had a lovely chat with a bunch of young fashionistas at the parco next next singapore designers tea yesterday. they were really curious about the state of the fashion scene when I first started, and the designers who were the toast of the town then. which led me to dust off my photo albums and dig into my fashion archives to rediscover the reason why i ended up in this fab industry.
thomas wee and tan yoong, singapore’s premier designers in the late 1970’s and today, two of singapore’s top couturiers the predecessors to fashion week – fashion connections , the soda shows and the premier asian designers’ gala lin weng kai is now one of singapore’s top bridal designers the society of designing arts ( SODA ) was responsible for nurturing many of the top designers, including arthur yen, david wang, celia loe, bobby chng and esther tay
before setting up future state, juit leng had an avant garde fashion label with a gaultier-gigli-esque sensibility