Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Naomi Campbell to mark her Southeast Asia Runway Debut at Digital Fashion Week Singapore 2013

British Exchange will showcase the best of Singapore’s fashion from 1st - 4th November 2013, to be held at the National Design Centre, 32 Singapore designers will participate in the event’s new format THE CATWALK SPACE and THE SHOWROOM SPACE, celebrating the creative and commercial importance of the Singapore fashion industry

Legendary British supermodel Naomi Campbell will be walking for Digital FashionWeek Singapore 2013’s runway. One of the five original supermodels, Naomi Campbell was born in London and caught her break when she was 15 years old. She has graced the covers of more than 500 magazines during her career, and has been featured in campaigns for Burberry, Prada, Versace, ChaneL, DoLce & Gabbana, Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton, Yves Saint Laurent and Va Lentino to name a few. Campbell was also the first black model to appear on the cover of Time magazine. French Vogue and Russian Vogue as well as the first British black model to appear on the cover of British Vogue.

At home on the runway, Campbell has showcased the collections of top designers including ChaneL, Azzedine ALaia, Christian Dior and Versace, for whom she walked this summer in Paris for the first time in 14years.  Naomi continues to be a star attraction in many shows, most recently during NY Fashion week where she walked for Diane von Furstenberg.

In addition to maintaining her modelling work, Campbell serves as Executive Producer and on-camera mentor in the internationally acclaimed reality modelling series The Face. The Face recently completed filming the second series in the USA, with the first season of the UK version currently being transmitted and an Australian version soon to be filmed. Discussions are currently underway for other international versions of The Face.

This will mark Naomi Campbell’s Southeast Asia runway debut and her only stop in Asia for the Spring Summer 2014 season.

“With Naomi Campbell joining us for Digital Fashion Week Singapore 2013, we are elevating the status of  Singapore’s fashion industry on a global scale. Never before have the runways of Singapore’s fashion festival/week been opened by a bona fide supermodel, much less someone  as reputable as  Naomi  Campbell  herself. Our fashion week will truly  boost Singapore’s goal of becoming the fashion capital of Asia,” said Charina Widjaja, Project Director of Digital Fashion Week.