QINWEN WEI - Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology - China

Qinwen Wei defines Resilience as a regeneration capacity, as if some sensation has been forgotten and someday it has been bring back. Thus, her inspiration is one of the ancient culture of China : Shadow Puppet. Furthermore, she consists it with her grandmother who has been 103 years old to show her fabulous love to her and the highest respect to elders.

(Qinwen Wei will present silhouettes 1 & 2 from left)

Qinwen Wei-China

Qinwen Wei

Qinwen Wei

CREDIT | Designer: Qinwen Wei | Photos: Nicolas Ardelean (1 / runway)- Rommi Linnik (2 & 3 / details) | Models: Anastasia Thatcher & Alice Kesler | Makeup & Hairstyle: San Francisco Institute of Esthetics & Cosmetology

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