KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 1 – Malaysia Fashion Week (MFW) returns for its 4th edition this 18-22 October with the theme “Art Beyond Fashion’ – Capsule Collection. In line with the theme, this year’s MFW will be taking over the ever popular destination of Publika, Kuala Lumpur with fashion shows featuring local and international designers, and a fashion and lifestyle exhibition booths opened to both fashion trade and public visitors.
With the theme ‘Art Beyond Fashion’, this year’s MFW will be a blending of art and fashion, featuring artistic displays of installations, exhibition clusters and galleries and showcases that makes up this year’s event.
Among the highlight of this year’s event will be Malaysia’s renowned shoemaker Datuk Prof. (Dr.) Jimmy Choo’s “My Tribute to Diana” Gallery, which will feature the last uncollected pair he designed for the late Princess of Wales, and a replica collection of various shoes that he designed for her over the course of their close friendship.
This will be the first time ever in Asia that it will be showcased in Malaysia, shortly after his showcase in London following his appointment as Ambassador for The Diana Award. Since 2014, MFW has been making headlines and is focused on boosting the Malaysian fashion and lifestyle industry.
The event is a strategic public-private initiative to provide a marketing platform to present local fashion brands to international buyers, whilst aspiring to elevate Malaysia’s status as a major fashion hub in ASEAN and beyond. MFW also provides a great opportunity for Malaysian companies and designers to reach international markets and achieve greater business mileage. — PN