Sunday, 8 May 2022

Chinatown Kuala Lumpur: a walk through time

Hello y'all! I'm back with not one but two videos this time round! These were actually taken on the same weekend but I split them as they were getting quite lengthy! In the first part, I bring you together with me to Kafei Dian and Fung Wong. Then to what I did on my weekend that is hanging out with the fam and mostly playing with the cats~

The second part of my video highlights REXKL, an old cinema given a makeover and now houses an array of cafes, shops, exhibition area and bookstores. 

The refurbished building has been reopen to public since 2019 but probably due to the pandemic, I didn't hear much of it until recently! I love the old school aesthetics they have implemented in almost every corner of the building. It brings back memories of my childhood days when movie theaters look just like that and still uses rolled film projectors. 

The BookXCess bookstore being the main attraction with its unique and insta-worthy interior! And I thought the branch in MyTown Cheras (checkout my video on MyTown Cheras' BookXCess here) was impressive already, this one was equally as impressive! It's any booklovers' romantic rendezvous *swoon*

Saturday, 30 April 2022

NUDE The Zero Waste Store & thrifting at 2nd Street in SS2


Hello again~! My creative juice is flowing and adventurous side is pumped up as SOP are loosening. Somehow that do affect my mood. Of course I'm still trying to be careful and all. Anyways, in this video I'll be showing you around two shops in SS2 called NUDE The Zero Waste Store and 2nd Street.

NUDE The Zero Waste Store is one of the pioneer Zero Waste store in KL. Like most ZW shops, they sell sustainable goods besides the additional option to refill your household products and foodstuff without packaging. Which is an amazing idea! Definitely hope there are more places like this in most neighbourhoods.

I finally needed to restock some soap and dish bar and decided to finally check the place out. Also, I found out from their IG they carry Zenboocha's kombucha which I was curious about. I tried kombucha once and didn't fancy but thought of giving another go. It was so-o good that after that I kept looking out for kombucha at convenience store to try!

The other shop, 2nd STREET is a bundle aka thrift stores which also sells preloved luxury fashion such as Coach, Gucci, Marc Jacobs. I came across this on my IG page and have been wanting to check them out. Aside from the branch in SS2, they too have another larger one in Bandar Utama. I have yet to check them out but it appears to have a larger selection.

The 2nd STREET in SS2 carries a lot of tees and pants. So go check them out if these are what you're looking for. I found quite a number of decent looking and fashionable ones. The place easily topped my list of bundles or thrift stores in KL with the better display, more option and better quality products.

Other thrift stores in KL that I like includes Kedai Bless and ReFASH. Of course, Carousell is also an amazing place to find well-maintained preloved items. I have better luck finding what I prefer (dresses, skirts, blouses, etc) there though I am more of a seller than a buyer on the app LOL

Do check my vid out and tell me what y'all think! *wink*

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