Daring designs lead looks on Tokyo catwalks

March 22, 2017 TOKYO (Reuters) – Colorful embroidery, creative batik designs and fearless facial jewelry brightened the catwalks at Tokyo Fashion Week where Asian designers presented their Autumn/Winter 2017-18 collections this week. Vietnamese designer Nguyen Cong Tri decorated loose and oversized black, white and gray outfits with delicate flower embroidery to add bursts of color. Indonesian designer Rani Hatta worked mostly in monochrome, but weaved thick red threads through her work. Traditional Indonesian batik material – which applies wax-resistant dyeing to the cloth – was the highlight of designer Michelle…

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