Singapore, 26 November, 2014 - Female magazine’s annual flagship event has gone through a few iterations in its 18-year history, but one thing has always been a constant: the publication’s ability to discover future stars, social influencers and gorgeous personalities. Past winners-turned-stars include former history teacher Annabel Tan, who has since fronted ad campaigns for a major beauty house and other brands; Cordelia Daphne Low, a Miss Universe Singapore 2013 second runner-up; and fledgling model Adrian Jalaludin, now a popular sports host in the region. This year’s Gorgeous People (GP), scouted through social media campaigns on Instagram and Facebook using the official campaign hashtag #fgorgeouspeople, garnered over 600 entries. The final 50 GP are a diverse and eclectic group of individuals. There is a rise in the number of young professionals taking part, including bankers, consultants and entrepreneurs, and among them is potentially another couple of dynamic winners. Each of the male and female winner will be chosen by the Creative Editor of Female, Jeanette Ejlersen and her editorial team, and guest judges – based on looks, poise and star quality. Jeanette Ejlersen, Creative Editor of Female, said: “We’re excited about the finals and are looking forward to discovering new stars and brand ambassadors on the night. It’s always gratifying to find new talent.”Diana Lee, General Manager, Fashion & Beauty, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd: said: “Female continues to engage top brands and players in fashion, beauty and lifestyle from all over the world. The continuing success of the magazine’s 50GP campaign proves our enduring relevance and resonance to the fashion-forward public and clients.” The PreviewThe chosen 50 debuted in the print and digital editions of the November issue as well as at the Gorgeous Preview event at Robinsons The Heeren. During the Gorgeous Preview (Sep 18 – 28), Female also presented two Gorgeous showcases comprising 50 Gorgeous Picks curated by the Female team. Behind-the-scenes footage was shared on the big LED screen of the building facing Orchard Road and readers could show support to their favourite GP via the microsite http://f-gorgeouspeople.tumblr.com/.The Party New hot club Canvas will be the venue to host Female’s invited guests, IT crowd, friends of the Gorgeous People, readers and the fashion brigade on Thursday 27 Nov, and also where Female will name the Most Gorgeous Male and Female of this year's Gorgeous People search campaign. The winners stand to win up to $5,000 worth of prizes from event sponsors including a 3 Days/2 Nights stay in a luxury villa in Bali from The Luxe Nomad, lifestyle appliances from Philips, make-up from Laura Mercier, shoes from Superga, and shopping vouchers from Robinsons.The SponsorsOfficial Apparel: Robinsons The Heeren Official Fragrance: AtkinsonsOfficial Lifestyle Appliance: PhilipsOfficial Makeup: Laura MercierOfficial Shoes: Superga. The official partners for Female’s 50 Gorgeous People 2014 are Air Salon, Canvas and The Luxe Nomad.Media InvitationYour journalist, photographer and/or video crew are invited to Female’s 50 Gorgeous People 2014 finals and party. Details as follows: Date: 27 November 2014, Thursday
Time: 7.30pm – 10pm
Venue: Canvas, #B1-01/06 The Riverwalk (22, Upper Circular Road) Please RSVP to Vanni Cheong by 27 November, 12pm.ISSUED BY SPH MAGAZINES PTE LTD.
Co. Regn No.: 196900476M For media queries, please contact: Lorraine Tiang Marketing ManagerFemale Tel: 6319 6173Mobile: 9792 3957Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgVanni Cheong
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID: 6319 1553Email: email@example.comAbout FemaleFemale is Singapore’s leading fashion and beauty magazine. Every month, Female delivers to its trend- and brand- conscious readers, the hottest looks from the fashion capitals of the world, profiles of the biggest designers, and the very best in style advice; as well as all the latest beauty news, from the most revolutionary products and services, to the most up-to-the-minute trends. According to the AC Nielsen Media Index 2013, Female’s readership is 102,000. It is vibrant and dynamic, a must read for stylish fashionista and beauty junkie.About SPH MagazinesA leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited.
With a proven track record for sterling editorial content, award-winning designs and creative solutions, SPH Magazines together with its subsidiaries, Blu Inc Holdings (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Blu Inc Media (HK) Limited and Blu Inc Media China, raise the bar as a dynamic publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in the region, in English, Chinese and other languages, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men's lifestyle, automobile, parenting, decor, new media and business. All the newsstand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other titles such as Female, Cleo, The Women's Weekly, Harper's BAZAAR, Cosmopolitan, The Peak, ICON, Home & Decor, Nuyou, Torque, Asia-Pacific Boating, AsiaSpa and LP Luxury Properties are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle categories.
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