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special guest/ CHIU-TI JANSEN talks about her 15th OUTFIT: 15 in 15 acts

CHIU_TI_15_ike_ude CHIU-TI JANSEN: “Whenever I travel abroad, I often have this insurmountable urge to be completely immersed in another culture. Clothing and food are the two proxies for achieving these alternative identities. This dress allows me to travel to the US South during the Civil War and the 17th century Spanish Court.”

special guest/ CHIU-TI JANSEN talks about her 14th OUTFIT: 14 in 15 acts

CHIU_TI_14_ike_ude CHIU-TI JANSEN: “There was nothing but elegance and freedom, with a touch of sexiness, in this outfit inspired by fencing gears. It was more challenging to find the appropriate shoes that do not steal the thunder from the structural lines created by the leggings.”

special guest/ CHIU-TI JANSEN talks about her 13th OUTFIT: 13 in 15 acts

CHIU_TI_13_ike_ude CHIU-TI JANSEN: “When I first set eyes on this dress, I immediately thought it would be for a party at the MoMA or another museum. It’s like a drawing, bringing out the artistic side of me.”

special guest/ CHIU-TI JANSEN talks about her 12th OUTFIT: 12 in 15 acts

CHIU_TI_12_ike_ude CHIU-TI JANSEN: “I just love the simplicity and classic shape of the pumps that would yield the focus to the dress. The drop earrings in sea foam blue breaks away from the pink/purple color scheme…..”

special guest/ CHIU-TI JANSEN talks about her 11th OUTFIT: 11 in 15 acts

CHIU_TI_11_ike_ude CHIU-TI JANSEN: “Celadon is the signature color of porcelain from the Song Dynasty, the pinnacle of China-made in China approximately 1,000 years ago. Just like the understated Song ceramics, this dress comes alive in a real human body and is incredibly photogenic. ”

special guest/ CHIU-TI JANSEN talks about her 10th OUTFIT: 10 in 15 acts

CHIU_TI_10_ike_ude CHIU-TI JANSEN: “I am not into punk. This must be the most expensive pair of jeans that I own. So sporting a rebellious street look does not come in cheap. It reminds me…. Bertolt Brecht… known for his Threepenny Opera and a Communist bent spared no cost in his sartorial make-up….his carefully manufactured “Proletarian” look….

special guest/ CHIU-TI JANSEN talks about her 9th OUTFIT: 9 in 15 acts

CHIU_TI_9_ike_ude CHIU-TI JANSEN: “This dress articulates the passion, emotion and yearning that one finds in the flamenco dance movements and the accompanying music. The romper subverts the generic expectation of a flamenco dress.”

special guest/ CHIU-TI JANSEN talks about her 8th OUTFIT: 8 in 15 acts

CHIU_TI_8_ike_ude CHIU-TI JANSEN: “This is a practical joke on the “day-to-night” look championed by many fashion magazines. When I was a Wall Street lawyer, I used to…”

special guest/ CHIU-TI JANSEN talks about her 7th OUTFIT: 7 in 15 acts

CHIU_TI_7_ike_ude CHIU-TI JANSEN: “While the armor signifies a defensive move to cover up the body, the exposed midriff reveals the vulnerability. The masculinity of the armor contrasts and complements the ultra-femininity of the skirt. I became a torero fighting with dancing arms.”

special guest/ CHIU-TI JANSEN talks about her 6th OUTFIT: 6 in 15 acts

CHIU_TI_6_ike_ude CHIU-TI JANSEN: “When I tried on this dress, I knew the only accessory it needs is a matte ruby red lipstick. I felt incredibly modern.”