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There are good witches, bad witches and witches with resplendent wardrobes. In photographer Txema Yeste’s Numero China editorial titled “Spellbound”, model Nimue Smit embodies the latter, in being the fiercest of them all with Rick Owens, Rochas and Chanel at her command. Yeste’s potent use of pulsing reds, as well as the way he drenches the compositions with light and shadow, make for an intoxicating fashion fable not easily forgotten.

Yiqing Yin, Ecole Nationale des Arts Décoratifs, Grand Price of Creation, soft armorWith sumptuous spontaneity, Yinqing Yin is a young designer who crafts spellbinding frocks that resemble smoke, if one could fold and sew it as if it were fabric. She sees her clothes like a soft, supple armor. Her aim is to create a garment that protects and reinforces. She examines the dynamic potential of pleats, imagines structures which are never fixed, and explores shapes that are always in mutation. There will certainly be a lot more beauty to behold from this burgeoning talent: