Jeonghyeon Hahn is a South Korean designer who graduated from Kingston University Masters in Fashion in 2018. Her work which falls under the category of 'deconstructivism’ often tend to exhibit androgynous traits by focusing on the basics of clothing. She seeks distinction by augmenting the feminine sentiments.
While her current project was based on deconstructivism, the designs were refined and feminine traits were subtly added. Elements that serve certain conventional functions in men and womenswear were given new placements and functions in the new designs. While the overall size and the silhouette reenacted that of womenswear, she sought to blur the boundary between men and womenswear through its constructs.
She finds intelligent ways of assembling the basic components of tailoring techniques and details of finishing and constructions. Through the experiments of decomposing existing clothes that she obtained from charity shops and combining them, she brought horizontal and vertical changes by destroying the boundaries between the interior and the exterior as well as the top and bottom.
Following her graduation show, she took her works to the wider world by collaborating with Zhenya Stoyanova, a stylist based in London. She has also completed internships in various cities including London and Antwerp. Her most recent practical experience was at the ‘Yang Li’ studio in London and expecting to work in ‘Haider Ackermann’ in Antwerp. She is currently continuing her experiments on her works in Seoul.