Motivational talk

Motivational talk for SVSB students

Lina Abdul of Lina Abdul Couture (L) speaking to students. Picture: BT/Zatty Joanda

Monday, February 25, 2013

THE SULTAN Bolkiah Vocational School (SVSB) held a motivational talk for its Fashion Design and Dressmaking students recently.The talk revolved around the world of fashion and how it is an industry that can be delved into by the students from the vocational school.The talk was organised by the Fashion Design and Dressmaking Section under the Business and Commercial Department of SVSB. The talk was attended by the school’s Deputy Principal of Education and Training, Norasikin Hj Abdullah, staff and students of SVSB.

The speakers presenting the motivational talk were local designers, Deborah Aaliah of Aaliah Asmara and Lina Abdul of Lina Abdul Couture. Both speakers spoke of their experience in the fashion world, as well as, providing insights on material sourcing and execution of their ideas.

The objectives of the talk was to inspire the students, in terms of creativity and increase their eagerness to learn, to expose students to local designers and their work. It was also hoped that the students would establish links between students and the local fashion industry and to establish rapport between SVSB and local companies.

The talk ended with a mini fashion display with some of the pieces from the two speakers and a short question and answer session between the speakers and SVSB.

The Brunei Times

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