– Designer Profile –
The Penang-born designer graduated in 2015 from the Equator College Penang, with a Diploma in Fashion Design Technology. Having a passion for fashion designing at a young age, Micheal aimed to score 10As in SPM examination, enabling him to get a can full scholarship to study fashion. He graduated with both the Best Student award and Best Fashion Design Technology Student award that year.
Upon graduation. Micheal started his home-based business – Micheal Ooi Made-To-Measure and MOFactory.
While MOfactory offers a wide range of trend-setting ready-to-wear, Micheal Ooi Made-To-Measure specialises in customisation of gowns for brides to be.
High-end fabrics, bold and fresh manipulations, constant and meticulous research go hand in hand with his ambition and will to create something new and modern.
Micheal combines love for aesthetic with functionality, mixing fashion design with his industrial design background, collaborating with artists outside or within the fashion world, in order to create a revisited a modern, sophisticated and clean ideology.
Come 1st January 2018, Micheal Ooi will open his atelier at Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia.
Micheal is an esteem member and fashion ambassador of the ASEAN Fashion Designer Showcase representing Malaysia.