China National Silk Museum Presents New Fashion Exhibition in Hangzhou: “The Art of Time: When Embroidery Goes through Fashion” | News

HANGZHOU, China, Jan. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — China National Silk Museum is presenting a new exhibition – The Art of Time: When Embroidery Goes through Fashion – running from December 17, 2021 to March 6, 2022 in Hangzhou jointly curated by the China National Silk Museum and the Institute of Oriental Design Studies in the China Academy of Art.

The exhibition takes “fashion” as the main axis and contemporary embroidery art as the vehicle to interpret the way of embroidery in the context of current fashion. The exhibition includes 114 works from more than 70 designers, artists, and some textile enterprises, including well-established haute couture designer Guo Pei and artists Qiu Zhijie, Wu Jianan, Xu Zheng, among others.

Chinese embroidery is part of the rich tapestry of artistic life in China with its archaic and elegant beauty, but has also proven to be exuberant and fashionable in modern

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Refugee-focused fashion company garners national attention | Edina


Mohamed Malim, a graduate of Edina High School, created his own fashion company, called Epimonia. The business looks to create awareness on the humanitarian crisis facing millions of refugees worldwide. (Photo courtesy Epimonia)

Having a knack for style seems to come naturally to Mohamed Malim. So, he took that skill and used it to create something bigger than himself – a fashion company focused on bringing awareness to the refugee humanitarian crisis.

While studying business at the University of St. Thomas, Malim, an Edina High School alum, realized he could combine his skills in business and passion for fashion into something that was meaningful to him and the greater community. He created Epimonia, a clothing company that places refugees at the forefront of its mission.

And Malim knows the experience of a refugee firsthand. In the late 1990s, his family fled Somalia due to war and violence in the region

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