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Dressing Up For Noodles: In The Mood For Clothes by Julia Merican

Reading Time: 5 minutes Wong Kar-Wai’s turn-of-the-century masterpiece, In the Mood for Love, has been praised on many accounts: for its simple, heartbreaking refinement of plot, its stylishly saturated filmmaking, its stunning protagonists, and, not least of all, for Maggie Cheung’s breathtaking cheongsams, a source of enduring inspiration for women on the outfit prowl every Lunar New Year, hoping to look as sensuously smashing as Mrs Chan. 

A Pandemic Deepavali Prayer 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute This article was written and photographed by Vaneesha Krishnasamy for MulaZine’s Deepavali Segment 2021.

MY DEEPAVALI DIED WITH MY FATHER BY THEYVAPAALAN S JAYARATNAM

Reading Time: 2 minutes “I WAS NAMED AFTER THIS VERY GOD ,
DEVA BALAMURUGAN = DEVA BALAN = THEYVAPAALAN
THIS STORY IS GORGEOUSLY HYPER COMPLEX AND I FEEL DRAVIDIANS TODAY NEED TO BE CONSOLED LIKE MURUGAN WAS FOR BEING PUT THROUGH MUCH GREATER DISTRAUGHT THAN HAVING MAGICAL FRUITS STOLEN FROM THEM” – Paalan.

I loathe and took an oath

Reading Time: 2 minutes A poem, written by Afiqa Khalieda. When I was young, I had an ambition. To be anything but my parents. whom I loathe and took