Thou Art is an independent designer brand founded by Jianyu in April 2016. He is a talented emerging designer who graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.
‘Thou Art’ translates to ‘You Are’ in Old English. He centres his designs around the idea that you are everything you want to be. You are you, authentic and genuine.
Through his designs, He repeatedly focuses on draping and layering, capturing the authenticity and purity of the material he uses. He finds a balance between the traditional and modern fashion, drawing from architecture and music.
His design philosophy advocates loyalty to the direct relationship between form and fashion, exploring fabrics and clothing techniques, drawing inspiration from the natural and social environment. He seeks aesthetic balance in individual attributes and mainstream, and expresses modern women's independent cognition and self-confidence.
Fashion Boundary selected Thou Art's 2019 SS runway collection. This collection focuses mainly on exploring the fabric and clothing techniques. Our favorite elements are the blue and white striped cotton material and the playful twist on the classic white shirt, which is features subtle ruffles and exaggerated sleeves.