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Why Not?: A New Collective Aiming To Disrupt Singapore's Fashion Ecosystem

Can we expect more iterations of Why Not? 

Izwan Abdullah: Yes, definitely. We’re strengthening the structure, roping in more producers and assistants and trying to gather more resources to enable future designers. We hope that the increase in awareness will help us in continuing our cause. We really genuinely enjoy doing this… so, why not?

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A performance of “Deflower” by Manfred Lu. Image: Aetll @aetll

Manfred Lu: Of course, the job’s not done yet. The first attempt will always be an opportunity to do better, to be even more daring and experimental. There are more people like us out there and now that Why Not? is on the radar, we hope it truly becomes a platform for designers to consider – especially young designers who just need that extra guidance to bring their works to life. It’s something everyone here at Why Not? is truly passionate about.

All images by Gabe Tan and Christian Julian (@whatsingaporewore), unless stated otherwise.