Susan Fang Shanghai Fall 2022 Collection

With her “fairy” aesthetic, Susan Fang is taking fashion into new, and ethereal, dimensions. In doing so she has become part of a sisterhood of designers (that includes Molly Goddard, Simone Rocha, and Cecilie Bahnsen), who are creating unapologetically feminine looks for the female gaze. (At the other end of the spectrum is the growing … Read more

Louis Shengtao Chen Shanghai Fall 2022 Collection

For Louis Shengtao Chen’s third collection, the Central Saint Martins graduate served as his own muse in many ways. While reflecting on inspirations for the season, the designer—who is from Beijing, but now based in Chongqing—began looking inward at his own closet, and pulled from his own fashion tastes. “I really drew from myself with … Read more

Ming Ma Shanghai Fall 2022 Collection

Ming Ma’s mood board, which he shared over Zoom, ping-ponged among varied references—New Romantics! Baroque! Tartans! Poufs!—that aren’t all that evident in his spring collection. For the most part the designer used his tear sheets as a jumping off point. The specifics aren’t what’s important here, what is is that Ma was drawn towards the … Read more