: Ten top Malaysian fashion designers showcased their Ready-to-Wear Spring/Summer 2017 collection during Malaysia Fashion Week (MFW) 2016 global launch in Paris, France Thursday.
Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade), in a statement here said, 10 designers including Bon Zainal, Bill Keith, Fizi Woo and Sakura Malaysia's collections were featured through a fashion show held on the boat itself.
"These ten designers were handpicked to represent Malaysia and serves as an international flag-off and prelude to the MFW 2016 in Kuala Lumpur for November 2016. The collections showcased embody Malaysian traditional wear pulsed with sculptural and sharp-edged silhouettes and whimsical totes," it said.
The Malaysian designers will also be displaying their collections for fashion buyers Thursday and Friday at Paris Hilton Opera from 10am to 6pm.
Matrade chairman, Datuk Noraini Ahmad said: "Malaysian fashion is unique and is inspired by the many facets of Malaysia culture, hence via this launch we wish to invite global trade buyers, particularly from Europe to Kuala Lumpur and discover the creativity of Malaysian and Asian fashion."
MFW which has been making headlines and focused on boosting Malaysian fashion and lifestyle industry, organised by Matrade in partnership with STYLO International and Mercedes-Benz.
MFW 2016 in Kuala Lumpur will feature the Spring/Summer 2017 collection of over 60 Malaysian designers at its Malaysia Fashion Showcase segment and over 30 international designers through Mercedez-Benz STYLO Asia Fashion Week. -- Bernama