DESIGNER NAME: Yoyo Pan, Jhuosan Wang
BACKGROUND: “Both from Taiwan. Yoyo studied fashion at Melbourne’s RMIT University, and Jhuosan studied Product Design at Tatung University, in Taiwan.”
SIGNATURES: “Bold geometric frames and abstract lines play with unexpected details and silhouettes.”
TRADEMARK PIECE: “Shoebill black and square root black."
THE COLLECTION: “The spring/summer 2015 collection is inspired by things that exist without being seen, touched, or heard with a softer silhouette to previous collections yet retaining delicate details. It explores the connection between the unseen and the sense of existence. A playful and rule-breaking collection: an experiment of vision and senses.”
WHAT DO YOU CONSIDER YOUR GREATEST ACHIEVMENT? “Seeing the way in which our customers wear Absence footwear with their own personal style.”
IF YOU COULD DRESS ANYONE, WHO WOULD IT BE AND WHY? “Marina Abramovic. The shape of Abcense footwear is out of the ordinary, which reminds us of the way Marina challenges the limits of her body and the possibilities of her mind."