Welcome to Tora Kuma Journal (translation: Tiger Bear Journal); a personal blog where Michelle and her two boys share moments of their journey together through fashion, collaborative projects, design, and style.



Design Assistant’s Assistant. Occasional Model. Little Foodie.

Will skip sleep for. More playtime with his brother.
Will stay up for. Some dancing.
Will run for. Gym gym play time.
Will stop and dance for. The song Ringa Linga by Tae Yang (Big Bang).

Hobbies. Feed his toys.

Believes. “Pwleeese” is the magic word.

Education. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Octonauts, Pororo.


Design Assistant. Occasional Model. Mini Fashionista. Bossy Pants.

Will skip sleep for. Chocolate and green tea Ice cream.
Will stay up for. More play time.
Will run for. Playground time.
Will stop and dance for. The song Fantastic Baby by Big Bang.

Hobbies. Play & run.

Believes. His last name is bear.

Education. Preschool


Mommy. Designer. Referee.

Will skip sleep for. Family.
Will stay up for. Design.

Hobbies. Dream, make and curate.

Believes. In documenting life’s little surprises and enjoying it as it comes.

Education. Fashion merchandising in Vancouver, BC., Fashion design (Menswear) in Montreal, QC.