FJU Talents presented the SS19 Collections of three brands on Sunday 16th September at Fashion Scout.
Ming Jo Hsieh – Ming Jo Hsieh graduated from FJU in 2017. She is well known for combining social issues and art within fashion. Her graduate collection was officially selected as one of the best three graduate fashion collections in FJU. Her SS19 RTW Collection is inspired on scavengers in Taipei. Materials such as cartons, newspapers, and plastic bags are transformed as prints and details seen throughout the collection. Oversized silhouettes and multi-color prints along with drawstring and wrinkled details, raise the question about the traditional definition of beauty.
Kai Ting Chen – Born in Taiwan Taipei in 1995 she is a recent graduate of FJU’s Textiles and Clothing Department. Her signature design is all about unexpected shapes and textiles based on skillful pattern making & draping techniques. Her SS19 collection is inspired by iconic Chinese drama film “City of Life and Death,” and the struggles faced by the army within it. The menswear collection deconstructs military uniforms with historical newspapers prints of the war in Nan-King 1937. The conceptual collection is a reminder of people who do not forget the cruelty of war and treasure peace and unity, a value that should be present in more of mankind.
Yi Hsuan Wang – The Taiwan Chang-hua based Yi Hsuan Wang graduated from FJU in 2016. His graduate collection was in the short-list of the Beijing International Youth Design Competition. He also creates costumes for designers and special events in Taiwan. His signature design is transforming Taiwan’s traditional temple culture into modern fashion fields. The facial totem of Taiwan’s parade formation- “Ba Jia Jiang” inspires his SS19 collection. Wang has created a modern yet three dimensional twist of the traditional facial totem which can be seen throughout his new SS19 Collection.