by Tyler Griffin
Graduating fashion students are busy preparing their capstone collections for the 31st annual Mass Exodus showcase on April 6 at Daniels Spectrum. Considered the largest student-run fashion show in the world, the event offers fourth-year-fashion design students the chance to show off their skills to potential employers and industry professionals. The Eye caught up with a handful of designers before the big day to hear about their lines.
Raised from birth by her grandmother, Fei Fei Li’s collection for Mass Exodus channels her idea of the ‘ideal granddaughter.’ A huge part of Asian culture is based on social status, Li says. She wanted to recreate the aura of confidence her grandmother holds. As opposed to being culturally inspired by traditional dress, Li’s collection takes after the simple and timeless garments her grandmother sports, with elegant patterns and bold shades. “Everyone who wears my luxury outerwear will have a more powerful feeling in them,” says Li…
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