London-based fashion brand KA WA KEY unveiled its S/S20 collection during PARIS WOMEN’S FASHION WEEK. The KA WA KEY presentation was a beautiful combination of fashion, art installation and performance. All photos by Gio Staiano.
KA WA KEY, a gender-fluid label, thinks “twink” and reimagines traditional textile crafts as well as sustainable materials to rework everyday casualwear with the designers’ roots of the Asian and Scandinavian aesthetics. kawakey.com / www.instagram.com/kawakey
KA WA KEY works towards sustainable and ethical fashion, from material sourcing, design innovation and production. Key graduated from the Royal College of Art in London with a Master’s degree in Fashion Menswear. He was nominated as one of the finalists at the H&M Design Award for his graduate collection, which was showcased in “DOUBLE JE” contemporary art exhibition in Palais de Tokyo in Paris.
Finnish born Jarno has cross-artistic background and holds a Master’s degree in Arts. He translates KA WA KEY’s unique design language into poetical visuals, films, performance and various projects.