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Each season NEW YORK X identifies emerging, creative and forward-thinking designers and gives them an opportunity to show during New York Fashion Week to international press and buyers. The goal is to reach maximum media exposure and lead our collaborators to the next step.
Edmund Ooi graduated in fashion design at Kuala Lumpur, where he was awarded as ‘Most Promising Designer’ and ‘Best Avant-garde Designer’ , Edmund moves to Antwerp (Belgium) for Royal Academy of Fine Art.
He immediately starts collaborating with Mugler in Paris after two years in Antwerp. In July 2014, Edmund launches his namesake men’s collection for season AW2014/15.
With his SS2015 collection, Edmund was invited to participate in Pitti Immagine Uomo at The Latest Fashion Buzz in collaboration with Vogue Italia and GQ Italia.
In January 2015, Edmund Ooi debuts at Milan Fashion Week, being the third men’s designer to benefit from the support of Giorgio Armani, who hosts the AW15/16 catwalk at the ‘Armani Teatro’.
Conjoining flamboyant tailoring with science fiction influences is the brand’s leitmotiv. Paired with healthy dose of Urban, Irony and contemporary, Edmund Ooi experiments with the reality of menswear and hopes to inject a fresh element into men’s day-to-day wardrobe.