Six brands from Asian countries revealed their FW22 collections at today’s NYFW in-person runway show. Because of the COVID travel restrictions, the show was produced remotely connecting each brand, Asian country and New York, and presented physically in New York without the brands’ appearances.
1) YUUNA ICHIKAWA by Yuuna Ichikawa – Japan @yuunaichikawa
2) COCOTONO by Kotono Fukazawa – Japan @cocotononocoto
3) GLENDA GARCIA by Gelanda Garcia – Indonesia @glendagarcia.co
4) WooLeeX by Yu Nung (Jerry) Hsieh, Ming Jo (Cynthia) Hsieh – Taiwan @wooleexstudio
5) SUNG JU by Sung Ju Lee – Seoul @sung_ju_official
6) DOKKA vivid by Nodoka Sugauchi, Akiho Ka – Japan @dokkavivid
Asia Fashion Collection (AFC)
NYFW February 2022 In-Person Runway Show
Date/Time: Tues, February 15, 2022, 6:00 pm EST
Location: Gallery at Spring Studios
PR/Beauty Acquisition & Creative: New York Tokyo
Show Production: Kuroko Inc.
Casting: Eric Cano
Hair: Kien Hoang for Oribe
Makeup: Monique Rinard of behalf of AOFM Pro
Photography: Fernando Colon
About Asia Fashion Collection (AFC):
Asia Fashion Collection is an incubation project produced and sponsored by VANTAN and PARCO CO., LTD, in partnership with other Asian affiliates. AFC provides a platform for emerging talent in fashion industry, throughout Asia, to compete for a chance to debut their collections during the NYFW. Six brands, from Asian countries such as Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Indonesia, will debut their collections as a part of AFC’s annual runway presentation at NYFW. AFC is passionate about discovering and nurturing new talent, while widening the reach in the fashion industry by fostering the growth of the continent’s most promising up-and-coming designers.
AFC’s judges include: Kaname Murakami (Editor in Chief, WWD Japan), Romi Mizukami (BEAMS Couture Designer, BEAMS Co.,Ltd.), Keishu Abe (STUDIOUS Mens Buyer, TOKYO BASE CO., LTD.), Fumiya Yoshinouchi (Editorial Board/Director, fashionsnap.com) and Takanobu Kono (FRACTA Representative Director, Official Evangelist of Shopify Japan)