inaugural Stylo KL Fashion Festival holds signing ceremony
between the President of STYLO International, Dato' Nancy Yeoh
(seated fourth from the left) with
partners and sponsors at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. Photo courtesy of STYLO
STYLO KL Fashion Festival, will be held at Kuala Lumpur from
15th to 23rd of March and is features one of the 8 main events
of KLGP Week 2008 coinciding with the Malaysian Formula One
Grand Prix race on the weekend from 21st to 23rd of March.
For the first time of its kind, STYLO Fashion Festival will be
host theme nights, exhibitions and fabulous after-parties which
will be a host affair among the commercial aspects of the
industry. The fashion festival will also introduce the dazzle
audio-visual effects and sense-surround sounds which make
fashion presented in a three-dimensional format to rivet and
amaze the senses.
“STYLO is not just about clothes but encompasses all aspects of
the fashion industry, from shoes, accessories, hair, make-up,
modeling and styling all the way to watches, perfumes, cars,
writing instruments, credit cards and beverages. Fashion will be
delivered with passion, a little tension and plenty of creation.
STYLO KL Fashion Festival promises to be an exciting showcase of
the best in Malaysian and international fashion.” said Dato’
Nancy Yeoh, the President of Stylo International
The Fashion Festival will showcase established and up-and-coming
Malaysian designers, regional and international talents. For the
week of fashion, STYLO will introduce the latest collections by
the nation’s top designers like Dato’ Tom Abang Saufi, Jendela
Batik, Rizalman Ibrahim, Edric Ong, Khoon Hooi and Michael Ong.
Famous London-based designer Ben de Lisi will be flown in to
show his Spring/Summer Collection, fresh from London Fashion
Week 08, with Lewré.
Italy’s dream label Versace will be the torch bearer of STYLO as
it inaugurates Pre-Opening Night with their recent Spring/Summer
2008 Collection shown in Milan. To mark the grand opening night,
Shu Uemura and L’Oréal Professionnel will present an interesting
show featuring Malaysia Top Designer, Melinda Looi.
Top Malaysian label, BritishIndia, will showcase as part of the
gala highlights. Top Indian models and top yoga practitioners
are specially flown in, promises a night that is strikingly
Mercedes-Benz will present the Mercedes-Benz STYLO Awards Night,
a red carpet event featuring a gatherings of some of the
country’s best fashion, followed by the masquerade after-party
‘Who Am I’. The final night will glitters with KL’s most
glamorous and fashionable people. During this gala, 10 awards
will be presented; STYLO Artistry, STYLO Innovative, STYLO
Classic, Best Make-Up Artist, Best Fashion Stylist, Best Hair
Stylist and the much-coveted Designer of the Year 2008.
STYLO KL Fashion Festival 08 is one of the 8 main events of KLGP
Week 08, organised by Kuala Lumpur Tourism Action Council (KLTAC),
to celebrate the 10 great years of F1 – “Eight on Ten”. Its
sponsors include Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Mercedes-Benz, KLTAC,
Shu Uemura, Pernod Ricard, Corum, MasterCard Worldwide, KPMG,
BritishIndia, L’Oréal Professionnel, Lewré, INTI Group, Caran
d’Ache and Heineken. Hilton Kuala Lumpur is the official hotel
and A Cut Above, the official hairstylist.