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Serious but never severe, minimal but never simple, fragile but never weak. Experiments with quirk cuts and expanding on extremely simple ideas define the max. tan language. Maximizing minimalistic ideas, this complex language results in details that are sometimes blown out of proportions. Much of the label’s attention is paid to tailoring and draping while creating unexpected silhouettes and austere moods. The garments play with volume, modified shapes, and use masculine, feminine, oversized, undersized, deconstruction, reconstruction, and transformation.
Saul Studio / Debora Mettu
“Asked for; inquired of God.” Saul was founded in 2012 by Debora Mettu. Debora Mettu has graduated in Architecture and continuing her study for pattern and fashion design course in Ecole Superieure des arts et techniques de la mode [ Esmod ] Jakarta.
Her inspiration for the design comes from a passion for architectural shapes and structures, which is apparent throughout her work.
Debora’s double role as an architect for multi-national companies also gave the extra edge of what people working in the same area would want to wear, with the feminine silhouette. Simple, Clean, Aesthetic quality fabrics, and details as the style of modern women.
Our brand profile for your perusal: Wilsen Willim is an award-winning international designer whose label Wilsen Willim is available in upscale multi-brand boutiques in the UK, France, Kuwait, Egypt, and Indonesia.
Wilsen Willim offers only comfortable natural fabrics tailored with high-quality finishings. The designs utilize playful and experimental details while contrasting them with a pure and simple silhouette. Intricate hand-made details such as origami foldings, felting techniques, and artisan weaved fabrics, which elevated each of the pieces, have become a unique signature of the brand.
This year, Wilsen Willim is once again selected by Fashion Revolution Organization to represent Indonesia in the Fashion Revolution Open Studio event along with his other global contemporaries such as Stella McCartney, Vivienne Westwood, Christopher Raeburn, and many more.
INK Studio focus on creating a ready-to-wear collection for both men, women, and those who defy the gender norm. INK Studio believes that clothes are a way of communication and for someone to express their individuality, we want you to own the clothes, infuse your personal style, showcasing your unique fashion sensibility. INK Studio’s goal is to create unique pieces with a classic silhouette, playing with juxtaposition, with ‘Je ne sais quoi’ charm and romanticism as the brand DNA. In the atelier, We continuously experimenting and exploring various techniques – pattern cutting, textile manipulation, surface design, mixed media – and infusing bespoke or couture approach to each collection – To preserve the technique and to give a personal touch to each garment. Textile plays a significant role in making INK Studio collection alive and unique. Each season we tried to source a ‘special’ or unusual textile that came from different parts of the world. Our founder personally travels and handpicked the fabric. We tried our best to trace and identify our supply chain, and creating material for the collection by ourselves back in the atelier.
Liu Sicong (Loti)
LIU Sicong, Creative Director of Yuancai Clothing Co., Ltd., graduated from IATITUTO EUROPEO DI DESIGN in Italy and received a master’s degree. In 2011, LIU founded the personal fashion design studio and founded Designer Brand C.COLECTARE in the same year.
Indonesian born – raised in Singapore and Paris. Harry Halim is a Paris-based Creative Director who graduated from Lasalle College of the Arts in Singapore. In 2006, he launched his first womenswear collection in Singapore where he was formerly based.
After encouraging feedback from the industry and customers, he presented 2007 his second collection at the Singapore Fashion Festival while continuing his refined aesthetic of dangerously sophisticated elegance, which drew an impressive response from the international press and buyers who love him as a modern couturier.
In 2008, Harry Halim was awarded Best Asian Designer of the Year and was featured in the International industry-go-to compendium, Asian Young Fashion Designers.
The same year, he relocated his studio to Paris and started a new debut collection in Fall/Winter 2010. The collection was positively reviewed by influential fashion critics for his conceptual imagination. The following season, Harry Halim became the first Indonesian designer accepted in Paris Fashion Week’s official agenda.
In 2016 Harry Halim dedicated 1 year fully to his loyal customers, by making special private and intimate collections for each of them. “It was a personal desire I had, I wanted to honor those women who believed in me, I wanted to know them well, so I decided to make them special private sur-mesure pieces where their own self became THE inspiration behind it”
As the brand expands its clientele around the globe, Harry Halim now travels between France and Indonesia while preparing his new collection.
The Spring Summer 2018 collection releases in October 2017 during Paris Fashion Week. The collection is called “Les Fleurs du Mal”, inspired by Charles Baudelaire’s same-titled book of poems.
Loyal to its core identity, he described the brand Harry Halim as an adventure of exploring those little dark sides of every strong and independent woman. The creative director leads the brand into his personal universe where women are empowered and praised.
“I’m not trying to entertain anybody, or trying to be who I am not. Those women are the inspiration of my works, so I look upon them, and I believe they never try to be someone they’re not, or try to be different, or unique, they are not followers, they refuse to be dictated by anyone or anything, they do what makes them stronger – perhaps by fighting for what they believe in, or slowing down to get what they want… and that’s what this brand is about”.
