Scarf Sang Nila Utama

by Santhi & Sari Tunas for Binary Style



Story has it that once upon a time a Srivijayan Prince called Sang Nila Utama set upon a sea voyage to find a land for his new kingdom. He took his journey into the surrounding water and during his mission the Prince spotted and smitten by a sight of an island with beautiful beach and glittering white sand. When he landed on the island, he encountered a strange animal which was thought to be a lion. The lion had never been found again but the Prince took it as a good omen that he had found what he was looking for thus Singapura or Lion City was founded. This design captures the historical moment when the Prince encountered the lion amidst the dense jungle that Singapore was once was made of.

37.4 inches, Soft chiffon

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About the Designer


Santhi & Sari Tunas for Binary Style


“We aim to capture the richness of the known and lesser known stories from Singapore’s diverse locales; connecting with people through our designs.”

The brains behind the brand are the bespectacled twin sisters, Santhi and Sari Tunas, both trained architects. Binary Style’s successful Singapore Stories collection is a tribute to Singapore. The Indonesian native, Singapore-based twins have gained intimate knowledge of their current home. Using scarves as a medium to narrate everything Singaporean from early to recent developments, from multiculturalism to natural diversity, the twins capture the known and the lesser-known stories from various locales.

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