14 August 2017:Mark your calendars for the fashion event of the year this 16-20 August
The most exiting fashion event of 2017 is finally here! This year, the Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week celebrates its fifth anniversary as the country’s leading fashion platform for emerging local designers.
Officially launched at Pavilion on 14 August (with the event itself taking place from 16-20 August), the glittering evening saw plenty of celebrity appearances and performances, along with a mini fashion spectacular – a intriguing sneak peek at the many runway shows to come.
Ning Baizura hits all the right notes during the KLFW Grand Launch
Adila Long, Cassey Gan, Melinda Looi, Syaiful Baharim and Alia Bastamam are just some of the headliners this year, all showcasing their never-before-seen designer collections.
On 18 August, the grand finale of the Airasia Runway Ready Designer Search will take place, bringing together 20 aspiring contestants from 10 ASEAN countries, all vying for the top prize and a coveted spot in in next year’s KLFW line-up. KLFW will be inviting six international guest designers from China, India, Australia, Japan, the Philippines and South Korea to facilitate a creative bi-lateral dialogue, and promote the growth of local talent.
Models ready to strut their stuff this 16-20 August
Other things to look forward to include the Batik Kelantan x KLFW collaboration where six designers will present their modern twist on traditional batik fabrics, and the Isetan x KLFW pop-up, where shoppers will be able to pick up several of the looks seen on this year’s catwalk.
Filled with all the glitz, glamour and razzle-dazzle you would expect of a high-fashion gala, KLFW 2017 proves that Malaysia is more than capable of being a world-class hub for fashion.
Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week Ready-To-Wear 2017WHERE Centre Court, Pavilion KL
WHEN 16-20 AugustTEL 03 2733 9337klfashionweek.com
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