Lee Sang-bong weaves stories into his clothes 2013/05/05, Source,
Almost every Korean knows womenswear fashion designer Lee Sang-bong, who became famous with his hangul, or Korean alphabet, calligraphy design in 2006. But few people know that he ?got into the clothing business about 30 years ago after a friend of his, who operated a small clothing alteration business, said the job ?provided him with enough money to live on without skipping meals. So, as the eldest son who had a family to support, Lee wasted no time in signing up for a clothing design institute. "I designed a variety of clothes such as jeans and business suits for a ready-made clothing company for five years and then found myself developing an urge to make my own clothes", Lee said. After a five-year stint at the clothing company, Lee launched his own brand "Lee Sang Bong" in 1985 in Myeong-dong, central Seoul,...More
Fall-winter lines 2013/03/09, Source,
Fall-winter lines - A model wears a creation by Korean designer Lee Sang-bong as part of his Fall-Winter 2013-14 women's ready-to-wear show on Wednesday during Paris fashion week,...More
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