“It is actually being practiced less and less,” Yu said. “People don’t have the patience or the practical reason [to use it], as it sometimes takes months to complete a single piece.”
Su embroidery, a very tactical and long study practice that can take many years to master. This embroidery skill takes all but patience and extraordinary craftsmanship to learn. Using many different types of thread thicknesses. Using this elaborate technique started in southern China in a city called Suzhou. One new and great designer is bring this embroidery skill back to life in her elegant and exquisite new line of haute couture. Lan Yu is bringing the fashion, fabrics, and skills from her home of China upon the fashion crazed.
Lan Yu started off as a beautiful and graceful ballerina serving the stage for over ten years. Sadly after a knee injury she had to leave the art of dance behind. She then found her new long passion of fashion design. After the young age of 19 she started her very own brand, LANYU. her start up brand has own started into a global sensation, even being named China’s top designer by the Chinese Designer Association. Lan Yu comes from a large and well respectful family of many generations, where she was able to learn from her mother and grandmother many textile and clothing skills.
Lan Yu is taking the American audience of fashion by STORM. From the working woman to major celebrities are taking major notice of her love for the creating art like fashion gowns and more.