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Max.Tan “AGAINST” Autumn/Winter 2010 campaign & interview by TSG coming your way..

July 1st, 2010 Comments off

 

 
The Team

 

Photography / May Lin Le Goff
Creative & Fashion Direction / Ashburn Eng
Fashion Designer / Max.Tan by Max Tan
Make-up / Mav Chang
Hair / Annie Tay
Model & Text / Luth Seah Zhiqiang
Styling Assistance / Shanna Matthew

We’re mentioned in Trend Hunter

May 19th, 2010 Comments off

Thank you for Zoe Badley for lovely mention on Trend Hunter.
Click HERE to read the full article online

TSG wins Canon FSO Photography Competition

May 18th, 2010 Comments off

 

We’re very pleased to announce that our regular contributing editor and photographer, May Lin Le Goff, has been named the winner of Canon FSO Fashion Photography Challenge 2010.

Over 1000 entries were submitted for this competition. Obtaining the highest votes and beating 30 other finalists, May Lin Le Goff has been awarded first place!

Thank you very much to everyone who sent in SMS votes & supported May Lin Le Goff.

Heres a look at the winning entry again.

In other news, TSG’s entry to the Harper’s BAZAAR & ION Orchard Photography awards has been given an honourable mention in the June 2010 issue of Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore.

We’d like to thank Max Tan of label max.tan, who specially customized a millinery design for us for the Harper’s BAZAAR awards.

Drawing inspiration from the flow of lines of the ION’s exterior and Serge Lutens’ campaign work for Shiseido in the 1980s, we attempt to meld fashion, art and architecture in our series of images.

The Team

Photography / May Lin Le Goff
Creative and Fashion Direction / Ashburn Eng
Hair & Make-up / Chris Ruth
Model / Luth Seah Zhiqiang
Fashion Label / Max.Tan 
Styling Assistance / Shanna Matthew

 

Shito “del.icio.us” Autumn Winter 2010 Campaign by Test Shoot Gallery

May 11th, 2010 Comments off

 

“del.icio.us” presents a palate of colors – in stripes, bright shades, glitter and prints – influenced by retro pop culture. Shito brings these colors into strips of suede, PVC and snakeskin leather. This sinfully irresistible collection screams, “You know you want it!” to all women out there. 

Shito enters Autumn/Winter 2010 in its most titillating form. The collection rebels against traditional fashion trends and chooses instead to flirt with colors in the grayest season of the fashion year. The collection “del.icio.us” is just too delish to resist!

The Team 


Photography / May Lin Le Goff
Creative and Fashion Direction / Ashburn Eng
Shoes / Shito
Make-up & Hair  / Chris Ruth
Tattoo Artist / Jeremy Tan
Styling Assistance / Shanna Matthew 
Interview  / Luth Seah Zhiqiang
Model / Anna L  

  

Shito, despite being a young shoe label freshly introduced to our local designing scene, proves that it is packed with enough sensuality to flirt with the feet of our local woman. In conjunction with the collaboration together with TSG for their latest ad campaign, Alice Soedirman (one-half behind the label) helps familiarize us with the label more in our exclusive interview. 

  
TSG: Tell us a little more about yourself, as well as “Shito” the shoe label?
 
 Alice: 5 years ago, I came to Singapore from Indonesia to pursue my studies in fashion design in Lasalle College of Arts. It was during my last academic year, we (my design partner Cheryl Mok and I) decided to launch “Shito”.  Shito is a new exclusive footwear targeted for women who want to make a bold artistic statement. Created in early 2009, Shito produces shoes that were one-offs which the intersection of arts and the nature of the human body. Our vision for Shito is to produce well-heeled shoes that encompass erotica attraction, built with a sense of being in control and empowerment to the wearer. We believe in the quote from Geoff Nicholeson – “What a good shoe crucially does and must do, is to reveal the foot, enhance and display it, offer a frame and a setting for it.”
 
 
TSG:How and what motivated/inspired you to launch “Shito”?
 
Alice: As a shoe lover myself (which girl is not by the way?), I have always dreamed about owning a pair of shoes that could provide the perfect balance of comfort and excellent design. After experiencing shoes designing module in my last academic year in Lasalle, “Shito” idea was borned and launched.

 

TSG: This season you included wedges and flats, a different addition to your normally high heels-dominated collections in the past. Are there any reasons why?

Alice: We wanted to expand our footwear range to our fabulous heels. At Shito, we truly believe that great shoes come in any height.

 

TSG: What are the references you always come back to in your work? Are they any techniques you employed so far in designing and creating your shoes fascinated you the most?

