Colleen Quen

b. Oakland, CA; works in San Francisco, CA
TECHstyle SoftWEAR: Surface & Shape, Corinne Okada Takara, Colleen Quen, & Rick Lee, 2010

Couture fashion designer Colleen Quen recently traveled to Guizhou, China, to study the costumes of the Miao and Buyi minority cultures for design ideas to inform her highly sculptural artwear.

Colleen Quen. Photo credit: John Casado