Jeanne Damas is a Parisian fashion icon. She started to stand out the crowd a with her blog and quickly attracted attention thanks to her remarkable taste. She has worked with Leon & Harper, Reformation, &Other Stories and Roger Vivier to name just a few. Jeanne Damas just launched her first solo label, Rouje by Jeanne Damas.
Jeanne Damas first collection presents an universe reflecting her lyfestyle where sober sophistication meets assertive sensuality. The collection has a touch of Parisian retro and the color pure red is present in a few garments as to remember the everyday red lipstic she is known for wearing. The collection features bohemian maxi dresses, retro suede jackets, mini-skirts, flared jeans and flowery blouses.
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New York designer, Brooklyn based Samantha Pleet is best known for her whimsical prints and twisting classic silhouettes into modernity. Samantha Pleet was founded in 2007 and it is now an independent fashion brand that is a collaboration between Samantha and her husband Patrick. The Pratt Institute alumna has established a cult following with indie musicians and creative dreamers around the world for her elegant otherworldly collections and shoe collaboration with Wolverine. Additionally, she has shown her work with Gen Art and Ecco Domani during New York Fashion Week.
Pleet hand drapes each style, playing with classic silhouettes while focusing on construction. She painstakingly seeks out inspiration when creating her custom prints—drawing from art, history, photography and film—giving each collection a unique, dreamy quality. She also enjoys expressing her designs through movies, bringing her world to life through film. This women's ready to wear spring summer 2016 collection is characterized by fine embroidered details and a few cut-outs representing windows. The garments are called House dress, Village shorts or Front door pants.
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SHUSHU/TONG is a high-end independent designer brand based in Shanghai combining grunge street style with exclusive tailoring finish. Target clients are girls who have passion for fashion with personal aesthetics, people working in creative industries including artists, stylists and designers looking for something unique and interesting. The designers Liushu Lei and Yutong Jiang who graduated from London College of Fashion MA Womenswear.
The two latest collections FW16 and SS16 present a fresh and feminine aesthetics featuring sophisticated tailoring, prints such as Vichy checks or stripes. SHUSHU/TONG Fall winter 16 is inspired from the Japanese pop singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and called "Adult baby". The silhouettes are a mix between modern, grunge, minimal and girly.
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Hanako was born in Tokyo but raised in New York City. She gained experience by doing several fashion internships. She launched her own label ADEAM with a capsule collection of 15 pieces. She presented her following collection during Shanghai Fashion Week, Tokyo Fashion week and New York Fashion week.
ADEAM takes its inspiration in Tokyo and New York to create collections that infuse art and wearability, tradition and inspiration. The designer is using Japanese art and craft techniques. She transmit the Zen notion of "fusoku no bi": beauty in imperfection; that results in cool looks with a pale pink as a guideline.
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South Korean fashion designer Park Seung Gun is the Creative Director of his own label PUSH BUTTON that he launched in 2003. The excellent work of the designer has been awarded in 2013 with the CFDK Prize.
PUSH BUTTON FALL 2016 collection was presented during Seoul Fashion Week and included both feminine and masculine outfits. For this 12th show, Park Seung Gun created an "upside down inside out" streetwear collection featuring fur outwears, sophisticated fabrics such as silk, velvet and leather. The designer also teamed up with the Korean Illustrator Nanan for a kitchy result.
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The Central Sant Martins' graduated Jinwon Woo launched in 2010 a street wear label called ROCKET X LUNCH. The brand has held 4 collections every year and has been active in South Korea and internationally. Rocket x Lunch displays unexpected designs through mixing elements and surpassing common expectations. By doing so, ROCKET X LUNCH has become a popular brand, which is accepted as edgy and original with reasonable pricing among the young fashion influencers.
ROCKET x LUNCH presented its FALL 2016 collection during Seoul Fashion week. Volumes are oversized, colorblocks and a large diversity of material is used. The collection is called “Declaration of Idiot” and offers a 80's inspiration touch. As a result, the silhouettes give an air of nonchalance to the looks.
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