Saturday, November 7, 2009

MIFW 09- kWAN by Daniel Cho

About Daniel Cho

36 year old Daniel Cho graduated from The House of Rinpo in 1992. His journey into the world of fashion design began as a pattern drafter before he rose to the position of designer for ladies fashion through connections with local fashion manufacturers. In 1999, he set up Line and Dot Trading which saw the creation of the Kwan label. His first consignment outlet was opened at Isetan KLCC in year 2000 followed with the second one in Isetan Lot 10, two years later. A year later, his first boutique opened in Sungei Wang Plaza and Line N Dot Trading moved under the umbrella of Kwan Creation Sdn Bhd. In 2007, he set up another 2 consignment outlet in Isetan The Gardens, which is men’s and ladies wear.

The Chief Designer for Kwan Creation is Daniel Cho. One of the the “KL 6”, Daniel was handpicked from the pool of established Malaysian couturiers by the Malaysian International Fashion Awards (MIFA) from year 2003-2005. Presently he is one of the most sought-after designers in Malaysia where he designs manufactures and market clothes and accessories solely for men.

His collections are Asian orientated with use of natural fabrics, rough stitch motifs, embroidery and beading. Daniel says "My work carries the values which permeate the 'Kwan' culture which are oriented towards the oriental arts with a contemporary and avant-garde twist, in harmony with the personality of the wearer and occasion. His designs have been touted as wearable yet stylish as they incorporate intricate details into basics.
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love that he chose to manipulate the fabric and use asian model than white model. more US:)
accept for the males, but we skip

the pants:skinny plimshol make a huge debutf-lover,

sorry for the angle..huge crowd of photographers:)


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