FASHION: The Growing Mongolian Fashion Design Industry

BADER BAHMAN WRITES– Curators and designers from across the world came together in London mid- September of this year for the London Design Festival. One of the participating countries was Mongolia. Few would think of this country as a hotspot for fashion design, but its eye-catching exhibition of cashmere-based products has raised curiosity about its emergence on the fashion scene. Cashmere based designs…

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ASIAN FASHION: INDONESIAN DESIGNER’S ‘BACKPACK’ FASHION GAINS ATTENTION WORLD-WIDE

TIARA SALVABILLA WRITES – Dian Erra Kumalasari is a fashion designer from Indonesia. Her line, Oerip Batik, features traditional Indonesian woven fabric and is targeted towards backpackers worldwide. The designs are ready-to-wear, conventional pieces which are different from the luxury, high fashion lines that Indonesian designers have been trying to…

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ASIA FASHION: Monique Lhuillier

HRIPSIME MARTIROSYAN WRITES – Modesty, grace, subtlety, and flamboyance are hallmarks of Monique Lhuillier’s designs. And it’s paying off: The Asian designer is gaining recognition globally as an important up and coming voice in couture. Lhuiller has been known to be one of the most “up-beat Asian clothing designers.” Her…

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