Kelly - Kelly NG

QUICK FACTS

Awards:

2018 – Ranked as 1st Designer of the World in Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design by DAC ( Design Classification system ranks only the very best award winning designers and brands in sector specific design award categories)
2017 – “Bed of Roses” Womens Wear Collection, PLATINUM Award Winner (highest award given in Fashion Design), Como, Italy, A’DESIGN AWARD & COMPETITION

2017 – “Oriental Garden” Couture Dresses Collection, GOLD Award Winner, Fashion Design, Como, Italy, A’DESIGN AWARD & COMPETITION

2017 – “The Golden Age” Womens Haute Couture, BRONZE Award Winner, Fashion Design, Como, Italy, A’DESIGN AWARD & COMPETITION. Top overall award winner for Fashion Design, professional category for 2016-2017

2017 – GOLD Award in International design competition (Triumph Lingerie) in collaboration with Triumph Lingerie and Fashion Designers in a Tokyo design competition

2017 – 1st Ranked as 5th Designer of the World in Performing Arts, Style and Scenery

2016 – 1st Dress from Year 1 Collection being featured in Larme Japanese Fashion Magazine

2016 – Sponsorship by Swarovski Company for 2 garments of graduation collection. Only 24 fashion school students being selected around the world

2016 – Being nominated as Designer of the Year by International Association of Designers

2015 – Fire Bird Stage Costume, Como Italy Bronze prize, A’ Design Award International Competition. The Only Winner of Performing Arts, Style and Scenery Design Category

2010 – 2017 GPA Award and Scholarship of 5 years from Moritani Scholarship Foundation, total amount of 6,000,000yen (approximately 78,000CAD)

2011- Excellence Award and Best Seller Prize, Dragon Year Card Design Contest, Japan

2010 – Grand prize, Abiste Company Swarovski Design Contest, Japan

2009 – Excellence Award, UNIQLO T-shirt Design Contest, Japan

2007 – Won a total amount of 156 awards in calligraphy, art and design competitions, 6 scholarship offers by design schools in Malaysia and London

2007 – Grand Prize and 1 year Scholarship Offer by Make-up School in London, Shu Uemura Make-up Contest, Japan-Malaysia

2003 – The Youngest Calligrapher being invited by National Calligrapher Association to Asian Tour Calligraphy Exhibition, Asian Countries

 

Education:
2017 – Bunka Fashion Graduate University

Top fashion design graduate of one of the world’s leading Fashion Design schools, her award-winning talents are now exhibited through her haute couture designs – the Kelly Ng Couture brand captures the very essence of sophisticated glamour.

Each Kelly Ng couture dress is a one of a kind signature Kelly Ng Couture garment, specifically tailored for each client’s measurements, body stance, and personal preference … with extreme attention to craftmanship and detail.

During Kelly’s master course second year at Bunka Graduate University in Tokyo, she was ranked as DAC top 10 World’s Leading Fashion Designers 2017/2018 in the Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design Award category, and a DAC top 5 Designer of the World in the performing arts, style and scenery design category, among all designers who have competed in the last 9 years, organized by the world’s largest design competition, A’ Design Award Competition.

In December 2017, she was ranked as DAC top 1 World’s Leading Fashion Designer 2018/2019 in the Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design Award category.

The DAC- Design Classification system ranks only the very best, award winning designers and brands in sector specific design award categories in order to highlight the top creatives in a design given field. Fluent in five languages and raised in Kuala Lumpur, her parents inspired and supported her interests in fine art and design. She was selected by National Calligrapher Association to participate in her very first Asia Tour Calligraphy Exhibition at a young age of 14, and won over 150 prizes in product design, Shu Uemura makeup contest, calligraphy and academic performance by the time she was 18 years old. After graduating from high school, she received full free tuition fee scholarship offers from several Fashion Design schools which included schools in London. She ended up studying fashion design in Tokyo and completed both her Bachelor and Master degree program at Bunka Fashion School. During her 4 years bachelor program, Kelly won numerous awards and design competitions and was consistently recognized as the top designer in her Fashion Design school.

Kelly specializes in capturing the essence of sophisticated glamour through her couture designs. Her designs are feminine, contemporary and perfectly unique. She was chosen to design a set of lingerie upon her graduation for Triumph International, one of the world’s leading intimate apparel companies which has been around for 130 years. Her design has been exhibited in Omotesanto Hills, an upscale shopping complex in Tokyo, Japan. Her Master Course first year collection- The Oriental Garden couture dresses collection has won gold award in A’ Design Award Competition, the world’s largest professional design competition located in Como, Italy. Her Master Course second year collection- Bed of Roses has won platinum award (highest honour award) in the same competition.

QUOTES

Couture dress is my way of exploring dressmaking techniques and utilizing my creative talents to produce that ‘one perfect beautiful dress’ — especially made, for you…

Every woman who wears a Kelly Ng couture garment is romantic, elegant and empowered … She is daring, one-of-a-kind, and one who never stops pursuing her dreams…

I hope you enjoy my collection, and the special feeling of sophisticated glamour it brings … You will always be special, and unique. 

– Kelly Ng
October 2016