Designers to Watch in 2016

Sandy Liang
Recent Parsons graduate and Lower East Side cool girl, Sandy Liang, has quickly built for herself the start of an empire after having interned for Opening Ceremony, Phillip Lim, and Jason wu. Liang’s collections in the past highlighted a sense of her own personality, clearly inspired by the environment she lives and engages in. The most recent presentation of her SS16 collection focuses on wide range of moto style jackets, colored furs and frayed denim. Check out her website and past collections at


Mimi Wade
Fashion East’s emerging designer and recent Central Saint Martins graduate, Mimi Wade, took on the surprisingly refreshing subject “heroines in low-budget 50s horror films” in her first presentation at fashion week. Complete with the editorial, the collection really stood on it’s own completing her idea of “girls acting out”. Having only seen one collection, we look foreword to much more from this emerging designer.


Ryan Lo
Ryan Lo creates the perfect line each season for the kawaii, candy crush doll. Incorporating girly pastels and textures such as tulle and cotton candy like, colored fur, and lace, a recent jewelry collaboration has brought pearls, jewels and even more fur into the picture! While Lo designer targets a very specific type of girly girl, the collections fall nothing short of sweetness :*.



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