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Keayin Kong

Artist Bio

Keayin Kong was born and raised in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He graduated from Saint Paul Conservatory for the Performing Artist in 2015. Keayin then decided to jump into MCTC’s Apparel Technologies program. He has learned much and grown as a designer and a person since joining the program.

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Artist Statement

Edgy chic is how I would describe my line. When creating the concept I looked to street fashion photography for inspiration. I was also influenced by punk rock looks and 70’s fashions. With flower appliques in style right now I wanted to incorporate roses into my collection. I then imagined a leather jacket with roses all over and that’s when my line really took off. The results are looks with a mix of edgy rocker elements and classic silhouettes with a splash of roses.

Designer Looks

Black eyelash-fringe dress with blood red rose embellishments

Silver sequin dress with pale pink rose embellishments

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