Dato Bernard Chandran looking pleased as punch after his wildly successful show at MIFA Zebra Square
Dato Bernard Chandran with Kee Hua Chee
World class designer with universe class writer
THE YOUNG, HIP AND HAPPENING CROWD WAS INVITED TO DATO BERNARD CHANDRAN'S AFTER PARTY AT HIS NEW STREETGEAR BOUTIQUE CALLED AREA 27 AT FAHRENHEIT 88 ON THE SIDE ROAD FACING STARHILL GALLERY.
I WENT THERE LATE AS I WAS PARTYING AT ZEBRA SQUARE AND DOWNING KRONENBOURG 1664 BY THE LITRES SINCE IT WAS FREE. NICELY SLOSHED, I TAXIED TO AREA 27 WHERE THE PARTY WAS IN FULL SWING JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT.
Area 27 is the new brainchild (he has 5 real children de) of Dato Bernard Chandran and is stocked with limited edition Adidas, Nikes and the likes. Everything is super cool and sizzling hot if you know what I mean. The shoes are really out of this world and the clothes are also uber-trendy but still affordable if you consider RM 800 to RM 1,000 affordable.
There are no couture gowns here as you will have to go to his flagship store inside Fahrenheit 88 on the first floor.
There are 20 creations hanging and dangling in Area 27 designed by 20 local designers or those in the trade. I like Monica Lee's t-shirt with her real hair the most! There was a fridge where we could help ourselves to soft drinks while alcoholic drinks were on the table.
I saw a lavatory bowl next to the changing room but it was openair so the whole world could see me pee and my tricky dicky but since Area 27 is so cutting edge, I thought this was the new trend. So I unzipped and was about to pull out my lan chiau when the guard stopped me! He said this loo was for washing hands only and mind you, one has to bend to wash hands!
Dato Bernard Chandran sitting pretty on his potty! This loo, taken from his toilet really works as water pours from the tap and works as a wash basin though you have to bend low to use it.
So i strode inside the doorway only to be told this was a changing room and not the loo. I had to climb 3 flights of steps in my high heels to pee and wee!
The next time you are in Area 27, pull up the flap of cloth covering the window mannequin as underneath is the drawing of 2 penises! One cock on the left thigh and one cock on the right! I love it!
This mannequin in the window looks innocent enough and the towel with 27 on it signifies Area 27
Lift up the flap and you see two big cocks! Exact same size as mine! How did Dato Bernard Chandran know that?
Dato Bernard Chandran sitting pretty on his potty!
President of MODA Gillian Hung washing her digits from the toilet bowl which is now a functioning sink
Award winning shoe designer Alfred Hor and his gf . Alfred Hor won this year's Shoe Designer of the 2011 award in March and his shoes are truly world class!
Dato Bernard Chandran with Karen Binns, his stylist from London who is also editor of WHAT? magazine
Stylist and designer Chris Yong showing off his creation hanging from the ceiling
Make-up artist Momica Lee with her highly inventive t-shirt featuring her face and her using her hair!
Cool, limited edition trainers with transparent plastic flaps as accents
Space men shoes
Our national astronaut Sheikh Muzstaphar would love this
The ultimate army trainer, any soldier will love this
Cool blue sneaker
These are what I want for Christmas!
A ladderful of glittery shoes
You can hardly see the shoes on the ladder rungs due to the decorations but they sure are there! Dato Bernard Chandran even accused me of stealing his birds when he saw I had several tiny birds amid my feathers but his birds are life-sized owls! Fancy accusing me of theft!
These are limited edition shoes created by Dato Bernard Chandran in collaboration with adidas.
This shoe wall is a collector's dream come true
Area 27 is young, fun and funky!
Emcee Melissa spinning the hits next to a larger than life poster of Bruce Lee
Area 27's decor is so hip and happening!
A glass table laden with toys groans under the weight of the drinks
Chucky's back! These toys form the base of a glass table
Now we know where Dato Bernard Chandran's kids' toys went!