Alice: I am constantly amazed by how a pair of good shoes can beautifully frame a woman’s legs. With designing, I always come back to how I can frame that leg to its outmost beauty. Technically, I find footwear designing fascinating as it demands me to look at many different perspectives that were never considered in the process of apparel design. For example, the space within the shoes needed for the arch of the foot, and the construction of stable high heels are crucial considerations in the designing process.

 

TSG: What is your idea of elegance in a woman?

Alice: I believe elegance is something that cannot be bought but is possessed naturally. To me a woman is elegant when she is confident in herself and knows how to carry herself in grace and femininity.

 

TSG: Who would be the ideal public ambassador for the brand? And if there is one, who is your muse?

Alice: Dita Von Teese. She carries sexiness in the most elegant and feminine way. She is sultry and has a little teasing edge, everything that Shito stands for.

 

TSG: What would be your own personal shoe choices?

Alice: Definitely high heels. I want to wear high heels 24 hours 7 days a week.

 

TSG: Do you have any plans to expand to other countries?

Alice: Yes. Aside from Singapore, we are currently available in Jakarta, Indonesia. We are also in the process of expanding to Malaysia, and hopefully to Australia as well.

 

TSG: With the upcoming trend of couture shoe designers like Christian Louboutin collaborating with Rodarte to create statement pieces for the runway, which major fashion houses would you love to design for and why? 

Alice: Dolce and Gabbana, and it would be a dream come true. As a designer, I have always been fascinated with 2 things- shoes and corsets. To me, no other brand portrays sex, confidence, and elegance in a woman better than Dolce and Gabbanna.

 

TSG: How did you get to know Test Shoot Gallery? 

Alice: Test Shoot Gallery has been gaining reputation in the local fashion scene for their amazing advertising campaigns, and their various collaborations with various designers did manage to create a buzz.

 

TSG: What made you collaborate with Test Shoot Gallery for your ad campaign this season? 

Alice: The amazing advertising campaigns that Test Shoot Gallery have produced reflects their understandings of each label’s individual point of view.

 

TSG: Is the idea of creative collaboration important to you? 

Alice: Yes. As a designer, I believe with a balance of good design and individuality of the label will always reach out to the everyone out there. Hence, creative collaborations are one of the best platforms to showcase that balance.

 

TSG: Besides platforms like Singapore Fashion Festival to create awareness, what kind of support do you feel home grown labels need?

Alice: I think home grown labels need more frequent media exposure and support like being featured in the magazines, workshops and Asia-wide tradeshows. Frequent media coverage will create more awareness for home grown labels for local market knowledge.

 

Stockists

Antipodean            27a  lorong mambong                                                          Tel: +65 6463 7336
Blackmarket           19 Jalan Pisang                                                                    Tel: +65 62968512
Fashion First          Senayan City 1st Floor Kav. 12, Jl. Asia Afrika Lot. 19  Jakarta          
Shito                       www.shitoonline.com
Ztamp                     Far East Plaza, #03-47                                                      Tel: +65 63338526

Vote for May Lin Le Goff!

May 2nd, 2010 Comments off

 

We are also pleased to inform you that 2 photography artworks which were shot for Test Shoot Gallery by our regular contributor, May Lin Le Goff, have been shortlisted in the Canon FSO Fashion Photography  Challenge 2010.

To support May Lin Le Goff in winning this photography challenge you  can play a part by sending SMS votes. Voters stand a chance to win Canon cameras and shopping vouchers.

Your vote will contribute to 25% of the photograph’s score, with the  panel of judges determining the remaining 75% of the score.

If you would like to take a closer look at these fashion photography works, head down to the Orchard Road pedestrian walkway in front of ION Orchard and The Heeren, where two large panels displaying these 20 photographs are available for public viewing from 1 to 9 May 2010.

May Lin Le Goff’s pictures are number 14 and 15.

To vote for this artwork, simply SMS to 33833 in this format:
CANONFSO <space> 14 <space> NRIC <space> Full Name <space> Email
E.g. CANONFSO 14 S123456A Angela Tan Gek Choo angelatan@sph.com.sg

To vote for this artwork, simply SMS to 33833 in this format:
CANONFSO <space> 15 <space> NRIC <space> Full Name <space> Email
E.g. CANONFSO 15 S123456A Angela Tan Gek Choo angelatan@sph.com.sg


 

 

Voting period: 1 – 9 May 2010

Closing Date and Time: 9 May 2010, 11.59p.m.
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Participants under the age of 18 must seek parental consent.
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