As we edge closer to celebrating Singapore’s 54th year of independence on National Day next week, we also remember that this year marks the Singapore Bicentennial — the 200th anniversary of Sir Stamford Raffles’ arrival in Singapore in 1819.
Last Tuesday, the Textile and Fashion Federation (TaFF) launched Spotlight: Singapore Stories 2019 for the second time running. This year, seven homegrown brands — Weekend Sundries, Kayloo Prints, Esther Tay, CYC, Joan Guo, Kanyeka, and CAYRA — created capsule collections inspired by the Singapore Bicentennial, reflecting the rich heritage of the country.
The evening began with a fashion presentation featuring two creations per label at the TENCEL™ Studio on the third floor of Design Orchard, which was graced with the presence of Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth Ministry of Communications and Information Ms. Sim Ann. The show was followed by a reception at The Cocoon Space on the second floor, where the full collection was on display for guests to preview in greater detail.
Selected Singapore Stories creations will be available at the Design Orchard shop on Level 1 for purchase throughout the month of August.
Clozette is proud to be the digital content and fashion show partner for Spotlight: Singapore Stories. Click here to read more about each designer and the inspiration behind their Singapore Stories collection.
If you’re curious about what happened at the showcase, scroll on to see some highlights below.