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Female crowns Singapore’s next style stars at Female GP: The Best Dressed Edition

Singapore, 19 November 2015 - Into its 19th year, Female magazine’s annual flagship competition to discover new faces with star quality underwent a revamp this year and has concluded on a buzzworthy note. Previously known as 50 Gorgeous People, the event has been rebranded as Female GP: The Best Dressed Edition and now spotlights people who love and live fashion. Twenty finalists – 10 male and 10 female – were selected from nearly 1,000 entries that came in via Instagram, and the top winner from each category was announced at a lively party at Chijmes nightspot Rakes tonight.

About 300 guests attended the event that included a screening of the finalists’ video interviews, a showcase of their OOTDs (Outfit of the Day) on a Hashtag Cube wall, and an infectious pop and electro set by deejay Dave Does. 

Among the stylish crowd were industry insiders, tastemakers from the local fashion and design scene, and the F-collective, Female’s network of creative collaborators that include MTV VJ Hanli Hoefer, model Nadia Rahmat, deejay/illustrator Amanda Ang, model/deejay Linda Hao and branding experts Charmaine Seah and Aarika Lee. 

The top prize for Best Dressed Female went to Assistant Product Manager Chua Sihui, 27, while Visual Merchandiser Hong Yu Ran, 27, took home the title for the men. Both were selected by a panel of five judges comprising Female editor Noelle Loh; Donna Chua, group marketing director of Robinsons; Monica Tan, director of Kimage; Julyen Loo, trainer/lead artist at Nars Cosmetics; and Guan Min, artiste with fashion and beauty video network Icon Asia who is also part of the F-collective.

The results were based on the finalists’ OOTD posts on Instagram that were compiled over the period from Oct 6 to Nov 12 and tagged with the hashtag #femalegpfinals2015, an editorial spread from the Nov 2015 issue of Female in which they styled themselves and a video where they shared their views on fashion.

Noelle said: “Both winners stood out with their natural charisma and outgoing yet stylish approach to dressing up. They’re the perfect examples of people here in Singapore becoming increasingly – and genuinely – enthusiastic about fashion.”

The winners each went home with $2,000 worth of prizes from the sponsors and partners including gift cards from Robinsons and Nars, and vouchers from Adidas Originals, Kimage and Carat* London. They will also have the opportunity to be showcased in an editorial in an upcoming issue of Female. 

The event was supported by apparel sponsor Robinsons, makeup sponsor Nars, hair sponsor Kimage, footwear sponsor Adidas Originals, car sponsor Mitsubishi and beauty lens sponsor Acuvue.

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Chloe Chow
Marketing Manager
Female / Nuyou
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd
Tel: 6319 6173

Vanni Cheong 
Assistant Manager
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
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About Female

Female 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 2014, Female’s readership is 100,000. It is vibrant and dynamic, a must read for stylish fashionista and beauty junkie.

About SPH Magazines

A 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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