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RAY CHU / TALK

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INTERVIEW BY SANZA BULAYA, TRANSLATION BY PEI-YING HSU   Established in 2016, Ray Chu is a contemporary label which showcases designs inspired by subculture from 80s- 90s and combined with the use of carefully placed cut-outs reveal the intriguing and sexy side of women without being overly provocative. Casual silhouettes and clean cuts unintentio[...]

MASAKI SHIMIZU / TALK

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Interview by SANZA BULAYA, translation by PIPI   8:13am SB: I wake up in the apartment we rent in Ginza… My alarm was set at 8:00am but I guess I didn’t hear it. I open my eyes and I see Jolin preparing herself in the living room. I turn my head and I see Guillaume still asleep enjoying the last minutes of a recovery sleep. Stephane is in the o[...]

TAKUYA SHIMA / TALK

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Interview by SANZA BULAYA, translation by PIPI   Takuya Shima is a photographer based in Tokyo who is also known as a singer and songwriter of the indie rock band called "Buddhistson". His works have been showcasing throughout Japan, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Hong Kong.  His photos intrigue to say the least, ranging from editorial, portra[...]

SOPHIE HONG / TALK

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Interview by SANZA BULAYA   « Make the right garment for the right people, wear the right clothes at the right moment. » – Sophie HONG «為適合的人做適合的衣服,在適當的場合穿適當的衣服» – Sophie HONG   Ever since 1977, Sophie’s graduation from Shih Chien University, department of fashion design, she never stop creating. In order to be responsible for her work, “[...]

JOHN YUYI / TALK

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Interview by SANZA BULAYA     Why your name is John Yuyi? 為什麼以John Yuyi自稱? Hahaha! I always get this question! “Why do you have a male name as your artist name?” It’s very simple, actually my Chinese nickname given by friends is very close to “John” in Chinese-Mandarin in terms of pronunciation and “Yuyi” is my real last name so I de[...]

JAMEI CHEN / TALK

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A TALK WITH JAMEI CHEN Interviewed by Sanza BULAYA, translation by SJ   “Clothing is the moving scenery of a city; each person’s outfit reflecting their attitude towards life. By extending each of them it would be enough to build up a landscape of the city, even to form a reflection of the city's cultural literacy.” JAMEI CHEN.  [...]

達人專訪 Fabitoria / TALK

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Fabiana and Victoria are both graduated from Shih Chien University. They founded FABITORIA in 2012 and name it from both parts of their names, FABITORIA = Fabiana + Victoria.  Initially it was two designers creating a wild, fun and quirky world to satisfy their imaginations. Their creations soon get attentions from different fashion bloggers and press aroun[...]

達人專訪 / Seven YCH

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    BRIEFING ABOUT Seven YCH Seven YCH was born in Taiwan. He started to practice his modern art photography while he was at the university in the 90‘s. He graduated with M.A. in film directing from Beijing Film Academy in 2002. He has had different photography series taken in Asia, Euro[...]

達人專訪 / Krystsina Zima

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   Born in Belarus 1977.  Got a degree in fashion design at the Institute of modern Knowledge (Minsk, Belarus) in 2001. Moved to Taiwan in 2004. Worked for ODBO company as a designer. Started her own line in 2012.  出生於1977年白俄羅斯。  2001年畢業於現代知識研究所服裝設計 (明斯克,白俄羅斯)。 2004年遷居台灣。 就職於ODBO公司擔任設計師。 2012年開始她自己的品牌。 Being a designer in Taiwan is not e[...]

達人專訪 / Jade Chiu

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Finding herself with a new graphic design degree and a “dot com” job in Silicon Valley, Jade Chiu soon understood that ignoring her fashion design instincts wouldn’t be an option. So she bought a one-way ticket to NYC and immersed herself into studying fashion and accessories at FIT and Parson’s School of Design. Since then, New York based Taiw[...]