Runway look from Self-Portrait Spring 2017 collection (Photo by Calvin Wang)
The success of Self-Portrait’s well-priced lace dresses with laser cutouts and asymmetrical silhouettes first catapulted designer Han Chong to fame. Spring 2017 sees Chong introduce more tailoring and separates to the mix.
Chong’s covetable dresses are still in abundance, but there are also scallops crepe shorts, off-shoulder pinstripe shirts with lace inserts, and high-waisted pants. The details were in the patent leather pants and shoes, which created a nice, edgy juxtaposition with the flirty, feminine collection.