Junchi Liu

“Why do you want to study fashion design, that’s like becoming a tailor.” I often hear this being said to me growing up in Zambia. However, I always knew fashion is more then just tailoring, but like any other art forms, it is a form of expression, a tool for creating a dialogue and conversation, as well as a medium of storytelling.




Looking at quintessential Zambian, and African garments, styles, drapery and iconic items, with the lasting effects of colonialism, through a fluid and contemporary lens. Taking inspirations from the rich histories, and playing with emotional and eccentric elements that evoke a sense of nostalgia or memory from my childhood in Zambia, and creating a gender neutral, size inclusive and adjustable garments that could suit an array of people.

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