Showcased at the gilded salons of the Italian Embassy in Paris, the Autumn/Winter 2018 collection is clearly a ‘Haute Couture 101’ session for the younger generation, as it exudes the true meaning of high fashion.Read More
Medieval Gothic Feel ✓
Richly-Hued Colours ✓
Whoever said we can’t be royals?
Set against the backdrop of a makeshift prairie house, the show was attended by celebrities from the likes of Selena Gomez, Drew Barrymore, Sabrina Carpenter, Emma Roberts, Charlene Choi, and Aluna Francis of AlunaGeorge – all of whom could very well be the woman that Stuart Vevers was designing for.[gallery ids="16905,16906,16907" type="rectangular"]
In the collection were an undeniable dose of layering, with an obvious play on textures and volume. Novelty motifs were matched with sequins, patchwork quilts with airy chiffon and nature blooms – in the form of prints.
Despite the fact that tough biker leather jackets were also added to the mix, the overall feel was cosy ... and extremely relatable.
Anyone up for a sense of nostalgia with a juxtaposition of the great American outdoors and the early New York hip-hop?Read More
International catwalk producer Jessica Minh Anh defies expectations once again by staging her breathtaking floating couture runway at the Seine River in Paris, France, and having her models ‘walk on water’.Read More
It’s that time of the year again: the time when student hopefuls from the final year of fashion degree programmes in Singapore start churning out their graduating collections and showcasing them on the runway.Read More
It has been four years since Alexander McQueen has passed on yet his legacy is brimming with life in the current fashion world. This interesting dialogue conversation (watch film at bottom of article) between Nick Knight of SHOWstudio and English supermodel Erin O’Connor explores Erin’s thoughts and experience through her perspective as a model in the…Read More
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.Read More
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,…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Nothing quite makes our hearts flutter as much as FIDé Fashion Weeks does, as we recall down memory lane to our first-ever experience to this remarkable fashion week, at last year’s instalment of Men’s Fashion Week 2012, followed by dynamic presentations of female pret-a-porter at Women’s Fashion Week 2012, and lastly, and an immersive and…Read More
Music has always been in the blood of Rick Hung, the Singapore-based, Hong Kong born designer of menswear label 2HB. That is why it was certainly no surprise to us that he has cited that his newest 2014 collection, which has just been showcased on the runway of Hong Kong International Fashion Week Autumn Winter…Read More
Black may just be the only colour that ties the entire collection together, for both the men’s and women’s in H&M Autumn/Winter 2013 collection. But that does not mean that it is the only colour in both the menswear and womenswear collection. With a palette of rich creams, camels, blacks, khakis and opulent gold as…Read More
Singapore Designers from Parco NEXT Next takes fashion to the next level at Audi Fashion Festival 2013
For anyone who has a thing for Singapore fashion, Parco NEXT Next is always THE place to go to; for its impeccably wide array of category in design, and a well-diversified selection of menswear and womenswear styles from the cohort of really talented Singapore designers in the programme. This year’s edition of the show at…Read More
The occurrences of fashion and art may seem dim-a-plenty these days, but what about fashion and architecture? You see, architecture in itself has always been a source of inspiration for fashion designers since the heydays, with similar foundation formulas being the main reason behind it. In architecture, the rule is always: ‘form follows function’, and likewise in…Read More
French designer Maxime Simoens presented his Ready-to-Wear collection for the first time ever at Paris Fashion Week during the Autumn Winter 2013 season, after his long stretch of doing solely couture in his designing career.Read More
If you aren’t familiar with the Star Creation Competition, well, you should be! Created in 2010 by Textile & Fashion Federation (Singapore) as part of the Asia Fashion Exchange (AFX), the country’s top fashion design competition is crafted to uncover and hone the creativity of young Asian talents, grooming them into tomorrow’s top fashion designers. For three years…Read More