Founded in 1995, Retro Development Pte Ltd is a leading company based in Singapore representing leading lifestyle fashion label and designers, sports brands and clubs, and intellectual properties in brand management and licensing business.
Retro Development is a leading brand management agency in Asia with more than 25 years of experience bridging brands and intellectual property owners to manufacturers, licensees, distributors, and retailers in key markets within Asia. Representing renowned brands from all over the world, Retro envisages being among the top brand management and licensing agencies by delivering the best possible IP solutions to their clients.
Retro has very focused brand portfolio with 3 areas namely Designer, Lifestyle and Sports. This makes them brand growth specialist in the region with 3 offices in south east asia. The 3 offices are based in Singapore, Hong kong and Malaysia.
The Designer Brands are covering the popular Anna Sui, Diane Von Furstenberg, Markus Lupfer and Orla Kiely.
Anna Sui is one of New York’s most beloved and accomplished fashion designers, known for creating contemporary original clothing inspired by spectacular amounts of research into vintage styles and cultural arcana. Anna Sui was part of a generation of designers who remade the American style in the 1990s. A passionate advocate for New York’s Garment District, she has produced most of her fashion lines in New York City.
Diane Von Furstenberg , a Belgian fashion designer best known for her wrap dress, founded the brand. Her fashion label, Diane Von Furstenberg, is sold in over 70 countries and has 45 standalone stores around the world, with the company’s headquarters and flagship boutique in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District.
Markus Lupfer is a German fashion designer and the founder of the eponymous company, which is based in London, England. He is best known for his eye-catching knitwear and sequined lip-motif appliques. The brand is sold in many of the most exclusive retailers worldwide, including Harrods, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Net-A-Porter, IT Hong Kong, Le Bon Marche Paris, Isetan, Hanwha Galleria, Shopbop, Tsum, and launched an e-commerce store in 2014.
Orla Kiely is an independent brand run by Orla, Dermott and a small team who design and create beautiful products using bold prints many of which have become iconic. The team creates new, seasonal collections around playful new prints as well as classic pieces using prints such as Stem.
Retro is engaged with key areas such as Brand Collaboration, Brand Trade Shows and Retail Presence.