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ATELIER SWAROVSKI AUTUMN/WINTER 2013 TOPS THE ROCK WITH DESIGNER COLLABORATIONS

Spirit. Luxury. Art.  Just imagine the romantic Swarovski crystal, fused with the artistic verve from some of the world’s top leading designers, and you would get ATELIER SWAROVSKI’S Autumn/Winter 2013 collection.   This season, world-renowned product designers Fredrikson Stallard, stellar fashion designer Christopher Kane, multi-disciplinary designer Arik Levy, as well as the all-talented Zaldy, raised … Continue reading

The Buckhouse Refinery

FINDING FASHION TREASURES AT THE BUCKHOUSE REFINERY

With the looming Christmas and festive season ahead, the call for new clothes resonates with almost everyone. It is, after all, a time for dressing up in the most stylistic threads. That is the reason why we at the Couture Troopers team are particularly excited to learn that The Buckhouse Refinery has risen above the multi-label wagon, … Continue reading

H&M Spring 2014

H&M LAUNCHES SPRING COLLECTION 2014

EXCITED FOR 2014 YET? Popular retail fashion outlet H&M previews its Spring collection 2014 not too long ago, and we at Couture Troopers are stoked to review their their trendy new collection!  What is the right city attitude? Ladies, we have no idea. But we are sure that H&M has got it down to a capital T. … Continue reading

Lie Sang Bong

INTERVIEW: Exploring the Universe of Korean Couturier LIE SANG BONG at FIDé Fashion Weeks 2013

Text by Jessica Ye | Photography by Felly Loi    LIE SANG BONG, a name that is undoubtedly synonymous for pioneering South Korean fashion to the next level. He has dressed his country’s first lady, collaborated with some of the top Korean companies, including LG and Samsung, and has since crafted an iconic style that … Continue reading

Yumi Katsura

JAPANESE COUTURIER YUMI KATSURA DAZZLES AT FIDE FASHION WEEKS 2013

Text: Xinlin | Photography: Felly Loi The model sweeps in, a vision of ruffles and frock. At the ready the audience sit with their cameras, eyeing her movements with hawk-like scrutiny. The air is tense, but electrifying. Bird-like, she throws her arms open. The garment spills out from beneath her: ruffles blowing out into a … Continue reading

Sofia Wakabayashi in Guo Pei

Fantasy Takes Flight in Chinese Couturier Guo Pei’s ‘The Arabian 1002 Nights’ at FIDé Fashion Weeks 2013

Text by Zureena Wahap | Photography by Felly Loi  | Love at the first sight, second sight, third sight…Love at the eighteenth sight. This may sound just a little too dramatic, but this is our instant reaction to Chinese Couturier Guo Pei‘s amazing couture show at FIDé Fashion Weeks 2013.  Even the term ‘show-stopper’ is … Continue reading

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Interview: French Couturier Stephane Rolland Goes Spanish with Shades of Black at FIDé Fashion Weeks 2013

Known widely as the Prince of Couture, the French couturier Stephane Rolland is a stickler for details but does not fancy overly-embellished details. His span of designing career is one that is admirable and inspirational, and his grand vision for fashion is crystal clear; directional and revolutionary. You see his Haute Couture dresses at some … Continue reading

Frederick Lee

A Haunting Couture Tale by Frederick Lee wows the runway at FIDé Fashion Weeks 2013

Text and Photography by Jessica Ye | “I SEE DEAD PEOPLE… EVERYWHERE” Loud screams and scary flashing of red lights soon ensued after the ominous quote from The Sixth Sense movie sounded, right at the opening of Singapore’s very own couturier Frederick Lee‘s show. The feeling was so surreal yet real, almost like we were … Continue reading

Kilo Fascion Asia

KILO FASCION ASIA FIRST POP-UP BOUTIQUE OPENS AT SUNTEC CITY

Weigh what you buy, buy what you weigh. Or change your mind… and weigh again. No we’re not talking about apples.   From now till January next year, KILO FASCION ASIA POP-UP BOUTIQUE takes the commonplace concept of weighing your purchase into the world of high fashion and luxury brands. Subtract the original commercial price, … Continue reading

Parco Next Next Fall Winter 2013

PARCO next NEXT designers launch Fall/Winter 2013 collection

FIFTEEN: that was the lucky number our eyes feasted on when we walked into PARCO next NEXT store on Tuesday, 1st October. 15 collections by 15 amazing designers for the Fall/Winter 2013 season launch –  and we cannot help but feel like starry-eyed kids in front of a huge shop window.   We also see … Continue reading

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