15 years after 9/11 struck the world, 9 of the top emerging artists who have reconstructed the styles of New York are invited to showcase their collections at Lumine 0. These “post 9/11 designers” create as a means to soothe themselves and others from pain. Art direction by CHRISHABANA. All designers will be flying in to Tokyo for the fashion showcase.
Dates: 2/4/2017 (Sat) ・2/5/2017 (Sun)
Time: 11am~7pm (Everyday: creators will be at the event 2pm ~4pm)
Address: LUMINE 0 〒151-0051 Tokyo, Shibuya-ku, Sendagaya, 5 chome 24-55
Entrance Fee: Free
Cosponsored by H.P.FRANCE N.Y. Inc. and LUMINE Co., Ltd.
Victor Barragán is a fashion designer born in Mexico City and currently based in New York City. Victor’s previous T-shirt brand YtinifninfinitY started as an exploration of Tumblr and Internet Culture, quickly gaining a cult following amongst the net community. In order to expand his fashion vocabulary, he founded his brand BARRAGAN in 2014, which plays with gender and identity politics through clothing, questioning our modern day consumption of fashion, media, and pop culture.
CHRISHABANA is a jewelry brand based out of the east village in New York City. Since its debut in 2008, the label is known for taking punk and tribal iconography and refining them into luxe, stream lined pieces. In recent seasons, Chris has been exploring the idea of softening the pieces with pearl accents. The result is a daring line fit for boys, girls, and everyone in between.
ECKHAUS LATTA is a bi-coastal fashion label designed and executed by Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta. The Two met while attending the Rhode Island School of Design, where they studied Sculpture and Textile Design, respectively. Eckhaus and Latta also have experience in the world of academia, Eckhaus currently teaches fashion design at Parsons the New School for Design and Latta teaches digital textile methods at the Rhode Island School of Design.
H E I D I L E E is a NYC-based artist and designer whose hats have featured in VOGUE, V, W, Visionaire, Dazed & Confused, MTV, SHOWstudio, NYT, New York Magazine, The Creators Project, etc. H E I D I L E E’s work challenges and summons the viewer on a universal level, as if a mythological mind/storyteller walks among us now.
Homic was established in 2015 by Fashion Institute of Technology graduate Joshua Homic; Having a background in luxury and “emerging designer” markets, Joshua sought to create a “gender fluid identity” not yet captured by his contemporaries. His references are fueled by fetish culture and its quest for ecstasy, moments of 1980s business casual aesthetic, and midwestern kitsch.
Raul Lopez previously showed under the Luar Zepol label and fast became one of New York City’s most progressive and innovative fashion visionaries, known for pushing the boundaries of gender as well as for his role in the founding of Hood By Air. Now under the Luar label, the debut collection includes menswear, womenswear and accessories. He continues to present and push totally new perspectives on contemporary fashion.
Born in Ho Chi Minh City as daughter of a Kung- Fu Master and a tailoress. She Currently lives and works in Berlin. Participated in exhibitions at Essex street New York, Kunsthalle Zurich, Halle fur Kunst Luneburg, Chicago Art Institute, Family Business New York, Villa Romana Florence, Freedmann & Fitzpatrick Los Angeles, New Theater Berlin and the Serpentine Sackler Gallery London.
8. Petra Ptáckova
The world of Petra Ptackova is a place where fairy-tales, sports, and couture handcraft meet. An infinite design; Her garments are easily convertible from jacket to backpack to trousers. The Czech edition of Forbes Magazine has recognized her as one of it’s ‘30 under 30’ honorees for 2015.
Susan Cianciolo is a multimedia artist and designer who has been working for almost two decades both inside and outside the fashion system. She was at the forefront of the customizing, deconstructionist movement of the 90s. Cianciolo also showed her collections internationally in art galleries from Alleged Gallery in New York and Tokyo to the Purple Institute in Paris.