Kuala Lumpur, a city known to many for its greenery, a variety of food, shopping scene, tropical climate and warm friendly people. This is a destination for your bucket list. You will definitely be spoilt for choice of not only the food and site but also, the vibrant fashion scene.
When it comes to fashion, there are some designers who have made their mark in the fashion industry not only locally but internationally. Dato’ Bernard Chandran, Melinda Looi, Zang Toi, Jimmy Choo and more. With the recent KL Fashion Week Ready to Wear 2016, the celebration of new and upcoming designers has never been greater.
These four fashion designers are the coolest names to know – and wear – right now in Kuala Lumpur. They are the are the new faces of fashion in Kuala Lumpur.
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Joshua Fitton’s background in interior design has helped him bring forth his fashion brand, Atelier Fitton, for men. The emphasis is on a contemporary and timeless aesthetic where the architecture and construction of each piece are carefully thought through and executed. Each piece has been carefully engineered to be functional, comfortable and elegant.
With 15 years of fashion and luxury retail industry experience, Megat Alfie dwelled into fashion as a personal creative outlet as well as a self-discovery tool. Inspired by Syaiful Baharim, Megat loves creating resortwear for men as it is an extension and, somewhat , an exaggeration of what he wears on a daily basis. Megat Alfie has featured in two consecutive KL Fashion Weeks and there is no stopping him.
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Known for her signature use of interesting silhouettes with soft layers and drapes, Nurita Harith has been interested in drawing since she was five. Her love for art and fashion keeps her doing what she loves most and the challenge of creating and designing keeps her on her feet. Besides being a ready to wear collection designer, she also does custom made designs.
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A beautiful collaboration between public relations mogul Selina Yeop Jr, singer Ning Baizura and Cambodian designer Romyda Keth is what spells out Romyda KL. Their debut at KL Fashion Week 2016 became the talk of the town. The collection saw French chic with Asian influence, and bold colours with flirty, fun and feminine designs.