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Title The Book of Daniel  
ISBN 9789814516631
Imprint Marshall Cavendish Editions
 
Author(s)
Daniel Boey
 
Specifications 260 x 220 mm /460 pp / cased w/jkt 812 colored photographs
 
Publication Date Nov-2014
 
Target Audience
Price (SGD) SGD 46.70 BUY NOW
 
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About the Book

He's been anointed the "Godfather of Singapore fashion" and "Singapore’s Fashion Royalty" but Daniel Boey is not a fashion designer.

 

Just who exactly is he and what does he do? On the cusp of his 50th birthday, and several months shy of his 25th anniversary in fashion, we take an unabashed, no-holds-barred look at his colourful life in the industry. From his clueless early days as a shy kid through the time he picked up his first fashion magazine (not Vogue), his early dalliances with fashionistas, packing his bags for an uncertain future in the West to his rise into the realms as a feared industry personality and eventual mentor to many of Singapore's top fashion labels and models, Daniel takes us on a dizzy roller-coaster ride through his tumultuous time in a tough, unforgiving, unpredictable, cut-throat, often superficial industry. 

 

This is the untold story of a man who refused to conform, who went from a glittering life to a shocking knock on death’s door, and who still continues to write his own rules.

 

With forewords by Singapore's top couturier, one of the nation's most beloved actors, two of Singapore’s most popular radio personalities and a bevy of supermodels, the book is a fantastical journey of one singular sensation

 

About the Author

Daniel Boey is a fashion director, lifestyle curator and television personality who was hailed as “One of the Singaporeans who matter most in 2009” by CNN.Go.

 

His extensive portfolio includes work in most of the world’s fashion capitals, for high-profile clients like Vivienne Westwood, Christian Dior and Louis Vuitton. He served as creative director and has designed experiences for fashion events worldwide and is also a governor on the board of the Asian Couture Federation, Fashion Consultant to the DesignSingapore events in London, Beijing, Shanghai and Milan, and sat on the panel of the Haute Couture symposium in 2012 with Suzy Menkes. His television credits include appearing as the fashion director in the inaugural season of “Asia’s Next Top Model”.