In the modern era, fashion designing is the most passionate work. Some of the top designers started at a very early age. Here am going to present five fashion designers who stared their career even at the age of nine.
Angel Chen is known for her bold and sculptural design. Her designs have passions of Eastern and Western aesthetics. At the age of 17, Chen moved from her native Shenzhen to study at London’s Central Saint Martins. She has shown her collections at London, Milan, and Shanghai Fashion Weeks. She started her career at age of seventeen. She was the first Chinese designer in H&M.
Kiko Kostadinov is a London-based Bulgarian fashion designer. Kostadinov is the creative director of his label Mackintosh 0001. It is also known as the luxury line of the British historical company Mackintosh. His creations, which are inspired by modern-day uniforms and contemporary workwear, emphasize inventive pattern cutting and meticulous attention to detail. He recently teamed with Japanese footwear giant ASICS on a new shoe style, with famed German photographer Juergen Teller shooting and modeling the campaign.
Marine Serre is a well-known French fashion designer. She won the 2017 LVMH Prize as Young Fashion Designers. She is recognized for her crescent moon motifs and hybrid fashion. Her fashion sense combines jumpy sportswear with feminine silhouettes and a couture-inspired sensibility. She builds each collection around antique clothing and other repurposed materials, then adds daring color combinations, surprising textures, and asymmetric silhouettes. Serre is dedicated to environmental stewardship. She has been using end-of-cycle goods as well as high-tech fabrics as base materials since the beginning of 2018.
From Pune India, nine-year-old Vidhi Karva became the youngest fashion designer. She showcased her couture collection at the Dubai World Fashion Week. Karva was introduced at the event as the “youngest fashion designer of the world.” Her fashion stroke was a part of the International Kids and Teens Fashion Runway organized by Vivz Fashion School.
Priya Ahluwalia, the designer and founder of the Ahluwalia menswear label, draws inspiration from her Indian-Nigerian heritage by repurposing vintage materials in factories that employ and fairly reward rural women. She was a part of the British Fashion Council’s NEWGEN program during London Fashion Week this year and is on the LVMH Prize 2020 shortlist.