Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, January 06, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Malaysian fashion designer Melinda Looi opened her first ever outlet store at the brand new Freeport A’Famosa outlet center earlier this December 2015. Freeport A’Famosa is the latest shopping and dining destination to hit Melaka and is in close proximity to the A’Famosa resort.
“My outlet store in A’Famosa is a new opportunity to bring my fashion to more people, which I am very grateful for. This outlet store will allow customers from all walks of life to purchase previous season’s ML collections at really good prices,” says the designer.
The Melinda Looi Outlet Store at Freeport A’Famosa will carry a selection of Melinda Looi’s off-season collections at unbeatable prices. The collections available are emel by Melinda Looi (the designer’s muslimah wear brand consisting of modern baju kurung, kaftans and hijab), the Melinda Looi export line (consisting of top quality ladies apparels and accessories, which are selling in 10 countries worldwide) as well as the ML by Melinda Looi brand (an affordable ready-to-wear brand made for and inspired by Malaysia) and MELL BASICS (a line of basic items made from certified organic cotton). The store will carry discounts from 30% to 70% and is open Monday to Sunday from 10am to 10pm.
For further information, picture requests or any other enquiries please contact:
Ms. Sophia Kaan
Tel: +603-2093 2279/+6012-642 2824
Fax: +603-2201 2099
E-mail: email@example.com (Dropbox Link with pictures and digital press release - http://bit.ly/MLOutletStoreAFamosa)
Hashtags - #MelindaLooiOutletStore #MLAF
About Melinda Looi
Melinda Looi started her journey on a scholarship at the La Salle School of Fashion in Montreal, Canada. It was her graduation collection in 1995 that catapulted her into the spotlight, earning her the Malaysia Young Designer Award 1995 in Kuala Lumpur.
Melinda has also been involved in various stage productions in Malaysia, as well as the television and film industry in Canada. She has consistently proven her ability and creativity through many awards locally and internationally, especially the prestigious Designer of the Year Award, in 2004 and 2006 at the Malaysian International Fashion Awards, and once again in 2009 at the Mercedes Benz STYLO Fashion Awards. Melinda’s latest accolades include an award for 2014 Sport and Art Trophy from International Olympic Council, Switzerland.
Her most recent achievement is being selected as a Malaysian representative at 2014 World Fashion Week, Paris with one of her couture piece being showcased as part of the World Fashion Exhibition, at various international fashion weeks.
Today, Melinda Looi has four distinct brands to her name, which are: Melinda Looi Couture, Melinda Looi Ivory (the designer’s eponymous made-to-measure bridal collection), Melinda Looi Prêt-à-Porter, and MELL Basics; a range of organic cotton basics.
Besides working on her own fashion labels, Melinda is also involved in numerous and very diverse collaborations reaching from charities and eco-friendly events to art projects, as well as collaborations with international brands and corporates such as L'Oréal , Levi's, Nando's, and many others.
Awards & Accolades
• 2014 IOC Sport and Art Trophy, Malaysia/Switzerland
• Malaysian Representative at World Fashion Week 2014, Paris, France
• Nominated for Fashion Designer of the Year at 3DPS Awards 2013, London
• Winner of “Great Women of Our Time” Awards 2013 (Design & Style category) by The Malaysian Women’s Weekly
• First 3D Print Fashion Show in Asia, 2013, Kuala Lumpur
• Designer of the Year 2009, Mercedes Benz STYLO Fashion Awards, Kuala Lumpur
• Designer of the Year 2006, MIFW, Kuala Lumpur
• Designer of the Year 2004, MIFW, Kuala Lumpur
• Most Dynamic Designer 2003, MIFA, Kuala Lumpur
• Asia Pacifica Young Designer Award 2000, Hong Kong
• Winter Wedding Dress Contest 1997, Canada
• White Creation Award 1997, Canada
• ASEAN Designer Award 1995, Singapore
• Cotton Award 1995, Japan
• Malaysia Young Designer Award 1995, Kuala Lumpur