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Opened limited pop-up shop of “Asia Fashion Collection” in Ikebukuro PARCO

Opened limited pop-up shop of “Asia Fashion Collection” in Ikebukuro PARCO

“Asia Fashion Collection (AFC),” is an incubation project, produced and supported by Vantan and PARCO, in cooperation with the supporting industry organizations based in Asia, looking to contribute to the further development of the fashion industry across Asia.

 

AFC aims to promote the growth of young designers through selection in Japan by contest to get the right to participate in the New York Collection, showing their collections, and various business support by Vantan and PARCO.

 

We opened limited pop-up shop and showcased designers' collections showed at the New York Collection in February for in April 2017 in Ikebukuro PARCO.
It aims to show their works for many customers and to expand the recognition of AFC and designers.

 

We will continue to support young designers we found through AFC.



Asia Fashion Collection Website

Fukuoka PARCO co-sponsored the fashion show "Revo × Labo Fukuoka"

Fukuoka PARCO co-sponsored the fashion show "Revo × Labo Fukuoka"

Fukuoka PARCO co-sponsored the fashion show "Revo × Labo Fukuoka" held on February 11, 2017 for the purpose of supporting young fashion brands.

This fashion show was operated by Fukuoka Fashion Building for the first time with the aim of revitalizing Fukuoka's fashion industry and supporting young brands, and PARCO and H.P.France cooperated.
Three young brands "Fujimasyu", "DE: CODE (Decode)" and "Waka Erika" that are based in Fukuoka show off their unique collections, and a total of 300 visitors including buyers and journalists visited.

Supported young designer's fashion show

Supported young designer's fashion show

AKIKOAOKI, KEISUKEYOSHIDA

PARCO supported the fashion show "FASHION PORT NEW EAST" by members of the young designer group "Tokyo New Age" held at Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo.

"FASHION PORT NEW EAST" is a fashion show by young designers who participate in the project "Tokyo New Age" that PARCO has supported as part of incubation activities so far.
Designers who had held shows as 'Tokyo New Age' until the Spring / Summer Collection of 2016, held in an independent form to further grow.

"Shibukaru Autumn Festival ~Let's meet at Shibuya anyway~"

October 21, 2016

"Shibukaru Autumn Festival ~Let's meet at Shibuya anyway~"

October 21, we held "Shibukaru Autumn Festival ~Let's meet at Shibuya anyway~" at Shibuya Club Quattro.

 

"Shibukaru Autumn Festival" of this time, creators showed live music, film screenings, DJ, Fashion Show Food sales and merchandising at Shibuya Club Quattro . More than 1,000 customers came and enjoyed this event.

 

In addition, we put up the 160 sheets of poster designed by 40 creators around the street of Shibuya and showed image video of Shibukaru Festival in the large street visions in order to be seen their works by a lot of people.

 

"Shibukaru Festival" is an event that female creators can express themselves. We gathered a total of over 1,000 creators, providing Shibuya PARCO as a space for expression from 2011.

We held "Shibukaru Festival" twice in this year, before and after Shibuya PARCO's closing, to continue to communicating with customers while its temporaly closing.

Asia Fashion Collection Tokyo Stage

October 16, 2016

Asia Fashion Collection Tokyo Stage

PARCO and Vantan held a runway show as final selection of "Asia Fashion Collection-Global Incubation Project-"(hereinafter AFC) in October 16, 2016 EBiS303(Ebisu).

 

AFC is a project to discover and support Asian young talented fashion designers. AFC aims to provide oppotunities of growing their business.

 

Currently, Asian young designers have less and limited chances to presentation their works.

Under these conditions, AFC aims to provide young fashion designers oppotunities to show their works and interact each other.

 

This year's AFC expanded participation limit. Fashion school students and graduates (within 2 years after graduation) can applicate AFC. The winner of AFC Tokyo stage can go to New York fashion week that will be held in February 2017.

 

As a result of this selection, 3 brands that can go to New York were selected from Japan.

 

We established for the first time a berth from the Parsons School of Design. The elected brand is Gahee Lim from South Korea graduated from the Parsons MFA in May 2016.

 

These brands will introduce 2017A/W collections at New York fashion week in February, 2017.

 

JAPAN

 "R.Y/S.H" Ryunosuke Yamada and Stella Huang(Bunka Fashion College)

"DAIRIKU" Dairiku Okamoto(Vantan, X-SEED)
"BEHIND" Akira Takeuchi(Vantan)

 

Korea

"J.Chung" Jaesun Chung

Taiwan

"Ceci" Cecilia Chang

Hong Kong

"KEVIN HO" Kevin Ho

 

From Persons

"Gahee Lim" Gahee Lim

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