Designer Cen Si (Finland)

On September 7th, the first day of New York Fashion Week, Sechs Element showcased seven sustainable fashion collections by emerging fashion designers from around the world.  The Chinese firm based in New York City and Beijing, provides support to emerging designers who are passionate about instilling change and new ideas into the fashion industry.

The fashion show was their first in the United States and took place at IMG New York Fashion Week: First Stage.  Featured talent selected by Sechs Element from applicants from around the world included Alice Potts (England), Apoorva Gupta (India), Cen Si (Finland), Peiyang Zou (China), Chenhui Zhang (China), Jiaren Du  (China) and Daria Lutskevich (Belarus).

Founded in 2016, Sechs Element’s mission is to further awareness and education of sustainability in the fashion industry with a focus on China. Taking a leadership role in spreading the message of eco-consciousness, the firm will reprise its debut fashion show in China following NYFW, educating students and fashion industry professionals on sustainability resources and practices.