Throwback: How 25 Guests Dressed For The Ball, Then Vs. Now
2015: Tengku Datin Paduka Setia Zatashah played up her bronzed skin in a yellow dress, while Dato' Setia Aubry Rahim Mennesson donned a fitted, three-piece suit.
2016: Low key is always a good idea, and Tengku Datin Paduka Setia Zatashah embraced it in a blue dress with flattering folds, while Dato' Setia Aubry Rahim Mennesson pulled off his trademark evening best.
2013: Datin Sri Mary Lourdes-Chandran paired her sheer lace dress with a slick updo, while Dato' Sri Bernard Chandran kept it simple with a black-tie look.
2016: The year Dato' Sri Bernard won the honorific Diamond Award at the ball. The pair have grown together in their own stylish ways: Datin Sri Mary dazzling in a sequined dress, while Dato' Bernard, stepping up his game in a red patterned jacket.
2012: Claire Lee Bloy is known for many things, and oozing impeccable style is one of them, as she's seen here in a monochrome dress.
2016: The bow sums up Claire's presence at our ball, and her fashion sense that keeps giving.
2014: Before tying the knot in 2015, Daryl Foong and Melissa Lam were a picture of young love bliss.
2016: Daryl and Melissa enjoy each other's company, as they look forward to becoming first-time parents to a baby boy.
2014: Both Dr Andrea Lim and Dr Shaun Alexander were in their younger days when their refined poise was unmistakable.
2016: Both doctors enjoy a night out together, ahead of welcoming the firstborn to their family.
2008: If there ever was a lady who could pull off a sexy, lacy number without hesitation, it would be Dato' Farah Khan.
2016: Year after year, Dato' Sri Farah Khan, seen here with our Managing Director Florence Fang and Datuk Raziah Mahmud-Geneid, is a joy to have at the ball, with her fluid style and sense of humour.
2013: Zaira, Zaida and Zaireen Ibrahim stand out with their unique sense of style, but most prominently, the affection for each other.
2016: The Ibrahim sisters are always a riot to have around, with their supermodel-like beauty and lively presence.
2014: Jesrina Arshad was always destined for great things, and she took care to dress the part way before she started PurelyB.
2016: Jesrina flashes a winner's smile, after receiving her Entrepreneur of the Year award.
2013: Young love but totally at ease together, Marcus Teo and Juvene Goh are all toothy grins for the camera.
2016: If we told them back in 2013 they would celebrate marriage with a magazine cover story, that was also iced onto a cake, would they believe us?
2013: The body language says it all, Ewan Saufi Abas and Mariam Teh were destined for couple goals.
2016: When the couple is not gushing over each other or caring for their kids, they are most likely hitting the town with a whole lot of feel-good factor to go around.
2013: Marion Caunter's style has always been a celebration of femininity, be it in figure-flattering gowns and distinctive details.
2016: Three babies later, and Marion Caunter's trademark smile and statuesque silhouette has never looked more better.
2008: Datin Mina Cheah-Foong channels a modern Audrey Hepburn look, in a floor-length sequinned black dress and elegant updo.
2016: We always look to Datin Mina for inspiration on dressing for her age (hint: with the right touch of shimmer), that's apparently rubbed off on her husband Datuk Simon Foong.
2015: Nadia Nasimuddin (pictured with husband Hamzah Alang Azman) has always shown a penchant for eye-catching details to build her entire look; think high, volumised bun, gold and pearl collared necklace, and Chanel clutch.
2016: Nadia shows off her baby bump in a model-worthy slinky gold dress, while sister Diana is demure in a statement embellished pink frock.
2011: For Shireene Hajamaideen, the more elaborate, the better. She completes her vintage black and white outfit with a loose braid and sparkly accessories.
2016: Over the years, Shireene's red carpet glam gets bolder and brighter, incorporating asymmetrical hemlines -- and even trousers, this year.
2013: You can't do no wrong with a red dress, and Yong Mei Ling's sweetheart neckline and long train brings to mind a Hollywood siren.
2016: It's a privilege to watch Mei Ling bloom into womanhood, with her eclectic picks of dresses every year.
2013: Another lady who's fond of exploring a variety of styles, Yap Ai Leen gives pink and lace an upgrade.
2016: Ai Leen opted for a more ornate, metallic look, conveying a mature approach to her taste.
2013: Like daughters, like mother -- Ai Leen's eye for dressing is clearly inherited from the stately Datin Barbara Yap, who turns heads in grand gowns like this fishtail one.
2016: Now that's a real Disney gown on Datin Barbara, with its flared sweeping skirt in the richest rose-red hue.
2013: Datin Dian Lee has always been one to watch, with her eye for effortless glam that enhances out her riveting presence.
2016: Still a Tatler Ball fixture, Datin Dian gives the Greek goddess icon a run for its money.
2012: When Esha Geneid makes a statement, she goes into full character. Case in point: This nude, tulle dress with a 'forbidden fruit' clutch.
2016: Esha has transitioned from ravishing princess to Hollywood diva, as she delivers a look steeped in diamonds, sequins, and fur.
2014: Not only does Lee Jim Leng have a keen eye for desirable evening wear, her secret lies in her very hand -- collector's handbags and clutches that's amps up the luxury factor.
2016: Jim Leng gives her success a run for its money with her styling talent, as seen in this daring vision of sequins, sheer panels and fur at this year's ball.
2014: Hot on the heels of her mother Datin Barbara and sister Ai Leen, Yap Po Leen brims with discerning and confident style, radiating in this strappy halter number.
2016: Not one to skirt conventions, Po Leen finishes her floor-length peach ball gown with a layered skirt of cascading frills.
2013: Never far away from each other, Dato' Robert Geneid and Dato' Raziah Mahmud have an instinctive ability to dress and complement one another.
2016: Now and then, Dato' Robert and Dato' Raziah step out of their comfort zone, in ensembles polished with embellishment here and there.
2009: Shirena Hamzah's dress sense is always fuss-free, comfortable, and evocative of her graceful nature -- seen here, a flowing dress accented with sparkling detail, and diamond ornaments.
2016: Shirena opts for a more elaborate ball gown, featuring a fittingly necessary curtain of cascading folds for a wow-inducing effect.
2012: Valerie Ong donned a glamorous sweetheart dress, in the reddest of reds, with a daring neckline and slit, to boot.
2016: Valerie Ong has toned down the sexy over time, seen here ravishing in a demure periwinkle blue, tulle A-line dress.
2011: Lim Wei-Ling's love for fashion is as infectious as her passion for art -- here, she's channels glamour queen in a slinky, full-body gold dress, and a plunging neckline.
2016: Fast forward today, Wei-Ling still loves a peek-a-boo effect, with this monochrome halter dress slashed at the neckline and along her leg.