INTERVIEW: Taiwanese Fashion Designer Sami Chen Charms New York Fashion Week

The concert pianist turned fashion designer introduces us to her new collection, and Miffy the adorable bunny.

The News Lens
Date: 2018/09/25
By: Jennifer Yang

Credit: Via Sami Chen

Three years ago, Taiwanese fashion designer Sami Chen (陳婕妤) spent most of her life behind the keys as a practicing concert pianist

It wasn’t until she received her international piano teaching license, and her mother’s encouragement to try a new career, that she embarked on the path to becoming a fashion designer.

Fast forward a few years and Chen, now 21, is going from strength to strength, marking her third visit to New York Fashion Week by debuting her latest collection, Happy Fish in Wonderland.

Infusing blue for bravery, red for passion and white for purity of heart as her core palette — appropriately enough given that she had just become engaged to her boyfriend — Chen’s fresh collection bubbles with youthful energy and draws inspiration from Alice’s tumble down the Wonderland rabbit hole.    [FULL  STORY]

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