Coco Chanel once said, “The best colour in the world is the one that looks good on you” and quite frankly, we couldn’t have put it better ourselves. With over 800 unique SEPHORA make-up and beauty products now available exclusively online in Southeast Asia on zalora.com.my, these game-changers are now as accessible as they are exciting. While it’s true that beauty comes from within, we can’t deny make-up is what adds the pizazz! Now you can explore the dazzling array of shades on offer at the click of a button, and discover the perfect colours that bring out your best. Check out our favourite SEPHORA picks in the COLOUR ME BEAUTIFUL beauty feature.
In the spirit of beauty, we unveil one of the most beautiful women’s ethnic wear collections that our screens have seen this June. ZALIA, now online and exclusive to ZALORA, intricately weaves luxurious lace fabrics, embellished details and enchanting prints into floor-skimming day-dresses and evening gowns – beautifully fusing tradition with modernity. Discover the collection in time for the Raya season, in our MODERN ELEGANCE editorial, and start shopping before it goes!
Summer trends are in abundance this month with hotter days just around the corner. See our edit of the best, including cut-outs, beachwear, plunging necklines and all-white ensembles for the ladies, and urban luxe, blue hues and dark bloom prints for the gents. There’s no better time than Summer to have fun with fashion, and we’re giving you a timely head start with this month’s fashion features. Prep yourselves for the festival season with our fail-safe FESTIVAL FASHION guide.
Get inspired, get dressed, and get in with the season. There’s no time to waste. Enjoy the issue!
“Give me ALDO when spring comes, and give me ALDO when the summer shines. Give me shoes, give me colour, give me style, give me glamour.” – This issue of ZALORA Magazine welcomes Canadian, international fashion and footwear brand, ALDO to ZALORA.
Since its inception in Montreal, Canada in 1972, ALDO has quickly become one of the leading fashion footwear and accessories brands in the world. The world class brand continues its spirit of giving this Spring/Summer 2014, launching their fabulous new collection on zalora.com.my. Visually inspired by the iconic 80's and 90's pop culture, ALDO’s SS14 campaign brims with energy, enthusiasm and clever optimism, whilst adding mischief and colour. Give me ALDO comes to life with leading ladies Lindsey Wixson, Ming Xi and Camille Rowe, with Simon Nessman and Eric Ramos as handsome guests.
ALDO is a pioneer in the fashion industry: the creative process of designers situated in design centres around the world, first-rate advertising and marketing campaigns, and 40 years of experience. The iconic brand has remained true to its identity as modern, fresh, playful, irreverent, bold, unique and aspirational, yet accessible.
The brand's inspiration comes from fashion runways and street style, as well as local and global trends seen in fashion, design, music and art. Specializing in footwear, handbags and accessories in sport, casual and dress categories, ALDO prides itself on being the go-to footwear and accessories brand for all.
ALDO men and women are young, multicultural, chic, urban, savvy, fashion-driven, always the first to try new styles, forward thinking, ambitious and going places. As the first and only Canadian retailer to achieve major market penetration in the United States, ALDO now has 1,700 stores in over 80 countries, making it the world's leading fashion footwear retailer in terms of global reach.
ALDO's launch collection on ZALORA is showcased in its own beautiful shop-in-shop onsite, featuring a specialised selection of on-trend fashion footwear and accessories, curated for the Asian market. The brand and collections are always evolving, products are always on-trend, and new styles will be available on ZALORA on a regular basis.
ALDO is more than just a brand; it is a lifestyle, with a distinct personality. Discover the ALDO lifestyle and captivating new collection from our favourite new footwear and accessories brand on zalora.com.my today!
SEA OF COLOUR
This month ZALORA unveils ZALIA. An exclusive ethnic wear collection which combines luxurious style and modern elegance in-time for the Raya season ahead. Inspired by the latest runway trends and traditional Muslim wear, ZALIA brings forth the new era in this fashion arena. Boasting sophistication and modern chic, the collection is comprised of more than a hundred designs ranging from day dresses, evening gowns, tailored tops and skirts, to footwear and accessories. The finest metallic embroidered lace, jacquard, sateen, sequined lace and chiffons lay the foundations for intricate embellishments details.
