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Fauré Le Page officially opens in Singapore, Burberry hosts a pop-up event, and more fashion news

The country might be decked out in a sea of red and white today, but that doesn’t mean fashion has come to a standstill. Coming up in August are a series of pop up events from our favourite fashion brands, as well as some recognition of this year’s most iconic fashion moments.

Catch up on all your must-read fashion news right here.

Fauré Le Page is officially open in Singapore

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An artist’s impression of the flagship boutique. (Photo: Fauré Le Page)

Purveyors of luxury accessories Fauré Le Page has finally opened its first boutique in Singapore to the public after months of eager anticipation. First announced back in March, the store at Ngee Ann City is the brand’s first store in Southeast Asia (and the ninth worldwide).

The Fauré Le Page flagship store is located at #02-12F, Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Ngee Ann City, Singapore.

Burberry hosts an exclusive pop-up for the Monogram Collection

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Gigi Hadid showing us how to rock every piece from Burberry’s Monogram Collection. (Photo: Nick Knight/Burberry)

The Burberry monogram designed by Riccardo Tisci and Peter Saville is finally making a full-fledged feature in the Monogram Collection (as seen here on Gigi Hadid). If you’re after a piece from the collection, make sure you’re in town from August 23 to September 5 as the British fashion house is staging a pop-up on those dates.

The Monogram Collection pop-up will be located at their Marina Bay Sands boutique.

Tailor a bespoke Thom Browne suit at its upcoming pop-up store

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The FC Barcelona team decked out in Thom Browne. (Photo: Thom Browne)

There’s a certain surrealism to Thom Browne’s clothes where its classic silhouettes are almost always stylised with a tinge of fantasy that stretches the boundaries of fashion. To celebrate the launch of the Fall/Winter 2019 menswear and womenswear collections, Thom Browne is holding its first bespoke made-to-measure pop-up service at the Hilton Hotel’s shopping arcade.

If you have been lusting after one of Browne’s sartorial creations, this is your opportunity to get one that fits just right. The MTM service will be held from September 14 to 15 and is appointment-only. Following that will be a customisation programme held from September 19 to 23 where you can further personalise shirts, jerseys, and others.

The Thom Browne pop-up will be held from September 14 to 23 at #01-19/20, Hilton Hotel Singapore.

A portrait of Beyoncé in Valentino dress is immortalised at the Smithsonian

In a momentous victory for popular culture, fashion, and representation, a portrait of Beyoncé shot by Tyler Mitchell has been acquired by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s permanent collection.

Mitchell made history when he was chosen by the singer to photograph her cover of Vogue last September, making him the first black photographer to shoot a Vogue cover. In the ethereal portrait snapped by Mitchell, Beyoncé poses candidly on a Grecian column in a gold Valentino dress and a Philip Treacy headpiece, looking like the sun incarnate.

Fauré Le Page officially opens in Singapore, Burberry hosts a pop-up event, and more fashion news

Josiah Neo


Josiah Neo is a tech writer who contributes occasionally to the fashion, travel, and culture beats. When he’s not busy keeping up with the keynotes, he’s probably stuffing his face with the best Melbournian donuts (at Shortstop, BTW) or watching his favourite esports team, the Los Angeles Valiant, pummel their opponents into oblivion.

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