Saturday, October 15, 2011

Launch of Haute Couture Exhibition & Singapore Fashion Film Festival


With Singapore breaking into the top 10 global fashion capital (standing at 8) and Louis Vuitton's newly opened Island Maison store.. Things are just getting more exciting for the fashionista in Singapore!

I am incredibly happy to share the news that eight couturiers will be showing their designs at Haute Couture Week in Singapore during the Women's Fashion Week! They are Alexis Mabille, Anne Valérie Hash, Christophe Josse, Dominique Sirop, Eymeric François, Gustavo Lins, Maxime Simoens and Stéphane Rolland.

Last Wednesday I attended the launch of Haute Couture Exhibition ahead of Women's Fashion Week on October 6, 2011 at The Shoppes located in Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Here's a little sneak peek:


Designer Alexis Mabille specially flew in from Paris to attend the event and press conference. He also showed five designs from his Spring 2011 Haute Couture collection.


Renowned aesthetic and skin care doctor, Dr Georgia Lee was also present at the event wearing a sequin dress from Prada Fall/Winter 2011. A leopard print pump from Yves Saint Laurent to spice up her look.

The exhibition is located at Grand Colonnade South (between Ferragamo and Chanel).

Ready-To-Wear (Prêt-à-Porter)
October 21-23: Hervé Léger, Max Mara and Issue

Haute Couture
October 26: Ashley Isham, Thomas Wee, Frederick Lee (Asian Couture Showcase)
October 27: Maxime Simoens, Gustavo Lins
October 28: Eymeric François, Christophe Josse
October 29: Dominique Sirop, Alexis Mabille, Anne Valérie Hash
October 30: Stéphane Rolland


I had so much fun editing the film, many thanks to Abdul Qayyuum & Co. for photographing the event, you guys are amazing!


The inaugural Singapore Fashion Film Festival will also be held from October 21 to November 7, 2011 at Sinema Old School and Alliance Française de Singapour.

Take a look into the personal lives of Yves Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre Berg through a film by Philippe Thorreton, Yves Saint Laurent, Pierre Bergé – L'amour fou which is the highlight of the festival. It will be shown at Alliance Française de Singapour on November 3 and 5.

Singaporeans will be the first in the world to catch Hearts and Crafts by Frédéric Laffont and Isabelle Dupuy-Chavana, which is also a highlight at the festival.

Check out fashionfilmfestival.sg for the full list of films that will be screening during the festival. Priced at $12.00 per ticket, get them on tickettailor.com.

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