Fact: Malaysia is home to incredibly talented fashion designers. Take Dato’ Jimmy Choo who was born and raised in Penang, or Dato’ Bernard Chandran, whose clients include the royal families of Malaysia and Brunei.
Giving the designers a higher platform this time is KSK Land, the investment holding company focused on merging design, craftsmanship and lifestyle. The exhibition showcases designs by Han Chong (of the London-based label Self-Portrait), Khoon Hooi, Joe Chia, Jonathan Liang, Ezzati Amira, Kittie Yiyi, Cassey Gan and Moto Guo.
‘Confluential’ is a term coined out of the marriage between confluence, confidence and influence. Conveying the theme of the exhibition through their own designs, the designers are collectively a perfect match with their own unique vision and ambition.
“At KSK, we always aspire to do things differently,” said KSK Group CEO Joanne Kua. “Through our ‘Confluential’ exhibition series, we wanted to establish 8 Conlay as a stage for people to explore the confluence of cultures and narrative at home and around the world. And today, we are extremely excited to be celebrating these eight designers and the select works they have curated exclusively for us.”
Confluential 3.0: Prêt-À-Porter is curated exclusively for KSK’s latest project well in the works, 8 Conlay; which will comprise of the five-star Kempinski Hotel, luxury retail quarters, and two towers devoted to YOO8 branded residences and serviced by Kempinski. Take a look at the gallery to reveal the two outfits chosen by each designer, as well as their personal interpretation of the term ‘confluential’.
The exhibition is open to the public until 19 November 2018 from 10am to 5pm daily at Bangunan KSK, 32 Jalan Yap Ah Shak.