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About Us


MODA unites creative minds and empowers Malaysian fashion to take a leading role in the local and global fashion economy.


MODA is a non-profit organisation that represents the interests of Malaysian fashion designers and unites creative minds from all aspects of fashion and design. MODA is committed to promoting the local fashion industry through advocacy, education, and collaboration, and supports its members in achieving global appreciation for their talent and creativity.


MODA aims to empower the fashion design and creative community in Malaysia by offering education, networking, and collaboration opportunities. We strive to foster a sustainable and innovative fashion industry in Malaysia that values diversity, inclusivity, and creativity. Through strategic partnerships, we aim to promote creative expression and drive positive change in Malaysia's fashion industry.


To transform the fashion industry in Malaysia by empowering and uniting designers, creative and industry professionals through education, collaboration, and innovation. Our vision is to create a sustainable, diverse, and inclusive community that inspires creativity, fosters growth, and drives positive change.









President’s Note

Dear valued members and visitors,

I am delighted to welcome all of you to the Malaysian Official Designers' Association (MODA), a non-profit organisation that has been passionately promoting and empowering the fashion, design and creative community in Malaysia for over three decades. 

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At MODA, we're committed to creating a sustainable and innovative fashion industry in Malaysia that values diversity, inclusivity, and creativity. We have strived to do our very best over the years, and we know that there's always more we can do to foster positive change and growth in our industry.


As part of our mission, we strive to cultivate a supportive and innovative community that encourages and celebrates creativity and individuality. Whether you're a seasoned professional or a rising star in the fashion world, MODA is your gateway to success. Our network of like-minded individuals and organisations offers endless opportunities for learning, growth, and collaboration.

We will continuously seek opportunities for our members to gain the knowledge, tools, and resources they need to succeed and thrive in the fashion industry. Our programs, networking events, and collaborations with industry partners are designed to empower our members and nurture the Malaysian fashion industry on the global stage.

Thank you for your support and dedication to MODA and the Malaysian fashion industry. We look forward to working with all of you to create a vibrant and thriving fashion community that inspire and uplift us all.

Yours truly,

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President Note

Meet The Committee


Jay Ishak



Shikha Grover



May Ng


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Sabi Sohrabi



Ashley Wong


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Su Yen



Dr. Norsaadah


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Dirk Luebbert



Gillian Hung


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MODA Network


The MODA network consists of members from the fashion and creative industry and beyond, who are instrumental in jointly overseeing, supporting and advising on key issues facing the Malaysian designer industry.  New member categories are created to cater for this need.

MODA Initiatives & Support

MODA is dedicated to supporting Malaysian fashion and creative industry professionals, helping designers & entrepreneurs to innovate and commercialize their creativity. These initiatives help us deliver this part of our mission.

MODA Network
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MODA Pillars

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5 Pillars:

CREATIVITY - Celebrate creativity as the driving force behind the fashion industry. Encourage and promote innovative design to showcase the unique talents of our members.

EDUCATION - Empowering designers and creatives through education. We provide opportunities for learning and development to support the growth of our members and the fashion industry as a whole.

COLLABORATION  - Believes in the power of collaboration to drive positive change in the fashion industry. Foster connections and partnerships between designers, creatives, and industry professionals to promote growth and innovation.

INCLUSIVITY - Create a diverse and inclusive community that values and celebrates differences. Believe that a vibrant and sustainable fashion industry depends on inclusivity and equality.

ADVOCACY - Dedicated to advocating for the interests of the fashion industry and our members. Promote positive change and growth through advocacy and outreach initiatives.

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