FMP Look 2 – Actual

Time is ticking and in 3 weeks time we are going to do our graduation book photo shoot. This look will be using leather for my vest design, Joe taught me how to handle leather such as it cannot be poked with pins and also special scissor and machine for leather. I only did one…

FMP Look 2 – Toile

For the second look, I will be playing with origami x pleating for the dress and  constellation pattern for the outerwear. The outerwear was also draped from the mini dummy so it need to be re-scaled but since my first actual I tried a few times, I got the exact ratio to resize which shorten…

FMP Look 1 – Actual

There are never endless problem for this look. During the toile process, muslin fabric was quite stiff so it hold iron pleat nicely. For my actual fabric which is silk wool, I need to fused interfacing to hold the 3D piece together. I tried two different ways and check which one works better. Next problem…

Hong Kong Poster

I would like to share my experience in Hong Kong through this poster. The colorful building background which you can see everywhere because in Hong Kong, most of the building are skyscraper with colors.  Experience means the sourcing fabric trip which is the most important point of coming all the way to Hong Kong. Adventure…

FMP Look 1 – Toile Bodice + Pants

My original idea for the bodice was to do a crop top since the 3D drape end on the waist area, but after some consultation I changed it into a peplum design. I was quite skeptical about creating princess line or simple dart as my peplum flare so I experimented with pin tuck techniques. Left…

FMP Look 1 – Toile 3D Drape

Here I am back from Hong Kong trip and ready to made my first look. Before the trip, I was doing some experimentation using a mini toile and now I need to re-scale it into model size. My first idea was to create a bodice for the mini toile then re-scale the whole piece after…

The Woolmark Company

The fourth day of Hong Kong trip we are going to visit The Woolmark Company to gain more knowledge about wool. The office is located in Kowloon Tower Landmark East building. The aesthetic of the building and the office are grey with marbling texture added with silver touches. I love the ambience of the office,…

Hong Kong Trips: Reflection

So here is my thought about one week trip going to Hong Kong for fabric sourcing. There are pros and cons so please review with open mind attitude. From day one, I think taking an early flight is great choice since you can still slept during the 4 hours flight and yet arrive in Hong…

Hong Kong Trips: Experience

Day 1 Sunday morning, we took taxi to meet up at 4am to check in our luggage and after that we went to have porridge as breakfast. This is my first time flying with United Airlines, and I am quite scared because of the infamous news. During my check in time, the officer inquires a…

Hong Kong Trips: Mission Statement

For the next week, the whole class will be going to Hong Kong also known as the “Pearl of the Orient” to do fabric sourcing and also part of our “Global Experience in Art & Design” class. In my previous college I had went to Hong Kong for a “20th Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer” @HKTDC on July 2013. After 4…

Paragon Event: Switzerland x Singapore

Just around few weeks before semester break, we are given an announcement that Paragon are holding an event for Switzerland and Singapore diplomatic ties celebration. We are to design a garment and an table top cow design. Both of the mission supposed to have the similarities between the two countries such and red and white…

Capsule Collection: Photo shoot

Finally it is time to shoot my capsule collection babies! Actually I planned to shoot it back in Penang, Malaysia during my holiday but in the end we shoot it in our college using the facilities we have here. I did few research of style direction which is more hipster and street style styling and…