Daniel Boey: Confessions of a (fashion) godfather
Fashion & Lifestyle Curator / Creative Director (13 Apr 2015)

About the Speaker

Daniel Boey is one of the most sought-after fashion and lifestyle event curators in Asia. Hailed as one of the “Singaporeans who mattered most in 2009” by CNNGo.com, his extensive portfolio includes some of the most highly publicised fashion events in the region for high-profile clients like Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, Jean Paul Gaultier, Paloma Picasso, Hugo Boss, and Vera Wang, amongst others.

As one of the region’s most respected fashion authorities, Daniel sat on the panel of the Haute Couture symposium in 2012, and was also roped in by the DesignSingapore council as creative director / fashion consultant to their shows in fashion capitals like London and Milan.

Daniel was show director at other world-renowned events like the Edinburgh Fashion Festival (2006), ExperienceUK in Dubai (2002), Manchester Fashion Week (2002/03), commonwealthFashion (2002) and the Singapore Jewel Fest (2007-2010), as well as curator / principal show director of the Singapore Fashion Festival (2004 & 2008). In addition, Daniel is also the creative director of the Asia Men’s, Women’s and Haute Couture Fashion Week since 2011, as well as a governor on the board of the Asian Couture Federation.

As a fashion personality, Daniel has hosted "987fashion" and "fashion police" on Singapore radio, and has presented fashion and lifestyle segments on various stations including AXN, BBC and Mediacorp.  In 2012, he appeared in the inaugural season of Asia’s Next Top Model as the resident fashion director and judge. His styling work in theatre also saw him winning the award for “Best Costume” at the 13th Life! Theatre awards in 2013 for the Sondheim musical “Company”.

Daniel received the Asian Couture Federation award in 2014 for Outstanding Contribution to the Singapore fashion industry. He was also appointed the South-East Asian ambassador for Italian retailer Luisa via Roma in 2013/2014.

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13 April 2015
National University of Singapore
Shaw Foundation Alumni House
11 Kent Ridge Drive, Singapore 119244
Venue: The Auditorium
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