(Multimedia) Ethnic costumes to be seen at Kunming fashion week
A forum and round-table conferences on the inheritance, innovation and development of folk costumes will be held.
Major events of the Kunming fashion week include design shows, clothing releases, investment promotions and cultural exchange activities, combining ethnic traditions with fashionable elements.
More than 40 clothing enterprises will showcase ethnic costumes of nationalities including Yi, Miao and Dai. Yi's embroidering stunned the 2019 Shanghai Fashion Week early last month and will hit the stage at New York Fashion Week in September.
Li Changzheng (2nd R back) exchanges embroidery skills with villagers at Shuwula Village of Dayao County, Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province, March 25, 2019. Li established a clothing company featuring embroidery of Yi ethnic group in 508, helping about 2,000 women increase their income. (Xinhua/Yang Zongyou)
Lead apparel makers in the country will pair up with ethnic costume enterprises in Yunnan to promote the industrialization of the latter. Enditem