Unlike many designers working in the industry today, he drapes all his own patterns and toiles in his studio in Paris.
“As a native Indonesian, this beautiful country always inspired me by its hundreds of tribal cultures diversity. Singapore molded me to be a perfectionist. While Paris is bringing me to another level of life. The city of light taught me to live by, with, and for passion, be true to yourself, and enhanced my appreciation of quality and freedom.” Moving forward, in response to high demands and his desire to strengthen his relationship with his inspiring homeland, Harry Halim announced the opening of his first flagship store in Jakarta in November 2017.
Feminine, timeless, versatile, and luxurious.
NUDE FEMME is tailored to the ever-youthful woman, one who embodies love and is confident in her own skin.
The label thrives on sensuous pieces that fit and flow with the mood and emotions of the modern ethereal goddess. Enhancing her confidence. Accentuating her sensuality.
NUDE FEMME’s range of women’s Ready-to-Wear features affordable luxurious and contemporary classics suitable for females between the ages of 24 to 50. Style and class, without compromise.
Adelyn Putri, the innovative mind behind NUDE FEMME, is an experienced marketing and merchandising professional with regional and international experience managing campaigns for both businesses and consumers. She has recently left a regional marketing role in the mobile technology industry of 5 years with Microsoft in order to pursue her creative endeavors in fashion design.
With an accumulation of over ten years of fashion retail and merchandising experience prior to the technology industry, she has evolved from a regional visual merchandiser for various high-street and international brands to become an independent designer who now features a timeless collection of sensual and modern attire.
Recently debuted at the Singapore Fashion Week / Digital Fashion Week in October 2016, NUDE FEMME’s essence lies in the fundamental concept that femininity is the key to a woman’s inherent strength and keeping a mindful harmony between nature and society is the primary mission of NUDE FEMME. Be loving.
Be sensual. Be the modern ethereal goddess within you.
Mashizan Masjum (Mashizan)
Paris-based Singaporean Mashizan Masjum spent two decades in TV journalism, directing and producing award-winning documentaries for National Geographic, History Channel, and Discovery. But designing footwear has been his passion since he was a young boy.
Masjum learned his craft in Florence, Italy from a master artisan as well as a veteran designer from the House of Salvatore Ferragamo. Since then, MASHIZAN shoes have been manufactured by hand in Italy.
Designed for sophisticated, bold women with a strong sense of self, every collection has MASHIZAN’s unique and modern touch. Each MASHIZAN collection is inspired by a documentary our creative director had produced, written, or directed in the past. Each shoe represents a story, an encounter, or the people Mashizan Masjum meets on his travels.
Mobile number:+33 6 16 75 16 16
Danelle Woo (Aijek)
Danelle Woo started Aijek in 2010, building her brand with a singular focus in mind: to meet the needs of the everyday woman through effortless, easy, and timeless pieces that drive wardrobe longevity. Danelle creates for the real women she meets, keeping quality, wearability, and comfort in mind.
The Singapore-based fashion label has since been chosen to participate in the prestigious international development program created by Singapore fashion week in partnership with the council of fashion designers of America (cfda).
Overseeing the operational process of aijek from design, sourcing, prototyping to production, she is personally involved in the intimate process of creating each collection and building the aijek brand.
Living out of Singapore for the last 15 years, danelle has set up homes in Sydney, Seoul, new york, hong kong, and shanghai. The constant relocation has taught her the need for a sensible wardrobe that is versatile and trans-seasonal, also giving the rich inspirations that she draws on for her designs.
Paul Nathaphol is a brand known for its experimental use of fabrics, colors, and silhouettes. It embodies meticulously crafted designs that are forward-thinking and unorthodox. The label has a distinctive balance of masculinity and femininity which are thought-provoking; combined with the brand’s value of attention to detail, Paul Nathaphol aims to provide intricate design with a modern touch for both men and women.
About The Designer Betty Tran
Founder and designer, Betty Tran migrated to Australia from Vietnam with her mother at the age of fourteen. Her rich design heritage and craftsmanship began helping her mother, a talented seamstress, manufacture garments for numerous international and Australian fashion labels. Betty has more than 10 years of experience in fashion design and retail, working for brands including Cue, Veronika Maine, Ojay, and the international fashion empire Giorgio Armani. Betty is currently the Ambassador for Australian Fashion in Vietnam, appointed by the Australian Consulate-General. Following Betty’s success at the 2016 Telstra WA Businesswoman of the Year Awards, she has recently been appointed an Australian ambassador by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
About The Brand Betty Tran
Founded in 2012, Betty Tran is celebrated emerging couture and pre? t-a-porter luxury brand led by designer Betty Tran. Since opening the Los Angeles Fashion week gala in October 2015 the brand has been received with great acclaim and excitement around the world. Betty Tran is rapidly becoming internationally recognized as the premier Australian couture house to watch. Betty Tran has made it her mission to inspire and empower women to be the best they can be. The brand seeks to create unforgettable experiences, immersing the “Betty Tran Woman” in a world of inspiration, empowerment, and fearlessness.
