About The Tattoo Artists Behind 印 (Inked)

Tai Ann Teo

Did you know? As of 18th September 2020, Japan has ruled that tattoo artists no longer require a medical license, concluding that tattooing has "artistic features", rather than a "medical act". Long gone the days when tattoos are associated with gangs, violence and drugs. History has become a culture, and the monochromatic inked identification has turned into a manifold of artistic appreciation and self-expression. People covered with tattoos might still receive uncomfortable stares from others, or viewed with a negative first impression (cc: the older generations). Today, we see tattooists as ones who leave their creativity and imaginations imprinted on...

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National Day Story Feature: Vanesia

Tai Ann Teo

Vanesia, 20, is a graduate from Republic Polytechnic with a Diploma in Restaurant & Culinary Operations. She was a fanatic for pastry, which led her to choosing her course in polytechnic. During her course of education, she was taught restaurant servicing in the Food & Beverage industry and learnt core skills such as F&B management, culinary science and kitchen operations. This was when she picked up the ropes of serving and sprouted her passion for it. Recently, Vanesia emerged with a Gold medal in the regional WorldSkills Competition in Singapore in June 2018. She was then awarded with a competing opportunity in the...

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Assemble Co-Founders Featured on HerWorld Brides

Tai Ann Teo

Extracted from HerWorld Brides, written by Cassandra Koh (Ken and groomsmen in tailored outfits by Assemble) How did you meet? We met at a friend’s wedding! Ken was the groom’s army friend while I was a bridesmaid. He was tasked to choreograph a dance for the march-in and I was part of it as well. We were both attached then, and didn’t keep in touch till a year after, when we reconnected through dance. We both happened to be single and... the rest is history. What was your proposal like?  (Ken and Lyn's father in tailored suits by Assemble) Ken...

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The Fitting Session (Featuring Graye's Qian and Calvin)

Tai Ann Teo

Have you ever wonder what happens during the fitting sessions? Let’s take a peek into the fitting session for Calvin’s wedding suits! People always say opposites attract. She is a cheerful one who conveys her opinions expressively, while he simply nods and listens (with very rare comments and emotions shown). Qian is the lady behind the minimalistic men’s clothing label, Graye, which creates pieces incorporating the Eastern and Western elements, giving a modern touch to traditional designs. Very soon, Qian and her partner, Calvin, will be getting hitched and hence she came to Assemble with her husband-to-be to make his...

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Style With Love

Marketing Team

3 Clients, 3 Stories, 3 Different Styles At Assemble, we had the honor of meeting many happy couples reaching out to us, to craft a discerning and snazzy Suit for the groom-to-be and his band of brothers! We have met so many stylish, creative and gallant individuals which makes it hard to choose just 3 couples to be featured! If you're gearing up for your big day, take a look at their stories, tips on what to look out for during your wedding, what to avoid or simply admire these stunning visuals. Enjoy!     Desmond & Nurulia - A Multiracial Love A:...

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The Engs - A Father's Day Feature

Marketing Team

(Mr. Aristotle Eng, Mr. Ambrose Eng and Mr. Alexander Eng) For every family, a Father is not only a figure but an example and often seen as the protector of the household. Over the Father's Day weekend, we were delighted to sit down with one of our clients, Mr. Ambrose Eng and his two young sons, Alexander and Aristotle, to know more about his journey as a Father and also, the challenges he face when it comes to guiding and growing together with them.  (100% Cotton White Shirt on Alex $89, White Pure Linen Shirt on Ambrose $109, Sky Blue...

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