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A Modern Cow Girl’s Escapade into the Wild West with Bimba Y Lola Fall/Winter 2015 Collection

  What is the linkage between fashion and a hunter who kills buffalos? The obvious answer would be ‘nothing’. What Spanish-based label Bimba Y Lola does with its latest Fall/Winter 2015 collection was proving that there is always another way of looking at things that is more than meets the eye. Aptly titled ‘This is Buffalo Bill’, the collection takes inspiration … Continue reading

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Unexpected drama amidst a minimalist landscape at COS Autumn/Winter 2015 collection

It is usually a norm for brands to roll out monochromatic and deeper-toned looks for autumn and winter seasons, so when Swedish clothing brand COS – short for Collection of Style – decided to showcase an array of vibrant coloured pieces alongside black and whites for its Autumn/Winter 2015 collection at its press preview last Thursday, we had to … Continue reading

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A dialogue with artist and fashion photographer Felly Loi on the ephemerality of the human condition

  Felly Loi may be a part of the Couture Troopers team and has since shot numerous runway photos of the various fashion weeks and events, but she is certainly no mere photographer. Trained in both fine arts and fashion design, Felly holds a BA (Hons) degree from LASALLE College of the Arts and a … Continue reading

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Interview with Fashion Photographer Fadli Rahman on ‘Felicia Blaque’, His Newest Drag Queen Project

  Meet Fadli Rahman, a name synonymous with over-the-top fashion photography and dramatic aesthetics. Never shy with his usage of bold colours or effects, the young photographer is always consistent in the quality of his works, never failing to push limits and break boundaries with provoking wardrobes and visual styles– at least for the past seven years of his … Continue reading

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Department store reinvented at Workshop by McNally & co.

  The department store has been the subject in the recent context of fashion business, threading in precarious grounds in the 21st century. It’s relevance has been questioned. It’s ability to survive, as well, has been tested and challenged in all ways possible, especially with the emergence of the numerous online retail platforms. It is with this case study, … Continue reading

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Thai designer label Vinn Patararin pushes boundaries with technology-driven clothes

  Cutting-edge and highly experimental in textile development, VINN PATARARIN is a Thai multi-disciplinary fashion design brand to look out for! It thrills us to discover the brand, which was formed by designer duo Vinn Chokkhatiwat and Patararin Ponprast, who comes from a background of architecture, fashion and art respectively, and hails from Thailand. Vinn has a … Continue reading

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Kenzo opens its first flagship store in Singapore with a surrealistic mood

Kenzo’s flagship store has finally landed in Singapore! Boasting a 1,250 square feet retail space, the store, which is situated on the first floor of Marina Bay Sands Singapore opened with a massive grand opening party on Thursday evening (16 October 2014). The first flagship store in the country, it houses a full range of … Continue reading

Juicy Couture Fall 2014

Juicy Couture goes to Hollywood for its Fall 2014 collection

Hollywood — the ultimate trendsetting place that one could ever lay their eyes upon. For a venue that shines like the stars who dwell within it, Hollywood promises the fruition of dreams amidst a spectacular wave of non-stop entertainment and vitality whilst living the high life. The new Fall 2014 collection from Juicy Couture trails … Continue reading

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Erin O’Conner: A Model’s Perspective on Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2001 (SHOWstudio Film)

  It has been four years since Alexander McQueen has passed on yet his legacy is brimming with life in the current fashion world. This interesting dialogue conversation (watch film at bottom of article) between Nick Knight of SHOWstudio and English supermodel Erin O’Connor explores Erin’s thoughts and experience through her perspective as a model in the … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: UK Designer Amber-Louise Snow Gives Couture a New Perspective with Eco-friendly Approach

  IT’S TRUE: The Haute Couture world has been sharply affected by the inflation of luxury and the severe lack of consumer’s appreciation for the “magic” of this specialised craft. For several years, the global fashion industry has been facing an ongoing debate on the value of couture, where some industry players pointed out that couture has … Continue reading

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