VIP Royal Guest of Honour at The Melium Gala; HH Princess Tengku Meriam Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah of Pahang, her husband YB Dtao Seri Taufic Ozier and Dimitri Pantazis the bf of Dato' Farah Khan.
Super model Ling Tan and super blogger Kee Hua Chee in Keith Kee
DATO' FARAH KHAN, HEAD HONCHO OF MELIUM GROUP, MALAYSIA'S FINEST AND BEST PURVEYOR OF COUTURE AND PRET, REVEALED HER 3 COLLECTIONS ON FRIDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2011 DURING MELIUM GALA NIGHT.
AS EXPECTED, HER 3 COLLECTIONS---FK, FARAHKHAN.COM AND HER MAIN LINE FARAH KHAN----MET WITH A RAPTUROUS RECEPTION. THEY WERE THAT AMAZINGLY WONDERFUL!
AS EXPECTED, THERE WERE ONE GUEST TOO MANY. NO, MAKE THAT 100 GUESTS TOO MANY BY THE LOOK OF IT! THIS WAS VINTAGE FARAH KHAN EVENT---EVERYONE FOUGHT FOR TICKETS JUST TO GET A SEAT ON THE THIRD OR FOURTH ROW. NEWBIES WERE PERFECTLY HAPPY TO STAND AT THE BACK ON THE TOP ROW WHICH ACTUALLY AFFORDED A GRAND, BIRD'S EYE VIEW COME TO THINK OF IT.
AS FOR THE FRONT ROW, WELL, THOSE ALLOCATED A SEAT HERE IS TESTIMONY HE OR SHE IS A SOCIAL PILLAR OF THE STRONGEST STANDING. I OF COURSE WAS GIVEN A FRONT ROW AND I EVEN TOOK A PHOTO OF MY SEAT WITH MY NAME ON IT JUST IN CASE YOU CANNOT BELIEVE THIS.
THE VIP GUEST WAS THE SENIOR PRINCESS OF PAHANG HH TENGKU PUTERI SERI LELA WANGSA PAHANG TENGKU TAN SRI HAJJAH MERIAM BINTI SULTAN HAJI AHMAD SHAH OF PAHANG. SHE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HER HUSBAND DATO' SERI TAUFIC OZIER THE BUSINESS TYCOON FROM LEBANON WHO IS LEADER OF ONE OF LEBANESE MOST POWERFUL TRIBES.
TENGKU MERIAM'S DAUGHTERS ALSO ATTENDED.
OTHER VIP GUESTS WERE PRINCESS DR BECKY LEOGARDO, TAN SRI OTHMAN MERICAN AND HIS WIFE PUAN SRI SYLVIA, FENG SHUI AUTHORITY LILLIAN TOO, PUAN SRI GNANALINGAM AND A LONG LIST OF KL'S MOVERS AND SHAKERS PLUS VERY BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE LIKE MAGGIE WILSON-CONSUNJI THE DESIGNER OF WANDERLUST FROM MANILA, NIKI CHENG FROM NEW YORK, LING TAN THE SUPERMODEL FROM NEW YORK AND 2 HOT MALE MODELS FROM LONDON JONO TUTTY AND TOM MAYNE. THE LAST I SAW OF THESE TWO GORGEOUS HUNKS, THEY WERE LEAVING ESTATE AT HILTON DOUBLETREE, HAVING BEEN ENSNARED BY 2 WOMEN. SHAMELESS!
I CAN GO ON AND ON ABOUT DATO' FARAH KHAN'S COLLECTIONS BUT A PHOTO SPEAKS A THOUSAND WORDS IN EVERY LANGUAGE.
In case I forget, The Melium Gala also featured Melium's other starry brands Pucci and YSL.
First, the pre-show drinks sponsored by Kronenbourg 1664 the classy French beer made for fashion shows and galas as Kronenbourg is the upscale and trendy version of Carlsberg which is a world best-seller mind you.
The host with the most; Dato Farah Khan with Princess Dr Becky Leogardo who wore John Galliano from Melium
Dato' Farah Khan with power friends Lillian Too the internationally acclaimed feng shui master and author of best-selling feng shui books which have sold around 10 million and Puan Sri Siew Yong Gnanalingam.
Royal Guest of Honour Tengku Puteri Lela Wangsa Tengku Tan Sri Hajjah Meriam Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah of Pahang, her husband Dtao Seri Yaufic Ozier and Dimitri Pantazis of Greece.
Puteri Noor Afzan, daughter of Tengku Meriam of Pahang. She is named after her late grandmother Tengku Ampuan Afzan.
Tan Sri Othman Marican and Puan Sri Sylvia Marican
Top designer Key Ng with Karim, son of Dato Farah Khan who turned 21 recently
Dimitri Pantazis enjoying his Kronenbourg 1664
Andrea Fonseka, Miss Malaysia Universe 2004 and still a stunner
Andrea Fonseka and Kee Hua Chee and no, he did not emerge from the birdcage behind
Michael Mantz looking casual as he was leaving for Amsterdam and left after this photo was taken. Princess Dr Becky Leogardo in John Galliano cape and Kee Hua Chee in Keith Kee.
Terrific threesome; Michael Mantz, Princess Dr Becky Leogardo and Kee Hua Chee looking resplendent in Keith Kee
Soren Ravn, MD of Carlsberg Malaysia, Mrs Ravn, Kee Hua Chee, team from Kronenbourg and Michael Mantz.
