Singapore – The inaugural Sophie Hallette Design Challenge Asia 2018, organised by Sophie Hallette and NJ Bhagwan, presents endless opportunities for Raffles Designers to showcase their works at the international stage!
Raffles Fashion Designer CHEN Yiling was crowned the winner, and had the opportunity to showcase her collection in the “PLITZS New York Fashion Week” Designer Showcase during Fashion Week in New York on September 8, 2018.
Two other finalists, Vivien VERONICA, and Ma Renee Angela Esquillo DE GUZMAN, had their collections showcased during the official Spouse Programme at the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore hosted by Mrs LEE Hsien Loong, Ms SIM Ann, and Mrs Joy BALAKRISHNAN.
In addition, Renee presented her collection using Sophie Hallette’s tulle and lace on the prestigious catwalk of the Benetton Studios located at Treviso (Italy) and won the Lectra Special Award at International Lab of Mittelmoda – Fashion Award 2018!
We were very honoured to have CEO of Sophie Hallette, Mr Romain LESCROART, and Principal of Raffles Singapore, Mr Giuseppe (Joe) SPINELLI, sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Sophie Hallette and Raffles Singapore on 29th November 2018 as it marked another milestone in Raffles Singapore’s commitment towards the Sophie Hallette Design Challenge Asia and the official launch of the design challenge for 2019.
Raffles Fashion and Jewellery Designers were privileged to learn more about Sophie Hallette from Mr LESCROART, and we look forward to uncovering the Winner of Sophie Hallette Design Challenge Asia 2019!
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