ONBOARDING Ladies: Wooyoungmi, the substantial-finish men’s put on label founded by South Korean designer Woo Youngmi in Paris in 2002, is branching out into women’s have on, which will debut in its Saturday demonstrate at Paris Trend Week.
The go demonstrates an obsession of mom-daughter style and design duo, Woo and Katie Chung, who was brought on by her mom in 2014.
The thought is to come across common floor involving men’s and women’s use, defined Woo, in the label’s Paris-centered showroom, which sits on the bank of the Seine River.
“We’re seeking to come across just one point where they can fulfill,” explained Woo, talking as a result of an interpreter.
They never want girls to look like guys, or vice versa, she additional.
With the impact of Chung, the label has already explored the fluctuating boundaries involving masculine and female looks. The pair have nudged it from a extra passionate bohemian flavor to the streets in new seasons, giving sportswear paired with suiting for spring, for example.
A member of the Chambre Syndicale de la Method Masculine, the label has been a mainstay on the men’s calendar in excess of the a long time and has flagships in Paris and Seoul.
For drop, the designers took inspiration from “Orlando,” Sally Potter’s Nineties film starring Tilda Swinton.
If only a single could experience equally genders in a person everyday living, mused Woo.
“If we could, it would be amazing,” she claimed, speaking by an interpreter. Her preferred look in the movie was one particular of the initially: a voluminous blouse worn by Swildon’s character in the 17th century — when she was an English nobleman.