Recap: HAN WEN SS19 NYFW LAUNCH PARTY
On Monday, September 11th 2018, New York based designer Han Wen launched his SS19 collection “Postcards of Summer” at Mailroom, a posh speakeasy-inspired cocktail lounge located at 110 Wall Street, NYC.
The collection celebrates the wardrobe of a confident and independent woman whose curiosity compels her to explore, while finding strength in romance and nostalgia. The introduction of tailoring into this collection explores the rigidity of traditional menswear reimagined in soft, feminine fabrics and paired with hyper-feminine summertime dresses. Prints of manipulated maps and grids is featured throughout the collection and captures a sense of journey. On display throughout the night was 11 looks from the collection exhibited on all white mannequins.
The night was entertained by DJ, style icon and sunglasses entrepreneurs, Coco & Breezy who was styled from head-to-toe in key looks from the collection. A special 3 minute song by guest star, Zak Leveer was performed and following right after the premier of a short fashion film spotlighting “Postcards of Summer”, directed and produced by Oliver Lessard.
Attendees include Gabrielle Korn Editor In Chief of Nylon, key fashion editors from Vogue US, Vogue It, NY Times, ELLE and Another Mag. Fashion Influencers; Jennifer Grace of The Native Fox, Claudia Salinas, Shaquille Adams, Denzel Bryan and style icon Ziggy Mack Johnson and Nikolas Eftaxias, stylist and fashion editor Schön! Magazine also joined the celebration.