×
122
Fashion Jobs
BESTEAM PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY LTD.
Sales Supervisor / Assistant Sales Supervisor (Fmcg)
Permanent · TIJUANA
BESTEAM PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY LTD.
Retail Operations Manager (Station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Permanent · TIJUANA
BESTEAM PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY LTD.
Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager
Permanent · TIJUANA
BESTEAM PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY LTD.
Senior Sales Manager (Printing/Paper Packaging)
Permanent · TIJUANA
SHISEIDO
Senior Manager - Financial Planning & Analysis, Finance And Accounts
Permanent · Hong Kong
SHISEIDO
Contract Manager - Financial Planning & Analysis, Finance And Accounts
Permanent · Hong Kong
BESTEAM PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY LTD.
Merchandising Manager - Apparel And Sports Goods (Station in Shanghai, Prc)
Permanent · TIJUANA
BESTEAM PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY LTD.
Senior Garment Technician - Lingerie
Permanent · TIJUANA
BESTEAM PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY LTD.
Fabric Sales Manager/ Sales Executive
Permanent · TIJUANA
BESTEAM PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY LTD.
Factory Manager (Stationed in Bangladesh)
Permanent · CLEARWATER
BESTEAM PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY LTD.
General Manager (Stationed in Bangladesh)
Permanent · CLEARWATER
BESTEAM PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY LTD.
Logistics & Warehouse Manager
Permanent · CLEARWATER
BESTEAM PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY LTD.
National Business Trainee (3d Artistist / Designer) - 2-Year Programme
Permanent · CLEARWATER
BESTEAM PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY LTD.
Quality Manager
Permanent · TIJUANA
BESTEAM PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY LTD.
Divisional Sales Manager
Permanent · TIJUANA
SHISEIDO
Senior Manager - Omnichannel Strategy & Innovation, Digital Shared Services
Permanent · Hong Kong
SHISEIDO
Officer - HR Operations, Human Resources
Permanent · Hong Kong
NIKE
HR Manager/Assistant Manager - Hrbp (1-Year Contract)
Permanent · Hong Kong
BESTEAM PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY LTD.
Sales Executive
Permanent · CLEARWATER
TRIUMPH
Brand Merchandising Manager
Permanent · KOWLOON BAY
BESTEAM PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY LTD.
Marketing Executive / Marketing Supervisor / Assistant Marketing Manager
Permanent · CLEARWATER
BESTEAM PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY LTD.
Global Product Compliance Specialist
Permanent · CLEARWATER
Published
Feb 16, 2021
Reading time
3 minutes
Share
Download
Download the article
Print
Click here to print
Text size
aA+ aA-

PH5 appoints virtual executive alongside FW21 collection debut

Published
Feb 16, 2021

As this fall's New York Fashion Week continues on a digital schedule, New York-based high tech knitwear brand PH5 unveiled its fall/winter 2021 collection on Monday—and revealed that it has added a digital being to its leadership team. 


AMA, sporting PH5's latest collection. - PH5


The brand, established in 2014, founded by Wei Lin and designed by Parsons-trained designer Zoe Champion, announced in a press release that it has named 'AMA,' a CGI being that uses she/her pronouns, as its new chief decision scientist. 

In the role, AMA will monitor the brand's sustainability progress, including PH5's continued efforts to find new techniques and explore conscious materials. Known for creating knitwear pieces using a zero-waste production process, PH5 has previously employed materials like environmentally-friendly viscose yarn, Fair Trade-certified organic cotton and recycled polyester to make its knitwear. 

"Rather than communicating exclusively to press on a bi-annual basis, AMA will constantly engage and track progress in real time with PH5 customers and followers — reporting strides and downfalls in their efforts to make better decisions for the environment; sharing BTS content of exciting new experiments from the knitwear laboratory; and pushing to implement new ideas and create new opportunities on behalf of the brand," PH5 said. 

"She will also share in the responsibility of targeting key companies and fellow innovators for potential product collaboration. AMA is particularly keen to explore such opportunities, especially after learning many of the most intriguing innovations are exclusive to big fashion houses and therefore unobtainable to most. How can fashion begin to correct their issues if we don’t work together? Though her role seems daunting, who better than an other-worldly avatar who doesn’t sleep to accept the challenge." 

AMA, who first "came to exist" in the summer of 2020, PH5 said, also stars in the brand's FW 2021 lookbook—with large brown eyes and a short brown bob, AMA can be seen sporting four FW21 looks. 

Featuring brand signatures like organic shapes and bright colors, the collection features matching top-and-bottom sets, sweaters, skirts, vests, dresses, tank tops, turtlenecks and more in a color palette of navy, forest green, brown, pastel yellow, lavender and blue, bright turquoise, orange and pink. 

Lin and Champion both focused on expanding their sourcing efforts for the collection, implementing materials like organic cotton, recycled viscose, eco-vero viscose and recycled spandex. With this collection, the brand successfully increased the percentage of consciously sourced material used to 91%, up from 30 to 35% in previous collections. 

"This collection has been a deeply personal journey," Champion said. "After being in Sydney [Australia] and away from my home in New York for six months I struggled to find the energy to create...struggling with mental health issues I became one with my bed. Slowly I embraced the comfort of my surroundings and began using my pillows to make shapes on my body which became a starting point for me and encouraged more design.

"Fall utilizes quilting techniques and pillow-shaped padded pockets as a way to take our interiors with us — a sort of tactile crutch, or cozy armor...For this particular season I wanted to take all of the comforts of my interiors outside, but in a way that encouraged me to dress up and begin engaging with the outside world again."

Outside of receiving praise for its independent collections, PH5 has also made headlines for partnering with the likes of Kith as well as Fitbit and Council of Fashion Designers of America.

Copyright © 2021 FashionNetwork.com All rights reserved.