Aug. 13, 2012
-- As the London Olympics draw to a close, several young Malaysian designers had wowed fashionistas at the Stylolympics for London 2012 fashion show on Saturday with their creative work that brought together fashion, sports and the recycling concept.
The show, organised by Stylo Worldwide Ltd to celebrate the Game's environmental stand, was held at Aura Mayfair, a prestigious club co-owned by Tan Sri Tony Fernandes and Jonny Dodge CEO of GP-Management - http://www.gpmworldwide.com.
The Malaysian designers team at the show, which consists of Mercedes-Benz Stylo Emerging Designer of the Year 2012 finalists Shadow Chew, Elaine Gina, and Winnie Foo as well as winner Hanif Naim Mohd Danny, had highlighted seven of the favourite sports at the Olympics with their quirky designs made out of recycled cutlery, cable ties, mosquito nets, toilet rolls and garbage that were flown here from Kuala Lumpur.
The seven sports that were represented were badminton, cycling, rhythmic gymnastics, fencing, synchronised swimming, athletics and equestrian.
Hanif, who led the team, stole the show with his “London 2012 Fantasy ensemble”.
His finale dress featured a colourful headgear that depicted the nations present at the Games as well as a body art featuring a magnified version of the London Olympics logo.
Another one of his designs the synchronised swimming garment was made out of 6,000 cable ties and 3,000 black plastic spoons.