• Yuhan Wang RTW Spring 2023

    7 days ago - By WWD

    People always say uniforms have a certain sexual attraction, and Yuhan Wang aims to prove the point.
    With her spring 2023 collection, the London-based Chinese designer referenced classic aviator uniforms, offering jodhpur trousers and military jackets in her signature floral devore fabric. She also made retro floral aviator hats with silk organza and leather.
    She was originally inspired by flying goddesses commonly seen on the wall painting at China's Longmen Grottoes, but as her research continued she shifted her focus to three female pioneering aviators: Lee Ya-Ching, the first Chinese...
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  • Rejina Pyo RTW Spring 2023

    7 days ago - By WWD

    Sisters are doin' it for themselves. So sang the Eurythmics with Aretha Franklin, and so says Rejina Pyo, whose collection was tailored around women's needs and desires. Pyo was one of only a few designers this season who opted to use women of various sizes, shapes and heights in her runway show, which took place in the Hylo skyscraper with views over London.
    Her models came from real life - they included filmmakers, jewelers and other working women - and they all need comfortable, glamorous uniforms for their everyday lives, according to the designer.
    “These are women who've lived lives...
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