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Fashion buzz: Yuna gets signed to Wilhelmina, Kai joins Ni Ni in Gucci's eyewear campaign for AW19, and more

Fashion buzz: Yuna gets signed to Wilhelmina, Kai joins Ni Ni in Gucci's eyewear campaign for AW19, and more

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Text: Stephanie Boey


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Yuna signs with Wilhelmina agency

 

Our Malaysian songstress Yuna Zarai is officially a Wilhelmina girl! Founded by supermodel Wilhelmina Cooper in 1967, the American modelling and talent agency is one of the most prominent agencies in the world, and represents many famous names in the industry, such as Shawn Mendes, Nicki Minaj and Kygo. Up top, Yuna! Making us Malaysians proud.

 

 

Demna Gvasalia says goodbye to Vetements

A name known for spearhearding the streetwear trend, Demna Gvasalia is leaving his legacy of Vetements behind to pursue other creative projects. He tells WWD, "I started Vetements because I was bored of fashion and against all odds fashion did change once and forever since Vetements appeared and it also opened a new door for so many. So I feel that I have accomplished my mission of a conceptualist and design innovator at this exceptional brand and Vetements has matured into a company that can evolve its creative heritage into a new chapter on its own." He will continue in his role as Creative Director of Balenciaga and will show this Spring/Summer 2020 collection in Paris on 29 September. His Instagram account has been cleared of all previous postings save for one image with a loading icon. We wonder what he's working on now.

 

 

Ni Ni and Kai are the faces of Gucci's new eyewear campaign for Autumn/Winter 2019

Photographed by cult filmmaker and photographer Harmony Korine, Chinese actress Ni Ni continues her role as brand ambassador in the latest Gucci eyewear campaign. Joining her for his debut campaign is South Korean singer Kai from the EXO boy band.

 

Vans and Vivienne Westwood collaborate to release a fearless footwear collection

order="a_tstamp"}Vans classic kicks are given the Vivienne Westwood spin with the latest Anglomania collection. Championing individualism and liberation. the capsule collection reimagines Westwood's archive prints, graphics and designs for six Vans silhouettes we all know and love such as the Sk8-Hi, the Sk8-Hi platform, the Checkerboard Slip-on, Style #53, Old Skool and Authentic, where you can expect to find Vivienne Westwood's classic logo, monogram and multi-metal orb.

 

 

Louis Vuitton in The Gardens Mall has a whole new look

Just in time to present its Autumn/Winter 2019 collection to fashion fans, Louis Vuitton has announced the reopening of its store in The Gardens Mall. The updated space is warm and spacious using authentic local elements, and light play similar to the store's exterior facade. Besides the introduction of ready-to-wear into the store, visitors will be presented with the French fashion house's famous leather goods, watches, jewellery, shoes, fragrances, accessories and gifts.

Explore the newly refurbished Louis Vuitton store at G-239A, 239B & 240, The Gardens Mall.

 

Stuart Weitzman has relocated to a new space in Pavilion KL

The Stuart Weitzman store in Pavilion KL has a new address. The newly redesigned boutique echoes the "modern, feminine sensibility integral to the brand's DNA". Inside the new boutique, expect to find a curated selection of styles from Stuart Weitzman's latest Autumn/Winter 2019 collection. Our favourites include the new boot silhouettes such as the Ernestine block-heel bootie and Wren stretch mid-calf stiletto boot, which easily take you from day to night with its versatility.

Visit the new Stuart Weitzman store at 2.09.01, Level 2, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.

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