New Blue: Originals A.039

Read Bridge at Clarke Quay set the backdrop for Adidas Originals A.039 fashion showcase.

According to HighSnobiety, as part of the Adidas Originals Spring/Summer 2010 collection, Adidas rolled out a blue label collection entitled ‘Originals A.039’.

… an integral part of the overall adidas Originals line,

but differentiated by its “A.039” branding, the internal code for the Originals blue colour.

(Adidas Originals A.039 is) built to offer an outfit-driven concept, the “Originals A.039” blue label collection presents entire looks from head to toe, for men and women.

Led by apparel and completed by footwear, it reflects the incomparable values of originality, quality and authenticity that the Trefoil brand stands for – in a fresh way and with special attention to detail.

To a certain extent, I caught this show entirely by accident. My sister and I were there to catch the next show, ‘Spectrum : Front Row x Dr Martens’ which my invite said would commence at 9pm. This adidas show kicked off at approximately 9.30pm and Spectrum started very promptly at 10.45pm. hahas

Didn’t get the memo that punctuality is passé this season.

But I’m not complaining since my sister and I got to catch two shows instead of one (:

Th collection was colourful without being overpowering. I especially liked the print dress (one photo up) because upon closer inspection, the abstract print reveals different layers of separate, recognizable images.

By the way, this model is really cute 😀

Also, I thought this outfit was styled together very well. Although I’d be rather sel-conscious if I were to leave the house like that.

All in all, the incorporation of colours, prints and patterns were executed well, adding much needed elements of interest without straying far from the Adidas design philophy.

Adidas “Originals A.039”.

I wonder how extensive is the range of this blue label that was brought into Singapore and what is the price range like.

Does anyone know?

Anyway, I’ll be uploading more images from this show on Wottoncool’s Facebook Page.

Stay tuned! (:

NEXT Please! II

Have you heard of the jingle “I am slowly going crazy, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, SWITCH! – Crazy going slowly am I,6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, SWITCH!”? It kinda goes on and on and drives me and the people around me insane. I’ll sing it to you the next time.

Anyhoo, Terry Yeo’s label is called ForInsaneHuman. So it must be meant for me. Even though it’s menswear. I. Need.

Who da man.

There’s a certain allure about a white-out. Your eyes kinda just zoom into the details – like the overlapping fabrics of varying translucence and the knitted ropes draped all over..

Lookie it fits me so swell! (and also induces a spurt of cheesy grins and overall happy dayz.)

I think this might be the first booth I scoot to in Parco’s Fashion Incubator. I chope!

Wottoncool @Uniqlo, Somerset 313

Bloggers were out in full force at Uniqlo’s From Tokyo to Singapore Fashion show at the Ritz Carlton and Somerset 313 store preview.

(Sorry readers, don’t have time to write an extensively long or elaborate post. I have to be in school by 8am tmr and I don’t know how I’m going to achieve that)

In the meantime, here are some photos! (:

I HAVE A REASON FOR ALL OF THIS

Yes, I have a perfect reason for my irresponsible absence in these few months, and this is it!

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Er yea, two dresses… Project Runway participants can churn out almost-couture in a day or two, but yes I needed a few months to draw, plan, decide and (attempt to) sew a raglan sweater dress with ginormous sleeves and a maxi dress with a corset belt thing. Very simple shapes cos as it is, I cannot sew. I didn’t know how to operate a sewing machine. And when I got to learning, it was on one of those huge table-like vintage ones with pedals, which is probably older than I am.

So how did all this come about? The student union decided that in order to promote their active, wholesome, holistic, all-rounded student body, a fashion show would do the trick, heh.

They posted an annoucement looking for student fashion designers who would design two outfits. The theme was “bright colours” and my first thought was, uh-oh. But my friend and I decided to join anyway!

I don’t have much to say about the runway show itself, but I’m glad I joined because I completed two dresses, which I wouldn’t have done so otherwise because nothing can get my lazy self movin’.

