Liu Yong X Rishikensh Shakes Up The Streetwear Scene at Spring Studios for NYFW

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 10: A model walks the runway for Liu Yong x Rishikensh during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery I at Spring Studios on September 10, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Liu Yong x Rishikensh )

Famed Chinese designer Liu Yong collaborated withRishikensh on their Spring/Summer 2020 capsule, presenting an unapologetic streetwearcollection that gave new meaning to the athleisure category.The collection was bold in color, tie-dye centric, yet very monochromatic. Redefining streetstyle, the collection unfolded with neon blue, orange, and green jumpsuits, tank tops and t-shirts, layered with perforated-mesh overcoats and hoodies. Clear raincoats with neon pipingaccessorized several looks, allowing for the colorful silhouettes to breakthrough on the runway.The tie-dye process the designer abides by is less traditional than other brands, “We first makeeach look and then tie-dye the completed piece, using organic dye colors; where as many tie-dye the fabric before constructing the look.” the designer explained. Liu Yong even tie-dyedfleece hoodies and jackets and used a plethora of black dye, for a unique, monochromatic takeon typical tie-dye style.Showcasing some pint-sized wear, but keeping the swag strong, kids rocked the runway withlooks inspired bythe womens and menswear. Graphic prints, knee high tube socks and crossbody bags hit the runway-no minimum age required.The designer presented a collection that truly exuberated confidence to a fully packed house atSpring Studios for the sixth day ofNYFW.Liu Yong is regarded as one of the top 10 fashion designers in China; sitting on multiple boardsfor several Chinese fashion associations. He has been a respected consultant to many fashiongroups in China for over 15 years; since the inception ofhis namesake brand.The designer wanted to evoke athleisure as a feeling, a sense of slow fashion, by way of theapparel design and production process. Describing his streetwear, “Whether it’s yoga ordancing, you can do so in any of the designs-witha concentrated attitude. We use the softestcotton and other recycled textiles, so that our customer feels comfortable and concious”continued Yong.

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