Yes, the annual traffic-stopping runway show on Orchard Road is back for the sixth year! Here’s the low down on what you should look out for at Samsung Fashion Steps Out 2015!
1. Road Closure of Orchard Road
This spectacular fashion runway will see Orchard Road closed to traffic from 6pm to 11pm on April 11, 2015 to create the runway. Cars should avoid coming into the Orchard area through this road and buses will be diverted for the night.
2. Fashion show highlights
A record number of 176 models will be strutting down Orchard Road, showcasing Spring Summer 2015 collections from 10 local and international brands. Ashley Isham, Mary Katranzou and Aimer are some of the brands that will be featured in this thematic catwalk.
They have also included childrenswear in the show for the first time! 40 children will wear FOX Kids’ latest designs and join the other models on the runway.
3. Singaporean designers present special collection for SG50
2015 marks Singapore’s Jubilee year, and five local designers have been invited to curate a forward-looking collection representative of their outlook of SG Next 50 Years on the runway. You can also catch these special looks at the Paragon Atrium 1 from April 17 to May 24, 2015.
Designers include, Francis Cheong ( Francis Cheong), Max Tan (max.tan), Chiang Xiao Jun (Pleanation), Pauline Lim (PAULINE.NING) and Kenny Lim (DEPRESSION).
4. The Merlion reinvented; fashionably
The iconic Merlion is recreated in clay and will be fashionably styled by students from Raffles Design Institute! This showcase comprises of 30 interesting figurines and will be exhibited at Orchard Gateway level 1 from May 1, to May 25, 2015.
5. Shopping perks
If you own a MasterCard, good news! Shoppers who charge a minimum of $300 to their MasterCard at any participating mall on Orchard Road will be eligible to redeem a $30 shopping voucher. But if you don’t, you could still win shopping vouchers with every $50 spent at any outlet in the participating malls.
A list of participating malls can be found HERE.
Samsung Fashion Steps Out 2015 will run from April 11, to May 24, 2015. Go to www.orchardroad.org/fso for more information on ongoing promotions and fringe events.
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