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Academy of Art University Fall 2012 Runway

Academy of Art University’s Fall 2012 collections at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion week.
Academy of Art University Spring 2012 was a magnificent launch for many designers’ careers. Featuring nine fashion designers hailing from different backgrounds in women’s wear, men’s wear, children’s wear, in addition to technical design, textile design, knitwear design, and accessory design, each designer brought a refreshing take on fashion and new trends for 2012. This year, there were eight women’s collection and one men’s collection that was streamed live at: http://www.academyart.edu/fashionshow/

Designers freatured were Wu Di, Amy Bond, Xiang Zhang, Deanna Pei-Ju Lo, Donghyun Dan Kim, Farida Khan, Kate Y.K. Lee, Jeanette Au , and Jade Juanyu Liu

— Vela-Susan Park
See images from the collection in the slideshow below. Photos provided by runwayy.com

Kate Y.K. Lee Fall 2012 Preview

Kate Y.K. Lee hails from Seoul, South Korea. She attended
Se Jong University, where she earned a B.A. in Fashion
Design, before coming to the Academy of Art University
where she received an M.F.A. in Fashion Design. Kate’s
designs were featured in the Italian Trade Commission
Collection, a collaborative collection presented at the
Academy of Art University’s Spring 2012 Fashion Show at
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Her Fall 2012 collection was
inspired by the sculptural elements of architecture and
features rounded silhouettes, offset by defined lines and
sharp, angled seams. She constructed the garments using
leather, wool knits, lightweight wool, and silk charmeuse. Her fall 2012 fashion lin will be shown at Mercedes-Benz fashion Week in New York. Visit her website here.