Saturday, 24 March 2007

Beijing: Fashion Week' s City Warriors

In contrast with earlier fashion weeks, when women's collections inevitably took the limelight, this time, men's collections are the highlight and account for nearly half the shows.

The audience seemed especially enthused as Ji Wenbo introduced his Li Lang clothing line on Monday. Taking inspiration from the famed buried terracotta army of the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC) that draws tourists from around the world to the city of Xi'an,
Ji's offerings represent a kind of metropolitan warrior; his leather jackets, hued in gray and black with flashes of red, turquoise and peacock blue, hint of ancient armor. (Source: China Daily LIFE)

Worth a visit: the famous terracotta worriors in Xian.
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