On February 9th, Asia Fashion Collection debuted seven Asian designers revealing their collections at New York Fashion Week FW19. The purpose of the Asia Fashion Collection is to discover and nurture young designers who are from Asia. Organized by Vantan Inc. and PARCO. Co. Ltd., AFC showing both menswear and womenswear. Scroll down to see the collections.
Asia Fashion Collection
FEY MINORIYANAGASE (Japan)
Minori Yanagase of Fey Minoriyanagase showed a moving exaggeration of bold colors, a heightened play on prints and incorporation of oversized pieces with elements of layering in a casual and fun tone.
Pete Titat Kuantrakul of TITAT showcased a monochrome collection with different textiles and bold elemental designs; elevating looks with a relaxed and cool modern – eastern style.
CAHIERS (South Korea)
Ayoung Kim of CAHIERS showed a variety of beautiful silhouettes from a deconstructed dress, relaxed overcoats, flowy dresses with different textures and fabrics. This collection oozed femininity and edginess all in one.
TSUNG YU CHAN (Taiwan)
Joe Chan of TSUNG YU CHAN showed passions of high-end, street style and modern art through his designs, presenting a full detail of hi-end menswear. Deconstruction of fabrics, structured with Taiwanese traditional techniques to create a modern style.
HYUN JUNG (Parsons : South Korea)
Hyun Kyeong Jung of HYUN JUNG showcased deconstructed white and black ensembles with deliberately torn features. The inspiration behind the collection was a nightmare, a continuous nightmare of falling off from somewhere else.
Kenichi Ishida of KENICHI made it clear that Spring is definitely around the corner. Pastels colors; lavender, creams, tans, whites will all be in trend for the coming season. Oversized looks perfect for layering for the very chilly days and transition into later warmth.
Kanon Hayata of KANON showed an unraveling abundance of color, print, and textures. There was a play on volume and outlines of Jacquard in the collection. A showcase of whimsical frocks truly highlighting art.
Makeup: Luis Casco for Mary Kay Nail: Yukie Natori for Yukie Nail New York Photography: Hunter Arthur Dressers: Parsons
What were some of your favorite collections or looks?