Gyuwon Jeong, B.F.A. Menswear Design, was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. Jeong collaborated on her graduation collection with B.F.A. Textile Design student Jimin A Kim, who also hails from Seoul, South Korea.
For their graduation collection, Jeong and Kim were inspired by the Mexican Cholombian and South African Ndebele tribes, particularly theeccentric haircuts, clothing proportions, and unexpected combination of color and patterns that are customary in both tribes.
The annual Academy of Art University Graduation Fashion Show was held San Francisco on May 14, 2015.
Runway Photos by Randy Brooke and Designer Portrait by Rob Curry, courtesy of AAU