The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) and Nottingham Trent University proudly present 10 aspiring graduate designers at Singapore Fashion Week 2017.

These young millennial designers debut their first collections, in a showing of the “Shades of Millennials”.

From bold and contemporary to inventive and fantastical, the collections reveal the different shades of their designer’s personality, life experiences and inspirations. They speak of the spectrum of colours used in the collections and signify their designer’s desire to be different, to live a life on his/her own terms.

The MDIS School of Fashion and Design is also proud to collaborate with Blum & Co, a leading fashion label in executive wear in Singapore.
Over a period of three months in early 2017, year 2 degree students from Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing and Branding programmes worked with Blum & Co to create and promote a new line for young executives, labelled Blumex.
Blum & Co tapped on the creativity of these young aspiring fashion designers and fashion marketers to create a line of contemporary womenswear for young working professionals, and develop marketing strategies to promote the new line, including effective retail layout and displays, and revamping existing and new retail outlets.
The collaboration incorporates an element of competition with prizes to be awarded by Blum & Co in appreciation of the students’ works; to motivate them further to excel in their work.

This collaboration provides students with a platform for gaining real-world industry experience, allowing them to showcase their talents and raise their profile in the industry.

A total of 48 designs will be selected and showcased on the MDIS Graduation Fashion Show runway at Singapore Fashion Week 2017. Winners will be announced during the show and cash prizes given out by Blum & Co to the top students.