Alex Shen graduated in Womenswear at Bunka Fashion College in 2013 in Tokyo. She served as president of the Foreign Student Association, and received a scholarship of excellent performance. She has a solid foundation in fine art, and has been appraised for her art heel sketches by Jimmy Choo. During her time in Tokyo, she also studied at an avant-garde school, Coconogacco famous for art and creative performance training for which she was highly appraised.

After Interning at HANAI INC. and HIROKO KOSHINO INTERNATIONAL INC., Alex Shen founded Alex Design Studio in Tokyo Shibuya, and started a series of art and design practices.

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House of Compulsion is a UK-based womenswear brand, founded by the award winning designer, Alina Morar.

The brand began with a project to reinvent an all-time favourite clothing item: the Biker Jacket. House of Compulsion specialises in deconstructing and reinterpreting the classic biker jacket by exploring with leather, textures, shapes and colours in unexpected ways.

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Significantly influenced by her upbringing in Taiwan, a country of complex culture background, Sabrina has cultivated a keen passion for different cultures. The dynamic art scene and cultural climate in New York provided her a wellspring of inspirations and nourishment. Titled “the Art of Travel,” Sabrina’s first collection was enlightened by her journey to Williamsburg in Brooklyn, where the vigorous street art blends in the Jewish neighborhood.

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Ruizi Shi graduated in Fashion Womenswear from Istituto Marangoni, Italy in 2012. After her studies abroad in Italy and London, she returned to China and founded her brand and store SHUR RUITZ in Chonqing in 2013. Her designs can be described as an amalgamation of East couture with the West and aim to bring harmonious aesthetics to modern times.

She is influenced by Taoism, the concept of inner peace translates into her minimal contemporary designs.

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Caroline Karro is an award-winning designer and founder of Studio Karro. Caroline’s designs and detailed tailoring is proof of the mastered fashion craftsmanship that Studio Karro is bringing to the each of the garments.

She debuted her first collection at London’s Graduate Fashion Week, which was followed by the first stockist boutique at London’s Camden Town and a showcase of her collection at London Fashion Week.

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Tian Wang graduated in BA Fashion Design Technology Surface Textile for Fashion at London College of Fashion in 2009. After returning to China she founded her brand 'tiantian' in 2012. Her distinctive personal style is feminine yet contemporary. Inspiration is mainly derived from nature using hand drawn and digitally printed florals and soft tones in simple modern silhouettes.

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Li Ling Wang, based in Taiwan, studied MA Textile Futures at Central Saint Martins in 2011. Wang’s signature design consists of the creative application of new materials and the continued success of science and technology combined with fashion. She has explored the creative possibilities within material science and high and low technology. This has been achieved through conceptualising the forces of nature and further experimenting toward the development and application of technology in fashion

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