iiJin FALL WINTER 2015 COLLECTION MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK IN NEW YORK

February 18, 2015


iiJin: pronunciation e-gene

Korean adjective: precious

American noun: fashion brand

ready-to wear, shoes, handbags and accessories for men and women

clothes and accessories for daring, bold jet-setters

 

Cassian Lau, Creative Director Menswear 

Cassian Lau wears several creative hats.  He is a fine artists, designer, menswear buyer,

cartoonist, fashion stylist and Creative Director for iiJin.  Cassian partners in life and business

with wife June Lee, together they bring his artistic flair to runways all over the globe.  A Hong

Kong native, Lau graduated from York University, Toronto, Canada with Bachelors in Fine

Arts and Business Administration.  Upon graduation, he returned to Hong Kong and

launched a successful chain of luxury fashion retail stores.  Through his retail experience, he

noticed a void in the market for daring menswear designs and was inspired to launch iiJin in

2009.  Cassian’s creativity transfers his “thinking man’s” artistic flair to menswear.  His use of

cartoon characters, bright colors and patterns, brings playfulness and style to the iiJin

collection.

Women’s Ready to wear Creative Director, Christina Minasian 

Christina Minasian’s wandering spirit informs every aspect of her life. After studying at The

American University in Paris and the Fashion Institute of Technology in New

York, Minasian broke into the fashion industry as a window and interior stylist for

Ralph Lauren.  A stint dressing Lauryn Hill hired for an upcoming tour, launching her stylist

career, which led to a position as Head Buyer for Kitson, where she was instrumental in

transforming the Los Angeles store into an international shopping destination. In 2007 and

2008, Minasian launched her ready-to-wear collections, Pencey and Sauce.

Hair 

Kelsy Osterman for Cutler/Redken

Make-up 

Michelle Webb for AOFMPro using Dermalogica

SOURCE – VITALPHOTO