Taipei Style Week went largely digital this yr – #NewsEverything #Style

Taipei Style Week is just in its second annual yr, and within the wake of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, the occasion needed to take a distinct method. The occasion, which was held from October 6 to 10, turned a multimedia extravaganza because the group continues to take an experimental method with being so new. This yr’s theme was RE:CONNEXT, a mixture of the phrases Reconnect and Subsequent. This theme took place out of hope for the group desirous to reconnect and reconstruct for the long run.

Though it’s only in its second yr, Taipei Style Week was producing main buzz world wide. This yr, though the group took a largely digital method whereas nonetheless that includes a sure variety of bodily exhibits with native attendees, they had been nonetheless capable of generate viewers and engagement on social platforms. Regardless of going closely digital, another excuse Taipei Style Week was nonetheless capable of create a buzz is as a result of town continues to be acknowledged for his or her potential to maintain their coronavirus case numbers low. The nation has taken very intense anti-pandemic measures, and for the few interactive occasions and such that had been a part of Taipei Style Week they had been strict in following these tips.

Whereas Taipei Style Week could be new, the cities significance to the worldwide trend group will not be. Taiwan is a worldwide textile hub exporting over 2.5 billion {dollars} price of textiles in 2020.

As a part of their reimagined method to Style Week, Taipei Style Week launched an internet interactive purchaser assembly to assist designers work together with worldwide consumers. Digital exhibits mixed VR know-how, Taiwanese aborigines’ performances, and multimedia arts.

The model’s featured this yr included ALLENKO3, C JEAN, Dleet, DOUCHANGLEE, GIOAI PAN, if&n, INF, Luxxury Godbage by JUST IN XX, oqLiq, Seivson, SHIATZY CHEN, SILZENCE males, Syzygy, WEAVISM, WEIYU HUNG, and #DAMUR. This yr to spice up their social media presence, Taipei Style Week additionally launched a Style Problem on Instagram that known as for individuals to submit their greatest seems and use the hashtag #TaipeiFashionWeek and #RECONNEXT. One of the best performing seems on social media platforms had been featured as a part of the occasion’s opening media present.

“In a yr that has thrown the world right into a spin, the worldwide trend business has been left in tatters,” stated Lee Yung-te, minister of tradition of the Republic of China. “But right here we’re holding Taipei Style Week in actual life, simply because it was meant to be. For this, I wish to thank the individuals of Taiwan for a very collective effort in beating the pandemic, and for serving to put Taipei Style Week very a lot within the international trend highlight. A vivid mild has been solid on us, and we will present our island house, and the unfettered power for trend and design that exists right here, to the world.”

This yr, New York Style Week additionally took a largely digital method with a restricted variety of bodily exhibits and displays and the overwhelming majority of designers selecting to showcase nearly by way of social media and the net Runway360 platform. Digital and digital elements turned key to showcasing trend collections this yr with journey being restricted as a result of coronavirus. As the style business is taking a look at Asia for progress, Taipei continues to be a metropolis to have on the radar.

Taipei Fashion Week went mostly virtual this year

photographs: courtesy of Studio25NYC

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