Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Street style at: Aeon

Street style at: Aeon

Street style at: Aeon

For our regular street style feature, we go out and ask young Cambodians what fashion means to them and how they choose their look. This week, Vandy Muong and photographer Charlotte Pert head to Aeon Mall

Content image - Phnom Penh Post


To me, fashion is a way to look cool, and it makes people value you. I love the clothes I’m wearing now – this is my creative look. Sometimes I see Asian people wearing this style, but with a different look. Thai fashion inspires me most, worn with Korean makeup products. Most of the clothes that I buy from the markets in Phnom Penh are imported from Thailand – or else I order from an online shop. I try to add to my style with earrings, tattoos and hair styles. When I go out, I like wearing fancy clothes – casual shirts, long jeans and brand-name shoes with a little makeup and styled hair. I love tattoos – that’s why I have one on my neck that cost $30, and plan to get more done on my hand and back.

Content image - Phnom Penh Post


Cambodian fashion is better nowadays, but we still lack creative style – we just wear what looks good. Most of the time I follow styles on the internet – both Asian or Western. I choose clothes that are comfortable and acceptable. Sometimes I like Korean styles – big shirts and long trousers with big glasses, and short skirts with contact lenses. Before, I bought my clothes online, but now I can come to Aeon Mall to buy branded clothes. If Cambodian fashion can be updated, it can match other countries. If we start to carry handbags and other accessories, we can be more stylish.

Content image - Phnom Penh Post


I like simple, casual clothes – not too stylish. I wear anything that makes me feel comfortable; I don’t know where it comes from. Sometimes my girlfriend chooses or recommends something for me, and sometimes I order online from eBay. Before, I used to buy trousers or jeans from Limhong shop, and markets around Phnom Penh. In my opinion, fashion means: keep it simple, and be yourself.

Content image - Phnom Penh Post


I see Cambodian fashion, but I don’t really like it – it doesn’t fit me. I have no idea what fashion is about, I just wear whatever clothes fit my body. That’s why I can’t wear Western styles. I have no time to buy clothes in the market, so I like using online shops like eBay. I just find things that make me feel comfortable. My shirt and shorts only cost about $15.


  • With herd immunity likely in 2022, is Cambodia ready to reopen for tourism?

    The government aims to inoculate 80 per cent of the target population by June next year, giving it a head start among regional peers to reboot the sector but first, it has to do a few things to up its game A sign on a glass

  • Quarantine still a must for all arrivals, in next Covid chapter

    Since early May, an average of five to 10 Cambodian people have died from Covid-19 a day with many others testing positive amid the ongoing community outbreak. At the same time, however, hundreds of patients also recovered a day. The first Covid-19 case in Cambodia was

  • US wants 'full access' to Ream Naval Base

    On June 11, the US embassy's Defense Attaché Colonel Marcus M Ferrara visited Ream Nava Base in coordination with Cambodian officials following the recent approval of Prime minister Hun Sen to allay the concerns on Chinese military presence at the base as raised by US Deputy

  • Jab drive heading to 5 provinces

    The government is set to vaccinate more than 1.2 million people in five provinces after finishing with Phnom Penh and neighbouring Kandal in an ongoing campaign administered by the ministries of Health and National Defence. The five provinces are Preah Sihanouk, Kampong Speu, Takeo, Kampong Cham

  • New immigration bill targets illegal foreigners in Kingdom

    General Department of Immigration (GDI) officials are discussing revisions to the new draft law on immigration to prevent foreigners from entering Cambodia illegally and to supervise those living in the Kingdom more effectively. The revisions draw wide support among civil society organisations. GDI director-general Kirth

  • Kingdom set to be a gold producer

    Cambodia will soon join the roster of gold producing countries after the government announced the commencement of commercial gold mining operations in the Okvau area in southwestern Mondulkiri province's Keo Seima district from June 21. Prime Minister Hun Sen on June 10 announced that after 14 years of