KUALA LUMPUR, 2nd August 2016 - L’Officiel Malaysia August ’16 issue is all about art and design and how the two have played the part in redefining fashion and beauty as we put the spotlight on the movers and shakers of this realm of expression.
"Is fashion art? The age-old question returns to the spotlight since the launch of L'Officiel last September. Fashion is an art form - you may call it decorative art as opposed to fine art, but what's the distinction?" says managing editor Monica Mong.
"An equal amount of artistic expression goes into clothes, a piece of sculpture or a painting. We see designers directly influenced by art, and as fashion and art collide, it's inevitable that fashion will go along a continuum together as contemporary art progresses and evolves," she adds.
For this reason, we invite the readers to dive into the whimsical allure on the technical aspects of things as we present you with what you need to know about art and design in fashion. Keep an eye on our compilation of the most thought-provoking fashion show settings in Ready, Go, Set! the charming merge of watch's craftsmanship with technology in More Than Just Time, and the modern reinterpretation of beauty in Art of Abstraction.
“Art is the creative minds' mode to express themselves and how they are feeling, and we trust that fashion designers use the term 'fashion' to do the same. We can very well see that in every notable designers' show out there, from Karl Lagerfeld to Donatella Versace, Alexander Wang to Brandon Maxwell, that what they showcase to the world in some ways reflects their own personality and story.
"Sure, there will always be voices saying that art is exclusive to paintings and carvings, but this issue, L'Officiel Malaysia gives you a million reasons that will shut down those voices and embrace fashion as an artistic outlet," says CEO and publisher of Heart Media Olivier Burlot.
About L’OFFICIEL and L'OFFICIEL Malaysia
L'Officiel magazine was first published in Paris since 1921. Over the years, L'Officiel has helped launch the careers of designers including Pierre Balmain, Cristobal Balenciaga, Christian Dior, and Yves St. Laurent. Today, L'Officiel has since become to be referred to as the "Bible of fashion and of high society".
Published locally ten times a year in Malaysia, each issue of L'OFFICIEL Malaysia led by veteran fashion editor, Monica Mong, brings together the latest style and lifestyle trends fresh from the world's leading fashion houses. Targeted at the well-heeled, and well-travelled 25 to 45 lady, L'OFFICIEL Malaysia is the key fashion reference for the modern woman with a strong focus on fashion, beauty, watches, jewellery and art.
Follow L’OFFICIEL Malaysia on social media for the latest news and updates via Instagram (@lofficielmalaysia, Official hashtag: #lofficielmalaysia), and Facebook (www.facebook.com/lofficielmalaysia).
The official L’OFFICIEL Malaysia website (www.lofficielmalaysia.com) is updated four times daily to bring you the latest fashion news and trends happening right now.
About Heart Media
Heart Media, the publisher of L’OFFICIEL Malaysia, L’OFFICIEL Singapore, MEN’S FOLIO, PALACE, ART REPUBLIK, WOW, WOW Jewellery, L’OFFICIEL HOMMES Singapore, FORM and ROOM magazines, is committed to publishing market leading magazines and digital media which connect with the region’s affluent and brand-conscious consumers through their chosen lifestyle activities. Heart Media’s titles have established solid reputations in their respective sectors with illustrious track records. Each one has built a strong market presence across Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.
With a vision to strengthen its regional growth and offices in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Hong Kong and Shanghai, Heart Media is regarded as one of Asia's fastest growing media and publishing houses.
For more information, please visit www.heart-media.com.
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