With prices starting from just RM 19.90, give your wardrobe that extra dose of glamour.
This month marks yet another milestone for ZALORA with the launch of ZALORA MARKETPLACE across seven countries, positioning it as the biggest fashion-focused e-commerce marketplace in Southeast Asia. ZALORA MARKETPLACE offers independent fashion retailers a unique digital platform to create their own Shop-in-Shop on ZALORA. Vendors can reach out to ZALORA’s established and loyal customer base, providing them with exclusive fashion collections that are original, commercial, edgy and often hard to find.
ZALORA MARKETPLACE allows up-and-coming fashion brands to connect directly with their fashion savvy consumers, making a huge mark on online e-tailing. Log on and get your fashion fix from ZALORA MARKETPLACE today!
This month, ZALORA is excited to welcome CATWALK88, the unique womenswear and footwear brand for girls with style. Inspired by colour, lines and forms, CATWALK88 offers the latest picks with fresh and youthful designs in chic and cool, pretty and feminine styles. For the edgy cool cats, the collection includes skinny bleached jeans, printed and slogan tees. Girly girls will love the cute lace dresses, polka-dotted flare frocks and sheer blouses. The collection is accompanied by fabulous footwear styles, including colourful pumps and must-have sandals.
Mark your calendars and shelf all social events, this is the most important season for fashionistas across Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week (KLFW) is coming. From June 18 to 22, the second edition of KLFW presents “THE RUNWAY COLLECTION”, where fashion designers will showcase their annual collections. Expect breath-taking pieces from Farah Khan, Khoon Hooi, Jovian Mandagie, and many more. Grab your stilettos and practice your best pout... it's fashion week darlings!
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Say “Oui” to Hong Kong’s event of the season, Le French May. With more than 120 events spanning across two months, Le French May is one of the most diverse festivals in Asia that showcases the best of French creativity and cultural exchanges – covering everything from classical and contemporary art, design and dance, to cinema and gastronomy. This year marks the festival’s 22nd edition, which will include performances, exhibitions and screenings in Hong Kong and Macau, from May 2 to June 28. Le French May 2014 will take audiences on an incredible journey from East to West. If you love the finest of French cuisine, fashion, history, arts and culture, do not miss out this spectacular festival.
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Calling all T-Swift fans! The country princess is coming to Singapore! On June 12, Taylor Swift will bring The RED Tour, presented by Cornetto right here to our sunny shores, after her shows in Bangkok on June 9, and Kuala Lumpur on June 11. Expect to hear some of her top singles including "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together", "22" and her newest single "Best Night".
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Canadian-born international supermodel Coco Rocha is an A-lister favourite and the face of the moment. With her confident walk, versatile face, quirky personality and unique fashion sense, it’s hard for the redhead to go unnoticed. Coco's off-duty style of vibrant, mix-and-match, bohemian-cool ensembles has caught the attention of fashionistas across the globe.
Get outfit inspiration from our favourite Coco looks on zalora.com.my today!
With Summer fast approaching, it can only mean one thing – festival season is just around the corner. With that in mind, it is only right we begin to plan our all-important outfits. Ensembles that will carry you from day to night; from swaying to an acoustic set, to dancing your socks off at 3am; and most importantly, from queuing for organic granola in the morning to a greasy late night burger!
The USA hosts some of the world’s best music festivals, what with Coachella, SXSW, Lollapalooza, Burning Man and Electric Daisy Carnival all happening across the Summer months. These are key events that should not be missed, but if you fancy staying a little closer to home then the Rainforest World Music Festival – happening over the weekend of June 20 in Malaysia – promises a jolly good time of cultural music exchange, with music workshops and jamming sessions held in traditional Bornean longhouses.
Here at ZALORA, we have put together a selection of items you may want to add to your festival wardrobe to ensure you are well-prepared for all the merry-making and are spot on-trend.
Don’t forget, rumour has it that the Instagram servers crashed due to the amount of people trying to post selfies at Coachella. So with that in mind, it is even more crucial that you’ve got ’em outfits all sorted.
Head of Magazine
Jaslyn Lim & Joy Tan
Onsite Content Manager
Chai Ming Xuan