Take a sneak peek behind the scenes where Samantha and her team of artisans painstakingly handsew and create intricate pieces for her collections.
Every outfit begins with a sketch.
Samantha transfers her ideas from the creative mind onto paper. Magical Garden collection goes through a similar process. On the runway
Draping of carefully selected fabrics to realise the initial shape of the outfit
Couture requires precision and sophistication. Samantha starting with the flow as she develops her Magical Garden collection. On the runway
Test draping on the mannequin
When attention to detail is given to every outfit created, a team of master tailors and seamstresses are essential. On the runway
Another fruitful day at the atelier.
Test draping of different fabrics on mannequins. On the runway
Hand sewn haute couture pieces demand the utmost attention.
Samantha hand sews a gown from her Magical Garden collection. On the runway
Outfits slowly taking shape
The feeling of satisfaction to see the gradual realisation of Samantha's vision for this collection. On the runway
The mock-ups of outfits on mannequins
The beginning is important to every project, specially couture. Combination of fine knit and soft, airy chiffon on a Magical Garden gown On the runway
Getting the gown ready for more of Samantha's signature touch.
A piece of art starts from intention, it takes creativity to begin, workmanship to manifest and sophistication to complete. On the runway
Crystals are individually handpicked for colour and size
Samantha handpicks crystals of different sizes and colours match each outfit according to her vision. On the runway
Samantha's signature crystals placed on the gown
Samantha might follow rules or she might not but there is one fixed rule on couture to her, that is quality. On the runway
Bespoke unisex double-sided boiled wool ready for embroidery and crystal embellishment.
It took precision to have the exact color, thickness, softness that Samantha wanted. Another 100 hours to go. On the runway
Simply elegant Magical Garden gowns
Life is complicated. That is one of the reasons why Samantha likes to create outfits that are clean and neat, so our souls can shine. To be simply elegant. On the runway
Flowers in the Magical Garden are given the master's touch.
One by one each petal is formed and comes to life. On the runway
Skillful hands. Delicate flowers.
Focus and skill are required to create each unique piece. On the runway
Flowers of different colours and sizes are handpicked.
Handmade fabric blooms are placed on the knitted blazer, ready to be handsewn onto the garment. On the runway
This is where the blooms come alive.
Colourful handmade fabric blooms are sewn onto the blue jacket, draped over matching chiffon gown. On the runway
Chinese porcelain beads shine and pop out from luxurious knitted coat
Seemingly random yet perfect placement of Chinese porcelain beads are a result of Samantha's creative vision and years of experience. From the Glamourous Stage collection. On the runway
Chinese porcelain hand beads sewn one-by-one onto knitted fabric
Chinese couture. Chinese porcelain hand beads are individually sewn by Samantha onto luxurious sport couture jackets from her Glamourous Stage Haute Couture on Ice collection. On the runway
Every detail counts to make an outfit great.
Close-up look at Chinese porcelain beads. On the runway
East meets west perfect combination of Chinese porcelain beads with gilded buttons.
Glamourous Stage collection brings together the finest techniques and cultures of the East and West. On the runway
Fine and incredibly soft, luxurious wool.
Delicately matched with multi-sided pastel beads. On the runway
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