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8 Of The Hottest Singaporean Designers Right Now

The swish set in Singapore is proudly wearing homegrown brands, while well-travelled fashionistas are appreciating the creative talent making waves internationally. Here are our pick of eight of the hottest Singaporean designers to watch right now.

#1: Eclectic swimwear

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K.Blu founder Lyn Rosmarin’s direction for her label (main photo): luxurious swimwear and resort wear governed by an Asian design philosophy. True to form, her latest Mu.Lan collection is inspired by a heroine in Chinese folklore.

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“We seek inspiration from our sunny island,” she says, “and are passionate about working with other local creatives to bring out Singapore design.”

#2: Fashion-forward timepieces

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HyperGrand’s founder Leroy Xavier Zhong (above) is a mechanical-and-aerospace-engineer-turned-watch-designer; his designs are classic, yet boast innovative touches such as the world’s first graphic-art-printed NATO strap.

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“Singapore as a young country relies on innovation to thrive,” he says. “HyperGrand’s strength lies in solving problems through innovation.”