Ling Wu – Singapore
Ling Wu is a brand that embodies a slower pace and process, where things are made with care and detail. The designs of their bags reflect function and freedom, structure and play, offering versatility and timelessness. They are also an ethically sourced brand and aim to inspire people to live a good life and appreciate the small things.
Address:LING WU STUDIO 43 Jalan Merah Saga #02-78 Singapore 278115
Priscilla Shunmugam (Ong Shunmugam)
Priscilla Shunmugam was born in Kuala Lumpur to a Chinese mother and an Indian father.
After reading law at the National University of Singapore, she spent a year in England studying dressmaking and pattern-cutting. Upon her return to Singapore in 2009, she began developing the womenswear label Ong Shunmugam.
Priscilla has had no formal design training and is largely self-taught. She manages the Design, Finance, Branding, and Strategy departments at Ong Shunmugam, and occasionally serves clients on the shop floor.
She has been invited to present public lectures on the modern cheongsam at the National Museum of Singapore and New York’s Museum of Chinese in America, and is a regular on the speaking and judging circuit in the Asian design community.
Guo Pei – China
Guo Pei is China’s most renowned couturier. For over 20 years, she has been dressing celebrities, distinguished ladies, royalty, and political elite who turn to her for show-stopping, magnificent creations when they want to look beautiful and stand out from the crowd.
A modern messenger of her cultural heritage, Guo Pei has breathed new life into embroidery and painting traditions that date back thousands of years. Showcasing the finest of traditional Chinese craftsmanship while incorporating contemporary innovation and Western-style, Guo Pei is a passionate artisan who wants to evoke people’s emotions and inspire people through her art.
In the world of Guo Pei, fabric, shape, and texture resonate with meaning. Inspired by fairy tales, legends, and even military history, every creation tells a story and is a canvas for artistic expression, bringing beauty, romance, and the designer’s imagination to life. They tell the stories which paintings and embroidery have conveyed throughout the centuries.
Address:416, rue Saint-Honoré 75008 Paris
FYODOR GOLAN is a London-based, advanced-contemporary designer-sportswear brand.
In its spirit, the brand represents Positive Intellectualism a movement of passionate self-expression, which comes across in vivid colors and use of tech fabrications merged with progressive sportswear aesthetics.
Established in 2011, FYODOR GOLAN is led by the design duo Fyodor Podgorny and Golan Frydman. With backgrounds in Fine Art, the designers bring a fresh and expressive approach that establishes a distinctive visual language.
FYODOR GOLAN’S second season won the Fashion Fringe Award and in 2012 was the youngest label to be the focus of the V&A’s “Fashion in Motion” exhibit. In 2015 Awarded Best New E-Store at Decoded Fashion Futures Awards. In 2016 and 2017 brand was selected for the BFC Fashion Trust.
FYODOR GOLAN has brought unique collaborations to London Fashion Week, with the likes of My Little Pony, Transformers, Coca-Cola, Post-it, Power Puff Girls, and Chupa Chups. The brand has also established unique retail experience collaborations and Take-overs including Colette and Le Bon Marché in Paris, Selfridges and Liberty in London, Luisa Via Roma in Florence, and more.
Era Ora – Singapore
ERA ORA is the creative brainchild of Singaporean artist and designer Euny, whose inspirations stem from her extensive travels (pre-Covid 19!) and passion for art and photography. ERA ORA uses raw materials of the highest quality, with great care taken to ensure that the production of these accessories is eco-friendly. Due to the intricate process involved in creating these high-fashion accessories, each of ERA ORA’s collections are only available in limited quantities. ERA ORA’s very first collection of beautiful scarves and pocket squares were launched in November 2012.
In light of the Covid-19 global pandemic, ERA ORA has been manufacturing sustainable fabric face masks in adult and child sizes, to meet the need for reusable face coverings around the world. The first collection of fabric face masks was launched in May 2020. ERA ORA matches every mask purchase one-for-one and donates these fabric face masks to communities in need.
Qiu Zihao – Dong De Xi (Loti)
In 2006, QIU Zihao graduated from BRIGHTON UNIVERSITY, ranking third in the Department of Clothing in the UK, majoring in Fashion Design with Business. In 2004, QIU served as an assistant to GREMSHAM BLAKE in a British new-style tailor shop to learn traditional British tailoring. In 2005, QIU worked as an assistant to Alistair Carr (now Director of Pringle of Scotland) in London, studying tailoring techniques, modeling application, and commercial design. In 2006, QIU worked as a cashmere designer in Shenzhen Ordos. In 2009, QIU served as a senior designer in Shenzhen FA LOUINA. At the beginning of 2011, QIU worked as a buyer in the self-founded company Yaxi Clothing Trade Firm. Self-created brand DONG DE XI
Baroque of the street style! The jeaned fabric gives people a sense of leisure, neutrality, and wildness, lace endows women with delicacy and elegance! For this He Series, QIU combines jeaned fabric and lace, so that jeaned fabric also highlights women’s elegance. The contrast of lace stitching on jeans conveys both Baroque style, delicacy, and exquisiteness.
