Sun Young Youn
I must say these were my favorite designs of the show. Sun Young Yun juxtaposed beauty and function in her designs that combined lace and vinyl, creating a unique, eye-catching effect. I could not keep my eyes of these pieces. They seemed other worldly.
Another show favorite for me was Meredith Acton’s collection that featured plenty of silk and chiffon (My current fabric obsession). Meredith was inspired by Lewis Hine’s investigative photography of child laborers in the early 1900s.
The Italian Trade Commission Collection
A collaboration of M.F.A. Fashion Design students and one M.F.A. Textile Design student and sponsored by the Italian Trade Commission. Students included: Ginie Huang, Zenia Kim, Kate Y.K. Lee, Jessie Jie Liu, Iglika Vasileva Matthews, Tanja Milutinovic, Ilana Dora Siegelman and Cecilia Q. Xie.
Lisa Nguyen & Jen Chen
Juhyun Vivi Park