Top stories: Rizman Ruzaini responds to critics

Also, Rain marries Kim Tae Hee, Lindsay Lohan may have converted to Islam and Uniqlo's collection with Inès de la Fressange is almost here

By Verinia Khoo | Published: 21 Jan 2017

Top stories 20Jan17
Photo: rizmanruzaini/Instagram

Malaysian designers Rizman bin Nordin and Wan Ruzaini, the men behind the national costume for Miss Universe Malaysia Kiran Jassal, remain positive about comments about their design, both good and bad. In fact, they're thankful for it. "We don't take this personally because we just think that maybe they don't know the exact idea and concept for the national costume," they said. Read our exclusive interview with them here.

Elsewhere, Rain married Kim Tae Hee, Diego Luna is dating Suki Waterhouse, Lindsay Lohan may have converted to Islam, Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid fuel engagement rumours, Paris Jackson could be Chanel's latest campaign star, Carven gets a new creative director, Hailey Baldwin lands another campaign with Guess, Reed Krakoff joins Tiffany & Co. as chief creative officer, and celebrities say goodbye to President Barack Obama. Also get your first look at Uniqlo's new collection with Inès de la Fressange here.

Did you know that Korean boy band EXO is coming back to KL? They'll be performing at Stadium Merdeka this March and you can still get tickets here. Over in Milan Fashion Week, Moto Guo showcased his AW17 collection, and we picked 11 looks from the menswear shows that we're crazy about.

Now, it's time for a final scrimmage to the mall before the Chinese New Year sales end. Check out what we're getting from H&M's Lunar New Year collection, and the clearance sales. We're also eyeing the covetable Chanel Coco Cuba T-shirt and these metal pins that will look great on all the dresses we want this week.

Other things to check out: the rooftop cinema at Le Noir, TREC KL, our exclusive interview with Cesar Milan about cars and dogs, the new Gucci Guilty fragrance, the cleansers we absolutely swear by, the CNY questions we will inevitably get next weekend, and the five badass women we're looking up to this week.

Our February 2017 issue starring Michelle Williams is finally out in digital edition too! Read our editor-in-chief's letter here, subscribe to the magazine here and download your digital copy now.


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