Cosset – Singapore
Cosset Inc was founded in 2009 with environmentally conscious roots – aiming to abide by the tenets of sustainability, recyclability, and reusability.
An eco-chic luxury basics brand, Cosset garments are made with sustainable bamboo fabric that is incredibly comfortable, breathable, and cooling, giving it an exceptionally luxurious feel. Focusing on women’s essentials and everyday wear that have a great fit and feel, Cosset produces tank tops, t-shirts, dresses, skirts, and underwear.
INVIO is a company nurtured under PT. Dekatama Centra, one of the long-time players in the fashion industry since 1996. As we are aiming to be a global brand, INVIO keeps spreading its wings by constantly providing The best quality daily womenswear based on the trend forecast without losing its personality.
We are two humans inspired by other humans.
We create fashion from human stories.
Both born Londoners with British and Irish heritage, we are united by a shared fascination with humans and their stories. We truly believe in the power of fashion to present a pro-social message of inclusivity and positive identity. We believe in creating socially conscious fashion that puts the craftspeople and the customer at the heart of our creation.
We are passionate about creating exquisite textiles layered with emotional narratives. We weave those stories into the fabric and textiles of our collections to create bold, vibrant, and modern fashion in our London studio. This approach to design has earned us accolades and recognition as London’s young ‘textile pioneers’ and ‘innovators’ and seen our collections connect with smart, creative, and confident women.
Currently the British Library’s Designers in Residence we are passionate researchers who make use of the UK’s many museum archives. We value talking to people as part of our in-depth creative research and have been referred to as “method designers.”
In 2016 Teatum Jones won the prestigious International Woolmark Prize for Womenswear. We were the first-ever British recipient of the award and joined alumni of prize winners that included Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent.
Selphie Bong is a homegrown Indonesian label since 2007 based in Bali.
The collection is sophisticated ready couture using high-end materials from world-renowned mills. Fine detailing and workmanship, No waste fashion, and putting ethical elements in the collection, making the brand known for its quality and value; like a piece of fine art one could wear.
Selphie Bong collection is available in the middle east, Spain, and southeast Asia.
Selphie Bong is often appointed as a conceptor for 5-star luxury resorts in Asia.
Naeem Khan is a fashion designer based in the heart of the fashion district in New York City.
Born and raised in Mumbai, Khan grew up in a world surrounded by culture, architecture, art, history, and design. As a boy, he cultivated a vast knowledge of textiles under the watchful eyes of his grandfather and father, both of whom designed intricate clothing worn by Indian royal families. Khan ultimately moved to the United States as a teenager to become a designer and launched his career as an apprentice for legendary American designer Halston at the age of 20. During his time with Halston, he immersed himself in the ethos of modern restraint and learned the craft of draping and cutting fabric to create a clean, elegant, and timeless silhouette. Khan eventually merged this design philosophy with the knowledge he gained from his family’s business to nurture his own unique style, and the Naeem Khan design aesthetic was born.
Khan launched his eponymous collection in 2003 and began selling at Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, and Saks Fifth Avenue. Since then his collections have adorned glamorous women around the world, including Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Taylor Swift, Rachel McAdams, First Lady Michelle Obama, Queen Noor of Jordan, and the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, among others. In 2008, he was inducted as a member of the prestigious Council of Fashion Designers of America and most recently launched the Naeem Khan Bridal collection in 2013. Today the Naeem Khan Ready-to-Wear and Bridal collections are sold at more than 150 retail outlets across the world.
The creation of the capsule collection 2018 collection is inspired by the jagged, yet regular and symmetric zig-zag pattern. The pattern projects an image of a busy and fun urbanite woman on a chaotic working day, or on a weekend full of entertaining activities with friends and family. In other words, it represents a modern and confident working woman who is socially adept and full of optimism. A representation of a charismatic and sophisticated yet charming and gentlewoman, the dress cut styles remain distinctly SHERANUT, with fluid and draping fabrics that have a fabulous body. The collection includes dresses with a form-fitting style designed to fit close to your body, as well as looser fits that fall beautifully and still show off your curves without needing to be tight at all. A defining feature of this season’s collection is simple, subtle dressing for any day’s wear. In other words, the dresses have amazing simplicity and wearability and would fit in anywhere and on any occasion.
Fabrics & Colors
The SHERANUT Capsule 2018 collection takes great care in selecting the right chiffon fabrics with suitable thicknesses for each and every dress. Some sheer and some opaque chiffons, mixed with elegant and light Silk Satin materials.
Techniques & Details
The SHERANUT Capsule 2018 collection skillfully plays with a swift zig-zag pattern by arranging strips of fabric through silver rings of various sizes, carefully positioned at precise locations to optimize your body shape.
Over the 14 years since Tlale launched his brand, South African native David Tlale has showcased his inimitable designs at all the premium fashion week platforms and etched his mark as a favorite on the South African and African fashion landscapes. Renowned for his undeniable knack for showmanship and elaborate designs, Tlale’s work is both daring and elegant – a brand that defies convention and a brand that impenitently employs unpredictable use and understanding of fabric, color, and texture. David Tlale has taken his work around the world and partnered with a number of influential brands in South Africa.
David Tlale’s commitment to its environment is mirrored in its vision for business and community empowerment. The immediate plan is to take on local acclaim to become a top high-fashion house in South Africa before taking on a (waiting) global market. The label has been well received since its inception in 2003 and building a brand that has a strong sense of style and individuality as its signature.
Eugene Lin – Singapore
Singapore-born London-based designer Eugene Lin graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design with a BA (Hons) in Fashion Design Womenswear and a distinction from the Post-Graduate Pattern Cutting course. While still at college, he honed his pattern cutting skills at Preen and Vivienne Westwood, and upon graduation worked for other successful UK-based designers such as Roksanda Ilincic and Ashley Isham.
Eugene set up his eponymous label in 2009, successfully launching his debut womenswear collection Harmatia Spring/Summer 2010 with On|Off at London Fashion Week in September 2009.
The collection received positive press and was picked up by three UK stockists.
Cristiano burani’s creative training starts during his fashion design studies at parsons school in new york, afterward he collects collaborations with companies such as la perla, blumarine, versace, liu jo, michael kors, and benetton_capsule special project.
In 2010 the launch of the brand Cristiano by Cristiano burani after the winning of fashion incubator, a contest by camera nazionale della moda italiana that rewards the best young designers. In the same year, he is one of the finalists at the third edition of “who is on next” by Vogue Italia.
The brand is immediately selected by the most important retailers and catches the interest of the national and international press. For 10 years the brand shows each collection within the Milan fashion week official calendar.
Supported by camera nazionale della moda italiana and his distribution partners, he starts an international tour as a guest with fashion shows and presentations in Paris, London, new york, Dubai, Moscow, kiev, Tokyo, Beijing.
In November 2013 world fashion channel dedicates to the designer the award as the “new name of Italian fashion” during the WFC awards ceremony in Moscow.
In 2015 Cristiano burani’s name is featured in the book “il Nuovo vocabolario della moda italiana”.
For several seasons the designer works in Tokyo on a luxury contemporary collection for the Japanese market.
Jesus Cedeno is a multidisciplinary fashion designer born in Caracas, Venezuela in 1990. After finishing his Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion in the Instituto Brivil of Caracas, Jesus was awarded the Silver thimble as the second-best final Collection, which also landed him a scholarship from the Indonesian government to study abroad due to his participation as the secretary of the Canting Club for Batik Lovers; a community founded by the Embassy of Indonesia in Venezuela in order to promote the use and practice the technique of Batik.
From 2014 to 2015 Jesus attended PPPPTK Seni dan Budaya in Yogyakarta to study the ancient technique of the art of Batik. In 2015 he immersed himself further into his newfound devotion for Batik appearing in the Talk Show “Batik Diplomacy” for a segment for Jakarta Fashion Week; a project developed by the former Ambassador Prianti Gagarin, to share the experience of acceptance and inclusion in the fashion of batik in Venezuela.
In 2017, Jesus merged his passion for fashion, art, and culture by creating a unique runway show held at the residence of the Mexican Ambassador, ‘Mextik’, a play on the words Mexico and Batik. Jesus created a Batik motive inspired by a traditional loom from the region of Hidalgo in Mexico, in order to make a statement that advocates for sharing and respecting cultures and bringing tradition to the twenty-first century.
From there on, Jesus has established himself as a fashion designer and Batik artist in Jakarta, merging his fervor for traditional textiles and global culture, bringing the world together one dress at a time.
Arium / Julie Kim
Motivated by her fascination with nature and culture, Julie Kim, Creative Director of Arium Collection combines inspiration from her Korean heritage with elements from nature and the cultures she has adopted over years of living in the world’s cosmopolitan capitals such as London, New York, Rome, Madrid, Hong Kong, Seoul, and Helsinki. Together with her rich identity as a citizen of the world, Julie possesses almost two decades of expertise as Head Designer including one of a Spanish luxury brand, CH Carolina Herrera. Her passion for jewelry design moved her to launch her own collection that she hopes will resonate with women across the globe.
Foreworld – Singapore
FOREWORD by FOREWORD LABELS is a homegrown designer label that carries ready-to-wear contemporary handcrafted jewelry for women.
FOREWORD is made in Singapore, a young designer label that carries ready-to-wear contemporary women’s accessories.
