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FEMALE/NUYOU launches the first runway fashion show at Singapore’s Changi Airport terminal 3

Singapore, 14 March 2008 - One of Singapore´s marquee fashion events is here again. This year, on 24 March, from 7pm to 9.30pm, FEMALE and NUYOU of SPH Magazines Pte Ltd (SPH Magazines) will hold its Catwalk Collections Spring-Summer 2008 at Singapore Changi Airport´s newly opened, Terminal 3, making it a first for the show to be held there.

For the fifth year running, FEMALE and NUYOU bring to its partners and special guests, an annual signature event that showcases the best of Spring and Summer from top international designers. FEMALE/NUYOU Catwalk Collections also brings together the ‘Who´s Who´ and the best dressed of the fashion industry, stylish socialites and VIPs from distinguished sponsors.

"Nuyou and Female are the first fashion monthlies that have organised a multi-label catwalk collection. This is an exclusive peek into the Fashion Weeks of New York, Milan and Paris. Our aim is to raise Singapore’s style quotient and do our part to make it the fashion hub of Asia. We hope that Singaporeans will become more stylish by increasing their fashion awareness and their confidence in being innovative in their dressing. We are very excited about this year’s catwalk collection. We will "jetset" you to New York, Milan & Paris to preview six global labels’ Spring/Summer collections," says Grace Lee, Editor-in-Chief, Nuyou.

Pearlyn Quan, Editor of Female also says, "Female is very proud to be presenting a fabulous night of exclusive showcases from some of the biggest names in fashion for our readers, advertisers and special guests. As one of our annual signature events, Catwalk Collections is a great opportunity to work more closely with these international fashion labels, as well as cement Female’s status as Singapore’s leading fashion authority."

Guests will preview the latest Spring-Summer 2008 collections from labels such as Blumarine, Christian Lacroix, Diane Von Furstenburg, Moschino Cheap & Chic, R.E.D Valentino, and Vivienne Tam. At the show, world-class models will also strut down the runway sporting the latest hair and makeup trends by Sebastian Professionals and Apothecary & Co respectively.

“It will be a fashion show to look forward to. It is a novel idea to hold such a show at the newly opened Terminal 3 of Singapore’s Changi Airport, which has won praises from international travellers. SPH Magazines hopes that with each such creative breakthrough whether in magazine publication or event management, we have created new opportunities from which our advertisers and business partners can showcase their products and services and experience and benefit from a higher level of exposure. This will be in line with our vision to be a world class Publisher of Choice to maximise returns for all our stakeholders,” says Allen Loh, Managing Director of SPH Magazines.

Mr Alan Lee, Deputy Director, Marketing and Passenger Development Division, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), adds, “The idea of holding a fashion show at the airport is in line with our on-going plans to revolutionalise the airport experience at Changi. It complements our efforts to make Singapore Changi Airport a cool, fashionable and trendy place. In collaborating with SPH Magazines to host the Female/ Nuyou Catwalk Collections in the new Terminal 3, we can certainly look forward to very unique and enjoyable evening set against the spectacular backdrop of T3´s unique architecture and design of lush landscapes, waterfalls and of course, our hallmark skyroof.”

FEMALE/NUYOU CATWALK COLLECTIONS 2008 Sponsors
Presenter: UOB Lady´s Card
Organiser: SPH Magazines
Official Champagne: Moet & Chandon
Official Hair: Sebastian Professional
Official Jewellery & Timepiece: Bvlgari
Official Makeup: Apothecary & Co.
Official Skincare: Lancaster
Official Mobile Partner: HTC
With the Support of: Terminal 3, Singapore Changi Airport
Participating Fashion Labels: Blumarine, Christian Lacroix, Diane Von Furstenburg, Moschino Cheap & Chic, R.E.D Valentino, Vivienne Tam

MEDIA INVITATION
Your journalists and camera/ video crew are invited to attend the Female/Nuyou Spring-Summer 2008 Catwalk Collections.

Details of the Event:
Date: Monday, 24 March 2007
Time: 7pm to 9.30pm
Venue: Check-In Row 1, Level 2 Departure Hall, Changi Airport Terminal 3
Dress code: Jet-set Chic

Please confirm your reporters´ and photographers´ attendance with me at pearlym@sph.com.sg by Thursday, 20 March 2007, 2pm.


Issued by Corporate Communications Department,
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd, Co. Regn No.: 196900476M

For more information, please contact:

Pearly Mak
Assistant Manager, Corporate Communications
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd
Tel: +65-6319-2336
HP:+65-97656704
E-mail: pearlym@sph.com.sg
 

About SPH Magazines Pte Ltd

A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of media giant Singapore Press Holdings Limited.

With a proven track record for sterling editorial content & award-winning designs, SPH Magazines raises the bar as a dynamic magazine publisher. In its stable are over 100 titles in English and Chinese, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men´s lifestyle, movies, automobile, parenting, decor, new media and business. All the newsstand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other well-known titles such as Female, Home and Decor, Nuyou, Torque, HWM and GameAxis are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle category.

This magazine group can also boast about its 10 luxury titles including its flagships The Peak and ICON. At the turn of 2008, SPH Magazines acquired Asia-Pacific Boating, China Boating, Jet Asia-Pacific, Luxury Properties, AsiaSpa, Polo China and Action Asia under its wholly-owned Hong Kong incorporated company Blu Inc Media (HK) Limited. This suite of titles has effectively made SPH Magazines the leading luxury magazines publisher in the Asia-Pacific region.

SPH Magazines’ established editorial units also provide excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and any other collateral to meet their business needs.

In the online and IT arena, SPH Magazines also has a highly regarded presence through the portals and publications of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hardware Zone Pte Ltd. www.hardwarezone.com(R) is consistently been getting rave reviews through the Hitwise awards and several review watchdogs over the last 2 years such that it has become the most respected portal in Asia.

With a vision to continue growth regionally, SPH Magazines is set to become Asia´s publishing powerhouse. It has publishing houses in China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines. SPH Magazines in its fold have achieved strong market presence in their respective sectors, as well as distinguished track records and solid reputations.

At SPH Magazines, the promise is to deliver its best to meet the diverse needs and interests of all its stakeholders and achieve its vision to be a world class Publisher of Choice.

URL: http://www.sphmagazines.com.sg
 

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 2007, Female’s readership is 140,000. It is vibrant and dynamic, a must read for stylish fashionista and beauty junkie.
 

About Nuyou

Nuyou is the leading Chinese-language fashion and beauty magazine for effectively bilingual career women in their 20s and 30s. Established in 1976, Nuyou is an all-round trend guide filled with fashion news, beauty tips and engaging features. Nuyou enjoys a readership of 37,000 (Source: Nielsen Media Index 2007). It also publishes two spin-off titles in Singapore: Nuyou Time and Nuyou Fashion Notebook, and has a Malaysian edition, licensed to Blu Inc Media Sdn Bhd.