Concept Korea V – Fall 2012 New York Fashion Week

In this fifth edition of Concept Korea – which brings a select group of designers to New York Fashion Week – the following designers showed several looks from their Fall/Winter 2012 collections at Lincoln Center:

Collection: Antique’en / Antique + Queen
Inspiration: Using the public figure of the queen and the artifact of the antique as references, Doho looked back at nobility and tradition.

Lie Sang Bong
Collection: Dol Dam
Inspiration: The name of the collection is a Korean phonetic for a stone wall.  Like Doho, Lie drew from the past as these types of walls were built with a variety of stones, eschewing uniformity.

Collection: Transformational Military
Inspiration: The men’s collection served up a mixture of ancient warriors’ uniforms and modern-day twists.

Son Jung Wan
Collection: The Oriental Winter Garden
Inspiration: The only designer in the Concept Korea collective to pull double duty – with the presentation serving as a preview to her full runway show later in the week – Son was inspired by the British artist Marc Quinn.  “This season, I used more colors,” Son told Meniscus before her solo show.  “I enjoy color blocking.”

Steve J & Yoni P
Collection: And the Moon Came Nearer
Inspiration:  As the collection title suggests, this design duo looked above, beyond and to the future, incorporating stars and rockets into their designs.

Photo Gallery: Concept Korea V
all photos by Kwai Chan / Meniscus Magazine