Passion For Fashion 2012 By Johnnie Walker & Kronenbourg 1664 @ Rootz KL

Yet another really classy fashion party came to past, attended by beautiful folks over at Rootz KL a couple of weeks back. It was the Passion For Fashion 2012 By Johnnie Walker & Kronenbourg 1664, a glamorous celebration of everything stylish, and yours truly was there just soaking in the experience. 

Passion For Fashion 2012 By Johnnie Walker & Kronenbourg 1664
Passion For Fashion 2012 By Johnnie Walker & Kronenbourg 1664
Passion For Fashion 2012 By Johnnie Walker & Kronenbourg 1664
Venue: Rootz Nightclub, Lot 10 (Rooftop)
Date: 15th November 2012
Time: 8pm till late

The Kronenbourg 1664 lady serving us some good French beers before we entered Rootz KL
The Kronenbourg 1664 lady serving us some good French beers before we entered Rootz KL

The invitees that night comprised of all the who's who in the local fashion and film industry, hence I was rather intimidated by all the fashionable people that night. Everyone came in decked in their best, sophisticated and all. 

Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve, with the lady in theme
Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve, with the lady in theme

Passion For Fashion 2012 was also the night to present the awards for outstanding individuals in their fields who had used their influence in the fashion world to make a positive impact and give back to society. Of course, amidst all the fanfare, we had our fair share of Johnnie Walker and Krononbourg 1664 which was basically free flowing the whole night. 

Johnnie Walker and Krononbourg 1664 side by side
Johnnie Walker and Krononbourg 1664 side by side

The categories this year consisted of Best Dressed Man & Woman, Best Photographer, Best Production House, Best Director, Model of the Year and the Johnny Walker Passion for Progress award. Check out the below on some of the winners I managed to capture that night. 

Exemplary Photographer – Mr Steve Koh
#1 Exemplary Photographer – Mr Steve Koh
#2 Miss Nadia Heng - Kronenbourg 1664 Most Stylish Woman
#2 Miss Nadia Heng - Kronenbourg 1664 Most Stylish Woman
Kronenbourg 1664 Most Stylish Man – Mr Paul Manio
#3 Kronenbourg 1664 Most Stylish Man – Mr Paul Manio
Distinguished Thespian – Mr Peter Davies
#3 Distinguished Thespian – Mr Peter Davies
Intrepid Model – Miss Leng Yein
#5 Intrepid Model – Miss Leng Yein
Opulent Production – Playhouse Pictures
#6 Opulent Production – Playhouse Pictures

Contributing to the entertainment for the night was an international line up of DJs that coalesced well with the vibe – from world renowned DJ Bento coming all the way from Japan to Smith Agent who flew in from the hills of Hollywood.

DJ Bento in action at Passion For Fashion 2012
DJ Bento in action at Passion For Fashion 2012

In the midst of it all, there was even a fashion walk in between, featuring models decked in Kronenbourg and Johnnie Walker's colours. They did walk a tad too fast along the walkway, hence I did not manage to snap too many photos of the models, Safe to say, check out the two photos I managed to snap below. 

Models at Passion For Fashion 2012
Models at Passion For Fashion 2012
Models, models everywhere..
Models, models everywhere..

Well, it was a blast, with great music, beautiful people, and a night of good Johnnie Walker and Kronenbourg drinks. I for one missed the previous installment of Passion For Fashion, but this round I can say it definately was the place to be seen at if you're in the local fashion industry. 

Bloggers and friends
Bloggers and friends
Benjamin, Wilee and myself posing for a quick shot @ Passion For Fashion 2012

Full list of winners at Passion For Fashion 2012 is as below:
  • Distinguished Thespian – Mr Peter Davies
  • Exemplary Photographer – Mr Steve Koh
  • Intrepid Model – Miss Leng Yein
  • Legendary Director – Mr Bruno Sauvard
  • Opulent Production – Playhouse Pictures
  • Kronenbourg 1664 Most Stylish Man – Mr Paul Manio
  • Kronenbourg 1664 Most Stylish Woman – Miss Nadia Heng
  • Johnnie Walker Passion for Progress – Miss Thanuja Ananthan
  • Johnnie Walker Passion for Progress – Mr Hansen Lee



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4 comments :

  1. Hah!!! Thought you've gone into modelling now... No awards for you?

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  2. yet to try Kronenbourg, gonna lay my hands when I visit Singapore ROAR

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