KA WA KEY CHOW & JARNO LEPPANEN
KA WA KEY reimagines traditional textile crafts and reworks everyday streetwear like denim jackets, knitwear and hoodies with an unusual balance of simplicity and soft masculinity.
Key graduated from the Royal College of Art in London with a Master’s degree in Fashion Menswear. He was nominated as one of the finalists at the H&M Design Award for his graduate collection, which was showcased in “DOUBLE JE” contemporary art exhibition in Palais de Tokyo in Paris.
Finnish born Jarno has cross-artistic background and holds a Master’s degree in Arts. He translates KA WA KEY's unique design language into poetical visuals, films, performance and various projects.