ACCESSORIES MAKING PROCESS ESPIEGLEA variety of strange shapes and colourful, innovative materials can be seen throughout Xin Wen’s series of works. She incorporates different cuttings and colours that have a diverse chemical effect to enhance the wearer’s character.
She is inspired by fairytales, nature and life and uses a range of different techniques such as silkscreen printing, laser cutting and embroidery to create her designs.Each piece of work is handmade, allowing them to be completely unique.
IA LONDON Image is in the core of IA LONDON’s design. When Ira develops a collection, image is the first thing that she creates. Designing either layers filled with colour or almost black and white reflects her imaginary dialogue with masters of art, like Dürer and Botticelli. The she moves on to transforming the image into a wearable luxury scarf, top or couture garment.
YI ZHOU Body Memory is formed from the hypothesis that the body itself is capable of storing memories, as opposed to only the brain. The recollections that our body stores are not always ones that we are consciously aware of, such as sounds, smells, touches and so on.
These unconscious memories are imprinted all over our bodies on a cellular level. Therefore it is the cells that store information of our experiences, habits, and sensations. Things like skin, muscles and nerves all accumulate these details as they actively engage in our daily lives.
ZAPOTA HAIRWith a focus on quality materials and vibrant hair colours, the inspiration behind Zapota Hair’s hair accessories range is clear – inventive forms, modern designs and minimalist architecture. Selecting the right colour is the first step in the making process. Zapota Hair have created a set of more than 500 colours inspired by the latest hair trends.
To make hair accessories Zapota Hair only use the best blonde hair from their trusted suppliers. They monitor their supply chain to ensure that the hair is obtained from ethical and non exploitative sources.