Embodied in every Batik piece is the love for traditional art and a taste of home, from the Malaysian tropical brand, KANOE. Every item is designed by Noelle Kan, and handcrafted by Said, an Afghan refugee, hailing from Iran, but currently residing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Said learnt how to stitch, sew and produce beautiful garments thanks to a factory that he had worked in, in Iran, previously. His hope is to live in a country where he can have citizenship and the means to provide for his family.

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