Fashion

The September Issue: Out Now

by Grace Tay
05.09.2017
Rising star Adut Akech fronts the cover of L’Officiel Singapore this month in an otherworldly portrait shot in the mystery woods Down Under, wearing Saint Laurent

The powerful visual underscores fashion’s take-back in our highly politicised and polarised climate, which we relived as we recap the Fall/Winter 2017 fashion weeks that took place earlier this year. Issues including diversity, immigration, feminism, choice, body positivity and sustainability grabbed headlines alongside collection reports – something we felt warrants sustained dialogue in L’Officiel Singapore’s FW17 Dossier.

In this 76-page compendium, we transport readers back to the shows themselves, where cinematic sets and music were part of the magic. “Fashion has always been a beautiful, fantastical world in which to nestle one’s head – and our Fantasy issue gives this escape, despite these turbulent times,” says Managing Editor Grace Tay. “This season, we celebrate the creativity, the rise in savoir faire, the beauty, the wit and the playfulness that lift these otherwise dire times.”

“This season, we celebrate the creativity, the rise in savoir faire, the beauty, the wit and the playfulness that lift these otherwise dire times.” – Grace Tay, Managing Editor

 

Photography David Reiss Styling Evon Chng Hair & Makeup Justin Henry using YSL Beaute Digital Operator Su Fen Cheong Photography Assistants Craig Francis and Kate Boman Styling Assistant Faith Chan Model Adut Akech/Chadwick Models

We also step into Louis Vuitton’s enormous shoemaking factory in Fiesso, Italy, and emerge with a report on its incredible devotion to quality, not just design. We get whisked away into the fantastical world of Dior Joaillerie’s Victoire de Castellane, and join our L’Off Squad gal Min-Li Tan on her romantic escapade with Ruinart.

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Conquer quiet magic when all that surrounds is wild wild. Photography: David Reiss, styling: Evon Chng
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The new Fendi Monogram Ring takes centerstage in this season's cast of leather bags – a modern finestra rotunda set amid exotic skins and fur. Photography: Chris Milo, art direction: Grace Tay
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Vermillion dreams and gold leaf wonders make it to the finish line. Photography: Stephan Glathe, hair and makeup: Kerstin Hajdu

“L’Officiel Singapore proves once again its strength as a key voice in the fashion world with this September issue’s unmistakably powerful cover, and thought-provoking breadth and depth of content,” asserts Olivier Burlot, CEO and Publisher of Heart Media. “We continue to take it to the next level – with reportage and opinion pieces on fashion, beauty, watches, jewellery and luxury life – in print and online at lofficielsingapore.com.”

 

The September 2017 edition of L'Officiel Singapore is now available on newsstands and on Magzter. To subscribe, click here.

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