PHNOM PENH DESIGNERS WEEK

PHNOM PENH DESIGNERS WEEK

‘Now is the future’ is the theme of the fourth annual Phnom Penh Designers Week, with nine exciting designers set to show off their latest looks. Post Weekend got an exclusive sneak preview at The Plantation, the venue for three nights of runway shows starting on Thursday. Designs will for the first time also be on display for sale on Sunday. For tickets, call 023 221 295 or email [email protected]. Photos: Charlotte Pert. Models: Kondeang Model Agency

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HELLO HELLO
Inspired by waterfalls, the theme of Hello Hello’s collection is ‘upgraded’ resort-wear making use of linen and cotton materials, and incorporating decorative fringes and ribbons.

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A.N.D
Designed for men and women – but primarily men – A.N.D’s new collection is ‘inspired by the gods’ with bold and dramatic designs made from vintage fabrics that have been recycled or remade.

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PHKA KN’JAY
Phka Kn’jay will present a classy collection of evening gowns and resort wear. Done in shades reminiscent of the ginger flower – after which the brand is named – the dresses feature touches of lace further evoking the floral theme.

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DON PROTASIO
Inspired by ‘decay’, the fabrics in Don Portasio’s new collection appear tattered and degraded. Rather than avoiding imperfection, Portasio embraces it with buttons missing on items and others faded and frayed.

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