brand or profession: Fashion designer, owner of the RICOSTRU brand
programme studied: fashion design · master course · postgraduate
school: Milano Fashion School
year of graduation: 2009
After graduating from Istituto Marangoni Milano in 2009 with a major in Clothing design, Manchit AU returned to her home country of China to launch her own brand RICOSTRU which stands for “reconstruction”. The concept behind this Italian name is quite simple, yet stylish .The garments are comfortable and rich in detail, ordinary yet sophisticated and they signify “love”.
In 2013 RICOSTRU opened its first store in Shanghai and is now looking forward to establishing a foothold in the European market and thus creating more success for the company. Manchit’s was invited to “The Vogue Talent Corner” in Beijing in 2011 and was the only Chinese designer in Milan a year after. In July 2012, NINA RICCI commissioned her to design a new series of fragrances under the L’Air label.
She was also named by “VOGUE ITALIA” magazine as “Vogue Talent” in September of the same year.