Ximon Lee graduated from Parsons with the Best Menswear Designer Award in 2014. The Berlin-based Chinese born Korean designer was the first menswear designer to win the H&M Design Award in 2015. He launched his own eponymous line XIMONLEE shortly after. XIMONLEE was shortlisted for the LVMH Prize in 2015 and Ximon joined the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2016.
The XIMONLEE SS20 presentation engages in the exploration of restoration and poetic symbolism. Utilizing multi-channel storytelling, it unfolds in the form of an installation and a moving presentation.
Being conscious is the state of awareness of external environments or something within oneself. Resuscitating from the chaos and reversal in progress that happened in the past, the value of taking a pause to confront oneself is underrated in a world where ‘sustainability’ is contradictorily pegged with ‘growth’. Yet being reflective and resurrecting the initial intention is a beautiful act of bravery. With its SS20 collection, XIMONLEE uses personal journey as a metaphor to showcase the tender vulnerability and the brutal strength of mental growth.