Remember that time when Maisie Williams turned up on the red carpet with a Charles & Keith bag? No? We have proof.
The bags were subsequently sold out.
But she wasn’t the only international celebrity who has been supporting our homegrown brands. You might be surprised to know that celebrities like Gigi Hadid, Gwyneth Paltrow and Solange Knowles have worn some of the clothes and shoes from Singapore designers. Singapore’s fashion industry is experiencing a boom like never before and local designers are making an impact on an international level. America, France, London and South-east Asian countries are coming to appreciate the unique designs from Singaporean designers. Here are our top five Singapore-founded brands you need to know.