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Wabisabi cleaning story

Dear friends,

Have you ever wondered why cleaning such a big thing for WABISABI?


Feb this year was the first year launching my sustainable fashion brand, Wabisabi. It was a painstaking 2 years to prepare behind the scenes. And the 2 major things which I've invested most of my time was learning how to create a website and hand-cleaning all the Wabisabi apparel (yes, one apparel at a time). After 2 years (now), I've managed to clean more than 200 apparels, some succeeded, some screwed up... haha... until I found a way (see below illustration) that worked well for me.

The self-drawn illustration shows my process in sourcing from all around Malaysia, which I considered as the most exciting part till the apparel is ready to be sold. For most of the preloved, second hand and vintage items, they are extremely difficult to trace where these apparels are from. The number of bacteria and mould would easily trigger my eczema if I were to wear them without cleaning. Therefore, cleaning them …

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