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Posts Tagged ‘Shanghai’

Ji Cheng: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

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 AW 2012 by Geiko Louve

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.

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A Review of ILLUMinations at the Arsenale, Venice Biennale 2011: part one

A round up of the best art I saw at the ILLUMinations exhibition, part of the 54th Venice Biennale. Including work by Song Dong, Rashid Johnson, Dayanita Singh and Haroon Mirza.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Graduate Fashion Week Interview: Nottingham Trent’s Phoebe Thirlwall

Miranda Williams talks to Graduate Fashion Week star and Nottingham Trent graduate Pheobe Thirlwall, about her inspiration, her collection, and what's up next…

Written by Miranda Williams

hold Knitwear design student Phoebe Thirlwall was an unquestionable highlight of Graduate Fashion Week 2010. Her work demonstrated an impressive level of craftsmanship, story receiving recognition even before the shows […]