Inspired by the Zen philosophy of “There can be endless possibilities in the emptiness”, Tan Ali, the brand director of ZII brand digs into the Zen culture to find the way back to our inner selves and to the basics of garments. Her design is well structured with spaces that are deliberately left blank. She believes in the simplest three-dimensional tailoring, with one single smooth streamline for most parts, such as the collar, the shoulder, the sleeves or even the hem at the bottom. Streamline is the most frequently used word by her. She considers nature to be the most beautiful thing and all her works originate from nature. Her designs are not impressive at the first glance, but the sheer, rustic and personalized charm is definitely worth pondering over time.