The Bodyshop Brush With Fashion Competition Grand Finale with PJCAD

The Body Shop and PJ College of Art & Design (PJCAD) are jointly organizing 'Brush with Fashion', a competition for PJCAD fashion design students to unleash their talent and creativity. Participants are required to submit two designs each for avant-garde and ready-to-wear apparel. Held in conjunction with the launch of The Body Shop's new 'Brush with Fashion' range of on-trend, environmentally sustainable and cruelty-free make-up series, the competition sets a date for finalists to present their creations at the Brush with Fashion Show on April 9, 2011 at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.

The setting of the stage before the beauty race starts!

10 finalist from Bodyshop makeup artists will pair with 10 PJCAD students to work together on creating the total look and feel for avant- garde and ready-to-wear-fashion.

Datin Mina Cheah-Foong the Managing Director of Rampai Niaga Sdn Bhd which owns The Body Shop franchise in Peninsular Malaysia and Vietnam shared that " The art of creation is a exciting process - turning an idea into a product or a look. Fashion and make-up is like butter and toast". She hopes that young people everyone will be inspired to turn their dream into reality. Think, act and change.

Mr. Graham Doxey , CEO of Laureate Malaysia who owns INTI College. PJCAD is part of INTI Education Network and has worked with Body Shop on several corporate social responsibility projects before.

A showcase of10 models with the designs that created by PJCAD students, each of them put on a mask. Even though they are still designer students, but some dresses that presented are really pretty that we will be willing to fork out our money to buy!

The 10 models come with bare face (i.e face without makeup) took off their mask and now the 10 Bodyshop Makeup artists take the stage to create a look for this these models in 20 minutes live on stage.

The beauty tools


An awesome sight , as I walked around busy taking pictures I saw some really creative and awesome looks that was able to be created within 20 mins! I should learn to do my makeup within 20 mins!

Judges are also busy walking around inspecting the contestants.

Vinz Sebastian (The Body Shop’s Make-up Training and Development Manager) , Allan Chan ( co-founder of Salabiance fashion store) , Melinda Looi and Khoon Hooi the multiple award-winning fashion designer will decide who are the top three winners from PJCAD and The Body Shop who will take home bursaries for the final semester of their studies and cash prizes respectively.

While waiting for result, we are entertained by this energetic & refreshing dance moves by this group named Teenage Dream from PJCAD

Oh , did I mentioned that all the invited audience are invited to vote as well to contributes to the result!

The top 3 winners (from L-R) for the Fashion Design by PJCAD students

Platinum Award - Hariharan Arasu
Gold Award - Rachel Thomas Dulis
Silver Award - Pang Jia Ying

The 3 top winners (L-R) for Makeup by the BodyShop

Platinum Award - Ng Geok Ting
Gold Award - Emma
Silver Award - Noor Haslynda

Congratulations to all the winners, all the dresses,headgear and makeup looked awesome!!!

Of course, I did try their latest collection "Brush with Fashion" at the event!

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