Previously featured in Thisispaper, promising menswear brand KA WA KEY dropped a new AW17 collection, that visualizes the trend of westernization in Asian countries.
Presented collection, titled I’m a Chinese Ken was described by the designer as an attempt to illustrate a Chinese twink guy who tries to westernize himself to get white boyfriends.
The over-admiration of the Western world is a hot topic in Asia right now and KA WA KEY’s collection presents a great example of pushing the boundaries of classic menswear. Whilst aims to raise the awareness of the topic. Although, the aesthetic of the label is not applicable to the specific definition of style, the silhouettes are staying true to the brands identity and artisan process, featuring innovative handcrafted fabrics with astonishing techniques.