• No products in the cart.
cart chevron-down close-disc
:

Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna now may live on the opposite side of the globe, but she’s determined to evolve while staying true to the cultural roots that got her to Hollywood in the first place.

Things could’ve turned out very differently for singer-songwriter Yuna. When the then 24-year-old was faced with the pivotal decision between practicing law or pursuing her creative ambitions full-time, she turned to her family for guidance. “I told them I was going to be a lawyer because I thought that’s what I was supposed to, ” she says while sipping a generous mug of coffee at her home in LA. “And they said to me, ‘Don’t waste your time, Yunalis. Do

  • Words:
    Rachel Eva Lim
  • Photography:
    We Are The Rhoads
  • Styling:
    Jardine Hammond and Emily Baker

This story appears in a print issue of Kinfolk. You’re welcome to read three stories from each print issue of Kinfolk for free. To continue reading this story, click here.

If you'd like to enjoy unlimited access to our online archive, subscribe here. If you’re already a subscriber, please sign in.

Alternatively, keep browsing Kinfolk.com to enjoy more free content.

  • Words:
    Rachel Eva Lim
  • Photography:
    We Are The Rhoads
  • Styling:
    Jardine Hammond and Emily Baker
Related Stories
kinfolk_vol19_thebestpolicy_ft

Sometimes we talk to each other without feeling heard. Honesty—a most intimate interaction—can be just as thrilling as its more devious inverse.