Peng Chen, as a Chinese designer, created his namesake brand in London in 2015. Peng is graduated from London College of Fashion majored in MA Menswear Fashion Design Technology, his works is defined as the One-sized Fashion, speaking for a minority with special body sizes. In Peng’s design aesthetics, there is no boundaries between beauty and ugliness, but to highlight personal styles.Peng’s graduation works have been selected to present in London Collections Men AW16 from LCF Press Show. His collection is designed to empower the fat people in the conventional sense to pursue beauty. Peng created clothes which are suitable for both fat and skinny people by comparing body shapes among different people. This concept is similar to the standard size (one size), which is also applied on the target customers of Peng’s collection, he called it One-sized fashion. If Social Equality is an ideal state that is still far from us, then One-sized Fashion may implement the concept of Equality in advance. Anders Sølvsten Thomsen, the stylist from ANTIDOTE magazine, has evaluated Peng’s work which is anti-tradition and deviant. In addition, his work has been invited by Elizabeth Silvester (the Head of the Visual Identity Department at Liberty) to present in AW16 Liberty window display.
The work experience in Christian Dior and Gareth Pugh made Peng gain a lot of professional skills. Meanwhile, seven years of experience in make-up styling, brought dramatic vigour to Peng’s collection style. He also served for a lot of famous clients, such as Zaha-hadi, Kelly Hoppen, Li Bingbing, Jack Ma, Wang Shi, Yao Ming, etc. When Peng was in China several years ago, he has won the second prize in ‘China Cup’ Costume Design Competition in 2011 and the Best Stage Design Award in Chinese College Students Drama Festival in 2010.