Witchaya Sriruanthong, a Thailand-based designer graduated from Raffles Design Institute Singapore with Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design and Advance Diploma in Fashion Marketing. Through her 5 years of educations in fashion, she attended quite a few competitions, projects, and voluntaries in the fashion industry but it was a hard decision to start her own clothing line. However after all the encouragement from her friends and loved ones, finally, in 2017, Witchaya decided to begin her new journey by venturing her brand “Witchaya”
Having a background in industrial design instead of fashion design gives Christin Wu a different perspective in design, especially product technicalities. With that advantage alone, she aims to create products that not only prioritize aesthetics but are also ergonomists.
Christin’s passion for fashion products led her to work at a well-known accessory brand in Malaysia. The products she designed soon became the best-selling items, and are still available in the market today.
In 2012, she began to work at a fashion tv’s label. The tremendous experience of being the only person in charge of the footwear division for 3 years has brought her to create Her own brand – Christin Wu.
Lotuz, an Indonesian High End Ready to Wear brand, encapsulates the spirit of modern women. Like a lotus, which never loses its beauty in a murky pond, the modern woman graces each day with femininity and power. Featuring high-quality materials and meticulous workmanship, the timeless Lotuz collection can be combined for a style that segues seamlessly from day to night, 24-7.
Among the many international celebrities who count Lotuz among their favorite fashion choices is Judy Reyes of Devious Maids, Grammy award winner Estelle, TV personality Terri Seymour, and award-winning actress Malin Akerman, all of whom have worn Lotuz designs to international red carpet events.
SHANNON is a semi-formal, ready-to-wear brand that caters to women. Its style is minimal but detailed; with clean lines, fine materials, craftsmanship, and ideal fit being the key elements of SHANNON. The designer behind the brand, Shannon Sutiono, wants to provide women with clothing that not only reflects what is defined as classic but at the same time modern. Elevated textiles mixed with handmade embellishment or special detail bring in textures and shapes to each and every one of its garments. The use of a neutral palette makes SHANNON’s pieces timeless and effortless, but not boring by the addition of seasonal accent colors. SHANNON is the answer for women who like simple dressing but at the same time making statements.
Shannon Sutiono, an Indonesian Chinese, was born and raised in Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia. Through its diversity, Jakarta exposed her to a variety of styles, colors, and cultures from around the world, which often comes as the source of inspiration for her designs. Living in Singapore while pursuing her bachelor’s degree in fashion at Raffles Design Institute, the city witnessed the growth of her style, and she managed to further learn about the world’s fashion industry and garment-making techniques. Her style is simple, not too elaborate, but rich in details. She believes that quality is key, that’s why most of her pieces require a lot of time and craftsmanship to produce.
Collective runway for Italian brands ranging from menswear to femaleswear, shoes, and accessories Brands under Its Lifestyle: Vincenzo de Lauziers, Fedorami, Marco de Luca Bosso, Gia coture, Diana, Personal Shoes, C&G, Ornamentum, MORA 1962, IL Pallino, Calzaturificio Diana, Spleshtee.
Naturally drawn to organic shapes and elements, gathering together contradictions, the works result in having a mix of opposites – raw and refined, structured and soft. With the ensemble of different fabrics (material, texture, and color) in one garment, minimal touches of handcrafted detailing in the garments give a unique combination.
Emerging into the independent market sector, the designer aims to create clothes that are enduring, with each and every carefully crafted garment that will mean something different to each person.
Carrie K – Singapore
Carrie K. was established in 2009 out of a love of meaningful storytelling. Just a year later, we were awarded ELLE Awards’ “Jewellery Designer of the Year”, catapulting us into an international export label.
It all started with a trip to Florence, Italy where the founder, Carolyn found herself taking a month-long apprenticeship with a silversmith. As she put the finishing touches on the first piece of jewellery made by her, she had an epiphany. And at that moment she knew she wanted to be a silversmith and jewellery designer, and Carrie K. was born.
Telephone:+65 9299 8244
Address:Carrie K. Atelier 111 Middle Rd, #02-02 National Design Centre, Singapore 188969
Address:Carrie K. at Design Orchard 250 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238905
Thomas Wee – Singapore
Thomas Wee has been designing for more than 35 years. Emerging from the golden age of Singapore fashion of the ’80s, he continues to push boundaries in design just as he has from the start. Having represented our country on many occasions in international trade shows, Thomas is perhaps one of the few impressive ambassadors of local fashion.
In 2011, he was inducted into the CNN Power List as one of the 30 people who have shaped modern Singapore. A year later, he was invited to sit as a judging jury for the prestigious President’s Design Awards Singapore 2012.
Thomas Wee’s expertise in the field of tailoring has always set him apart, and while he no longer does the jackets that have become synonymous with his name, he is still a master craftsman at manipulating the tailleur. The evolution of the Thomas Wee style continues apace as the designer challenges himself with a new luxe that employs minimum seams to maximum effect so that silhouettes become the dramatic statement of the Thomas Wee aesthetic.
