Their strength resides not only in their garment construction or the depth and wisdom behind their concepts, but in their whole brand image, where every season a unique show is pulled off with concepts such as models floating in the middle of a forest or a completely organic runway on the top of a mountain. This hard work and attention to every single detail behind their brand has granted them a multitude of acknowledgments, but earlier this year, the one that all designers dream of arrived for them. With their very well-deserved nomination to the LVMH Prize, placing them in the select group of semifinalists, a new chapter of Marrknull
has started, one where finally the world is noticing and appreciating their immense talent.
We talked with one half of this powerful duo, Wang Wei, who gives us an insight on how this chaotic but exciting year has been for them, the reason behind their rather philosophically driven concepts, their most recent collection, Jungle
, and what we can expect from them in the future.