Since announcing that 2016 was the Year of China for the brand, Opening Ceremony will be rolling out a special edition of their 'New To OC' series. A platform that will introduce emerging Chinese designers that they will be carrying throughout the year. The design duo behind the brand, Liushu Lei and Yutong Jiang, have an aim to build a 'modern sophisticated female image with a girly twist', hence their feminine silhouettes of halter tops and off-the-shoulder dresses, and picnic patterns .
The London based brand describes their current Spring Summer 16 collection as being inspired "by girl gang friendships and movies like Thelma & Louise and Mi Vida Loca." the line is a reinforcement of strong women that prove their bravery through clothing. More specifically the collection focuses on a gang of girls from Latin America that find happiness in the midst of violence in Los Angeles. Shop the collection here.