This year’s Harper’s Bazaar Asia NewGen Fashion Design Award was clinched by Indonesian designer, Kelly Vallerie. Aimed at championing emerging designers from the region, the annual runway show featured 8 collections from Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore.
Titled ‘FREAKS’, 23-year-old Kelly Vallerie’s collection won her the grand prize of a year-long scholarship at the renowned Istituto Marangoni, a cash prize of $10,000 as well as a spread in all four versions of Harper’s Bazaar. The 5-piece line-up featured sustainably-sourced and multi-functional garments, from deconstructed pants, skirts, pouches and outerwear.
Presented to a 350-strong turn out at Singapore’s Capitol Theatre, the crowd featured some of the region’s biggest fashion and beauty insiders – from Iman Fandi to Mae Tan. Browse on for a closer look at all the stylish guests who graced the event as well at all 8 collections.