Pictures from the rehearsal.

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I tried to copy Ungaro’s SS08 two-tone lips on my models. I think I lurve it. They were making lipstick prints on Kleenex with their lip colours cos it looked so kewl.

Boizzzz, would you kiss a girl with lips coloured like that?

Unlike many people (like etsy sellers) who proclaim that their clothes are professionally serged with love, I can only assure you of the most noob or sewing in my dresses. (Except for the long dark grey one because my aunt did it for me :D)

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Zuper tall and leggy Lynette with Sharmaine.

Basically, I did not have any grand idea whatsoever. I only knew that I had a bright colours theme and I wanted to use neon.

Then there came bits of Susie Bubble‘s heather grey+neon confections, recalling my horrors of seeing neon yarn, cross stitch string and netting in my childhood, and a bad attempt at embroidery for a cheesy something for my boyfriend 😛

I actually told the hosts that ooohhh I was inspired by sportswear and all that jazz, but seriously, it’s as random as random gets.

I quite like the texture that I got from weaving the yarn and netting. Haven’t got a chance to get a proper close up.

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The hat was from Accessorize and I paid no more than $12 for it. It was on a 70% discount. I say the above in past tense not only because the deed was already done, but because IT IS MISSING!!!!!!!

I couldn’t find it the night before the show and I was totally phreaking out (doesn’t freaky sound more emphatic with ‘ph’ instead? lol).

Anyway I did without it.

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(Please ignore the tumourous/intestinal-looking thing around Kelly’s waist. It was a belt work-in-progress.)

You know what, looking at Michelle’s dresses makes me feel colour-impaired. I lurve the colours she used in her dresses! Yes we all know the thing about complimentary colours, but I wouldn’t have come up with something like that.

Btw, she designs very lovely jewellry too 😀

Pictures from the actual day.

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Makeup on the actual day done by one of my best friends, Praveena 😀

Sorry their faces look kinda skewed. That’s what wide angle lenses do to you.

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Happy faces after the show. This is actually the least tired-looking ones out of the lot!

More to come!

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Sports has grown into something so scientific and researched into it’s no longer just maintaining physical fitness or overall health.

Sports also has grown into something about being body conscious – how you look while doing it, and how you look after doing it.

Yesterday, Sarah and I were treated to a fashion show by Puma, in conjunction with Marina Square’s Lead the Fashion Revolution.

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There were some really cute shoes – sneakers, half sneakers, canvas boat shoes and sporty ballet flats that caused mini heart attacks because I couldn’t get good photos of them, and I wanted them (the shoes, not the photos) so bad!

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It was a fun, laid-back, preppy-sporty show that got people scurrying to the store right after the fashion show to enjoy the 15% discount storewide!

We too went into the store after the show, but by the time I decided to valiantly reward myself with a pair of happy crayola coloured sneaker, they were all sold out in my size.

Puma’s got a HUGE event coming up at Zouk. Stay tuned!

Dong Dong Dong Qiang!

Chinese New Year is coming up! I’ve been running in advance (to gain ‘credits‘) and in anticipation that I’ll be eating a lot of yummy goodies *slurps* pineapple tarts!!! ❤

If, like me, you have yet to purchase new clothes and want to pay homage to the Chinese heritage… You could consider My Mandarin Collar.

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Located in the Holland Village area, they carry traditional Qi Paos and Cheongsams.

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As well as a wide variety of non-traditional interpretations.

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Over the past weekend, I helped out with a small charity fund-raising event: A silent auction accompanied by an informal fashion show, sponsored by My Mandarin Collar.

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I wore a wonderful Qi Pao jumpsuit [that I am quite tempted to buy, although I was somewhat afraid of finding out its price.. :/ feeling very poor right now] (Jumpsuit not on My Mandarin Collar site yet)

Perhaps, I could buy it then hope that my ang pao money covers it’s cost (although I can’t believe I’m even contemplating this!! hahas)