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On the last day of the womenswear shows, Chinese designer Ji Cheng presented a collection by her brand La Vie, combining elements from Eastern and Western culture and promising a Zen Awakening to the wearer.
Written by Maria Papadimitriou
Ji Cheng A/W 2012 by Geiko Louve
Chinese designer Ji Cheng's first show in London was held at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Tuesday 21st February, the last day of London Fashion Week's womenswear. Jumping ahead of the queue I had a chance to examine my front row goody bag - a proper mini version of some of the bags that later appeared on the catwalk designed by Ji Cheng, not a tote! - and to look through the slides projected on the wall at the start of the runway. The slides showed models dressed in Ji Cheng's designs posing at striking Chinese landscape locations, mixing with traditional Chinese life activities or getting intimate with some sexy Chinese pottery makers in their workshops. Some showed traditional pots at a rough, unfinished stage that made them look more like minimal, contemporary western pottery.