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

Alice's Dream

Berlin-based Stylist Cristina Chirila Directs “Alice’s Dream”, a David Lynch-inspired fashion spread

Cristina Chirila is a fashion stylist who grew up in Bucharest. In 2010, she decided to move to London to study fashion styling at St. Martins while working in sales. She quit her sales career in 2013. and have since moved to Berlin where she started to do fashion styling full time. Currently based there, Cristina’s works have … Continue reading

DEPRESSION Fall/Winter 2014

Singapore fashion label DEPRESSION ventures onto villainous grounds this Autumn/Winter 2014

  To some, black may be considered as a type of colour, of ebony and coal. And to others, black is defined as an absence of light. But to designers Kenny Lim and Andrew Loh of Singapore fashion label DEPRESSION, black is a hue that provides one with an obscuring and almost dangerous vibe, especially when transcending the dark … Continue reading

Karlie Kloss x Warby Parker


. It is a known fact that every woman needs a good pair of sunglass in her handbag, especially in the midst of the Summer season. That is why, we are incredibly stoked to share the news on the latest collaborative line by model Karlie Kloss and eyewear brand Warby Parker. Conceived after an encounter between … Continue reading

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10 fashion labels and collections that we love at BLUEPRINT 2014 tradeshow

The annual BLUEPRINT tradeshow is something that my team and I look forward to every year. Held on 15 to 18 May 2014 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, this year’s edition of the BLUEPRINT tradeshow was curated to host 350 dedicated visiting press and buyers, showcasing a conglomerate of over 200 local and international womenswear, … Continue reading

LASALLE Degree show 2014

LASALLE Degree Fashion Show 2014 raises the fashion bar at Audi Fashion Festival

On Saturday May 17, 2014, Couture Troopers had the privilege to witness the works of the graduating fashion design degree students from LASALLE College of the Arts – one of Singapore’s top art college in partnership with Goldsmiths, University of London.   Text by Jessica Ye | Photography by Felly Loi . Staging a fashion show at … Continue reading

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More than just a musical: The costumes behind ‘A Singaporean in Paris’

It is true that staged show offer us the pleasures of clothing not simply as a material garments but a mode of dream. It fosters a feeling of expectancy, awakens the imagination, and maintains an incessantly renewed sense of novelty” (Diana Festa-McCormick in 1984 in Fashion in Fiction), and Sing’theatre Production’s latest offering, ‘A Singaporean in Paris’ … Continue reading


Audi Fashion Festival 2014 Returns with Headlining Designer Oscar de la Renta and An Exciting Lineup!

When it comes to Audi Fashion Festival, there is certainly no lack of fashion adrenaline or passion for that matter. For the upcoming month of May 2014, you can expect a slew of designers coming together to put on a series of high-octane fashion shows in a 5-day-long schedule, with international names to local alike, … Continue reading

DKNY x Opening Ceremony


Minimalist — that was the dress code for the day, and so it appeared to be. When we stepped into the store of DKNY in Ion Orchard, we found ourselves face-to-face with an assemblage of people mirroring this exact sentiment, ourselves included– donned in black and white, from head to toe. It was a moment … Continue reading


Irina Dzhus taps into the notion of archetype for Spring/Summer 2014

Known for structured silhouettes and a subtle sense of avant garde, Ukrainian designer Irina Dzhus presents another collection worthy to be called a marriage between fashion and architecture. This Spring/Summer 2014 sees the emergence of visual concepts that are influenced by the orthodox Christian iconographic canons, coded universally by characters and graphics in a spiritual … Continue reading


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