All about fashion in Singapore...

Singapore has long become the Paris of Asia. Many people have known this city as the place where they can find the latest collection of word famous fashion brands. Yes, this place is the answer for fashionistas in Asia.Almost everydaySingapore held a fashion event, so if you are a truly fashionista, prepare yourself to be lured by the latest collections of different brands every single day. Indeed, the development of fashion is unimaginably fast since this creativity that becomes the source of fashion is an unstoppable thing.

First to be prepared of is the Audi Fashion Festival. This annual event brings out the real fashion event. During the weekend, it presents wine tasting, fashion photography, press conference, opening party of a fashion brand, fashion shows, and many other interesting things. For the week, there will be the opening of a New York brand The House of Herrera. Do not miss Collette Dinnigan from Australia that will show off her latest collections and Raoul with the opening from Victoria's Secret Supermodel that will bring out sexiness of his Autumn/Winter collections to the room. Enjoy the other entertainments that will not make you stop WOW-ing throughout the event. Regret will only come at the end of this series of glamour.

Traveling around Singapore might be the best idea of enjoying the ethnicity and modernity of Singaporean. Coffee shops, food stalls, and other enjoyable things can be visited here. However, if you aim for the center of fashion, Orchard Road is the area that you have to visit. Started by the opening of C.K. Tang in 1958, this area now is filled with high-rise buildings of plazas and hotels and high-class brands' stores. The icon of this road is ION Orchard which is an eight levels mall consists of hundreds of world famous labels, high street brands, galleries, dining outlets, and fine restaurants that spread out in 66,000 square meters. The recognition of this mall as an icon of Singapore is shown by the establishment of the flagships of some leading labels. Even the largest Prada flagship store in Asia Pacific is built in this mall. However, ION Orchard is not the only fashion spot that you can find in this road. The existence of stores that sell ethnic and modern jewellery, furniture, and food makes this place the paradise of shopaholic.

Are you exhausted of modern fashion and look for the traditional clothing? Has been declared as the place city for tourists who love fashion, there is no doubt if Singapore also has its own traditional clothing. The culture of Singapore is the combination of the cultures of China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore itself. This combination successfully creates beautiful costumes that are usually worn during festival seasons. The ethnic wear of Singapore for girls is a distinctive Peranakan traditional dress similar to NyonyaKebaya. Kebaya itself is a clothing type worn by Indonesian women.Kebaya is typically decorated with embroidered flowers. Besides this clothing, Cheongsam from Chinese culture, Sari and Dhoti Kurta from Indian culture, and BajuMelayu and BajuKurungfrom Malay culture are also the traditional dress that are usually seen worn by Singapore citizen during the festivals or cultural days.

Understanding the potentiality of the multiethnic of Singapore, a Singaporean designer named Viviene Lin tries to combine tradition and modernity in her designs. At TanjongPagarRoad, you will find her store. This store will satisfy your eyes with the fine art made of reprocessed T-shirts, chiffons, and silks. Not only that, the store also has tailoring service, customizing gifts and uniforms service, and wedding dress making service.

Not so far away from tradition, vintage clothing stores can also be found in Singapore. Check out Dust Bunny at Bukit Purmei Road where you can find Japanese 1960s dresses, vintage jewellery, evening bags, and unique old things. If you are thrifty, in Granny's Day Out at Peninsula Shopping Center you can find vintage beaded curtain and even Victorian era's shoes, dresses, purses, and many others. Well, you can tell that these treasures are brought here from US and Europe from the designs.