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Xu Zhi - Women's Autumn-Winter 2017/18 collection in Milan ( with interview )

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Designer : xuzhi chen, graduate from central saint martins schoolcollection : fallwinter 2017xu zhi, chinese label founded in 2014 is based in london, supported by giorgio armani who offers a space to show.inspiration : “the visitor” the irish artist ragnar kjartansson’s conceptual work, which highlights the contrast between strength and vulnerability.silhouette : work on the materials with fringing, embossed and blending effects comfortable, slender and subtly feminine silhouette focus : on the camel skin trench coat+coat closed with a big ring on the side+the high waist leather trousers+gathering and fringes on the jacket and skirt outfit+the shredded denim on the jacket and on the bottom of trousersto note : each piece is made by hand and each material is studied and developed from a thorough technique. interview with xuzhi chen :the collection starts with an art piece by ragnar kjartansson’s and the emotions of how he translates fragile and strength really inspires us to create a fabric so in every single piece it looks like he is falling apart but it’s actually really strongly being held together and that went through the entire collectionevery fabric and a lot of techniques you see are hand maid by us, and it was mostly embroidery so the fringing was all hand braided and then embroidered on one by onewe really use a lot of fabrications, we spend a lot of time to use some craftsmanship in every single garment we make and we believe in that value of craftsmanship and it’s a true luxury for us.it’s amazing, it’s actually our first show and you can’t ask for a better first show. music from the show (only to be used in the context of the show, protected by the right to information.)