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Female and Nuyou Catwalk presents French label Carven's first runway show in Singapore

Singapore, 16 April 2013 – SPH Magazines Pte Ltd’s (SPH Magazines) two leading women’s fashion magazines Female and Nuyou once again present their signature event - Female and Nuyou Catwalk - on Thursday, 18 April 2013.

The annual runway show has always been a highlight of the local fashion scene, pushing creative boundaries for the venues in which the fashion shows are held. These unique venues include a 163m catwalk in Orchard Road (the longest ever in Singapore), the Formula One Pit Building, Changi Airport’s Terminal 3 when it was newly opened, as well as the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station.

This year, the much anticipated event will be held at the Mercedes-Benz Showroom, where it will showcase Carven’s first fashion show in Singapore. The showroom will be transformed into a little arrondissement for this occasion.

Introduced in 1945 as a couture house for petite women, Carven is known for its girlie and feminine sensibilities. The event will showcase 40 looks from its Spring/Summer 2013 collection, from tailored fit-and-flare frocks to suits worn with shorts.

Jeanette Ejlersen, Female’s Creative Editor, said: “Female and Nuyou Catwalk is proud to work with Carven on its first fashion show in Singapore. The Parisian label has a unique heritage and is forward-looking. It’s a French designer brand but it’s very accessible. It was also one of the first to design sportswear when others were still creating couture. We’re excited about the presentation.”

Nuyou’s Editor, Terence Lee, said: “We all love a successful revival story, more so when the creative force (Frenchman Guillaume Henry) behind it is young and talented. The couture house turned ready-to-wear label Carven represents a new wave of French fashion that is a hot ticket - feminine, elegant, forward, and with accessible price points that appeal to the chic and young.”

Diana Lee, General Manager, Fashion & Beauty, SPH Magazines, said: “Our annual catwalk show is a signature fashion event that reinforces Female and Nuyou’s positions as the leading, fashion-forward magazines in Singapore. The partnership with leading brands provides advertisers with an effective and exclusive showcase for their products and services.”

More than 350 invited VIP guests, celebrities, fashion insiders and style mavens are expected at the fashion party of the season.

The event is sponsored by Carven Parfums, Culina, L’Oreal Professional, MAC, Mercedes Benz, Salon Vim and Tattinger.

Media Invitation

Your journalist, photographer and/or video crew are invited to cover this exclusive Catwalk event:

Date : 18 April 2013 (Thursday)
Time : 7.30pm
Venue: Mercedes-Benz Showroom
(301 Alexandra Road, Singapore 159930)

Programme

7.30pm - Arrival of guests/ Pre-show cocktail
8.00pm    - Catwalk featuring Carven Spring/Summer 2013 collection
8.15pm    - Cocktail Party


ISSUED BY SPH MAGAZINES PTE LTD. Co. Regn No.: 196900476M


For more information, please contact:

Michelle Leong
Marketing Manager
SPH Magazines Ltd
DID: 6319 5722
Email: michlps@sph.com.sg

Joelyn Tan
Executive
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID: 6319 1895
Email: tjoelyn@sph.com.sg

About Female
Female is Singapore’s leading fashion and beauty magazine. Every month, Female delivers to its trend- and brand- conscious readers, the hottest looks from the fashion capitals of the world, profiles of the biggest designers, and the very best in style advice; as well as all the latest beauty news, from the most revolutionary products and services, to the most up-to-the-minute trends. According to the AC Nielsen Media Index 2011, Female’s readership is 123,000. It is vibrant and dynamic, a must read for stylish fashionista and beauty junkie.

About Nuyou
Nuyou is the leading Chinese-language fashion and beauty magazine for effectively bilingual career women in their 20s and 30s. Established in 1976, Nuyou is an all-round trend guide filled with fashion news, beauty tips and engaging features. Nuyou enjoys a readership of 23,000 (Source: Nielsen Media Index 2011). It also publishes two spin-off titles in Singapore: Nuyou Time and Nanyou. Nuyou also has an edition in Malaysia, which is published by Blu Inc Media Sdn Bhd, an SPH Magazines subsidiary.

About SPH Magazines
A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited.

With a proven track record for sterling editorial content, award-winning designs and creative solutions, SPH Magazines raises the bar as a dynamic publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in the region, in English, Chinese and other languages, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men's lifestyle, automobile, parenting, decor, new media and business. All the newsstand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other titles such as Female, Cleo, The Women's Weekly, The Peak, Home & Decor, Nuyou, Torque and HWM are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle categories. It also publishes Harper's BAZAAR and Cosmopolitan in Singapore and Malaysia with Hearst Magazines International.

In addition, websites such as herworldPLUS.com and HardwareZone.com have extended its reach online, engaging readers with interactive content, capturing audience beyond print.

SPH Magazines' established editorial unit provides excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and other collaterals to meet their business needs. clickTRUE Pte Ltd, an associate company of SPH Magazines, is a Pay Per Performance online marketing company specialising in Online Media Planning, Search Engine Marketing and Optimisation, Web Analytics Consultancy and Landing Page Optimisation.

With a vision to continue regional growth, SPH Magazines is set to hold a leading position in publishing in Asia, with a presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Vietnam.

In line with this vision, SPH Magazines acquired 34% of WhiteWave Media Group (formally known as Antarctica Interactive Private Limited). It is an integrated luxury media company which owns online publications Luxury-Insider.com, Inluxe.cn, as well as the luxury print BACCARAT Magazine in Hong Kong. Other titles include Luxury Properties, Action Asia, Asia-Pacific Boating, China Boating, JET Asia Pacific and Asia-Pacific Spa published through wholly owned subsidiary, Blu Inc Media, in China and Hong Kong.

As a Publisher of Choice, SPH Magazines aims to deliver the best to meet the diverse needs and interests of readers and advertisers.

Visit www.sphmagazines.com.sg for more information.