RUG LANE

Where Music, Fashion and Life Intersect. 

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ARTIST OF THE MONTH

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RUG LANE MARKETS

VOL. 6

Check out some of the action from the Rug Lane Vintage & Secondhand Markets on June 23 at Mahka

WHAT'S NEW

ARTIST OF THE MONTH: LIZZO / MUSIC 

She's got all the juice and tea to spill! Our April artist is owning stages and capturing our hearts. 

BOOK CLUB: EVERYTHING I KNOW ABOUT LOVE / CULTURE / STYLE

Our latest book craze - Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton is a must read according to our style editor Peigi Mackillop

ARTIST OF THE MONTH: SHARRON VAN ETTEN / MUSIC 

Fall in love with our February artist Sharron Van Etten, the brooklyn living mum with a voice that speaks straight to the heart

MONTHLY MUSE: JESSIE ANDREWS / STYLE 

Porn star to founder and CEO of multiple companies. Read all about why Jessie Andrews, the 26 year old go-getter, is our Muse this November on Rug Lane

HER SOUND HER STORY: AN INTERVIEW WITH MICHELLE AND CLAUDIA / MUSIC

Born out of a recognition of disparity in the industry, Photographer Michell Grace Hunder and Filmmaker Claudia Sangiorgi Dalimore, teamed up on the incredible documentary, Her Sound Her Story, a film for generations of women not only in Australia but worldwide.

MONTHLY MUSE: GEMMA WARD / STYLE 

This month we're getting inspired by Gemma Ward - model, actress and mother of two reinventing herself and her career

BOOK CLUB:SLUTEVER 

/ CULTURE / HEALTH / LGBTIQ+

This month on our health kick we've delved into the confessional memoir of Karley Sciortino, the self professed slut. To be a slut or not to be a slut? This is the modern feminist question!

THINX- THE PERIOD UNDERWEAR REVIEW / LIFE / HEALTH

Mention period underwear and the reaction is generally along the lines of "ewww!". We asked one of our readers to spill all on using period underwear and whether she recommends them or not. 

THINGS I'VE LEARNT - THE DIVA CUP REVIEW / LIFE / HEALTH

In our quest to learnt more about women's health this month, we asked one of our readers to give us the download on the Diva Cup -  the good, the bad and the uncomfortable. 

THINGS I'VE LEARNT WHILE ESTABLISHING A LIFE BUILT ON MINDFULNESS / LIFE / HEALTH

Ever given up on that morning yoga class or told yourself the timing isn't right to meditate? Trust us we know it's not always easy. We asked Lilly Rowe, pilates and barre instructor/ Lululemon ambassador what she's learnt along the way in her path to being more mindful. 

FESTIVAL PACKING ESSENTIALS GUIDE / STYLE

Who forgot their sleeping bag again? Don't get caught out without the essentials at your next festival. Check out our fool proof guide to festival packing. 

MONTHLY MUSE: POPPY NASH / CULTURE

Poppy Nash, the British artist breaking down stereotypes around art and disabilities, is inspiring us to get creative 

TAKE CARE GUIDE PART 2: MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE / STYLE

Now you've learnt the art of washing and drying,  learn the steps you can take to ensuring your beloved pieces are well maintained and stored for a longer, happier life. 

TAKE CARE GUIDE PART 1: SAVE MOTHER EARTH, ONE WASH AT A TIME / STYLE

Dive into the first part of our series on taking care of your garments. Our how to guide on looking after your clothes and learning to wash well to make them last a lifetime. 

PHOTO ESSAY: WONDERFRUIT THROUGH MY ANALOG LENS / CULTURE

Jaye Xavier takes us on a journey through the Thai festival, Wonderfruit, from the eyes of her lens. 

THINGS I'VE LEARNT IN HONG KONG BY SIDNEY BLACKBURN / LIFE

From Drag Queen to Drama Teacher, read all about Sidney Blackburn/ Miss Disney Chanel's lessons learnt in Hong Kong. 

STYLE

Check out who we are following this month and our latest must have pieces

FEATURES

CITY SLICKER #25 

TJ / LIFE

We chatted with TJ, the montessori teacher with a love of travel and fashion to find out how she got into the profession and what she loves about her job.

SUSTAINABLE BRANDS AND INITIATIVES TO GET BEHIND / STYLE

Great sustainable fashion brands and initiatives to support both in Hong Kong and globally. 

RUG LANE'S TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2017/ MUSIC

It was not the most impressive year for music but we found some diamonds amongst the rough. Read about our favourite albums for 2017 - the ones that made us cry, the ones that made our hearts skip a beat and those we just couldn't get off repeat!

THINGS I'VE LEARNT: BATTLING THE HEAT/ LIFE

Hashtag winter is not coming. Learn how to own summer in Hong Kong with some tips for battling that impending heat. Sweat baby sweat. 

THINGS I'VE LEARNT AS A VINTAGE LOVER: SHOPPING GUIDE/ STYLE / LIFE

With the Rug Lane Markets on, we asked Norbyah Nolasco from @imanorbyah to tell us some of the things she has learnt as a vintage shopping lover over the years - her best tips and tricks. 

TUNE IN TUESDAY: SWINGIN' SIXTIES/ MUSIC

Inspired by the 60s movement this week, we're going back to Marvin and The Beatles, Nancy and Neil, Simon and Garfunkel, The Box Tops and Ray Charles. #whatsoldisnewagain

SUSTAINABLE FASHION AND THE BENEFITS OF RECYCLE AND REUSE 

/ STYLE

In line with ZERO WASTE WEEK in Hong Kong, we discuss the benefits of sustainable fashion and how you can reduce your waste and be more environmentally friendly on your next shopping spree. 

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HANDY WITH YOUR WORDS? HAVE THINGS TO SAY?

We want you to write for Rug Lane. We are looking for contributors from all over the globe with something to say about music, fashion, lifestyle and pop culture. Whether it's a poem, an open letter or a think piece we are looking for fresh talent. Apply today at info@ruglane.com or send us a message. 

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