Annual Collection 2023

Spritual Awakening

The Spiritual Awakening Collection reflects deeply on the human process of self-discovery. It is inspired by my journey of discovering inner peace by connecting with spirituality, and consequently embodies the emotions experienced in this process of mental and spiritual transformation.

I used to work in banking, but a near-death experience made me realise that I had to follow my heart and pursue a creative career. I connected with my spirituality and rediscovered myself, prompting my decision to tap into my creativity and become a fashion designer.There is a tendency to lead extremely busy lives to test the limits of time; treating “living life to the fullest” as a challenge to pack as much as we can into our schedules. For me, this led to feelings of disconnection, stress, depression and an overall sense of emptiness. It is precisely in this context where I found that the significance of nurturing a connection with one’s spirituality is paramount.

Engaging with my spirituality offers a respite—a sanctuary where I found solace, purpose, and a renewed sense of belonging. Amid the demands of daily life and noise, my connection with Spirit provides me with a reflective space to find balance, direction, and foster a sense of meaning that transcends material pursuits. It is a timeless reminder that spiritual connection remains an essential pillar of well-being and fulfillment. It is with this epiphany that I designed my Spiritual Awakening Collection. I want to start that conversation with my fashion, to remind people of their connection to Spirit so that they can feel peace like I have. I hope that my fashion creations not only satisfy and comfort me, but you as well.
Sincerely,
Jocelyn

The stages the mind and body experiences during the Spiritual Awakening journey include:

1. Spiritual Awakening   2. Bliss   3. The Dark Night   4. The Void  5. A new age

6. Groundedness  7. Purpose  8. Authentic Self  9. Enlightenment   10. Life Story

The Awakening Dress

“It’s time—” Whispered the wheel of destiny.

In my temple of introspection,

I now greet the rouge of dawn with a freshly painted soul.

Circular like the eye that sees

and brimming with totems from my orchestra of guides.

This is only the first stage of a divine metamorphosis.

The Awakening Dress was created as a sentimental ode to my late grandmother, whose wisdom blossomed in my darkest hours. It is an emblem of my devotion to beauty, truth and purpose.

Furnished with ancient symbols of astrometry, The Awakening Dress is a sculptural experiment designed to remind us of all the lessons that arise from the ceaseless epiphanies of life.

Asleep between each layer of silk is a new question, a new self, and a new call to altered perception.

The Awakening—

This is but the first chapter in the book of metamorphosis.

The Bliss Dress

The iridescent tide of a galaxy,

The pale cheeks of a rose named Mother of Pearl…

I have seen them all—

Unbridled like the night sky with its cauldron of stars,

I now sit poised in my garden of illumination—

Shedding my skin.

Shedding my shell.

Splitting apart every cell in my body.

It is real–

it is all real!

The Bliss Dress was constructed to materialise the ecstasy of my awakening.

Beginning with the astrometry shoulder bow, the Bliss Dress softly cascades into a riot of fluorescent colours upon reaching the bodice.

Celestial imagery melds with organic forms to channel the beautiful emotions experienced during awakening.

The Dark Night Coat Dress

While traversing the labrynith of solitude,

I have offered my tears as libation

for all the memories she’s accrued.

“Fear is a place that has not yet discovered love.”

Featuring a constellation of intricately hand-placed beadwork on its back, the design for the Dark Night Coat Dress sets the stage for an arduous journey.

This one is for all my seekers of truth – 

May the stars and sparkles lead you out of darkness.

The Void Pant Suit:

The emptiness,

The dormant vistas after turbulence at sea.

Suspended in stillness,

I once turned my gaze to the silent whirlpool and asked

for her counsel—

Muted and monochromatic, the void represents the period of stillness and restoration in the aftermath of going through our most challenging ordeals.

Tailored for maximum elegance, the Void Pantsuit and Hat combines the classic silhouettes of eras past with the boldness of modern occasion wear.

A New Age: The Infinity Top & Starchild Celestial Pants

Rising from deep slumber,

I am unbound. I break the chains and cross the threshold.

I stand in my power.

Birthing new creations, birthing a new age.

I am reborn—

I am marching to the radiance of infinity.

Boundless is the name of my song.

Love is a river that goes on forever—

A new age represents the rebirth after a period of deep rest in the void.

Embellished with boundless alternates of black and white, the Infinity Crop Top manifests the unification of the shadow and the persona. Darkness is enjoined with light.

The Starchild Celestial Pants symbolises the realisation— I am a child of the light.

You are the light.

