Feng Chen Wang S/S’24 Men’s Denim Looks

Feng’s Spring/Summer 2024 collection is inspired by Feng’s childhood memories of her grandmother: of accompanying her on walks through the mountains and alongside the meandering rivers in her hometown in Fujian, China. precious memories, as if imprinted deeply, have left Feng with deep senses of love and nostalgia till this day.

The memories include strolls through the mountains and along the narrow rivers in Fujian, China, Wang’s birthplace. Using an ancient method of botanical contact printing, the collection seeks to honor and recreate these special memories. Wang worked with local Chinese artisans. She selected her grandmother’s preferred plants, including onions, gallnuts, eucalyptus, and apple leaves. These plants were pounded onto traditional Chinese silk, imprinting the fabric with their hues, shapes, and veins.

This season, Wang wanted to celebrate these memories by recreating them using an ancient botanical contact printing method. Working with local Chinese artisans, Feng selected some of her grandmother’s favorite plants like onions, gallnuts, eucalyptus and apple leaves and pounded them onto traditional Chinese silk; the colors, form and veins of each botanical clearly imprinted onto the fabric.

Each plant is like a memory of life, each expressing an exuberance and tenacity for life; each one remembering the passing on of tradition. From there, new unique Feng patterns emerge this season. They transcend time and space, almost like a conversation with the past to preserve a love so pure, it never dies.

And there’s also lots of cool denim in this collection, not to mention metallics – a trend that very much continues strong for the coming spring and summer seasons.

You can shop for Feng Chen Wang clothing at Farfetch women/men and at SSENSE women/men.

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