On the night of November 27, the four-day Huli fashion week came to an end in Minnan Culture Town ,Dianqian sub-district, sub-venue of the 2017 Xiamen International Fashion Week held from November 15 to 17.
Eight apparel designers showcased their latest collections in the context of Minnan characteristics, bringing an audio-visual feast for audiences.
In addition to the wonderful fashion show, an activity for experiencing bead embroidery, one of Fujian’s intangible cultural heritage and a forum were also held during the period from November 24 to 27.“It leads me to a beautiful world!Amazing!Cannot help but be moved by the ethnic flavor and totem,”an audience told reporters after the show.
Zeng Fengfei ,the design director of Zeng Fengfei Fashion Design Co., Ltd, said
Xiamen is a rising fashion city and itsposition in the Chinese fashion circle has been significantly improved. The city has a unique cultural heritage that blends Chinese and Western cultures. This is what fashion designers really desire. Besides , Xiamen has its own cultural totems such as. Gulangyu, Bougainvillea, and the flame treeThey are allvaluable assets for fashion designers.
He also noted that hundreds of independent studios and numerousapparel brands form the basis of"Xiamen Design".
Gao Jie,the creative director of LAIPOSE-Gigi, said the city’s fashion atmosphere not only is the soil for Gigi Lai's survival, but also boosts their our product updates and innovation.
Yan Chu,the founder of CHUYAN brand and the Associate Professor of Beijing Institute of Clothing Apparel, said she would probably start from Xiamen-a key node along the Maritime Silk Road, to explore the charm of the Maritime Silk Road and integrate it with her new clothing line.
As the birthplace of Xiamen Special Economic Zone, Huli District boasts two national-level cultural industry bases, seven provincial-level cultural industry bases, and 11 municipal-level culture enterprises.