Jun 1, 2015

AirAsia Runway Ready for Young Designers

So yours truly was at the Cantaloupe at the Troika on Friday afternoon to attend the AirAsia Runway Ready event there. It proved to be a glamorous late afternoon event as notable people of the fashion industry including fashion designers including Jovian Mandagie and even Tinie , the well known Malaysian runway supermodel graced...

Anyway, AirAsia, the world's best low cost airline for six years in a row announced the launch of the AirAsia Runway Ready Designer Search, a part of the airline's neverending commitment to develop future new talents.

AirAsia being the Preferred Travel Partner for the upcoming KLFW RTW 2015 is collaborating with the reowned KL Fashion Week team, this initiative aims to create a platform for aspiring young talents in the fashion industry to kick start their journey to realise their dreams to be a part of the local and international fashion scene

Aireen Omar, the CEO of AirAsia Berhad launched this one-of-a-kind designer search together with the Founder of Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week Ready To Wear )KLFW RTW), Andrew Tan at the event...

Aireen Omar says that AirAsia believes in the developement of young talent. AirAsia has always been heavily involved in growing young talents, especially in sports. This new project however aims to support young fashion designers-- to identify the upcoming new talents, as well as to reward and support them with the highest form of exposure and opportunities available in the fashion industry. 

Andrew Tan, the Founder of KLFW said that KLFW is predominantly a platform for designers  that are already in the business of fashion. By collaborating with AirAsia, allows KLFW to give additional exposure to young designers who are not yet in the business through their amazing platform that has created media visibility to over 7 million visitors...

10  young designers will be able to showcase their creations on this prestigious runway stage of the KL Fashion Week RTW 2015, and three best designers will be revealed at the end of the search to claim the title of 'AirAsia Most Promising Designer 2015' along with other prizes which includes AirAsia Runway Ready Designer Search  trophy, return flights to Tokyo, Sydney and Hong Kong, up to 60,000 AirAsia BIG Points each as well as a chance to be part of other Fashion Weeks in the region and more....

The designers will be judged by five icons:
Aireen Omar, CEO of AirAsia Berhad
Andrew Tan, Founder of KLFW
Khairul Abidin, Editor of Fashion Magazine EH!
Jovian Mandagie, Fashion Designer 
Khoon Hooi, Fashion Designer

Fashion designers from around the region will also be flown in by AirAsia to be part of KLFW RTW 2015, and this will give the 10 young designers a golden opportunity to learn from the other fashion designers around....

For more info, check out klfashionweek.com/airasiarunwayready

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