Friday, October 18, 2013

Men's Folio Celebrates 16 Years

Singapore, Oct. 17th 2013 - Men’s Folio celebrates its 16th Anniversary with a very special high-gloss collector’s edition in October ’13 featuring gold-embossed fonts on a triple-panelled cover in collaboration with renowned photographer, Leslie Kee. The 16 cover stars, one for every year of its existence, represents the enduring DNA of the title. Local leading men Shane Pow and Pierre Png, are flanked by Thai TV personality Utt and Taiwan actor Allen Chen. SEA Games swimmers Russell Ong and Nick Tan are joined alongside with Korean-American model, Eric Thai and Malaysian model/photographer Danny Lim, amongst others.

Managing Editor for Men’s Folio, Mr. Daniel Goh, comments “With this celebratory issue, we aim to continue in the bold and fashion-forward narrative that has made the title the foremost authority in fashion and luxury lifestyle for 16 years. Men’s Folio is simply a Singaporean institution and is committed to produce ever stronger and more inspiring fashion content going forward.

On Monday, the 14th of October ’13, A Men’s Folio 16th Anniversary celebration was held at Chameleon Club Lounge at 22 Dempsey Road, and was attended by over 400 invited members of the local fashion and media scene, all of whom came in cheer of Men’s Folio as a true Singapore fashion institution these past 16 years. Amongst the esteemed guests present were TV celebrities; Paul Foster, Bobby Tonelli, Shane Pow, celebrity Japanese chef Hatch Hashida, socialites; Bobby Hiranandani, Sulian Tan-Wijaya, Roy Teo and Nada Jumabhoy just to name a few.

Hosted by former-MTV VJ Rich and presented by Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve, guests were treated to a live guest performance by emerging local indie-pop band, The Sam Willows, and participated in photo-taking opportunities with a magnificent  1.5m long birthday cake with the October ’13 Men’s Folio cover as the icing on top. Towards the end of the night, one very lucky guest walked away with a luxury Bell & Ross timepiece worth over S$5,000, presented by the General Manager of FJ Benjamin- Luxury Timepieces, Mr. Dimitri Aubert.

Other Men’s Folio 16th Anniversary event partners include: The Official Event Credit Card- Citibank, The Official Event Car- VOLVO, The Official Jewellery- Thomas Sabo, The Official Accessory Partner- DistExpress, and InstaPrinta. The Official Event Caterer was Violet Oon’s Kitchen.

The tremendous response received in support of the Men’s Folio October ’13 issue, as well as at the 16th Anniversary Event, illustrates yet again, how integral Men’s Folio is a part of the local fashion scene today. Mr. Olivier Burlot, CEO & Publisher at Heart Media, adds: “More than ever Men's Folio is fully associated to the fashion scene in Singapore. The fashion savvy and discerning audience that came to celebrate Men's Folio 16 years of existence is a strong testimony of the magazine's deep and vibrant roots in Singapore.”

Men’s Folio is published in Singapore, Malaysia & Indonesia.

The October 2013 Special Collector’s Edition of Men’s Folio is currently available for sale at all good newsstands.

About Heart Media
Heart Media, the publisher of WOW, WOW Jewellery, MEN’s FOLIO, FORM, ROOM, PALACE and L’OFFICIEL Singapore magazines is committed to publishing market leading magazines and digital media that connect with the region’s affluent and brand-conscious consumers through their chosen lifestyle activities. Heart Media’s titles have established solid reputations in their respective sectors with illustrious track records. Each one has built a strong market presence across Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.

With a vision to strengthen its regional growth and offices in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Hong Kong and Shanghai, Heart Media is regarded as one of Asia's fastest growing media and publishing houses.

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