Please introduce yourself
Tengku Chanela Jamidah
What is your current occupation?
Founder / Creative Director of Thavia, DIDA and The Events Store (Malaysia)
Where can we find you online?
Instagram – @tcjamidah
www.didaforwomen.com, www.thaviathelabel.com , www.eventstore.asia
How did you start your career?
Many years ago, I was hired as the Brand manager of Korloff – A Jewelry brand.
What’s the current update about yourself?
Just launched The Feminist theory – Thavia’s latest collection. DIDA just launched our first collaboration with Mimpikita and planning our 1 year anniversary market for DIDA which will happen on the 10/11 June.
Describe your personal style in THREE words
CHIC, EFFORTLESS, CLASSIC
Less or more?
What do you wear on lazy days?
Big t-shirts (statement or vintage) and tracksuits
Who’s your style icon?
How do you stay up to date with fashion?
Social media, fashion sites.
What do you think about denim over denim?
Colour and finishing must match. If its done right, I love!
Sneakers, flats or heels kinda girl?
What’s your style philosophy?
Be true to yourslef and never listen to anyone, trust your gut and you will know what suits you best. When you find the right cut that flatters your shape. Stick to it.
What’s a fashion trend that can never let you down?
Do you see makeup as part of fashion?
Definitely, It can change up your whole look and mood.
Which celebrities have the best style to you?
Monochrome or colour blocking?
Monochrome of course
Who is the most fashionable woman that you know?
Datin Seri Ezurin, she is so daring and on trend. I love it.
What’s your favourite thing to wear?
Accessories you can’t live without?
Chunky earrings, feel naked without them.
Are you afraid of wearing an all-white outfit?
What are the FIVE things that you must have in your bag?
iphone, water, lip balm by oromovizca, dida VMLC, mints
What’s the priciest thing you ever splurge on?
If you have to wear ONE thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?
White tee and a pair of denim jeans.
Which fashion trend that will never be out of style?
LBD. Always have one in your closet.
Polka dots or stripes?
What are you currently following in the fashion industry (brand, news, model career, etc)
Jacquemus, Regina Pyo, Y project, glossier, sicky mag, dazed digital, herbivore botanicals.
What do you like besides fashion?
The outdoors – nature, food lover.
Your favourite apparel?
What kind of style that you’re least confident about?
Im confident in pulling off anything.
What’s your favourite fashion brand?
As of now its Vetements.
Who’s your biggest influence when it comes to fashion?
Victoria Beckham. More for her business savvy and building her brand.
Name THREE things you can’t live without?
Family, Good food, Inspiration.
When did you first involve in fashion?
As a child. I was always dressing up and styling msyelf. I always felt that I need to be well put – together.