JASON WU x FILA SS2017 Collection Launched in Beijing
Release Date: 01 December 2016
(FILA China) - FILA collaborated with Jason Wu, a famous Chinese-American designer, to launch a new JASON WU x FILA sports collection. To celebrate the latest line, a grand fashion show was held in Beijing 798. Jason Wu’s latest collection seamlessly combines vibrant colors and geometric patterns to highlight the elegance of high-end sportswear.
In addition to creating brand new designs for the Jason Wu x FILA SS2017 collection, Jason Wu personally provided creative ideas for the fashion show in Beijing. The show seamlessly combined grass and wood with marble and concrete, yielding a unique cross-border inspiration and creating a fashion space that was both raw and refined.
On the day of the event, hundreds of distinguished guests were on-hand to witness the fashionable showcase from Jason Wu and his team in New York, including: Mr. Gene Yoon, Chairman at FILA, Mr. Ding Shizhong, Chairman of Anta Group, Mr. Yao Weixiong, President of FILA in China, the "elegant goddess" Miss Zhang Li, Korean fashion icon Miss Ko Joon Hee, Olympic table tennis champion Wang Hao. and fashion mastermind Miss Li Hui.
Many internationally renowned models also attended the JASON WU x FILA SS2017 fashion show, including Nastya Sten, Susanna Knipper, Alexandre Cunha, Barry Lomeka, and Lauren DeGraaf, as well as Wang Xinyu, China's new supermodel, and Zhou Huan, a new favorite among famous model agencies. The models around the world attracted the attention of the guests, as they showcased the charm of high-end sportswear.
Founded in 1911, FILA is an Italian sportswear and lifestyle brand with a rich and diverse history. Throughout its 105 years as a brand, FILA has had the opportunity to design athletic wear for some of the finest athletes in tennis, golf, skiing, basketball, and baseball. The brand is especially well known for its ability to produce clothing that combines comfort and aesthetics in one, using high quality materials and expert tailoring. Today, FILA products can be found in over 30 countries including Italy, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, China, Japan, Korea, Brazil, and the United States.
About Jason Wu:
Jason Wu (吴季刚) was born in 1983 in Taiwan. As a student, Wu had the opportunity to learn and study in a number of iconic cities across the world including Tokyo, Canada, and France, before moving to New York City to study at the Parsons School of Design. After graduation, Wu began working at the Narcisco Rodriguez studio. In February 2006, Wu released his first personal collection, which was met with praise by fashion critics and buyers alike. He quickly became one of New York's most exciting young designers, and was given the opportunity to design a dress for Michelle Obama, America's first lady. Today, Wu regularly designs for celebrities and political figures alike, and also lends his talents to collaborative collections with international brands. Jason is affectionately known as "the light of Taiwan."