Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Couture, cuisine and cocktails at Elegantology party

All dressed up: (From left) Terence Ong of Pernod Ricard Malaysia, guest Raj Aria and Beatrice Looi of Elegantology.

All dressed up: (From left) Terence Ong of Pernod Ricard Malaysia, guest Raj Aria and Beatrice Looi of Elegantology.

A party brought together various elements that celebrated male elegance.

IT WAS a cocktail of fashion, gastronomy and mixology at a party by Elegantology, held recently at Poppy Garden in Kuala Lumpur.

Guests, including celebrities Patricia K, Joey G, Alan Yun and Xandria Ooi, came dressed in the purest of colours to the theme of White Elegance.

The party previewed the new menswear collections from three of Elegantology’s designers: Daniel Chong, Hayden Koh and Michael Ong.

Actor Lawrence Wong in a Hayden Koh design paired with shoes by Daniel Chong.
Actor Lawrence Wong in a Hayden Koh design paired with shoes by Daniel Chong.

Koh’s new collection is an androgynous take on casual and contemporary wear that both men and women can wear, while Chong showcased a collection of exclusive leather footwear and accessories.

In addition to previewing the new collections, which are currently available at Elegantology Gallery and Restaurant in Publika, KL, guests had a one-on-one styling consultation with Elegantology’s style advisors (or Elegantologists).

Bringing gastronomy into the mix, Elegantology chefs Johnny Fua and Sherson Lian cooked up delectable culinary creations, including Tarragon Mustard Lobster Bouchees, Sous Vide Chad Potatoes with Sour Cream and Caviar, Mini Mango Galettes and Twisted Parsley Breadsticks with Tomato Pesto Dip.

A model in Michael Ong's design.
A model in Michael Ong’s design.

The canapés paired well with the pure cocktails of the night: Martell Summit and Martell Sidecar. The former is a refreshing mix of Martell VSOP and lemonade with a hint of lime and ginger, while the classic Sidecar combines Martell VSOP with triple sec and lemon juice.

Celebrating all things elegant, the party presented the Elegant Men of the Night award, sponsored by Martell. The six best-dressed guests, who best embodied the night’s theme, each received a RM200 voucher for Elegantology Gallery and a bottle of Martell VSOP Edition Nuit. The bottle is a redesign of the iconic Martell VSOP with a glow in the dark effect that alternates between light and dark depending on the surroundings. The limited edition bottle is currently only available in Malaysia.

Celebrity guests Patricia K and Joey G.
Celebrity guests Patricia K and Joey G.

Adding to the couture, cuisine and cocktails, DJ Zara Gift from Thailand and Malaysia’s DJ Faith provided the beats for the night. 

Tags / Keywords: Lifestyle , Elegantology , Martell , fashion , menswear


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