Son Jung Wan F/W 2017

Inspired by the fashion of the infamous 1980s, the Son Jung Wan Fall/Winter 2017  collection rewound time as the models donned bold, layered looks and turquoise eye shadow, striding down the runway to George Michael’s “Faith” and Prince’s “Raspberry Beret.”

photo: April Chang

The collection toyed with dramatic materials and textures, mixing and matching soft velvets with chunky wool and fur detailing. The experimentation continued as metallic embroidery adorned a few looks in the collection. By mixing opposing fabrics and playing with dramatic colors like cherry red and punch pink, the collection exuded a sense of confidence and freedom.

Ensuring a focus on the active nature of the collection, hair was slicked back into knotted braids, and turquoise wings decorated all of the models’ eyelids.  Blue-green accents snuck their way into every look of the collection, whether in the form of eye shadow or colored fur details.

Although the Son Jung Wan F/W 2017 collection flirts with 1980s fashion, the collection still managed to maintain a modern, chic style through the creative intersection of the bold layering of the ‘80s with the 21st century’s sense of freedom and the willingness to showcase what is different.

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