There was an explosion of colour and unique characters at the pavilion as designers for day 2 showcased their creative individuality. So did the attendees expressing their unique style. It was really the time to really get inspired
In line with her book called #88 Love life, Schmiley Mo is the ready-to-wear line of popular Indonesian blogger, Diana Rikasari, and it is again a reflection of her approach to life – To be happy! Known for her whimsical and quirky sense of style, Schmiley Mo offers street-inspired clothing, where we can play around with placing the emoji-style fabric stickers to make each piece unique and one of a kind. Definitely to turn those frowns upside down.
Cassey Gan was this year’s winner of a design enhancement program in Paris. No surprise as her collection screams cutting edge, and is definitely aimed at the confident. This was my favourite of the day, if not for the whole of KLFW. I was drawn by her use of geometric shape, daring cuts, and vibrant prints on a modern structured silhouete. These elements combine in the form of pieces that are definitely her own and like no other.
My Apparel Zoo by Ellie Norman
Ellie Norman latest collection incorporates elements of Japanese culture and art, through the use of bold prints that echoes paintings, as well as folding and drapery that reflects origami to enhance her classic looks. The prints ranged from fruits to fish-scales, with a cohesive use of contrast of gold against black. Congratulations to Ellie for receiving ‘Outstanding Brand Award’ for KLFWRTW2016, which is well deserved.
Another runway debut. Maslea KL’s minimalistic aesthetic accentuates the edgy and captivating collection of accessories from handbags to necklaces. It was news to me that Maslea KL is a clothing line from well known and lust-worthy designer handbag brand Sakura Malaysia. From color pallete to silhouete, Maslea has definitely embraced the concept of minimalism.
What a presentation! They have injected their basic line with the element of fantasy, with the choice of headwear, music, and even the way the male models channel it in their catwalk.