Lion Earl – Singapore
LION EARL was established in 2011 as a multi-disciplinary label that was achieved many milestones including Audi Fashion Festival 2012 & 2013 and Digital Fashion Week 2013. We would like to thank everyone who has supported us on this journey thus far.
Liang Yanqi – I.N.K.
Born in Macao, LIANG Yanqi now is a fashion columnist, fashion stylist, and course instructor of the Macao cultural magazine SD Magazine. In 2014, LIANG founded Inky Store, a fashion clothing store in Macao, to promote fashion culture. In 2016, LIANG co-founded I.N.K with a Macanese designer CHEN Xiaolong. LIANG has served as an image, manager, and retailer for international fashion brands such as Vivienne Westwood, Burberry, and Herms, hosted or been guest for Burberry, Dior, and Macao fashion brands, been an image director for artists from Macao and Mainland China, film and television programs and award ceremony, been invited to Fashion Week in London, Paris, and Seoul. LIANG also works as a model in Macao and participates in local multimedia production.
The design of this series is inspired by the synthesized electronic music and retro-futurism of the 1980s. The splice of different materials, the fusion, deformation, and partial elongation, the transparent and non-transparent fabrics create a sense of depth and convey the spirit of integration. Inspired by the city’s neon lights in the 1980s, the colors used throughout the series are neon purple, electric blue, sunset red and laser yellow embellished. Colorful neon lights and repetitive synthesized electronic music echo through the city and buildings are surrounded by people exploring the city.
The Holly Fulton Studio offers a unique and ambitious approach to design. With its roots firmly placed in fashion and textiles, over the past 10 years, the award-winning label has grown to encompass multi-disciplinary collaborations. With a love of fitting patterns to projects, witty hand-drawn print is the core of the studio’s product output. From bespoke interiors to prestige packaging, capsule collections to consultancy and creative direction, the studio’s attention to detail is well renowned. A distinctive sense of graphic luxury and understanding of innovative craftsmanship informs the studio’s ethos as well as a passion for the creative process, from in-depth research to the finessing of ideas.
Amos Ananda Yeo (Loti)
Ananda? YAO Kangting? Current ambassador of Suitsupply, Singapore, immediately launched AMOS ANANDA after receiving a fashion degree from Raffles College. This fast-growing brand was quickly found to be worn by celebrities such as WU Zun and SHANE POW and won numerous awards. Designer YAO breaks the realm of freedom and makes subversive innovations through a more elegant lifestyle, creating high-level detailed and structured clothing for the future.
AMOS ANANDA YEO graduated from Raffles College of Higher Education with a Bachelor in Fashion Marketing Management in June 2014. One month later, he launched his eponymous label, AMOS ANANDA AMOS ANANDA, known for its elevated dressing and unisex high-streetwear label with detailings that are both luxurious and utilitarian? Demonstrating an athletic yet sophisticated aesthetic. The designer’s philosophy is choosing to excel beyond the expectations of normal. “If you choose to live life normally? You will never get to see how amazing it can be or what you can achieve. This is applied to the way you think, and also every day’s dressing”-Amos Ananda Yeo. In July 2016, AMOS ANANDA made its international debut during Paris men’s Fashion Week as an invited participant at Tranoi.
Han Chong (Self Portrait)
A graduate of Central Saint Martins, the Malaysian-born designer unites a refined aesthetic with a deft understanding of structure and materials that has propelled the brand’s meteoric rise and upended the contemporary fashion market.
Designed in London, made for the world – Self-Portrait believes in celebrating and empowering the women in the clothes. Femininity is ensured by elegant functionality, reflecting a sincere engagement and appreciation for a contemporary way of life.
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Hunting Fields, a clothing brand conceptualized and managed by Raiki Pasya, who is not a stranger in the local fashion industry. Started as the head designer of UNKL347’s women division, which was an internationally renowned local brand. In 2005 Raiki decided that it was the right momentum to establish his own clothing brand Hunting Fields that offers bold cutting and structural patterns without abandoning that little element of play and twist. Raiki feels that simple day-to-day moments can inspire his mind in creating a one-of-a-kind collection for his brand, yet still be wearable for his customers.
Hunting Fields has been receiving positive feedback from the public and has become a favorite brand among social figures in Indonesia. In 2008, CLEO Magazine through its CLEOFashion Awards awarded Hunting Fields as ‘The Most Innovative Local Brand’ at Jakarta Fashion Week(JFW). The following year, Raiki was also awarded as ‘Young Designer of the Year’, during the 2009 JFW. Besides being locally present, Hunting Fields also participated in various international trade shows, such as 2011 Blueprint and Front Row Studio in Singapore. During the trade shows, Hunting Fields received positive reviews from international buyers and enthusiasts from all over the world which opens up negotiation with one of the largest department stores in Asia.
