KA WA KEY

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  • Region Asia
  • Country Hong Kong
  • Participation 2018/19

KA WA KEY reimagines traditional textile crafts and reworks everyday streetwear with an unusual balance of simplicity and soft masculinity. 

KA WA KEY work has been showcased in forms of on-schedule catwalk, presentations, performance and installations during the fashion weeks in London, Paris, New York, Shanghai and Tokyo. They represented London menswear at London Show ROOMS in Paris Fashion Week Men’s. Their work has been stocked by renowned boutiques worldwide including Opening Ceremony in U.S. and WUT in Tokyo etc.

Key graduated from the Royal College of Art in London with a Master’s degree in Fashion Menswear in 2015. He was nominated as one of the finalists at the H&M Design Award for his graduate collection, which was showcased in Dz DOUBLE JEdz contemporary art exhibition in Palais de Tokyo in Paris. Finnish born Jarno has cross-artistic background and holds a Master’s degree in Arts. He translates KA WA KEY's unique design language into poetical visuals, films, performance and various projects.