Heritage re-imagined
Hong Kong’s inspiration for fashion has taken a shift. For the longest time, many of the city’s emerging designers admired and were influenced by designs that came from the holy trinity of fashion capitals – London, Paris and Milan. But now, the directions of the winds have changed. In conjunction with China’s rising dominance on the world stage, local designers have begun to look inward and into their own heritage as a source of inspiration to create a more diverse and inclusive, global fashion industry. A few homegrown heroes that are spearheading the movement are Kay Li, Yat Pit, Cynthia & Xiao and Loom Loop.   It goes without saying that marriage can be a daunting experience filled with contradicting feelings of joy and fear. Now, picture if you met your betrothed for the very first time on the night of your wedding. It’s a scary thought, but this was the situation for many Chinese women during the times of imperial China and it was imaginin...
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HK Designers Launch New Collections at New York Fashion Week
Three Hong Kong fashion brands launched their Fall/Winter 2017 collections at the New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2017, on 15 February.  The runway show named “Fashion Hong Kong” attracted more than 430 buyers, media representatives and fashion experts to attend.   The Hong Kong fashion brands that took part at this year’s Fashion Hong Kong runway show were CYNTHIA & XIAO, formed by Cynthia Mak and Xiao Xiao; HARRISON WONG, by designer Harrison Wong, and LOOM LOOP, established by Polly Ho. Local fashion bloggers as well as international fashion media attended the Hong Kong runway show, including Fashionista.com, Fashionweek.com, The Daily Front Row, The New York Times and Vogue. The audience was treated to three diverse styles from Hong Kong. While CYNTHIA & XIAO presented knitwear pieces that highlighted Chinese tradition and handicraft, HARRISON WONG showcased understated and elegant menswear.  LOOM LOOP blended Chinese folk tale with an e...
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The Landing
Watching models come down the catwalk might be the closest thing to encountering something that looks extraterrestrial. Continuing the thread of that narrative, we've released our latest fashion editorial titled ‘Landing’, reflecting the concept of alienesque creatures in masks and headdresses landing on earth for the first time –  naturally picking Hong Kong as their first destination to show off their fashion sensibilities.    Set on a rocky shores of our island beaches, the editorial features 11 up-and-coming design talents, a majority of whom participated in previous Young Fashion Designers’ Contest (YDC).   Cordelia Bradley Millinery, known for her whimsical headpieces have provided demonic masks with horns and spikes. Yeung Chin, who's edgy and free-form design aesthetic made ruffled and bunched headpieces, provocative harnesses, distressed dresses and ruffled cropped shirts. Kurt Ho plays with his grey, sombre menswear, while Kevin...
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Kevin Ho made his New York Fashion Week Debut
“People love what other people are passionate about.” This is what La La Land, the musical blockbuster that recently swept the board in awards season tells us. This theory also applies to the world of fashion, which explains why we love to see our Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers’ Contest (YDC) alumni achieve with extraordinary collections. Kevin Ho, winner of Party and Evening wear Group in YDC 2015, also an emerging designer of the industry, represented Hong Kong at the Asia Fashion Collection (AFC)’s show in Tokyo last year and during the New York Fall/Winter 2017 Fashion Week.   Together with six other young fashion designers from Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, the Hong Kong representative revealed his latest collection during Asia Fashion Collection NY on 11 February. Namely Supermatism, the designer embraced his roots with a display of contrasting fluid and structured elements. Applying the draping techniques against form-fitting cuts, Ho created a...
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FASHIONALLY Designer Notes: Fall 1718 Menswear Macro Theme – Minimalist Utility
Utility themes have become a cornerstone of the menswear market over the preceding seasons. Now the challenge for designers is to put a new twist on functional wardrobe staples, integrating technical elements and urban athletic inspirations to create fresh consumer excitement. Today, we invite Trendstop’s team of experts to bring us a key theme that will be impacting the menswear market for Fall 2017. You will be inspired by the 4 essential elements of the trend that can enhance your next collection. Minimalist Utility As utilitarian themes continue to dominate the menswear market, functional fashion evolves in a new minimalist inspired direction. A feeling of precision and refined understatement underscores the new Minimalist_Utility trend, blurring the lines between formal and casualwear. Clean-cut silhouettes and pared back styling elevates utility looks to sartorial status while maintaining cargo roots through an earthy yet sophisticated palette. Trend takeaway: Utility t...
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    YDC2016 Winners Announced
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    We Are Ready ! YDC 2016
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    HMV x YDC 2016 Capsule Collection Kurt Ho
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    HMV x YDC 2016 Capsule Collection Kevin Ho
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    HMV x YDC 2016 Capsule Collection Aries Sin
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    HMV x YDC 2016 Capsule Collection Derek Chan
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    香港電台 <香港衝線> 設計我的時裝路 2014-02-24
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    Ji Lili @ Hong Kong Fashion Extravaganza 2014
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    Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest 2014 - Highlight
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    Luxury Dadaism: Masha Ma at Hong Kong Fashion Extravaganza .
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    In Search of Fashion Genes
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