1x1 Studio presents a playful knitwear collection with the aim of bringing out new textural approaches from common fashion materials. In her art and garments, designer Yi-Ling focuses on recycled fabrics, specialty yarns, and crafted techniques to continuously push the boundaries of knitted and woven designs. Each season, 1x1 Studio challenges themselves to explore more environmentally conscious avenues to fashion and design. The core focus of this collection is “style coexisting with sustainability."
Yi-Ling Kuo was born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan and graduated from Fashion textiles in Knitwear at London College of Fashion. After graduated, she worked at Mary Katrantzou, Julien Macdonald and Acorn Textiles at Knitwear team in UK, She later won the FDC Young designer Award, presenting her first presentation in New York in 2017. In 2019, she won the Ones to Watch Award with Fashion Scout to showcasing her AW19 collection in London Fashion Week. Also, she has been invited to showcasing her works in Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology on April 2019.