balanced tranquility: tea through the looking glass
is inspired by traditional tea ceremony in the asian culture, especially how tea serves as an element to unify different communities and the attentiveness to details among these ceremonies.
Time plays a big role in the collection. The specific moment of the liquid pouring has been a major inspiration for the collection; the collection seeks to capture the specific moment through the soft and fluid silhouettes of the garments.
Time also travels through the materiality decisions in the collection. Every detail of the tea ceremony seems simple, yet each element is selected with specific reasons through great amount of trial and error. Similarly, majority of the silhouettes in this collection is built with small shapes and silhouettes through intricate and timely materiality that builds up to the clothing.