09 Sep '11, 10pm

Top couturiers to come here: Singapore will be the second city to stage a haute couture week for WFW 2011 - the

Haute couture week is coming to Singapore. Really. Women's Fashion Week 2011 (WFW 2011), to be held from Oct 26 to 30, will showcase the highest form of fashion, organisers said on Thursday. The event, which will be held at Marina Bay Sands, comes six months after the first Singapore Men's Fashion Week was held. Singapore will be the second city to stage a haute couture week for WFW 2011 - the event has never left Paris. Like French champagne, the term "haute couture" - which refers to that rarefied art of "exalted dressmaking" - is a protected name; strictly speaking, it refers only to houses which meets the exacting standards set by Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Paris. And for the first haute couture week here, the team at WFW 2011 has managed to snag known couturiers Gustavo Lins, an architecture student-turned-designer who apprenticed with John Galliano; and St...

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