Wednesday, February 10, 2010

USA:Mi Young presents innovative twist of traditional French couture


Korean designer and educator Jeone Mi Young is showing her 2010-2011 Lilycomes collection at New York Couture Fashion Week. The show will be held at the legendary Grand Ballroom at the Waldorf Astoria on Sunday, February 14 at 5:00 pm.

Exhibit: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, February 12 -14 –from 2-8 pm (John Jacob Astor Salon)
Korean Collective Runway Show: Sunday, February 14th at 5:00 pm (Grand Ballroom)
Location: Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue (Between 49th/50th Streets), New York City

Designer Mi Young is an innovator, applying the French technique of moulage to her designs. Her new collection features long, airy dresses flowing in exotic vibrant patterns with criss-cross halter and square tank tops. She makes a contrasting bold statement in black and white with fluffy meringue style gowns with confectionary details. A standout in this collection of contrasts includes a stunning opalescent black shimmering skirt with a daring slit, topped by a translucent red and black creation with dramatic cut out floating sleeves. Ruffles, feathers and a spectrum of necklines create an exquisite runway rainbow. The designs are not subtle, but startle and excite like great art.

“Ms. Young’s unique combination of old-world elegance and Asian influence presents a rare opportunity to discover a perfect dress exclusive to the wearer,” said Mira Zivkovich, president of New York-based MZI Global fashion consulting firm. “Asia is the home of New Century Couture.”

Designer Jeone Mi Young founded a technical educational institute for design in 2001. After great success, she launched Lilycomes in 2005 to showcase her design skills. This collection of natural silk, organza and cotton contemporary and evening dresses are walking splashes of vibrant color. Ms. Mi Yo’s extensive educational background includes Esmod de Paris, Ecole Nationale Suprieure des Beaus, Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne, as well as an advanced program in fashion business for CEOs at Seoul National University. 

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