Silk – pure and light-weight, in eye catching contrasts and chic cuts – is very desirable. Inspired by the Asian tropics, the multi-faceted and unique Moirai collection called out to FUCHSIA when it opened its doors to customers at Great World City, forcing us to delve deeper into what this label has to offer.
From smart-casual dresses, western-style tops and work wear to chic jute bags, sophisticated clutches and funky wedges; and wait, that’s not all. Accessories ranging from strings of semi-precious stones to costume jewellery – you name it, they have it!
Just in case that’s not enough to tempt the shopaholic in you, they also carry a selection of home décor comprising of carved lamps, mother of pearl serving sets and lots of other ethnic bits and pieces with a western edge to them.
The Moirai fashion philosophy is the simple belief in fair trade and ethical styles. Each hand-stitched piece is created under labour ethics and carries a label bearing the name of the couturist and the seamstress, with a fair share going to the labourers.
This black and white jacket is a fusion of East meets West, with ethnic patterns in contemporary cuts. Worn on a plain black jumpsuit, it looks glamorous yet toned-down. It is jazzed up with a strand of semi-precious stones and a heavily embellished hand bag. Hair up or down is your choice, but if you want to carry off this look differently, just turn the jacket inside out and, Voila! you have a completely different piece altogether. Most jackets at Moirai are reversible.
The flowing chiffon top is given subtle detail with the hand embellishment of sparkly rhinestones. In combination with white embossed silk trousers and a reversible stole, a picture-perfect look is created. Once again, the flexibility of the reversible piece means you won’t run out of styles to carry it off.
Lehngas have made a comeback! Loud and proud as they may seem, the bright colours and the feminine appeal is simply irresistible. Pair it up with a toned down top or something more ethnic, throw on a stole and paint the town red! We know you want to …
Last but not least, we have this sleeveless waistcoat. With a pair of jeans and a white top, this is your splash of colour! We have paired it with an asymmetrical top and white flowing trouser, creating
a look for any time of the day. This, too, can be worn in 2 ways, pattern in print on one side and a modern detail on plain silk on the reverse. Here, it is accessorised with a jute clutch and a colourful necklace to bring the outfit together. It is available as a full-sleeved, short jacket as well.
Wondering how big a hole this will burn in your pocket? You will be pleasantly surprised to see how reasonably priced Moirai products are, making it the perfect one-stop-shop for a fashionista on a budget. The Western clothing ranges from $30 to $130, with the silk collection ranging from $59 to $189. The funky jute bags cost $30, and the most expensive gem-encrusted silver clutches are $159. The shoes are predominantly hand embellished, selling from $75 to $95. Finally, the costume jewellery starts from $19 to $60, with strands of semi-precious stones from $480 to $1300 and gold plated pendants with real pearls and intricate detailing ranging from $189 – $289.
[quote]Located at: #B2-10 Great World City, 1 Kim Seng Promenade, Singapore 237994
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Falak Amaar Khan did her Bachelor of Art from Peshawar University in Law and Sociology, before moving on to a foundation course from Pakistan School of Fashion Design (PSFD). Falak has organized many events including fashion shows in London, and collaborative events with UK-based charities such as Muslim Hands, Dost Welfare Foundation and SOS. Falak also ran her own multi-brand fashion business housing her own label ‘Falak Amaar’. In her free time, she is an ardent reader and loves writing on subjects she is passionate about.
Falak Amaar Khan is a member of Team FUCHSIA, heading the Fashion section in her capacity as a fashion designer, stylist and choreographer. As a writer, Falak covers fashion, community and entertainment. This super busy mother of two is working towards supporting a cause through her work. She would also love to integrate more into the Singaporean community, and explore the island in a more realistic manner.
Her motto in life? GET ON WITH IT!