Brendan Foong

Owner and Program Director of The Gentle Art Academy. One of the most successful academies in Singapore 20 years experience in Strategy and Operations Consulting to Fortune 500 companies. Student of streetwear culture. https://www.instagram.com/thegentleartacademy https://www.facebook.com/thegentleartacademy
  • Streetwear and Jiu-Jitsu – A Short Dissertation

    Streetwear and the hype surrounding it is a fairly recent phenomenon that has been amplified through the proliferation of social media and 24/7 access to celebrities and news cycles. Fashion is highly disposable and pieces are acquired for an Instagram flex rather than long term utility which can give...
  • Putting the Academia in Academy

    Being a parent has a tendency to create a shift in thinking. A repurposing of priorities is a common trait that pierces through cultures, backgrounds, and social-economic structures in a relative fashion. As parents, we all want what is best for our children, and another common focus tends to...