Angel Chen MFW SS18
Stories have been passed on to us, life experiences that we need to share to future generations, and learn from ourselves. We are invested in the western culture so much that knowing our own culture is no longer seen as relevant or important. We are ethnically cleansing ourselves, and we do not even know it.
The designer does not stand alone when you think of designers using culture and traditions to influence their collection.
As a growing number of Chinese designers enter the fashion world such as Guo Pei, MashaMa, and Uma Wang to name a few, the competition to stand out and be recognized is increasingly fierce. Cultural influences leave people wanting to know more. The naked eye is more inquisitive if it is faced with something unseen of before; What better way to stand out than by being who you are.