Same gang with the inclusion of Princess Dr Becky Leogardo and Spencer York
Spencer York, sales director of Carlsberg and Kee Hua Chee enjoying their Kronenbourg 1664 lustily. The best way to drink from a bottle is to suck it thoroughly. Just ask any girl, they should know better than me when it comes to sucking though everyone says I look like a brilliant beer bottle sucker.
Pretty girls and the prettiest is Emmeline Ng, third from left who is Miss Malaysia World 2005
Princess Dr Becky Leogardo, Michael Mantz and Dato Farah Khan
Danny Tan and Kee Hua Chee. He hand held my Leica V-Lux 20 for this shot, how he does this I dunno as I always cut either my face out or my friend's
This silver lady in Farah Khan is Brand Manager of Farah Khan RTW
Students Roy and James, 2 aspiring models now working part time
Shoe and fashion designers Benson Chen and Rhea Chen
Actor Hans Isaac
Pierre Barthes GM of Mandarin Oriental and his wife
Sitting pretty with orange Hermes Birkin and John Galliano cape is Princess Dr Becky Leogardo
Datin Laila Kartini, Azvra Liyana and Azwa Elena
Shanise Foo, Dr Melissa Foo, Natasha Lee and Datin Liz
Dato Farah Khan sharing some juicy news with Lillian Too with her Louis Vuitton bag (she has 6 of this series in different colours) and Puan Sri Siew Yong Gnanalingam
Victor Consuji and wife Maggie Wilson from Manila
Heah Siew Lay, chairman of MIFA and Malaysia International Fashion Week at right and power brokers
Atika the Ford supermodel and Dato Nancy Yeoh the PR Queen
Atika, Dato Nancy Yeoh and Zana Chin
Arianna Teoh in Farah Khan; she was Miss Malaysia World 1997 and still looks stunning!
Kee Hua Chee never won a national beauty title but also looked stunningly gorgeous in Keith Kee
Ravishing; Kee Hua Chee in Keith Kee. The designer Keith Kee is not related to him but since Keith Kee is so famous and successful they can claim to be related
Purple ostrich feather really does the trick
Behind the blonde; Top model George found the magazine more interesting so we had to poke him in the ribs...
Behind the blonde; top model George, Jonathan, catwalk guru Benjamin Toong and my favourite top designer Keith Kee
AFTER-PARTY HOSTED BY DATO FARAH KHAN AT ESTATEM, THE HOT NEW RESTAURANT ON THE GROUND FLOOR OF HILTON DOUBLE TREE.
Dato Farah Khan, Puan Sri Siew Yong Gnanalingam, Lillian Too, Tengku Puteri Lela Wangsa Pahang Tengku Meriam and her 2 lovely daughters.
Fabulous foursome; Lillian Too, Tengku Tan Sri Meriam Sultan Ahmad Shah and her 2 lovelky daughters
Princess Dr Becky Loegardo, Kee Hua Chee, June Wong, the Anna Wintour of Malaysia, Puan Seri Siew Yong Gnanalingam and Lillian Too the English world's most renowned, respected and successful feng shui author and master
Princess Dr Becky Leogardo, Geetha, Puan Sri Sylvia Marican and Tan Sri Othman Marican
Class act; This is a Farah Khan event so every table had a full large sized bottle of Johnnie Walker, Belvedere vodka and Patron whisky! Reckless extravagance but her guests all loved it and the food at Estate was wonderful! All vowed to return for lunch or dinner!
Thanujah, Miss Malaysia World 2009 in green and leg!
Stephanie Chai clings onto her beau as Henry Golding grins in despair?
Stephanie Chai said something she shouldn't and tries to cover it from emerging from her sultry lips
Hansen Lee and Ferhat. The hand belongs to Stephanie Chai who obviously likes to poke her fingers into places where she is not supposed to, like me
Henry Golding and Hansen Lee making faces but they still look great
Puan Sri Sylvia with the pregnant Maggie Wilson-Consunji, Miss Philippines World 2007
Dishy hunk Victor Consunji Geetha, Tan Sri Othman Merican, Puan Sri Sylvia Merican and Maggie Wilson-Consunji who will be mother next March. A dragon baby! Congrats!
Rozita Ajmain from Sabah (the tallest) with Puan Sri Sylvia and Tan Sri Othman Marican
Niki Chen and Ling Tan the Malaysian supermodel based in New York
Supermodel Ling Tan in Farah Khan and super blogger Kee Hua Chee in Keith Kee
Malaysian model who made good internationally! Salute to Ling Tan!
Malaysians Niki Chen with her husband. They run a successful chain of furniture shops in New York! They have 8! So must be super rich by now!
Nick Grundy with gf Marmi
Supermodel Ling Tan touting her favourite uber-cool, recycled bag given to her by Joseph Teoh of Melium. He never gives me anything! This bag and others are available from www.ginjacqie.com at RM 180 each
Ling Tan with Dimitri Pantazis
Ling's finger more erect here and I love erections
Speaking of erections as in standing straight up, here are Tom Mayne, Kee Hua Chee and Jono Tutty. Two of these three are models for Abercrombie & Fitch
I believe super hunk Tom Mayne wanted to kiss me but I am the shy, wallflower type
Haj, Jono Tutty and Tom Mayne who is strangling Fiona Oon