Splendid Sundays Volume 191

Sunday, August 09, 2015

Roshida + Kim Hooi  /  Photo: Edwin Tan
A handful of splendid finds from around the worldwide web:

Meet the woman who set up Saudi Arabia's first female-owned clothing boutique. "There are strong, intelligent, courageous, educated women here . . . We are the matriarchs of the family and we are the ones who will help the country progress socially and economically." [Financial Times]

Americans' taste for cold brew transforms summertime coffee markets. "Peet's Coffee & Tea replaced traditional iced coffee with cold brew in June and has seen cold brew sales exceed last year's iced coffee sales by as much as 70 percent." [Reuters]

Artist rents billboards to beautify daily commutes. "Those lucky enough to pass one of Kane’s billboards were treated to something just as impactful: A reminder that the world around us—even the parts of it usually reserved for something as ephemeral as advertising—can be a strikingly beautiful place." [GOOD Magazine]

Netflix is now offering unlimited maternity and paternity leave. "Each employee gets to figure out what’s best for them and their family, and then works with their managers for coverage during their absences." [Netflix]

Sunday Snapshot: Roshida + Kim Hooi
Photography: Edwin Tan  /  Floral: Chenta Weddings  /  Venue: Gita Bayu, Seri Kembangan, Malaysia  /  Film: Foong of Armandale Weddings  /  Catering: Kebun Mimpi Restaurant & Chill
See the full wedding and read their story at The Wedding Notebook.

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