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Little Nyonya Experience at Rumah Kim Choo
Playing Little Nyonya @kimchookuehchang awhile ago. I’ve always want to do this for the longest time and finally managed to visit this place. Exploring their Peranakan kebaya collection. It’s really beautiful and i really love intricate detail on every kebaya.
Everytime i wear the traditional costume even though is not my own country costume i feel so proud, i feel like blending in to the local culture. Similar like when i wear Ao Dai in Vietnam and Hanbok in Korea. Even locals were praising us for wearing their traditional costume.
Step into the upper gallery of the Rumah Kim Choo shophouse in East Coast Road. Greeting you by a sight that evokes the feel of an old Peranakan house, or “rumah” in Malay.
About Rumah Kim Choo
Rumah Kim Choo shophouse in East Coast Road, which is filled with antiques and family heirlooms. Ranging from a bridal bed to Nonya kebayas, and ceramic ware to wooden cabinets that marry Chinese and European styles. The Rumah Kim Choo shophouse in 109 and 111 East Coast Road has a heritage gallery upstairs. And they sells Peranakan collectibles as well as traditional food such as the family’s signature glutinous rice dumplings.
The building dates back to around 1928. The late matriarch Lee Kim Choo who started the Kim Choo Kueh Chang rice dumplings business in 1945
Raymond Wong, the grandson is kebaya designer in the house. If you are keen to find yourself a kebaya that best represents your personalities, you can visit the boutique gallery for a free fitting session.
Special thanks to @KimChooKuehChang for this kebaya fitting session., it was such an eye opening experience on the exploration journey to Peranakan culture in Singapore.
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