Xiao Li Fall 2013 (1)
This designer turned her back on her Chinese heritage, in order to embrace the grandeur of Christobal Balenciaga. Her clothes, although noted for their pastel shades and peerless elegance, also stand out through their vivid architectural structure, their volume and their lack of pointless overstatement. A graduate of the Royal College of Art, she stood out in the International Talent Support Awards, where she made her first appearance and received the Diesel Award, for her unique combination of materials – all her pieces were created out of combining silicone with refined woolen fabrics – and her unparalleled mastery of her craft.

Xiao Li Fall 2013 (2)

Danae Terzakou