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Julian Chang

You might think the bold geometric patterns, flowing silks and vibrant hues of his pieces resemble works of art — and with good reason. Peruvian designer Julian Chang is also a natural born painter.

Chang initially rejoiced in his ability to create an image from a white canvas that could touch people. However, he relinquished his paint- brush for the challenging, fast-pace environment of the fashion industry. He studied fashion at Miami’s International Fine Arts College, but art was never far from his mind.

To Chang, designing a garment — creating something from raw materials — is art. “Painting helped me understand balance and color composition,” Chang said. “It’s allowed me to see things in different dimensions and make flexible, versatile pieces that my clients want to wear — that is the key to this industry.”

View more stunning Julian Chang designs at: www.julianchang.com.

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