Ablend of cultural elements from the East and the West was on show at "Fashion Footwear Runway'16".
Japanese buyer and ATELIER_TRE fashion director Atsuko Kato, a six-time visitor to the show, eagerly spoke about the improvements in Taiwan brands and designers that she saw at the latest edition.
Japanese designer kapuwa's bedazzling floral co-ord is the trusty and comfortable go-to piece your wardrobe has been crying out for.
Dressing using layering -- where many garments are worn on top of each other -- adds a sense of refinement and completeness to each outfit. Cheng Pai Cheng's designs incorporate hand-drawn overprints on fabric, using fairy-tale-like concepts. This is a contrast with his previous designs in which he relied heavily on a fabric's natural patterns.
Thanks to discussions led by WGSN senior editor Anupreet Bhui and Yoshimitsu Kosai from DOSHABURI on Nov. 11, those interested in expanding their brand image have cut their working time in half. Yoshimitsu urged the audience not to deviate too much from current fashion trends, because as artists in this industry, "If you can't sell it, it's all for nothing."
The tones of the Caribbean seaside of KERAIA's collections highlight how Hong Kong designers gave an edgy, rebellious tone to their designs, and echoed Athena Chuang's successful attempt to blur lines in fashion and challenge conventions. Both collections drew much attention, getting off to a good start on the runway.
Featuring 121 brands from Taiwan, Japan and Hong Kong, as well as 10 runway shows, the Fall/Winter edition of 2016 Taipei IN Style (TIS) is a tribute to the efforts made by Taiwan's garment industry to overcome the global recession by developing local brands.
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An Indian model showcases creations by designer Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla during a fashion show in Mumbai, Friday, Nov. 4.