The 3rd lesson is to help style the flashmob dance team for the new collection launch.
The venue is at a dance studio.
So there are about 30 dancers and the task is to dress them up according to the limited clothings NC brought. The dancers were instructed to bring afew pieces of clothing that they think is suitable (black leggings or pants, and tops) so we can style them accordingly.
Sounds easy? HAH!
First of all, there are limited pieces in limited sizes.
The dancers are much much older than me(older by at least 5/6yrs, some are even in their fifties!), and some of them are rather doubtful of our abilities(because we are merely just styling apprentices?).
The incredibly tough part - There are some who also insists on what they want to wear and want only what they think it's best for them.
So not only we have to give our viewpoints, we have to style them up, listen to what they want and reassure them that they look fabulous. It's like treating them as our customers.
It's quite tough for me actually cause once someone just insists on their way like for example they want another piece that either don't suit them or don't have their size or even keep on adding all the unnecessary items or accessories that we didn't suggest, I find it hard to convince them and became frustrated and dumbfounded.
2 of the other styling apprentices, Cadence and Megha is very good with dealing them. Very good communication skills and I think it is also due to their age (able to relate to them easier?)
There are some nice ones who accepts our advice with no problems.
After the styling process, our mentors look through and see which looks made the cut and which didn't. After that they show us their dance rehearsal, adjustments are being made to the clothing again.
Then it's our short discussion time. Rana gave us her valuable advice. She said that it's important to listen to them but at the same time give us our advice and show them that we are the stylists rather than them, because some people are used to what they wear and what they think is the best for them and find it hard to change it. What they think is good for them might not be the case.
So all in all, it's a good experience.
I still have plenty to learn. Plenty!
There are 2 events for today, Tangs Fashion Show and Cleo Bachelors Party. So, I head down to Concorde shopping centre to collect my Tickets from CLEO, and rushed down to Orchard but I took the wrong bus. So I have to take the bus and go back and take the right one. Im such a muddlehead! and my platform shoes are killing me. (I got infection and bad scars after that)
Tangs Fashion Show - 1950s Theme!
The "Hungry" Photographers!
The guy totally have the swag, but he overdid it. Nonetheless, it's really cute!
See his face? HAHA
I seriously think they are a couple cause they have been flirting the whole entire time. Anyway, it's cute!
There is a contest going on, they going to choose the most fashionable(1950s style) person.
The "chosen" ones.
Rana strutting her stuff! Ohhh yeahh~~
And the winners are....*drumrolls*
Rana and this guy!!
After that, I head off to Cleo Bachelors Party.
First time going to a club!
One of the Bachelors is from a band.
and he is so sexy when he sings...hahaha.
Men in Black? What are they going to do?
Well, The guys are going to..
Y'all excited right?
too bad I didn't take the rest(cause Im concentrating on watching them :p), but you can let your imagination run wild (;
And the winner of Cleo Bachelors is Loh Zhi Zhi!
Seriously, Hossan IS THE BEST HOST EVER! HE IS DAMN FUNNY and he really go all out. He danced alot today..haha!
(Oh, BTW, Someone threw a bra and it end up hanging on the ceiling lamp near the stage..Hossan was like "what?!". HAHAHA! )
Adidas seems to be one of the sponsers for this event, so yeap, they put wrap this when I entered ZOUK. How? do you like my new "watch"? (: