Asia Fashion Collection FW2018 photos by Hunter Arthur


The purpose of the Asia Fashion Collection is to discover and nurture young designers who are from Asia.
Organized by Vantan Inc. and PARCO Co., LTD., AFC debuted February 10th 2018 at NYFW showing both menswear and womenswear.
Seven brands revealed their collections during the runway show.
All of the brands and designers are from Asian countries.

1) Fumiku by Fumika Hayashi – Japan
2) KA WA KEY by Key Chow and Jarno Leppanen – Hong Kong
3) épi á la mode by Miho Tsutsumi – Japan
4) shen yao by Shen Yao Huang – Taiwan
5) VLEEDA by Daeun Lee – South Korea
6) CHAN CHIT LO by Venus Lo – Parsons School of Design (originally from Hong Kong)
7) AH by Aoi Wanaka & Hyowon  Lee –  Japan

Venue:   Spring Studio Gallery ||


Show Production: KuRoko Inc.
Casting: Eric Cano
Makeup & Hairs: Shiseido
Dressers: Parsons
Photographer: Hunter Arthur @ NewYork-Tokyo
PR: New York-Tokyo


About Asia Fashion Collection (AFC)

An incubation project produced and supported by Vantan Inc. and PARCO, in cooperation with other Asia-based partners. AFC is passionate about widening the reach of the fashion industry by fostering the growth of the continent’s most promising up-and-coming designers.

About Vantan Inc.

The history of Vantan began over 52 years ago in a small garage in Ebisu, Tokyo. led by a team of visionary professionals, Vantan now provides a wide range of programs in the Creative Arts. These include fashion, hairstyling, makeup artistry, cosmetology, graphic design, film, photography, game design, animation, manga, sound design and culinary arts. With over 190,000 graduates to date, Vantan’s unique approach to hands-on, business-oriented education has solidified it as a vanguard institution.


Since the establishment of Ikebukuro PARCO in 1969, they have actively sought to showcase culture in all forms. Though they deal primarily in fashion, they are also involved in music, visual art, drama, and  have brought a splash of color to consumer culture, as a whole. These initiatives have established PARCO as a creative space, allowing them to attract a great number of people with enormous talent. Together they are enlarging a circle of creativity that’s paving the way for the next cultural movement.

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