Tag Archives: 1950s

Franco-African Designer Showcase Part 1: a Familiar Name TOPd Keeps Passion Glowing

Franco-African Designer Showcase Part 1: a Familiar Name TOPd Keeps Passion Glowing

Compared to a few years back when I first blogged about then walked the runway for TOPd (The Original People Design)’s passionate and bold collection, Amina Lamarre‘s latest designs not only continue to channel individuality, personality and authenticity with dramatic colours and unique exaggerated African prints, but also uphold a strong style statement that will

Hey Girls, Let’s Get Changed And Ring In Spring!

Hey Girls, Let’s Get Changed And Ring In Spring!

Listen up! This is GV Miao’s first official blog post written for artistspringboard.com Yeah it’s OFFICIAL! Spring is in the air and if you got sick of the dullness of your thick winter coats, why not fill up your wardrobes with Britt Beale an up-and-coming British designer’s cheerful spring collection, and let the designer transform

Hong Kong Museum of History Presents The Evergreen Classic – Transformation of the Qipao Crossover Shiatzy Chen the Taiwanese Designer of Neo-Chinese Chic

Hong Kong Museum of History Presents The Evergreen Classic – Transformation of the Qipao Crossover Shiatzy Chen the Taiwanese Designer of Neo-Chinese Chic

If you happen to be in town from now to 13th September, don’t miss out this precious opportunity to experience social and cultural changes in the Chinese society in the past century through analyzing transformation of the qipao with time. Qipao, the traditional dress for Chinese women, has constructed a cultural symbol from a piece

My Favorite Designer 4: the Taiwanese Designer Wang-Chen Tsai-Hsia for Shiatzy Chen – “Neo-Chinese Chic” at Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2010

My Favorite Designer 4: the Taiwanese Designer Wang-Chen Tsai-Hsia for Shiatzy Chen – “Neo-Chinese Chic” at Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2010

I got that attached feeling to the Taiwanese designer Wang-Chen Tsai-Hsia for Shiatzy Chen probably because I myself am half Taiwanese (my mom’s Taiwanese) and born in the States. Wang-Chen started her fashion career in the 1970s as a seamstress in a clothing store in Taiwan, and has become the founder/design director of Shiatzy Chen