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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

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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

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Interview: Illustrator Sunny Gu collaborates with Couture Troopers in an anniversary special

Marking our 2nd anniversary, we are proud to present the lovely illustration drawn by fashion & beauty illustrator Sunny Gu. Born in China and based in Los Angeles since age 13, the incredibly talented artist has been known for producing works for well-known fashion magazines. From the likes of Vogue magazine, Dolce & Gabbana’s Swide … Continue reading

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DKNY LAUNCHES THIRD CAPSULE COLLECTION WITH 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

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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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ITALIAN ILLUSTRATOR SABRINA GARRASI FASHIONS STYLE IN WHIMSICAL DRAWINGS

#Fashionillustration –type that into any instagram search form and I guarantee that the number of posts you would get, pertaining to this topic, are dime a plenty. In fact, there are so many digital and traditional drawings out there as well as a seemingly rising fleet of illustrators, you can imagine how extremely challenging it is … Continue reading

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“‘Crystals and the postman are a girl’s best friend’” — A FILM BY ELLEN VON UNWERTH

A woman in black sequin heels languishes luxuriously across the bed. Her hair is coiled tightly into thick curlers, her eyebrows are sharply pencilled, and her mascara is heavy, near impossible. She flexes on the bed with a indulgent sigh, draws out a bright pink lipstick and smears it across her lips. Then, spreading her … Continue reading

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ARTIST AND ILLUSTRATOR XINLEH WHIPS UP MAGIC IN LATEST COLLABORATION

“In a universe populated by a multitude of life forms, it’s not uncommon to come across one, or two… or four extraterrestrials, with an almost schizophrenic love for drama.“ – Xinleh x Couture Troopers Something witchy has indeed landed. By that, I’m referring to our latest collaboration with artist and illustrator Xinlin, who goes by … Continue reading

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Interview with Chia-Jen Chang, Designer of Taiwan Fashion Label VIVACITA

A discreet simplicity in avant-garde style is the recipe for VIVACITA, a unique independent fashion label that was created by Taiwan fashion designer Chia-Jen Chang. Churning out stunning collections after collections since his debut in 2011, the brand has since come a long way and is known for its array of fluid and androgynous silhouettes that … Continue reading

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THE NEW SEASON OF ASIA’S NEXT TOP MODEL 2 IS BACK IN A FACE-OFF

Fierce, heated and fashion-indulgent, the brand new season of Asia’s Next Top Model, which premieres on 8 January 2014 on Star World channel, packs punch and commands stringent body control and an unwavering passion in a glamorous fashion like never before. Plus, with a multi-million budget in play, there is definitely much to look forward … Continue reading

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