Arzmy Hargreaves is an inspiring young entrepreneur, excelling at his game. Never settling for less. At this young age, he has already made a remarkable impact and becomes an icon to the aspiring youth of Malaysia. Hargreaves is the Chief Executive Officer of RegalCel Group, the Founder and Creative Director of the fashion brand Gavroche, He is also a part time personal branding, social skills trainer for youth development. His passion in detailing fashion sense made him hugely popular in grooming and styling. For 8 years he’s been working with reputable corporate clients providing grooming and personal branding sessions for Petronas, TSYL Vision Sdn Bhd, Bellasimmo, YLH Autoworld Sdn Bhd, Koperkasa Berhad, TVS Sarawak Media Group, to name a few. He’s also appointed faculty mentor for a local institution. Hargreaves is a graduate in Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations from the International Business Management School.
In the world of pageantry, Arzmy was actively involved and appointed as a judge for ‘Bachelor Of Malaysia’, ‘Miss Grand Malaysia’, ‘Miss Malaysia Kebaya’, ‘Miss Borneo Femme 2020’ and many more. He was also one of the main sponsors for the ‘Asean International Film Festival Awards 2019 (AIFFA)’ and highly involved in the fabulous ‘Rainforest Fringe Festival 2018’. He was also among the faces behind ‘Alta Moda SARAWAK 2018’ and his collection was showcased in ‘Selangor Fashion Week 2019.’
His expertise is grooming, first impressions and personal branding helps to craft the likability in students which will assist them to connect more in business which will the individual more opportunities. He emphasizes personal branding is a vivid indication of what one has to offer – the performance, contribution, and value the next employer can expect from you. The brand you communicate marks your career reputation and is in some respects a promise.
By being in both fields in related industries, Arzmy believes the secret of success is to make strong connections with people. He reckons self branding and networking is very important to create a good impression of oneself to others. He believes that people skills are, in short, the various attributes and competencies that allow one to interact well with others. When we think of people skills, words such as personality, empathy, and directionality come to mind.
A strong personality comes from within, not only from the looks and how you dress but it has to align with an all rounded personality to unleash charm and aura to be more influential and confident amongst the other players out there. When asked what is the key of long lifetime success – his answer is persistence, consistence and perseverance. That said, Hargreaves latest achievement was a MFMPA Award.
The inaugural Malaysia Fashion, Modelling & Pageant Awards (MFMPA) 2020 was held at 1,800 metres above sea level, at the Grand Ion Delemen Hotel in Genting Highlands on 7th January 2021. It was organised by the MMK Organisation and presented by Ion Grand Delemen, and was officiated by Tuan Zulkifly Bin Md Said, the Deputy-Director General Ministry of Tourism & Culture, on behalf of Dato’ Sri Hajah Nancy Shukri, the Minister for Tourism, Arts & Culture.
Representing MMK was founder Dr Jason Hee Jee Pin and its chair-lady Miss Nicole Tan Fe Lynne, while the hotel was represented by General Manager Tee Yih Fung.
More than 80 recipients from the fashion, modelling, pageant and related industries were presented with industry recognition awards during the classy 2 1/2 hour long star-studded event, which saw many industry heavyweights and VIP guests attending the prestigious affair, under the strictest of SOPs, as set by the National Security Council (MKN).
The awards was designed specifically to fill an important gap in the recognition awards industry for three interrelated segments (fashion, modelling & pageants) of the economy, as well as for those who provide these industries with ancillary support. The whole program was put together with the support of many parties and industry players during the various Movement Control Orders that were in place to control and curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic throughout 2020. Everything was conducted virtually prior to the actual awards presentations.
Eight categories of awards were presented during the awards ceremony – Icon, Exemplary, Merit, Fashion, Modelling, Pageant, Talent and Ancillary. Arzmy Hargreaves was the proud recipient of ‘Rising Star Of Fashion In Menswear for the year 2019-2020 Award’. This is another milestone for Arzmy and what a way to start 2021 with a bang, this dashing vibrant lad is unstoppable and always aiming higher in every aspect. His charming persona and likeable personality paves the way, creating more opportunities one after another. His credibility and achievements in the arts and fashion industry are undeniable throughout his 8 years in the industry.