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Showcasing S'pore fashion design globally

Textile & Fashion Federation (Singapore) continues to promote local creations by sending designers to industry trade shows

Published Fri, Nov 22, 2013 · 10:00 PM
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SILVERY skinny jeans from Dzojchen, the fashion label created by Chelsea Scott-Blackhall, hung from a long rack like drying fish one morning in late September in the Carrousel du Louvre.

Elsewhere in the underground shopping mall that runs beneath the city's most famous museum, ladylike attire by Georgine - although in iridescent sharkskin twill and purple stretch suede - spilled out from a small booth.

The event was the Tranoï Femme trade show, spring/summer 2014 edition. And the designers behind both companies had travelled to Paris, part of a nine-brand contingent, thanks to the taxpayers of Singapore.

For the last three years, the Textile & Fashion Federation (Singapore), a non-profit trade body, has been aggressively promoting fashion and design in the city-state by sending designers and their war…

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