2012 was a very exciting and challenging year for Hunting Fields. Due to the constant high demand, Hunting Fields has been actively participating in the various local trade markets, among others the always happening Brightspot Market, Plaza Indonesia Ramadhan Fair, Grand Indonesia Eksobatika, and many more. In August 2012, along with Happy Go Lucky, an established concept store located in Bandung, Hunting Fields was present at Hong Kong Fashion Week at the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, showcasing the brand’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection to the international market. Another proud accomplishment for Hunting Fields in September 2012, as we were proudly selected to participate in Re-Style Designers Week at Isetan Scotts Singapore in conjunction with JFW. It came to a full circle as Raiki was chosen as one of the jury for CLEO Fashion Awards in 2012, finding new and fresh talent in the local fashion industry.
2014 was another big year for Hunting Fields, participating in different fashion events such as Indonesia Fashion Week, Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival, Plaza Indonesia Fashion Week, and many more. In the same year, Hunting Fields opened its flagship store at the prestigious Plaza Indonesia. At the end of 2014, Hunting Fields was chosen by Mazda Indonesia as one of the ‘Young Vibrant Designers’ and presented the Spring/Summer 2015 collection during JFW to rave reviews.
The following year, Hunting Fields was featured as one of the local fashion brands on the Indonesia Pavilion during World Expo Milano 2015 drawing inspiration from Indonesia’s rich cultural heritage. In 2016 and 2017, Hunting Fields participated in several prominent fashion weeks in Indonesia with a constant presence among the local fashion industry. While in 2018, Hunting Fields was chosen as one of the local fashion brands to represent Indonesia in RISING FASHION, a pop-up store event inParagon Mall Singapore in collaboration with Bekraf, Indonesian Embassy in Singapore, and DFW creative. Until this day, Hunting Fields shows its commitment and existence in the fashion industry by having its collection available at Galeries Lafayette, Seibu GrandIndonesia, Lotte Shopping Avenue Jakarta, Sogo Plaza Senayan, Bobobobo.com, and Isetan Singapore.
Arc – Singapore
Make women feel sexy, empowered, and free. We create designs that reveal the inherently beautiful sculpture that is your body.
Jiang Yueyin – Pollyanna (Loti)
JIANG Yueyin, a Macanese born in the 1990s, growing in Beijing, the founder and designer of POLLYANNA KEONG, a stylist for celebrities, a graphic designer, now is a designer. JIANG graduated from Beihang University in 2013, majoring in industrial design. During school days, JIANG worked as an intern at major Fortune 500 companies and worked on design-related things. After one year of graduation, JIANG decided to resign and created a clothing brand to pursue the original dream.
This series combines the elements of Chinese Five Elements in One, namely “gold, wood, water, fire, and earth” with the street style of the Cenozoic era to better convey the design theme of harmony.
72 Small Dive
72 Smalldive is Singapore’s award-winning pioneer slow fashion label. Taking time to seek out ethical suppliers, staying transparent on products’ origins, supporting traditional craftsmanship, and contributing to social causes are some of our practices to make shopping a more mindful experience.
We aspire to make less but with better quality products, and also to contemplate on how we can continuously build a better relationship between our makers and cour customers. Here, we share our guiding beliefs that shape the business decisions we made for our brand.
Our label was officially launched in 2010, embracing the philosophy of Shokunin, a Japanese term that not only defines a commitment to traditional craftsmanship but also an attitude for social consciousness. Our intent-driven approach and high-quality products have endeared to a steadily growing segment of customers, who identify with our beliefs in buying less, buying mindfully, and buying better. The label has since been featured in many international publications such as British GQ, Vogue UK, Vogue Italy, and Vanity Fair Italy and also received the following design accolades:
Chu Suwannapha is a Cape Town-based designer of Thai descent. He is known in local fashion circles as the “Prince of Prints”, creating bold, eccentric prints based on traditional African patterns for his own unisex label, CHULAAP. Suwannapha is known for his distinctive bowl cut, bow tie, and eclectic mix of patterns. Suwannapha got his start in Thailand, where he worked as a fashion designer and business owner of his CHULAAP line. Next, he studied fashion at ESMOD in Paris, France. In South Africa, Suwannapha worked first as the fashion director at FairLady magazine, and currently as the fashion director of You, Huisgenoot, and Drum magazines. Most recently Suwannapha collaborated with a notable Italian shoe company, Superga.
By Invite Only – Singapore
By Invite Only is a Singaporean-based Jewellery label founder in 2009. The brand believes that jewellery completes an outfit. The brand is raised on a belief that jewellery is more than just pretty, shiny trinkets – it’s about building identity and strengthening confidence.
Zhenchi – Singapore
Since setting up his eponymous label in 2009, the designer is known for his red-carpet-worthy frocks. He’s also racked up an impressive list of achievements—supermodel Naomi Campbell modeled his designs when she was in town for last year’s edition of Digital Fashion Week.