Category: New York

New York

Academy of Art University at #NYFW: GeuMi Lee, MFA Fashion Design

GeuMi Lee, MFA Fashion Design, was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. GeuMi has interned at Diane von Furstenberg, Vera Wang and Wes Gordon. Her thesis collection is based on the ideas of athleticism and orientalism, combining active sportswear with the traditional Asian garments. Football jackets, boxing shorts, and …
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Academy of Art University at #NYFW: Anita Szu-Yi Chen, MFA Knitwear Design

Anita Szu-Yi Chen, MFA Knitwear Design, was born and raised in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Chen’s thesis collection explores the dichotomy of appearance and expectations in the construction of clothing. She manipulates her knitwear designs into angular shapes with structured folds, and designed her fabric to be reversible with varying patterns on …
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Academy of Art University at #NYFW: Ben Ellis, BFA Menswear Design

Ben Ellis, BFA Menswear Design, was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. Having seen firsthand the dramatic deterioration of the native Alaskan habitat, Ellis upholds ethical and sustainable practices in his own design work. His collection is inspired by the Fauvism oeuvre of French artist Andre Derain. Ellis used repurposed …
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Academy of Art University at #NYFW: Lindsey Trueman, MFA Fashion Design

Lindsey Trueman, MFA Fashion Design, was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Her thesis collection is inspired by her family heritage, uniting her great-great grandmother story and Native American roots. Tailored silhouettes are created using repurposed grain sacks bearing original embroidered initials and burn-out brocade. Garments appear to have already had …