DESIGNER NAME: Xander Zhou (aka 周翔宇)
BACKGROUND: Xander studied industrial design in China and fashion design in the Netherlands. He established his label in 2007 and is based in Beijing.
SIGNATURES: “Deconstructionism, playing with form and function, using unconventional materials, taking everyday elements out of context… It’s elegance but not slick.”
TRADEMARK PIECES: “Trench coats and pyjamas.”