Showcase ends with a bang


  • Nation
  • Monday, 09 May 2005

BY ELIZABETH LOOI

PETALING JAYA: Shoppers at 1 Utama were greeted by a lively dance performance by local celebrities and models as Melinda Looi’s designs were paraded on the catwalk.  

The Catwalk @ The Mall wrapped up KL Fashion Week 2005 yesterday.  

While models strutted out in Looi’s collection that featured fashion from the 1950s, celebrities including model/actress Carmen Soo and fashion stylist Victor Goh, and models danced and sang on stage to the song Summer Nights from the movie Grease

The event opened with men’s wear creations from Mohd Azizi Hassan, Key Ng and William Liew. 

The designers’ ensemble comprised mostly casual wear in light and bright colours to evoke a relaxed “holiday” mood.  

While Mohd Azizi’s latest contemporary batik collection was filled with pastel colours, Ng’s creations suggested a cyber era with colours, like silver and white, trimmed in blue lining themed “Flying Freely To The Blue Horizon”. 

DANCING QUEENS: Dancers jiving to Summer Nightsfrom the movie Greaseduring the fashionshow featuring clothes by Looi at 1 Utama in Petaling Jaya Sunday.

William Liew’s bright and colourful shades set the “holiday” mood.  

They were followed by Amanda Brown, Adam Sun & Edmund Ser and Nashka Solotareff. 

While Brown’s collection was themed “Denim Desire”, Sun & Ser’s were bursting with retro colours. 

Solotareff’s beachwear themed “Cool Casuals”, featured mostly bright colours with floral motifs and pareos.  

Yen broke away from his signature black chiffon and showcased a collection of elegant office wear, all in white. 

Jonathen Cheng featured his spring and summer collection with funky colours while Richard Tsen’s sartorial creations were bright pink and white, incorporating Japanese costume elements.  

The colourful and intricate numbers by Melor were followed by Wan Noor Azleena’s mostly lilac collection.  

Ridzuan Bohari’s creations, mainly in pink and white, were themed “Pure and Life” to symbolise life and feminism. 

Maya Ubrani wrapped up the show with her contemporary Indian designs. 

KL Fashion Week 2005 was organised by The Star and presented by Tourism Malaysia and L’Oreal Paris. 

 

Click here to go to KL Fashion Week website

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