Jarel Zhang NYFW SS18

Represented by The Riviere Agency.

Jdebuted his first ever New York Fashion Week collection this evening on site with IMG at NYFW: The Shows. His astounding collection of reworked anoraks proved the designer is one to watch in coming seasons.

Jarel Zhang’s custom stop signs and lit traffic cones lined the packed sections of celebrities, media, buyers, influencers and industry members. Without a doubt, Zhang’s show gave us some of the best color blocking of the season.

Zhang’s show gave us some of the best color blocking of the season

Jarel Zhang: NYFW SS18

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Transporting guests to a land the designer calls “Beauty in the Chaos” was the ultimate goal. With the theme very much achieved, Jarel Zhang channeled his craftsman nature to create material manipulation unlike any predecessor.

The collection consisted primarily of reworked anoraks in a variety bold hues and silhouettes. Intricate pleating work and strategically placed zip pockets gave the collection an elevated casual, yet edgy persona. Provocatively combining unexpected colors, Jarel Zhang made guests fall head over heels for eggplant and yellow and fuchsia and red combinations.

Each piece spoke for itself with the incredible detail work apparent on every garment.

Jarel Zhang drew inspiration from the chaos, construction, and movement of the New York Streets. He found beauty in the chaos and the structural elements of this great city. His edgy pieces struck guests with awe-inspiring talent who can’t wait to see what’s next from this fresh designer.

Zhang drew inspiration from the New York Streets

Notable attendees included Annie Q of The Leftovers, Francesca Curran of OITNB, Miss Universe Iris Mittenaere, Miss USA Kara McCullough, Real Housewife Cary Deuber, Danielle Moinet and Ashlee Keating.


About Jarel Zhang

Born in Zhejiang and educated in London, Jarel Zhang received a master’s degree from Northumbria University,After completing the first master degree,Jarel Zhang received second master degrees in Textile Design from Chelsea College of Art and Design. JAREL ZHANG Studio is an “Independent” spirit booster; With material innovation at the heart of every piece, JAREL ZHANG not only creates the brand, but has also developed a construction technique unique to the atelier. JAREL ZHANG explores the design direction of “Component Collection”, We explore a new way of selling clothes, we hope that we can buy more than just one complete set of clothing in the store, at the same time, to component purchase is also what we want or what can we choose. JAREL ZHANG hopes to make every widget on the fashion full of vitality; JAREL ZHANG with his revolutionary design pattern and sales model is working with a number of malls to expand and promote more interesting fashion modules so as to fashion could bring consumers more enjoyable experience.


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