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Q&A With Michelle Ng – Creative Director Of Young&ng Jewelry

Q&A With Michelle Ng – Creative Director Of Young&ng Jewelry

Young&ng jewelry is the brainchild of designer Michelle Ng. Her second collection to date -Fall 2011- was inspired by the intricacy of the human body (blood cells, bones and muscles) and debuted to public, very appropriately I must say, at the BODIES Exhibition here in New York. Be it the little red Swarovski crystals resembling blood cells or metalwork mimicking the bone matrix, Young&ng headpieces and cuffs are definitely making a statement with each piece being a wearable art.

Having received a formal art training at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, Michelle Ng walks the fine line between art and fashion, creating unique but accessible jewelry. With two beautiful Young&ng collections under her belt, to say we expect great things ...

FL Q&A Interview: Tex Saverio, Indonesian fashion designer extraordinaire

FL Q&A Interview: Tex Saverio, Indonesian fashion designer extraordinaire

I first wrote about Tex Saverio's "La Glacon" Spring 2011 collection a few weeks ago, after scouting Jakarta Fashion Week's photos - looking something special. And Tex Saverio is definitely something special. He was one of the chosen few to take part in the Dewi Fashion Knights runway show - the closing event of Jakarta Fashion Week. Despite already having designed a collection, "My Courtesan", two months earlier, he chose to create a whole new collection. And so "La Glacon" was born. It is his collection "La Glacon" that closed Jakarta Fashion Week with a bang.

Tex Saverio won his first award - the Mercedes-Benz Asia Fashion Award - when he was only 21. Today, at 26, after showing two ...