Being conscious is the state of awareness of external environments or something within oneself. Resuscitating from the chaos and reversal in progress that happened in the past, the value of taking a pause to confront oneself is underrated in a world where ‘sustainability’ is contradictorily pegged with ‘growth’. Yet being reflective and resurrecting the initial intention is a beautiful act of bravery. With its SS20 collection, XIMONLEE uses the personal journey as a metaphor to showcase the tender vulnerability and the brutal strength of mental growth.
The collection draws inspiration from classic...
SHUTING QIU Spring/Summer 2020 Collection
I’m rooted, but I flow.
If I were not a designer, my dream would be to be a writer. My way of expression has gradually changed from words to relying on visuals to deliver emotion. I worship Virginia Woolf; her persona is a constant inspiration, and this collection rends her homage.
The visual inspiration came from my trip to Mumbai earlier this year: rich colors of India and the textures of beaded embroidery. Referencing English style, I combined masculine tartan fabrics with rich floral prints, most of which I sourced from a...
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