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From The Archives: Spreading Good Vibes With Our 45th Anniversary Throwback

A few of the things we missed most in this age of social distancing: the fun parties and the cool crowd we celebrated with to mark turning the big 4-5 last year. Here, a throwback to all the stories and videos that starred this community of friends we have built.
We Created Our Own Studio 45 Nightclub For The Female Anniversary Bash
On this day last year, we marked our 45th Anniversary Bash by transforming a shophouse into our own club called Studio 45 – a cheeky homage to Studio 54 – with a nearly 300-strong crowd made up of stars like actress Fiona Xie and the industry’s hippest tastemakers.   Read more here. How The Fashion Crowd Partied At Female's 45th Anniversary Bash
And of course, we had to capture the moment in a retro- and Soul Train-inspired video. Can you spot the special performance by rappers Fariz Jabba and Yung Raja?   Peep the video here. The Fashion Girl's Guide To A Party-Ready Makeup Look
To get party-ready for our big bash, we took our cameras to capture four friends of the magazine – silat champ Nurul Suhaila, models Nadia Rahmat and Hanli Hoefer, and girl-about-town Guan Min – to create a party-ready look using the Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-In-Place Makeup.   Watch the clip here. Up Close With Sophia Lillis, Rising Actress And Bright Young Thing
In April 2019 we had not one, but three cover stars for the April 2019 Anniversary Edition who are trailblazers in their own right. First up is the young Hollywood actress Sophia Lillis, 18, who got her breakthrough role as Beverly Marsh in It (2017).   Read more and watch her video here. King Princess Takes On West Hollywood And Covers The April Issue
Mikaela Straus – the Brooklyn-born musician who performs under the oxymoronic moniker King Princess – graced our cover too, bringing her refreshing brand of self-confidence to our shoot. FYI: The first thing she does when she arrives on set was to tell the makeup artist not to touch up her eyebags; she likes them the way they are.   Read more and watch our clip of her here. The Future Of Alt Beauty Icon Uglyworldwide Is Unknown, But Bright
The final name in our lineup of cover stars was American alternative beauty icon Uglyworldwide who was scouted by photographer Nick Knight on Instagram for her radically offbeat style and appearance.   Read more and watch her video here. Female's Fashion Editor Tells The Stories Behind Some Of Our Favourite Photoshoots
This story from March 2019 saw our fashion editor Imran Jalal shining the spotlight on the visual makers and collaborators, from here and around the world, who made the pages of the magazine come to life with their images.   Read more here. Cultural Documenters Gabe Tan And Christian Julian's 45 Favourite Style Snaps Of All Time
Another familiar name here at Team Female is photographer Gabe Tan who helms our regular Style In Singapore column where he scopes the best-dressed folks at the coolest events in town. Here, he revealed 45 favourite shots from his own archives with us.   Read more here. 45 Creatives And Tastemakers To Know In Singapore
A must-know glossary of the most exciting and promising names in +65, spanning the creative spectrum from photography to performance art.   Read more here. Female's Frequent Collaborators Share Their Favourite "F" Words
Fantasy, feline, family, finesse, Froot Loops... These are just some of our collaborators’ favourite “F” words in this irreverent video which saw them clad in Gucci’s Spring/Summer 2019 collection.   Watch the video here. What Went Down At Female's Final Party Of 2019?
To wrap up our 45th anniversary bash in Dec, we set up our own private dive bar during the Alex Blake Charlie Sessions all-female music festival which featured acts such as Alma, Stella Donnelly, and Cate Le Bon. Held in the former Pasir Panjang Power Station, we ended the year with great beats and the perfect company.   Read more here. Female's 2019 Went Out With An Indie-Glam Wrap Party
Oh, we documented what went down during the night in a video too.   Watch the clip here.