Steven Tai: Geek is chic

Steven Tai

I discorved the canadian designer Steven Tai already at the Graduate Showcase of the Central St. Martins during the London Fashion Week in september 2011 - so I was surprised and glad to get the opportunity to see him again at Berlin Fashion Week s/s 2013. He worked for important designers like Hussein Chalayan, Viktor & Rolf and Stella McCartney and shows his phenomenal talent in design and handicraft in his own collection: the cool nerds. Inspired by the technique of bookbinding and beeing a book lover and nerd by himself, he started to layer fabric in the image of layers of magazine stacked together with the silhouette of the nerd. 

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Steven Tai about the characteristic style: Sleeves and pants end a little short to create an awkward and interesting feeling. And recognizable nerd characteristics are reinterpreted and used through out the looks. The clothes are humorous and strong – which is a way for me to celebrate the idea of a confident nerd.



  1. amazing!minimal style pastels and geek!love it.

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