|Penang Fashion Week 2017|
|Written by Administrator II|
|Wednesday, 29 March 2017 15:08|
Date: 15 – 23 April 2017
Venue: Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang
Under the theme Colours of Spring / Summer 2017, the 3rd edition of Penang Fashion Week 2017 will take place from 15-23 April 2017 at Gurney Paragon Mall, presenting the latest fashion trends of some of the famous brands, as well as showcasing creativity of design talents from local and abroad. The public and trade visitors can expect a series of delightful catwalks shows, realising Penang Fashion Week’s objective to bring fashion and lifestyle industry players together under one roof.
This year, Penang Fashion Week 2017 will present 12 leading and emerging local designers, alongside with 6 acclaimed international designers, adding more excitement to this colourful event. Returning fashion designers such as Illiza Ho (Taiwan), Eric Choong (KL), Keith Kee (Penang), and Ranndy Goh (Penang) are joined by newcomers Richard Li (Hong Kong), Mo Hom (Myanmar) and Bon Zainal (KL), among others, in Penang’s most significant fashion event to date. The combination of the very best local talents alongside that from Asia will be a key milestone in Penang’s position on the world stage for fashion.
Local new design force from Esmod Kuala Lumpur and Equator College are also ready to showcase their creativity to the world during the 9-day event. Each will bring their own unique perspective but all share the common values of the highest standards in creating breath-taking work. Covering the full spectrum of creativity and styles, this will be the most extensive showcase of high level local fashion talents to have taken place.
In addition, with enhanced exposure and more sponsors coming on board, Penang Fashion Week 2017 is looking to break existing records as the brand continues to grow in popularity within the media and community as a benchmark for uniting talents and breaking barriers within the community. With an impressive line-up of global partnerships and fashion brands such as La Martina, Tumi, Kate Spade New York, Puma etc, Penang Fashion Week 2017 is leading the fashion event and undoubtedly one of the fastest growing fashion events in the country. Among the sponsors, Sephora, Marc Jacobs Beauty and Kat Von D will be providing model makeup. Hair will be styled by Blonde & Brunette with Schwarzkopf as the main haircare product sponsor.
As the event's airlines and car sponsors, Cathay Pacific, Fireflyz and Mercedes-Benz will be providing VIP transportation. G Hotel Gurney, G Hotel Kelawei, Four Points by Sheraton Penang, T+ Hotel and The Northam All Suites Penang will be providing rooms for the VIPs. Other collaborating partners include The Star, Guang Ming Daily, Backstage Professional, L’Officiel, Men’s Folio, Lush Aesthetics and Sun Seekers, Floralsense Creation and Magnum.
For more information, please visit facebook.com/gurneyparagon