Pleasure in the job, perfection in the work
Celest Thoi graduated with a Diploma in Graphic Design in 1997. She began her career as a Graphic Designer in an advertising agency and was later being headhunted for a Media Designer post in IBM (Lotus) Consulting Singapore a year later. During her stay with the company, she took on notable projects such as Nagano Winter Olympics 1998, Bank Papan and Velocity.
Thoi was posted to IBM (Lotus) Consulting Melbourne the following year where she worked on projects such as Sydney Olympics 2000, and with companies such as Telstra, Westpac Bank and NRMA.
In 2004, with a passion for designing bridal gowns, Thoi decided to make a change in her career path and venture into the bridal business. Her first bridal boutique was set up in Auckland City, New Zealand. In 2009, Thoi’s business was relocated to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2011 marked the inaugural launch of Thoi’s eponymous label “Celest Thoi” at Malaysia’s International Fashion Week.
Besides bridal gowns, Thoi also specialise in bespoke gala gowns, cheongsams & custom-made shoes. She has workshops in both Kuala Lumpur and Shanghai.
- Best Asian Bridal Designer under Destination Weddings and Honeymoon Magazine UK, 2017
- Voted as the Top 3 Wedding Gown Specialist in Malaysia in an online poll, 2015