Asia Fashion Collection” (AFC), the 5th annual event, invites budding designers in Japan and, also, from Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. The event consists of the aspects of "Competition" and "Incubation"; Participants compete to win a ticket to the NY Fashion Week runway debut to foster their business horizons. AFC is moving forward toward further development of the fashion industry by discovering and incubating up-and- coming talented designers in Asia.
From Japan, we are presenting the following three designers: Fumiku by Fumika Hayashi, AH, by Aoi Wanaka & Hyowon Lee, and épi á la mode by Miho Tsutsumi. Additionally, we have VLEEDA by South Korea’s Daeun Lee, and the eponymous shen yao by Taiwan’s Shen Yao Huang. We are also pleased to present Hong Kong’s KA WA KEY, by designer Key Chow & Jarno Leppanen, and Parsons School of Design’s own Venus Lo (originally from Hong Kong) with her brand CHAN CHIT LO.