AOF-Competition 2015_001_248 - Hualei Yu

Hualei YU | China - Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology
Concept - Designer Hualei Yu got with the depression and schizophrenia for 6 years. She choose materials which cased these mental illness, such as her mum’s red kerchief she wore when she got married, while she got divorce when she was 16. She tried to translate herself to a normal person, but making garments make her accept her abnormal part. It’s the way she treat herself to prevent suicide.

Credit Photo: Carly Cram

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