Out Of Public View – EQUATOR COLLEGE

Out Of Public View – EQUATOR COLLEGE

By Doris Lim

Celebrating the men and women of the alumni, Equator College’s 30th Anniversary highlighted a fashion showcase helmed by 17 individual designers.

The road taken by these men and women show the mantle and strength of mind as they go their separate paths after graduation.

Now leaders in their own spheres of fashion design education, designing, manufacturing and merchandising, they continue to inspire new talents.

We see the faces behind the labels we know and love. We see talents nurturing talents and upcoming brands.

No longer fresh face, these men and women have grown in stature and have matured.

These talented designers are living their dream.

Be inspired.

GAVIN TAN

Rising talent Gavin Tan is the Winner of the Samsung Innovation Award Showcase 2016. Known for his fun, quirky and innovative designs, his line is wearable play. Gavin debuts in Penang Fashion Week 2017.
This young man is set to change the fashion landscape.

 

 

OESTON WOO

Merchandiser & Fashion Designer Oeston Woo designs for a Malaysian ready to wear brand, Usu-i.
Usu-i’s essence is picturesque and poetic and fires the imagination with monochromatic and laconic elements.

 

 

PA YA HUI

Pa Ya Hui’s design revolves around a new visual language of possibilities to represent women visually with a refreshing and unique silhouette.

 

TIO MI QUN

Mi Qun inspires her students with her designs which focuses on the challenging the pattern making techniques to produce simple yet unique silhouette.

 

JO JO LIM

Jo Jo Lim designs under her label, Jo Bailey. Her designs encompasses sophistication and the unconventional chic.

 

MERVIN NG

Founder of Ms. Shopaholic, a fashion retail boutique, Mervin Ng’s fashionable ready-to-wear precedes his couture line; the romantic and ultra-feminine label under his name, Mervin Ng.

 

 

JASMINE QUAH

Jasmine Quah is inspired by sports and fashion and the two element feature prominently in her design inspiration.

 

 

 

KOSILA SHANDOW

Lecturer & fashion designer, Koshila Sandow designs under her own label, Koshila Couture combining textile techniques to create a diverse range of materials.

 

 

PRIYA PISHU HASSARAM

Priya Pishu Hassaram is the fashion designer of Vibs Venture, a wholesale and garment manufacturer for leading local, Singaporean and departmental brands including casual, evening and Muslim wear for ladies, men and children.

 

 

CYNTHIA ONG

Fashion designer Cynthia Ong’s couture brand Cynthia Joseph Bridal Couture; designs beautiful romantic evening and wedding gowns for today’s women.

 

 

TEOH CHUN KEAT

Tutor & Fashion Designer Teo Chun Keat’s obsession with classic tailoring and modern construction is reflected in his creative interpretation of the contradiction between the masculine and feminine forms.

 

 

 RAYMOND GOH

Raymond Goh’s experience with label British India for the past six years is reflected in his minimalist elegance highlighting a feminine touch.

 

 

BRENDAN CHAN

Brendan Chan is a perfectionist who loves details, articulated elegance and sophistication in his design. A fresh graduate, Chan is extending his training into his art.

 

 

MICHEAL OOI

The founder of MO Factory and label Michael Ooi Made to Measure, Michael has been showcasing in Penang Fashion Week since 2016. His design emphasizes fabrication, shapes, silhouettes and surface decoration.

 

 

TAN CHUN YONG

Fashion designer Tan Chun Yong’s career began with men’s ready-to-wear brand, Jefferson. Tan’s label designs bridal gowns that are sexy, elegant and sophisticated.

 

 

ADEN YONG

Aden Yong launched his own label in 2010 to create dresses that are luxurious, modern and timeless in its elegance.

 

 

CHUAH JOO LEE

Head of Fashion & Fashion Designer, Chuah Joo Lee’s commitment to educating young fashion designers at Equator College began in 1999.

Chuah’s label Jo Chuah Collection is modern, chic and timeless and caters to the modern women.

 

 

EQUATOR COLLEGE
LEITH STREET CAMPUS
7 Leith Street, George Town,
10200 Penang, Malaysia
GPS 5.4212551N   100.335533E

Call: + (6)04 261 5116, + (6)04 261 2318, + (6)04 261 3252

WhatsApp: +016 488 0415

Fax: + (6)04 264 4766

info@equator.edu.my

Business Hours
Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: Closed

 

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