Head turners

There were some striking looks off the runway at Singapore Fashion Week.

Stacey Chia and Rebecca Tan Hui Shan check out the dressy show-goers from the event last week

Sheila Sim, 30

Actress and model, at the Exhibit x ALT show, wearing a Hugo Boss suit, Charles & Keith shoes and carrying a clutch from Kate Spade Saturday.

I think the androgynous style is sexy. 

Sabrina Tan, 40

Founder of skincare brand Skin Inc, at the Collate The Label show, wearing a top from Khoon Hooi, Saint Laurent skirt and Lanvin shoes.

I was going for an elegant, chic look with a subtle show of skin.

Jireh Ng, 27


Assistant retail and fashion adviser, at the Harpers Bazaar show, wearing a colour-block sweater from Kenzo, pants from Zara and shoes from Jil Sander.

I would usually be wearing a jacket but after three days of dressing up, I just wanted to be in something comfortable

Marcus Tan, 19

Associate partner at property company Link (THM) Holdings, at the Dion Lee show, wearing a Burberry trenchcoat, Kenzo shirt, Calvin Klein pants, Prada tie and Ralph Lauren sandals.

This look is pretty formal, except for the sandals. I guess I wanted to add a playful and unexpected element to the outfit.

Corinne Chua, 24


Private client associate in a bank, at the Dion Lee show, wearing a shirtdress from Korea, shoes from Zara and carrying a Miu Miu clutch.

I was deciding between wearing this or a skirt from Dion Lee, but I decided that this was more comfortable. I just bought this pair of shoes from Zara because the ones I had on broke.

Quanda Ong, 29

Founder of bag label Gnome & Bow, at the Dzojchen and Elohim by Sabrina Goh show, wearing a blazer from Issue, shirt from Sacoor Brothers, custom-tailored pants, tie from J.Crew and carrying a bag from his label.

I'm feeling adventurous today, so I decided to try wearing a bold blazer. I wouldn't normally wear this.

Noah Naima, 30

Senior fashion stylist, at the Collate The Label show, wearing a pinstripe suit from Common Suits, shoes from Giuseppe Zanotti, nose ring from Givenchy and carrying a clutch from Louis Vuitton.

Suits can look quite safe so I decided to take this look up a notch with the Givenchy nose ring and Giuseppe Zanotti shoes which always make an entrance.

Wee Ping, 27

Account manager, at the Collate The Label show, wearing a top from Muji, pants from Dorothy Perkins and necklace from the H&M X Marni collaboration I came from work. You can always tell that those with flat shoes and big, bulky bags are those who came from work.

This article was first published on May 22, 2015.
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