Designer: Eva Chen
From: Vancouver, Canada
`How old were you when you realized you wanted to become a designer?
I was 16 years old when I realized I wanted to become a fashion designer. I entered the fashion industry in 2010.
`Where are you originally from?
I am from Vancouver, I was born in China but left 25 years ago and lived in New York City and California.
`What makes your designs different and unique?
My designs are different and unique in that they are very stylish and attractive.
`Do you try to tell a story when designing?
I do not tell a story in my designs it is mostly inspiration behind the fabrics that I work with
`How would you describe your designs? What style?
My designs are wearable, because they are very classic, feminine, and attractive.
What designers do you admire?
I admire YSL and Valentino because of the nice colors they use as well as the structure of the outfit.
`How long does it take you to sketch an idea for a design?
To sketch an idea for a design actually does not take me long. I would say a 1-2 minutes. I am very fast because I have great basic training in sketching and color painting. I find the cutting and sewing to be very easy.
`Tell me more about China Fashion Week.
China Fashion Week was amazing! It was an incredible show with the perfect stage. It was just an incredible week!
`Do you have any advice for upcoming designers?
"Don't give up try your best and always follow your dreams!"
`Where can my readers purchase your designs?
Fashion Girl Gone Wild followers can purchase my designs on my website and find them on my social media sites as well. My website is http://www.evachen.co/about.asp