Yiwei Xu is a School of the Art Institute fashion alumni, and her work is truly wearable art. The collection featured below is called "Non Self", and it was featured all over the city in posters announcing the last SAIC student show:
(pics taken from her site)
I just can't wait until she starts selling these! Yiwei, can I have a mirror bubble skirt, please? : ))
Yiwei (pronounced "Eva") will be showing her work at Where is Where: The AIADO and Fashion Graduate Thesis Exhibition 2011, which will be on view June 11–25 in SAIC Sullivan Galleries (33 S. State Street, 7th Floor). The exhibition brings together work by more than fifty SAIC graduate students.
Public Reception: Monday, June 13, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
More info here.