Formerly on the Dior couture team, Zhang's penchant for uber-refined pearl-embellished daywear has earned him a spot on our Watch List for seasons now. This is one of the Chinese designer's best collections yet.
Everything from gowns rich in the kind of fantasy that’s infused with darkness (they were inspired by film noir), to pleated statement trousers and coats burst with luxe craft. And he’s ethically inclined, too. That butter-soft leather? It’s all vegan.