SINGAPORE: With its signature demi-couture style, British brand Bora Aksu brings to you its ultimate party selections, specially selected for the year-end celebratory season to add a flair of festivity to your Christmas and New Year outfits.
Featuring three selections of Victorian Elegance, Checks & Stripes and Floral Enchantment, Bora Aksu uses a shroud of subtle mystery to enhance your style for an inevitably charming yet sophisticated look.
Victoriana Maxi with Thick Lace Hem ($960), Victoriana Weave Dress with Frill Layers ($925), Weave Print Dress with Victoriana Details ($925)
Marrying elements of old-world charm with hints of modern romance, this selection uses the Victorian style of high collars and long sleeves to add femininity to its repertoire. With a dreamy allure of the signature ruffles, the dresses are available in three lengths – maxi, midi and mini – to highlight your best features.
These pieces are best paired with kitten heels to complete the image of demure Victorian Elegance, divine for the festive season.
Checks & Stripes
Pinstripe Open Shoulder Dress in a Double-Breasted Style ($925), Sleeveless Houndstooth Dress with Side Buckle Detailing ($1185)
This party season, spell edgy and trendy with patterned Checks & Stripes. Stand out in all your after-parties with pieces defining youthful and vivacious with an urbane feel. Off-shoulder lapels, buttoned detailing and a leather belt make the pinstriped piece perfect if you’re going for contemporary cool.
Alternatively, the sleeveless dress with a houndstooth pattern is ideal for a preppy, suave look, sublime when paired with a full- sleeved grey sweater.
Lace Dress in a Floral Pattern with Ribbon Tie Waist ($1010), Flower Sketch Dress with Pastel Accents ($925), Victoriana Style Micro Floral Dress with Cropped Sleeves ($855)
Take fall and winter’s floral trend into the holiday season with the Floral Enchantment, featuring elements of sketch, lace and micro print while simultaneously embodying romance with a darker twist. Fusing chiffon and lace fabrics, the pieces exude softness laced with an air of subtle mystery. Using waist detailing and flowy hems, these outfits paired with wedges will complete the quintessential look of today’s modern and graceful women.
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The Bora Aksu brand dates back to 2002, when designer Bora Aksu received his first acclaim upon graduation from Central Saint Martin’s MA course. Bora’s collection won a sponsorship award, giving him the opportunity to make his debut at London Fashion Week in 2003.
The Bora Aksu brand was founded in the same year and was quoted as “The Star of the Show” by broadsheets. A resounding success, a total of four consecutive “New Generation Awards” were presented to Bora from The British Fashion Council. He also won “The Designer of the Year” award from Elle Style and an acknowledgement from Queen Elizabeth II for his contributions to the British fashion industry.
The romanticism of Bora’s collection makes for a refined yet modern aesthetic. Hand-crafted, layering and texture contrast, muted color and volume form its key DNA. Bora Aksu is lauded for its elegant, sophisticated, romantic and modern feminine.
Bora Aksu’s flagship store officially opened in Beijing in 2015. The stores followed in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Macau and Paris. In 2018, Bora Aksu continues on its expansion plans with store openings planned for Singapore, South Korea, Europe and the United States.
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