Highlight of Taipei Fashion Week – 4 Sustainable designers

Highlight of Taipei Fashion Week – 4 Sustainable designers

Damur Huang founded high-end streetwear label #DAMUR in Berlin in 2015, won the 2019/20 AW PREMIUM Young Talents Award in 2019. In June 2020, #DAMUR started #kiosk project and showcased in Berlin Fashion Week and Taipei Fashion Week. On the SS22 #kiosk 2.0 collection, the designer continuous his concern on the pandemic and the global climate changes.

This year, the show runs live from the busiest Ximen station and ends in Shongshan station for public viewing.The design concept surround with upcycling the animal prints, the zebra and leopard prints are made by secondhand and upcycled fabrics, and the silhouettes using bold Berliner cut-outs and catchy topped underwear to recreate the new normal look.The showcases of a regular day of commuting in Taipei is #DAMUR’s way to interpret:  even we are caged by the pandemic, we never given up on dressed up, not even in transit.

DOUCHANGLEE SS22 series inspired by Natural Flows . 

Inspired by light, shadow , cloud and the flowing air, DOUCHANGLEE create a modern, simple silhouette using spherical tailoring, streamlined and recycled fibers to create comfort looks.

The designer duo present the concept of flow between light and shadow, mixing the bright silk fabric and matte cotton, using natural material combine with coating, to create light weight and modern elegance. DOUCHANGLEE SS22, using the well-controlled texture to conform our needs for comfy and sustainability.

This season Story Wear chose Taipei Fashion Week to showcase their SS22 collection entitled “ATOMS & COAST”. The brand worked alongside artisans from disadvantaged backgrounds to create this collection which was made entirely from 100% upcycled textiles to align with the Story Wear’s firm beliefs on zero waste fashion, sustainability and environmental consciousness. This collection was inspired by the work of filmmaker, Chi Po-Lin and in particular a collection of images which recorded the incredible beauty of Taiwan’s coastline but also the damages caused by relentless human activity; Story Wear successfully reimagined Chi Po-lin’s works to create new totems, prints and designs for this season. Story Wear not only seeks to raise awareness of fashion’s environmental impact, but also to communicate its core ethos – Upcycle Design with Social Impact. They continue to inspire the rest of the world, little by little, into believing that it is never too late for change, and that the world can always strive to be a better place.

Taiwanese functional streetwear brand WEAVISM debut the SS 2022 collection at Taipei Fashion Week. Well known for its innovative fabrics, functional aesthetics, this season WEAVISM inspired by “Conflicts “ , designer mixing two different styles to kick off the curtain. 

As one style focus in complexity and functionality while the other series redefining the shapes of conventional tops and bottoms, the two different styles share the same environmentally friendly fabrics, recyclable nylon and waterproof organic cotton , to present conflicts with same  beliefs.