L’ARMOIRE: THE NEW SHOPPING ENCLAVE IN TOWN

  If you are surfeited with the sameness of fast fashion, take a brave sartorial leap forward and check out L’Armoire, the new multi-label boutique that is bringing a host of avant-garde designers to the breadth of the shopping belt at Raffles Hotel Arcade in Singapore.  What sets them apart from the rest is their intrepid curation of progressive designers from around…

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Louis Vuitton Series 3 Exhibition: The Spirit of Travelling in the Space of Time

  The Maison’s touring showcase makes its last – and Southeast-Asia exclusive – stop in Singapore, inviting us to a sensorial journey between its heritage and vision for the fashion future. Louis Vuitton has been a byword for travel and excellence in craftsmanship since time immemorial, when the luxury house first started by making attentively designed trunks…

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Leather Forever by Hermès Exhibition travels to Singapore

    You’d be familiar with Hermès Kelly bag, having modelled after Hollywood’s most precious princess, Grace Kelly, who has been the not-so-unofficial muse behind the bag. In fact, you’d probably even count the Birkin bag as your perfect carry-all bag, while pairing the smaller-sized Constance bag with your stylish weekend ensembles.  Whether you’re looking for trendy or classic styles,…

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NEWS: Moncler to open its first Southeast Asian Store in Singapore with the launch of its Fall/Winter 2015 Collection

French-Italian fashion and lifestyle brand Moncler will be opening its flagship store – the first in Southeast Asia – in ION Orchard shopping mall in Singapore. This new addition will be joining the brand’s network of 172 mono-brand stores, which Moncler operates globally. It will also be housing the ideal blend of traditional and contemporary apparels from the…

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Virtues of Venus: Interview with UK Fashion Designer Amber Louise Snow

  Known for her couture-driven sewing techniques and a pastel-friendly colour palette, Nottingham-based, UK independent womenswear designer Amber Louise Snow is back at the peak of her creative career, after having created two successful collections through her label’s eponymous line. In her previous collections, she has explored interesting topics such as the human perception through the elements of…

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A Conversation with Professor Tom Inns on the Learning Curves of Design at the Glasgow School of Art Singapore Graduation Show 2015

  Nothing can stop the second cohort of graduating students from the Glasgow School Art Singapore, and their director Professor Tom Inns can attest to that. The Glasgow School of Art Singapore was initially conceived in 2012 as a partnership between the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and Temasek Polytechnic (TP), delivering years 3 and…

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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…

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