It is always a warmth thing whenever we hear that Malaysia is progressing. The SEA Games is still ongoing with every representatives are fighting for our country, and makes us proud — our prayers for everyone to do their best.. GAMBATE!
And recently there was another great news coming from the giant apparel brand, Nike. They just released its first modest, hijabi’s inspired swimwear collection, and they featured our local, Malaysian model to be part of campaign.
And this model right here ladies and gentleman, is Malaysia’s very own @ArinnaErin ! So proud of her, being one of the model for @Nike’s first range of modest swimwear. This is a big deal 🙌🏻 Malaysia represent 🇲🇾 https://t.co/ItSnqAADjU
— Att Yusof (@thisissoatt) December 10, 2019
The model in the campaign is known as Arinna Erin Wira, a Malaysian model who signed with BAME Models and based in the UK.
Just recently that she graduated from Brunei University in London with a Master of Science in Business Intelligence and Social Media — owh, beauty and brains huh?
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Bismillah… In 2013, my dad told me I didn’t need to go for my diploma graduation ceremony because I’d be going for my undergrad and Masters graduation ceremony in the future. I thought he was crazy and was dreaming way too big especially when I literally just finished my diploma, the fact that he was already thinking about Masters was too much for me to comprehend. One thing about me is that I have the biggest self doubt anyone could ever possess. I look down on myself more than anyone else could. My parents are the reason I am who I am today, the constant lectures, repetitive arguments, pressuring me to do things I didn’t want to do only because I had no self confidence, telling me I could do so much more if I just push myself and go beyond my insecurities. Ngl, it took me 6 years to believe them. I thought I knew myself more than they knew what I was capable of doing. I thought I was a failure even without trying. They didn’t see that obviously, they saw something in me that wasn’t even there yet. My dearest sweetest mummy has always been there from my lowest lows to my highest highs. She’s the main reason why I became a model, she’s the person who encouraged me to try new things and just ‘go for it.’ I had the best of both worlds, striving in my studies and experimenting with the creative/ artistic side. I had THE WORST year in London, hated my parents for sending me here to suffer. Stayed in my dorm for an entire year, refused to live life. Was thinking way too much about not spending money so I won’t be a burden, everything became an issue because I was just miserable. But they knew it would change if I just put the effort to change the direction of my view. Long story short, they were right about everything. It’s 2019, I am now a degree holder of Master of Science In Business Intelligence and Social Media and I am happy and grateful for the opportunities that have come my way. This is for my parents, I am forever indebted to them. Daddy’s back home in Malaysia but he made sure I knew I made him proud. I love you both so much ♥️
The new Victory Swim line by Nike features a full-coverage swimsuit, a tunic top, full leggings, and a hijab suitable for water-related activities.
“It’s sleek, innovative silhouette provide a game-changing option for female athletes seeking full coverage and full range of motion in the water”
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“I think a lot of women will be excited for this swimsuit. It’s not just Muslim women. A lot of women are modest as well.” ⠀ Making waves in the Nike Victory Swim Collection, featuring lightweight, full-coverage swimsuits designed to give you freedom of movement in the water.
From here, we are proud for Ms. Arinna, and thank you for representing Malaysia.
This is one of many steps to see Malaysia crawling in every sectors, and industries striving to making Malaysia, as an international household name.
Lets see more like this in the future. Have you done anything that would make Malaysia proud? Let us know in the comments below!