YDC 2017

BEST FOOTWEAR AWARD

What if grunge rocker Kurt Cobain found himself in the Qing Dynasty? It would be a clash of ancient civilities and irreverent street culture. With this far-out idea in mind, Jason Lee let his imagination run wild creating a collection that links Chinese culture with a grunge theme. Flannel and denim elements accent the unisex collection of loose-fit outerwear and bottoms, which also feature the modern techniques of 3D printing and digital printing. Despite these modern techniques and styles, the collection effectively incorporates traditional Chinese influences. 

Like a standard ManChu jacket was made oversized with new badges nesting alongside traditional dragon embroidery.