singapore: fifth avenue shoe repair exhibition + store opening

a true singapore scoop. fifth avenue shoe repair comes to town for by the no., an exhibition of its couture-flavoured collection that opens fri - aug 27 [8.30pm-11pm] at the asylum store's former premises [1]. this experimental collection is completely hand-crafted and serves as an inspiration source for the brand's ready-to-wear collections. mind you, all items are available but by order only. the very next day, on sat - aug 28 [3pm-6pm], fifth avenue shoe repair's very first flagship store outside the stylish homeland of sweden opens its doors at the hilton shopping gallery [2], in attendance of designers lee cotter and astrid olssen. it's a minimalist all-white retail space with a cool mathematical vibe that allows the clothes to do all the talking. the huge sol lewitt-inspired display in the center is an amazing eye-catcher that draws you right in. location [1]: 22 ann siang road [chinatown]. location [2]: hilton shopping gallery, shop 02-13/14, 581 orchard road [orchard west].