Lifestyle & Belief

A fashion prize for Paris' suburbs

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After winning the CiteStyle prize for budding fashion designers, Nuchi Xiong was asked to present looks in a linen industry fashion show in Le Neubourg, France on June 5, 2011.

Credit:

Olivia Snaije

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    After winning the CiteStyle prize for budding fashion designers, Nuchi Xiong was asked to present looks in a linen industry fashion show in Le Neubourg, France on June 5, 2011.

    Credit:

    Olivia Snaije

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    This design by Nuchi Xiong for a linen industry fashion show on June 5, 2011 in Le Neubourg, France evokes the blue flax flowers used to make the fabric.

    Credit:

    Olivia Snaije

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    Nuchi Xiong, 25, won the 2011 CiteStyle prize for fashion designers from Paris' suburbs.

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    A design by Nuchi Xiong, winner of the 2011 CiteStyle prize for fashion designers from Paris' suburbs, who includes ethnic Hmong fashions among her influences.

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    “I think fashion in the [suburbs] is more original, we are more daring and add our personal touches to our designs,” said Nuchi Xiong, 25, winner of the 2011 CiteStyle prize for budding fashion designers from Paris' suburbs.

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    Sabra Kerrouche won the 2010 CiteStyle prize for budding fashion designers from Paris' surburbs. She has since created her own label, Aul People.