The Groundedness Dress

The lake and marshes is where I belong—

Emerging from the sunless underground of phantoms and talons

I now stand firm in my verdure.

Inspired by the humble beauty of rocks on a riverbank, the Groundedness Dress borrows its construction from the natural world.

Reborn, I found myself drawn to mother nature like never before.

I imagined roots growing from underneath my feet into the earth’s core, grounding me to earth.

Mother Nature, goddess earth, she gave me a vision of what I can be—

Grounded, connected…Perfectly imperfect.

I dance with life.

The Purpose Matching Set

The search has begun.

Nothing is for nothing,

all road leads to seeing—

A sister design to the Bliss Dress, the Purpose Matching Set has an aura of optimism and lightness around her. With the purple ‘Awakening’ printed bow draped over the black and white ‘Book of Life’ print crop top, the Purpose Matching Set gives off an undeniable air of assertiveness.

Guided by her new found intuition, she is ready to live her purpose!

The Authentic Self Dress

Let me show you all the colours on this kaleidoscope.

I laughed.

I cried.

I was lost.

The tapestry of life is never without contradictions.

The Authentic Self Dress is a dadaist patchwork of every single print from the Awakening collection.

Created using sewing techniques associated with translucent fabrics, the Authentic Self Dress is the culmination of all past messages and lessons.

The good, the bad, the lukewarm…Everything is now visible.

All the multiplicities of life have gathered upon the Authentic Self Dress in the lead up to the grand finale—

The Enlightenment Dress

There it is—

In all of its facets and glory.

Clad in the brightest moonlight,

we waltzed amongst saints and frescoes,

playing hide and seek,

dreaming of old Michelangelo.

“You are loved…”

“You belong to love…”

Here she is—the Enlightenment Dress.

A testament to true craftsmanship, the Apollo print has been artfully engineered to perfectly match the bodice for this unmistakable pinnacle piece.

From me to you, she is the material embodiment of oneness and unconditional love in dress form.

The Life Story Jacket & Skirt

Having arrived from confusion,

I found myself acquainted with shadows and spilled ink,

Just as closely as a bird is acquainted with the wind.

 

“The portrait is a riddle you spend your entire life solving…”

Structural and angular, the Life Story Jacket is firmly rooted in the present moment and the story of my journey.

The self-portrait, the archetypes and the graffiti prints featured are all extensions of that inexplicable feeling inside of me.

“Love and accept who you are, not who you will be or should be.”

I have learnt to tell my story—

LOOK 01 THE AWAKENING DRESS

LOOK 02 THE BLISS DRESS

LOOK 03 THE DARK NIGHT COAT DRESS

THE DARK NIGHT COAT DRESS
THE DARK NIGHT COAT DRESS
THE DARK NIGHT COAT DRESS

LOOK 04 THE VOID PANT SUIT

THE VOID PANT SUIT
THE VOID PANT SUIT
THE VOID PANT SUIT

LOOK 05 THE INFINITY CROP TOP & STARCHILD CELESTIAL PANTS

THE INFINITY CROP TOP & STARCHILD CELESTIAL PANTS
THE INFINITY CROP TOP & STARCHILD CELESTIAL PANTS

“I want to create enduring heirloom pieces in my debut capsule collection, couture, with a focus on printed silks, ethically made, with superior craftsmanship – because luxury and style does not have to be compromised for sustainability.

Nature is our life force and we must preserve it.”

Jocelyn Ng
Fashion Designer + Visual Artist

LOOK 06 THE GROUNDEDNESS DRESS

THE GROUNDEDNESS DRESS
THE GROUNDEDNESS DRESS
THE GROUNDEDNESS DRESS

LOOK 07 THE PURPOSE MATCHING SET

THE PURPOSE MATCHING SET
THE PURPOSE MATCHING SET
THE PURPOSE MATCHING SET

LOOK 08 THE AUTHENTIC SELF DRESS

THE AUTHENTIC SELF DRESS
THE AUTHENTIC SELF DRESS
THE AUTHENTIC SELF DRESS

LOOK 09 THE ENLIGHTENMENT DRESS

THE ENLIGHTENMENT DRESS
THE ENLIGHTENMENT DRESS
THE ENLIGHTENMENT DRESS

LOOK 10 THE LIFE STORY JACKET & SKIRT

THE LIFE STORY JACKET & SKIRT
THE LIFE STORY JACKET & SKIRT
THE LIFE STORY JACKET & SKIRT

HAT 01 THE INFINITY HAT

HAT 02 THE BINARY HAT

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