fashion . News & Events

Malaysia's Representatives To AirAsia Runway Ready Designer Search 2017

They're ready!

The quest to find the best young fashion designer in the ASEAN region continues with the announcement of the representatives of Malaysia to the 2017 AirAsia Runway Ready Designer Search.

For the third season of the competition, Malaysia will be represented by Andrew Low and Phynix Tan Pek Han. The two were chosen by an esteemed panel of judges composed of Aireen Omar, Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia Malaysia; Andrew Tan, Founder of Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week Ready to Wear; Vivy Yusof, Co-founder of FashionValet; Alia Bastamam, fashion designer; and Yang Mei Ling, Editor of FEMALE Malaysia Magazine.

Speaking of the contest, Omar said: “We know that talent is abundant across the ASEAN region and we are proud to have initiated this platform to help up-and-coming designers kick-start their careers.”

The winner of the 2017 AirAsia Runway Ready Designer Search will take home 150,000 AirAsia BIG Points; RM25,000 fund to produce a capsule collection to be sold on; a six-page fashion spread in AirAsia’s in-flight magazine, Travel3Sixty; AirAsia flights and mentorship from the KLFW RTW. The winner will also showcase their collection at KL Fashion Week RTW 2018.

Subscribe to AirAsia's YouTube channel to follow the designers' journeys.