“Get Ready for 2016 YDC!” is the cover story of YOHO!GIRL September Issue, featuring two local designer brands, MODEMENT and KEVIN Ho, illustrated by the celebrity star, Yumiko Cheng. Designers Aries and Kevin, and two more YDC ex-finalists Kurt Ho and Derek Chan, will launch their new Capsule Collections on the YDC stage.
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YOHO! is one of the official media partners of YDC 2016. YOHO! is the most influential and extensively circulated fashion magazine in Asia-pacific region. Designed for Chinese young generation, its circulation reaches all-time high at 70,000 total. YOHO!GIRL, an extension from YOHO!, provides latest trend in all aspects of fashion, beauty, design, living style and sub-culture. It is now founded in Hong Kong, Taiwan an...
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Ahead of this year’s Young Designer’s contest we speak to the president of the Hong Kong & Kowloon Textile Wholesalers Association Tony Lit about the significance of fabrics and what designers need to know in order to create a sustainable brand
By Arthur Tam
Textiles and fabrics are more than just the materials used to make a beautiful outfit. The development of textiles is the representation of that moment when humanity became a civilisation. When it dawned on the first man and woman that clothing was essential for their survival. So in essence, a thread of fabric is part of the DNA of civilisation, which subsequently led to the birth of the fashion industry. Doesn't that sound super grand and epic? Well…it is. We don’t have the phrase, ‘the fabric of society’ or the ‘the fabric of time’ for nothing.
Fabrics represent more than just the foundation for a designer...
This fashion giant is going to look critically to see, which designers possses the most business acumen.
It isn’t enough just to make beautiful clothes. Fashion after all, is a business, and young designers have to realise that they need a certain commercial acumen in order to develop a brand and sell wearable clothes.
It’s a balancing act, which ImagineX Creative & Visual Merchandising Director Reeds Yau is going to vigilantly look at when he’s judging this year’s Young Designers’ Contest.
Yau has over 20 years of experience in the creative and visual merchandising industry and spent 10 of those years working for the biggest of luxury fashion houses – Gucci and Louis Vuitton. ‘After 10 years, I thought it was time for a change,’ says Yau. “I wanted to seek new opportunities to strategize new ways to enhance the consumer experience.”
Today Yau is ...
The fashion giant speaks about the innovation of textiles and gives sound advice to aspiring designers
Few people have as much fashion industry knowledge as Lawrence Leung Ka-yuen, Managing Director of Sun Hing Knitting Limited. He basically knows it from every different angle possible. Starting from the academic side he has studied courses like colour chemistry and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Leeds and master’s degree from the University of Bristol. Combine that with 36 years of work experience in the garment industry and his leadership in countless textile associations like the HKTDC Garment Advisory Committee, Hong Kong Knitwear Exporters and Manufacturers Association and Knitwear Innovation and Design Society, it’s easy to see why he would be an obvious choice as a judge for this year’s Young Designers’ Contest. Leung knows exactly what qualiti...