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Text: Andrea Sim

Tune in at 4:30pm Singapore time on 25 February

Most designers, despite being a creative breed, understand the impact of releasing a new collection with a big bang in today's digital age. Remember Dolce & Gabbana's millenial catwalk? And that genius Supreme collaboration at Louis Vuitton? The need to get people talking, snapping and coveting for commercial success to follow, is unreal. One of the fewer designers who've stuck to his guns since his entrance into a house is Tomas Maier — preferring to let his craft speak louder than any flashy logo or influencer affiliation possibly could. Like all his previous seasons, check back at 4:30pm for Maier's lesson on preserving the age-old métier.