Sho Konishi (MA Fashion Design '17) Hosts Fashion Week Showcase

INSECTS jewelry line by Sho Konishi
INSECTS jewelry line by Sho Konishi, Makeup by CUPID, photo by Naoyasu Mera

Adapted from article originally posted on Brooklyn Vegan and featured on fashionista.com

For February Fashion Week, Japanese designer Sho Konishi (MA Fashion Design ’17) will host a plural showcase, including his new jewelry collection “INSECTS” created in collaboration with 3D makeup artist CUPID, artworks from #202_projects created with Naoyasu Mera as well as “202_Nature” a performance piece with Katherine Crockett.

The event showcase will take place on February 7 at 7 pm at the Ace Hotel in NYC. It is free and open to the public, so stop by if you are in New York. Congratulations, Sho!

About:
Sho Konishi is a fashion designer living and working in New York. He has a Master of Fine Arts in Fashion Design from PARSONS Fashion Design and Society (2019 Honors), Master of Arts in Fashion Design from Paris College of Art Haute Technology and Haute Couture Fashion Design (2017 Honors) and a Bachelor of Arts from Tokyo Mode Gakuen College of Fashion and Design (2015 Honors)

To him, fashion design is a tangible representation of human existence. He uses clothes as a way to design life.

Sho Konishi received the following Prizes and Awards: CFDA FASHION FUTURE GRADUATE SHOWCASE in NY (2019), Frank furt Style Award 1st Prize in Germany (2017) Tokyo Mode Gakuen Creator Of The Year(2015), LINEAPELLE2015 Second Prize in Italy(2015), Tokyo Mode Gakuen Graduation Project Fashion Show Group Gold Prize and Yoichi Nagasawa Certification in Japan (2015).

He has also received Nippori Fashion Design Contest Second Prize (2014), Shinjuku Fashion Field Judge`s Prize (2014), Kanazawa Fashion Competition Lady`s Wear Gold Prize(2014), Fashion Design Contest Kurashiki Fashion Floor First Prize (2014), TOKYO NEW DESIGNER FASHION GRAND PRIX Best Prize Recipient (2014). In addition, he has received Shinjuku Fashion Field Judge`s Selection Prize (2014), Fashion Design Contest Kurashiki Fashion Floor First Prize (2014), Nation Wide Design Contest in Sabae Gold Prize (2013). Recently Sho was also nominated for So-en competition, YKK FASTENING AWARD, HEP FIVE Original Fashion Contest and Hamamatsu City Fashion Competition (2013-2015)

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