Let me first start with a disclaimer: “To classify illustration artist So Hyeon Kim’s works as mere illustrations would be a severe understatement that could possibility get you arrested, and perhaps persecuted.” Well, you get the drift don’t you? With every pun intended, the message that I’m bringing across is So Hyeon Kim is by far one of…Read More
Stand out from the crowd with Irish designer JOANNE HYNES’ Spring/Summer 2013 “Cailín Collection”
This season, the focus is on accessories and add-ons that compliment and accentuate your clothing. Just like how the quote from the ever-famous Marilyn Monroe goes: “Give a girl the right pair of shoes and she can conquer the world”, the right piece of accessories, on the other hand, makes a girl shine in her brightest.…Read More
It’s a bold, trippy world with East-London Fashion Designer Jessica Au
The world of East-London Fashion designer Jessica Au is anything but boring! It is, in fact, a case of trippy-ness in full-blown glory of eclectic-ness and super space-like jargons. And that is exactly what intrigued us to her. Having worked with famous fashion names and brands such as Hussein Chalayan, Puma, Michelle Lowe Holder and…Read More
ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Milan Artist Sara Ligari creates dreams with her fashion illustrations
This month, the spotlight is on Sara Ligari, a Milan-based illustration artist who has charmed us with her delectable watercolour drawings. Delving greatly into the glamour and realistic side of fashion, her illustrations are composed of strokes of fashion that resemble a juxtapose of immaculate renditions of fashion, from leggy models to infusions of patterns, prints and even statement-making elements that will…Read More
INTERVIEW: Parisian Haute Couturier Yiqing YIN creates magic in details at French Couture Week 2012!
If there is any designer whom I would take my hats off to, it would be YIQING YIN. The 27-year-old Beijing-born Haute Couturier, who was here in town last week for the showcase of her couture collection at the French Couture Week 2012 by Fidé Fashion Weeks, was brought up in Paris since the age…Read More
MASHA REVA x SYNDICATE’s ‘Botanical Layers’, a headturning collaboration to look out for!
If you’re on the topic of something cheeky, artistic, quirky or even, surrealistic for the matter ala Salvador Dali, you’re in the right company with Ukrainian designer MASHA REVA‘s latest collaboration with Russian brand SYNDICATE. You see, times have changed whereby we are so exposed to the internet, from all matters that happen around the…Read More
CAMILA CERDA, A WATERCOLOUR FASHION ILLUSTRATION ARTIST YOU CAN’T MISS
Fashion illustrations in total watercolour, undeniably beautiful strokes of art and refinery are that of Camila Cerda’s masterpieces. These are the reasons why we are so enchanted with her works and also why she is our featured Artist of the Month for October 2012. While there are many artists and fashion illustrators alike who may base…Read More
Designer of the Month: Bold and statement-making accessories by Indonesian label fréj
As you would have known by now, bold statement pieces always get me on a high note. In fact, it has always been ‘the bolder, the better‘ for me! That is why, I was completely bowled over when I first saw the rather eccentric necklaces by Indonesian fashion accessory label, fréj whose designers Franky Wongkar and Jeffrey Jeff were recently…Read More
ARTIST OF THE MONTH: HEAGE CREATES ‘FLIGHTS OF FANTASY’ WITH HIS FASHION ILLUSTRATIONS
” ARE YOU READY TO FLY WITH ME? “ “Style is a magic wand, and turns everything to gold that it touches” – Logan Pearsall Smith Alas, it’s the beginning of a brand new month, and it gives us great pleasure to present to you our Artist of the Month for September, the Singapore-born digital fashion illustrator…Read More
EXCLUSIVE: Fashion statement bags and accessories from Thai designer label, HOB SHOP!
This month, we have with us this talented Thai bags and accessories designer, Mr Navapon Chottanasincahroen also known as Hob with his fashionable and artist label Hob Shop as our Designer of the Month! The label, which is widely known for his handmade leather products with his iconic eccentric neon colours and textures, has an impressive league of…Read More
Floral, origami world in Designer of the Month, Palasak’s S/S 2013 Collection!
We seriously have no qualms in proclaiming our love for the talented wave of Thai designers in our midst, with their earnest, keen effort in presenting nothing but the most intriguing creative design. And while we are presented with a mix of styles from the land of Siam, we are undoubtedly thrilled and knocked-over by…Read More
L’ILE AUX ASHBY’s Pop-Up Store debuts for the first time!
What happens when you mash up fashion, art and photography together? That’s right, you’ll get L’ILE AUX ASHBY’s Pop Up store! Debuting as a standalone pop-up store for the first time, L’ILE AUX ASHBY by Rayson Tan, pioneered as one of the most promising fashion label whose printed fabrics are a hit in Singapore, has curated…Read More
ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Fashion gets Artsy with New York Fashion Illustrator Teri Chung!
This month, we have Korean-born Teri Chung, a very talented fashion illustration artist, who is currently based in New York City a.k.a. the Big Apple, in the house! No stranger to the fashion scene, her illustrations which we simply cannot resist, are beautifully hand painted in watercolour in one of the best line works we…Read More
Fashion with a cause with ATGAB (All Things Green and Beautiful)
With a brand name, ATGAB which is short for”All Things Green and Beautiful“, the act of going green is undoubtedly obvious, which is undeniably the main driving inspiration behind the Singapore accessories label by eco-designer Elaine Pang. It is truly not often that we would chance upon a label like hers, whose inspiration is built on such…Read More
ARTIST OF THE MONTH: MASHA REVA MERGES ART INTO FASHION
While it is true that men cannot live by bread alone, fashion too cannot exists alone. It should be fused and paired in a complimentary manner with art, music and all forms that stir the human senses. When paired, it should excite, engage and thrill the emotions, and to me, that is a winning combination.…Read More
Emerging Designers we’ve discovered at Blueprint 2012 Tradeshow!
Making its second year into the fashion trade history locally is Singapore’s very own BLUEPRINT event, held at the Suntec Convention Centre. With ‘Embodying The Future’ being set as this year’s theme, it shines its focus on the following 150 emerging talented designers around the region as part of fashion’s future frontiers, including the newly…Read More
IAN DAVENPORT: BETWEEN THE LINES AT ART PLURAL GALLERY
Last Thursday, we were invited to view the art, as well as meet the artist Ian Davenport himself at the Art Plural Gallery where his exhibition is currently being held at. Ian Davenport, for one, is one artist that pushes the borders of contemporary art by taking an unconventional painting approach onto his canvas. In…Read More
Delve into the beauteous world of fashion illustrator, François Fortier
Many of you might not know, but one thing that interests me more than ever is FASHION ILLUSTRATION. Having actually been through a fashion design education myself, I know the importance of fashion illustration and how it actually translates the garment on the imaginary woman/man (the wearer) is highly fundamental. That’s why, my curiosity and…Read More