Meet Singapore Fashion Week's Rising Stars
While there was plenty of international talent at the Audi Fashion Festival—Singapore Fashion Week, in laymen's terms—the region's emerging designers gave a solid performance. More than anything, I was truly impressed by the workmanship shown in the majority of the new-designer collections. Project Runway-level clothes these were not. Instead, these up-and-coming designers from China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, and of course, Singapore itself, debuted well-constructed collection (often with a refreshing point of view). Click through to meet five stand-out designers.
The Best of Tokyo Spring 2012 Fashion Week: From the Silly to the Sublime
semblance of normalcy. Tokyo fashion week just ended over the weekend, and we'd say that the mood of Japanese designers for spring is pretty hopeful and joyful. In addition to a lot of the trends we've seen in New York and Europe--like peplum, print-mixing, transparency, and playing with volume--Tokyo also served up a lot of its signature playfulness and attention to detail. Click through to see some of the highlights from the shows.