Saturday, May 23, 2015

BENJAMIN BARKER FOR SINGAPORE DESIGNER SHOWCASE, PRESENTED BY TAFF at Singapore Fashion Week 2015

Created and designed by Melbourne-based Singaporean, Nelson Yap, the quintessential Benjamin Barker brand marries versatility and style with an emphasis on design, fit, construction and form. The collection presented at SFW brings together well-crafted and heritage-inspired menswear, which epitomises sartorial elegance with a touch of style and personality.

Apologies that I'm still in the midst of editing the photos so please stay tuned for more photos from this showcase =)

H&M LOVES SUMMER: THE SINGAPORE FASHION WEEK 2015 OFFICIAL AFTER-PARTY FEATURING CELEBRITY DJ GODFREY GAO

Transforming their flagship store at Orchard Building into a fully-fledged tropical paradise, H&M host the official SFW after-party for the first time. Making his Singapore debut, celebrity DJ Godfrey Gao will be manning the decks and dishing out fresh tracks, at the fashion party of the year.

Stay tuned for my photos =)


COLLATE THE LABEL PRE-FALL 2015, PRESENTED BY SONY XPERIA at Singapore Fashion Week 2015

Singapore’s IT girl, Velda Tan debuts her luxurious yet affordable clothing line, COLLATE THE LABEL at SFW 2015. Featuring classic female apparel inspired by the latest trends and evergreen silhouettes, COLLATE THE LABEL provides an exceptional fashion edit for today’s savvy and sophisticated set.

Apologies that I'm still in the midst of editing the photos so please stay tuned for more photos from this showcase =)


FASHION FUTURES: ONG SHUNMUGAM CRUISE 2016 COLLECTION at Singapore Fashion Week 2015

Contemporary Singaporean womenswear label Ong Shunmugan debuts the Cruise 2016 collection at Singapore Fashion Week 2015. Designer Priscilla Shunmugam will present her modern rework of familiar in uences, traditional textile techniques, colours and silhouettes.

Apologies that I'm still in the midst of editing the photos so please stay tuned for more photos from this showcase =)

L’ORÉAL PROFESSIONNEL HAIR SHOW: LIVE LIKE A STAR at Singapore Fashion Week 2015

Launching the hottest and most sought-after looks of the season with trend-setter
Yoon Eun Hye, the L’Oreal Professionnel brand spokesperson. Showcasing their talents live during the show are world-class French master, Christophe Gaillet, and Korean media favourite, Cha Hong.

Apologies that I'm still in the midst of editing the photos so please stay tuned for more photos from this showcase =)

DION LEE FALL COLLECTION 2015 at Singapore Fashion Week 2015

Dion Lee is one of the most critically lauded, awarded, and in uential fashion innovators to emerge from Australia in recent times. Drawing inspiration from the world of science, nature and the industrial environment, to create concepts that communicate the perspective of a designer responding to his unique surroundings. Dion Lee collection can be found at Inhabit at Mandarin Gallery.

Apologies that I'm still in the midst of editing the photos so please stay tuned for more photos from this showcase =)


Honestly, I have never been a fan of white outfits but Dion Lee's classy white designs made me view white with a different light! Check out these sexy slits in the white skirt.

Rich emerald hues with skin fitting silhouettes seen at Dion Lee Fall collection 2015 showcase

 Love the classy black pantsuit seen here





FASHION FUTURES: DZOJCHEN & ELOHIM BY SABRINAGOH at Singapore Fashion Week 2015

ELOHIM BY SABRINAGOH — Mixing elements of menswear and womenswear, symmetry and asymmetry in order to develop forms into unexpected details and silhouette. This showcase first opened with black numbers before introduction of interesting color mix. Melissa shoes were featured in this showcase too.

The Elohim by Sabrina Goh showcase opened with this classy black number

The interesting color mix of this range of outfits presented by Sabrina Goh caught my eye

The color transition on these printed outfits is certainly interesting...

Final look of Elohim by Sabrina Goh showcase

DZOJCHEN — Renowned for its re ned cuts with bold expression, DZOJCHEN creates styles that are subtly striking and contemporarily classic. I'm a blazer person and I simply love the range of classy jacquard printed blazers in this Dzojchen collection! These elegantly printed blazers go well with anything and are great to jazz up any outfit!

Love this elegant jacquard printed gold blazer presented by Dzojchen...it projects a classy yet casual air when paired with the shiny shorts

Very interesting prints on the blazer...bold yet not too loud...the blazer is a statement piece on its own! Notice the deep V neckline too?

Gorgeous pantsuit in classy gold jacquard prints, which is perfect for both work and play

Blazers paired with fluid dresses for a contrasting effect

Pants with wider legs are seen to be making a return to the runway and add an element of effortless chic when teamed with blazers. And the sleek hairdo accentuates the cool factor! 

Friday, May 15, 2015

STAR CREATION 2014 CAPSULE COLLECTION at Singapore Fashion Week 2015

The Star Creation 2014 judges faced tough decisions when viewing the outstanding showcase of original creations and casting their votes. The 3 winners of Star Creation 2014 return now, following a one-year internship with retailer F J Benjamin, to debut their maiden collections at Singapore Fashion Week 2015. The winners are: Rebecca Corinne Lam (Hong Kong), Zhou Jun (China) and Newman Han (South Korea). Plenty of jackets and outer wear are seen in Han Newman's collection. Rebecca Lam's chic pieces include printed tops and paid attention to the details at the back of the outfits. Bright hues is the central theme for Junzhou's capsule collection.

With heartfelt thanks to Taf.tc (The Academy of Fashion Professions), I was able to be there in person to witness the awesome live showcase of this capsule collection of these 3 talented Asian designers and to share my perspectives with my readers. This was the first show that I attended at Singapore Fashion Week 2015. Thanks Taf.tc for the awesome view from my second row seat which was really great for taking photos!

About Taf.tc:

TaF.tc (The Academy of Fashion Professions) is the training arm of the TaF.f (Textile & Fashion Federation). It’s also the first Continuing Education and Training Centre (CET) for the textile and fashion industry in Singapore, with the vision of becoming the leading capability developer in the global fashion industry. They offer specially designed courses and programmes to prepare fashion students for a creative career in the highly competitive fashion industry, and to help industry professionals develop and specialise. TaF.tc provides intensive training programmes for individuals from various disciplines, preparing them for the following areas of the fashion industry: Merchandising and Marketing, Apparel Design and Product Development, Industrial Engineering, Quality and Production, Footwear Design and Product Development

Taf.tc is located at
Central Plaza #14-06
298 Tiong Bahru Road
Singapore 168730
Tel: (65) 3157 6111
Email: enquiry@taftc.org

Interesting "card" print top presented by Han Newman at Star Creation showcase

Final look of Han Newman capsule collection. If you are a jacket person like yours truly, do check out these chic jackets which are great for daily wear.

Like this clean lines of the black Han Newman blazer on the left

This flowy dress is my personal favorite from a collection of chic daily staples presented by Rebecca Lam. Love the black and white prints on the top on the right.

Like how the printed top is paired with flowy wide leg pants and check out the sexy details on the back of the classy black dress

Check out the interesting details on the waistline of this Rebecca Lam dress

Vibrant hues presented by Junzhou

Guys who like bright hues can consider these designs presented by Junzhou

This bright yellow coat certainly caught my attention

At the photowall of the Star Creation showcase: my OOTD in DKNY dress and Christian Louboutin heels, Vintage Omega Dynamic watch on my wrist, using Loreal Professionnel haircare products to maintain my natural curls and Nars foundation