Alex S. Yu
i. I work as a fashion designer.
ii. I do this creative work because:
I love to create a story and vibe from my imagination through tangible and wearable garments.
iv. The greatest challenges around doing this work are:
The long hours, the endless economical struggles and the loneliness sometimes.
v. Creative childhood hobbies:
vi. Other creators who inspire you:
Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons.
vii. Training that has helped me succeed in this career:
My education at London College of Fashion and Blanche Macdonald Centre.
viii. The biggest myth about this type of work is:
The biggest myth is that the job is glamorous and full of sparkles and razzle dazzle but it’s actually filled with long hours and a tremendous amount of hard work.
x. If you want to work in my field, I suggest that you:
Are prepared to work very hard and have a clear and precise idea of what you are trying to express with your clothing.
xi. A professional goal I have for the future:
Expand my business and gain retailers worldwide.
Photographer: Grace Liu
Creative Director and Styling: ALEX S. YU
Make Up and Hair : Joyce Yeh
Set Assistants: Fanny and Belyz
Models: Mehki, Onosholema and Rayian