By Mohd Mursi on November 3, 2015
Kuala Lumpur 2nd November 2015- Malaysia Fashion Week (MFW) 2015, announced at a press conference today, its moments collaboration with On Demand Entertainment by Astro and Disney to present a Star Wars fashion exploration called the “The Galaxy Runway inspired by Star Wars” at Malaysia Fashion Week 2015 closing gala on November 7. The partnership also marks Malaysia Fashion Week as the first fashion week in Asia to be part of this stellar Star Wars high fashion showcase following the fashion’s saga’s debut at New York and London Fashion Week in 2014.
In support of this partnership, CEO of MATRADE & Chairman of MFW 2015- YBhg Datuk Dzulkifli Mahmud, Co-Chairman of MFW 2015 & Chairman of Mercedes Benz STYLO Asia Fashion Week- Datuk Nancy Yeoh and Disney’s Director of Marketing, Studio Entertainment – Carol Sun, in the presence of Datuk Professor Jimmy Choo, who is Honorary Advisor to MFW, participating designers and local pop sensation SonaOne.
The Galaxy Runway inspired by Star Wars will see Datuk Professor Jimmy Choo, the renowned shoe maven and couturier leading the Star Wars high fashion runway with the creation of a specially designed pair of shoes in his own interpretation of the galactic saga. Joining him are four local designers- Lynda Rahim, Bremen Wong, Azura Mazaruddin and Nawre- who have been meticulously selected based on their diverse and versatile portfolios and keeping with X-Style- MATRADE’s pet project on YOUTH ENGAGEMENT that recognises the fashion expressions of emerging talents. Each of the four designers will showcase their best Star Wars inspired couture pieces at the gala that takes place at MATRADE Exhibition & Convention Center (MECC).
CEO of MATRADE & Chairman of MFW 2015- YBhg. Datuk Dzulkifli Mahmud said, “This collaboration promotes fashion inclusivity in every sense. Malaysia Fashion Week 2015 is no longer just an integral platform to showcase designers and exhibitors but we are now moving beyond to include the Star Wars phenomenon by partnering up with different industry players in our efforts to diversify.”
In conjunction with this epic collaboration, members of the public are invited to witness MFW 2015 on 6 & 7 November 2015 from 10am to 6pm (Free Entry!) There will be lots of activities, games and fashion related events. The Galaxy Runway inspired by Star Wars show is on 7 November 2015, 6pm Saturday.
All in all, if you’re a Star Wars geek or fan, you’d probably don’t want to miss this chance to see it specially during the MFW 2015. You may not know where it will be seen again next. Visit www.facebook.com/malaysiafashionweek.my and Instagram @malaysiafashionweek.