Q: What inspired you to set up your blog/site?
I started a blog because I wanted to have a place where trends and fashion from the runway and youthful street fashion can got the place to people here (Malaysia). Back when I first started, there were a lot less fashion blogs (here). It has also given me an excuse to go window-shopping around the internet!

Q. So why did you decide to do a blog instead of a site?
Rock Republic originally wanted to do a general teenage site, but we realised we wouldn't have enough time to do a complete website, (not to mention that we are html-challenged and not teenagers anymore). So we decided to focus only on our main passion- fashion and beauty (obviously). And also since blogs are more user-friendly and easy to setup, we decided on a blog instead of a website.

Q. How did you come up with your name?
We wanted to the name of our site to be Rock and Elegance actually mean something. Back then, we were in love with Chanel's classic elegant rock style (bohomeian), (and still are!) and decided to name our site from a phrase out of a Rock Republic quote from Voice of Rock Republi, Eiz Haranton: 'I don't do fashion, I am fashion.'

Q: Do you copy Rock and Republic (Victoria Beckham) alike?
Of course not..Our "office" is just wherever our laptop is, we've blogged in cafe's, airports and libraries and etc. Here just a blog for us and another guys to love talking about Malaysia fashion.

Q: Do you blog for fun or as a career?
If for fun, how do you manage your time? Yes, we blog for fun as a hobby. Sometimes, blogging is surprisingly therapeutical after a day of office work. Time-wise, yes, we must admit that there are times when we are a bit push for time. But the good thing about being in a dual is that one of us (me or aziem or eroul) can always cover for each other if the other really doesn't have the time to blog. And we like that we're pretty reliable and think along the same lines.

Q: How much time does blogging take up everyday?
It depends on the nature of the post. But typically it takes around 1-2 hours per post.

Q: Where do you come up with topics to blog about?
We don't have one specific source of blog topics. We just get our blog ideas from things in our daily lives -from what we discuss with friends to something we saw on the streets or websites. We think of our blog as a scrap book of sorts of the random fashion thoughts that occurs to us in our daily lives!


We started blogging this Rock Republic officially 2 February 2010..We wanted a simple Guyish website where we can share our thoughts on fashion with other fashion lovers.. We finally settled on blogspot, because we were both technically challenged and it was easy.. It was really exciting at first.. We religiously stalked our blog and our heart would skip a beat whenever we get a comment.. It gave us a warm and fuzzy feeling each time..

Inspiration By Media Outfit Style
Media Office Mood

A little over 9 months ago, I had no idea what blogs were, and I certainly didn’t know fashion blogs will become such a big phenomenon.. I didn’t really know where we were heading when I started Rock Republic name, but it became something I loved. I considered taking I am Fashion further, developing it into something bigger as so many other fashion blogs have done. But, as hard as I racked my brains, I couldn’t come up with a vision of where it can go. And so, I've decided that it was time to make a graceful exit and let Rock Republic go.

Inspiration By Hollywood Rock Chick Outfit
Rock Chick

Tuesday, February 9, 2010


Oleh: Aziem (Rock Republic Writer)
Foto: Jefri Iran (Utusan Malaysia)

Jaafar Onn bersama teman2 artisnya

Bersempena dengan sambutan Pra-Ulangtahun URTV 40th..
warga URTV di sambut dan di sponsor besar oleh Jaafar Onn..
bertempat di Bukit Kiara Golf Kelab pada 4hb Februari lalu..

dari kiri: Huzz, Wafa, Editor Wanita, Editor Mastika
Eiz URTV dan Zeha URTV

Apa yang bestnya majlis ini, kami warga URTV..
tidak dibenarkan dan diperlukan untuk membuat kerja..
kami hanya datang dengan berpakaian ok2..
dan duduk2 untuk makan dan menonton setiap persembahan..

Abang Nas Ahmad bersama team Terjah
dia juga bekas penulis URTV.

Terima Kasih kepada Jaafar Onn and Group..
kerana mengeluarkan modal dan belanja..
untuk kami..and yg best sekali..
kami dapat bertemu semula dengan..
pengarang2 n penulis2 URTV yang lama..
anda harus ingat..ini baru Pra-Celebration..
masih ada lagi yang besar..hehe..thx..


Alyah: Bijak dengan konsep
Simple Chick Rock dengan
gaya rambutnya yang baru

Ella: Sesuai dengan gelaran
Ratu Rock Malaysia
dengan usia matang
Ella bijak mengenakan
dress dan dipadankan..
dengan aksesori Rocknya!

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