YI-LING KUO, ORIGINALLY FROM KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN, GRADUATED FROM LONDON COLLEGE OF FASHION. AFTER GRADUATING YI-LING WORKED AT MANY ESTABLISHED LABELS SUCH AS MARY KATRANTZOU, JUIEN MACDONALD AND ACORN TEXTILES. SHE LATER WENT ON TO WIN THE FDC YOUNG DESIGNER AWARD IN NEW YORK. IN 2017 YI-LING KUO STARTED HER OWN LABEL, 1X1 STUDIO, THE CONTEMPORARY LUXURY MENSWEAR BRAND. 1X1 STUDIO CREATES 3D PLAYFUL TEXTURES IN KNITWEAR AND AIMS TO BRING OUT A NEW TEXTURE WORLD OF FASHION CYCLE. YI-LING KUO USES RECYCLED MATERIALS, SPECIALIST YARNS AND CRAFTED TECHNIQUES TO RAISE AWARENESS OF UNDISCOVERED TERRITORIES.

YI-LING KUO CURRENTLY WORKS CLOSELY WITH UK BASED DESIGNER WEI YAO LIN, WHO GRADUATED IN MENSWEAR FROM LONDON COLLEGE OF FASHION. THE DESIGNERS FORGE A CONCRETE SENSIBILITY TOWARDS SHAPES AND VISUALS.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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