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ust being patriotic when we say there’s no stopping Malaysia’s
designers – with their diverse approaches towards fashion and a heightened
awareness of our multicultural heritage, in their own words, there’s much to
rejoice in our home-grown talent.

We're not just being patriotic when we say there’s no stopping Malaysia’s designers – with their diverse approaches towards fashion and a heightened awareness of our multicultural heritage, in their own words, there’s much to rejoice in our home-grown talent.


1. Silas Liew

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Capturing attention with his unorthodox approach towards reconstructing traditional garments and re-appropriating tailoring, Silas Liew’s exploration of colour and texture across modern urban fashion continues to turn heads.

 


2. Cassey Gan

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After a quick about-turn from studying chemical engineering to spending four years at the London College of Fashion, her clever fabric combinations and relaxed silhouettes have produced modern and timeless collections that prioritise functional style over fast fashion.

 


3. Jonathan Liang

 

Emphasising impeccable workmanship and a dreamy, feminine simplicity, his prêt-à-porter women’s wear collections are raw, sensual and remarkably effortless. 

 


4. Khoon Hooi

 

Drawing romantic, ultra-feminine lines into a modern light, his avant-garde shapes make it possible for women to approach whimsical fashion from an edgier, more complex standpoint.

 


5. PU3

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Gothic, unashamedly punk and – in their own words – channelling “classy punk”, designer duo twins Putri Azalea Ashram Ramli and Putri Yasmin have fully turned to the dark side with experimental cutting and suede, PVC and leather tough-girl fabrics.

 


6. Bernard Chandran

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Hailed as the king of Malaysian fashion and couturier extraordinaire, his signature aesthetic consists of unconventional tailoring and cutting, and radical, voluminous silhouettes.

 


7. Alia Bastaman

 

Revered for her astoundinglybeautiful bridal gowns, the cool, neoteric and sophisticated design aesthetic has made her the designer of choice for many a Malaysian celebrity and socialite for everything from ready-to-wear to bespoke creations. Sharp cuts, soft fabrics and a daring touch of sensuality are very much Alia Bastamam’s calling card.

 

 

8. Jovian Mandagie

 

Expect nothing less than top-of-the-line workmanship and attention to detail from his ‘Malindo’-inspired creations, be they couture, bridal wear or ready-to-wear – a masterclass in intricacy and superb cutting. 

 


9. Ezzati Amira

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With a penchant for vintage clothing and designing on the basis of “controlled chaos”, she’s a designer that the bold and fearless modern woman can relate to, reaching out towards the peculiar and androgynous through her women’s wear line. 

 


10. Joe Chia

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Always ever-so-slightly androgynous, sculptural, and with strong undertones of rebellion – as demonstrated in his own ready-to-wear collection and collabs with shu uemura and Uniqlo – is it any surprise that he’s all for dressing “women of the revolution”? 

 


11. Allien Gan

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A self-taught stylist-turned-designer who’s currently based in Shanghai, he’s a fan of sleek, timeless minimalism, plenty of which has filtered into his label A.L.L.I.E.N., which was launched in 2009 with edgy but wearable ready-to-wear pieces. 

 


12. Rizalman Ibrahim

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Credited with raising modern Malaysian fashion to new heights, the famed couturier (who recently commemorated his 20th anniversary in the local fashion industry) is known for his meticulous tailoring and deft fusion of classic elements with contemporary designs. 

 


13. Sereni & Shentel

 

Bursting into the scene with an irrepressible sense of fun in 2009, Sereni Linggi and Shentel Lee’s vibrant headbands are proudly handmade in Borneo, featuring everything from Lady Gaga-sized bows to sparkling rhinestones to make each wearer the life of any and every party. 

 


14. Ong Shunmugam

A photo posted by Ong Shunmugam (@ongshunmugam) on Dec 16, 2014 at 1:46am PST

 

It’s no surprise that Singaporean-based designer Priscilla Shunmugam won the Grand Award at last year’s Design For Asia Awards; her cerebral women’s wear label favours longevity and sartorial construction over fast fashion, taking cues from traditional textile techniques and engaging with the often-tricky concepts of contemporary Asian aesthetics.


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We now live in an era where animals can have more Instagram followers than us humans. We don't blame them though, especially when they're so adorable and full of personalities like these superstars!

 

1. @piggyandpolly


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A photo posted by Piggy & Polly (@piggyandpolly) on Jan 16, 2015 at 6:33am PST

 

Based in Delray Beach, Florida, these Frenchie sisters are professionals in head-tilts and cuddles. Piggy and Polly are constantly seen lounging on the coziest of beds and going on fabulous road trips. Jealous!

 

 

2. @buddyboowaggytails

 

 

The ultimate cutest power duo, Buddy and Boo (titled "Cutest Dog in the World") just welcomed Blue, the latest addition to their family. These three golden fur babies can melt anyone's heart with their puffy paws and chubby cheeks!

 

 

3. @milomeetsworld

 

 

This snow white Maltese can easily be mistaken as a soft toy with his surreal cuteness. Often seen being featured in trendy pet magazines, Milo is one puppy to look out for!

 

 

4. @marniethedog

 

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A photo posted by Marnie The Dog (@marniethedog) on Jan 15, 2015 at 10:41am PST

 

Known for her signature tongue out and permanent head-tilt, this 12-year-old Shih Tzu is making her mark in Hollywood. Marnie was seen in the arms of many A-list celebrities such as Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and even Sam Smith! 

 

5. @nevillejacobs

 

 

Neville, a black and white Bull Terrier is no ordinary pup as he belongs to fashion mastermind Marc Jacobs. Being Marc Jacobs' dog definitely has its perks as Neville is constantly looking runway ready in the latest designs and posing in artistic pictures we can never get enough of!

 

 

6. @jiffpom

 

 

This pint-sized rising star may look familiar to some as he was featured in Katy Perry's "Dark Horse" music video back in 2014. Loved by many, Jiff the Pomeranian is taking over the social media scene with his countless celebrity selfies and enviably fabulous lifestyle.

 

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