....

Now what if S'pore's Miss Universe representative decides to wear our 'durians' to the pageant? or one with the merlion's tail unfurling behind her? Makes you wonder whether it's a beauty contest or a Halloween Costume contest....

Qn: Fashion is as much a good thing as a bad thing. To what extent do you agree? (Cam. 2009)