FASHIONALLY Collection #1
On the first day of the Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/ Summer, models sashayed down on runway to present 11 latest collections from recent Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers Contest (YDC) finalists, impressing the audience with the designers’ dynamic creativity and exquisite designs. After the show, the organiser HKTDC arranged business matching sessions for the young designers to meet potential buyers from around the globe.
View all show photos on YDC facebook page
The Overall Winner of YDC012, Mim Mak continues to experiment with such new materials as lightweight PVC and conventional silk chiffon, giving rise to an expanding portfolio of unique forms and styles
CHEWTHECUD’s latest collection presents drapery cotton tops, baggy, low-crotch pants, a triangular-print sweatshirt and an oversized cardigan – all open to stylish mixing and matching
This powerful, clean-lined collection of men's suits, most in black and white with grey highlights offers beautifully tailored collars and shoulders, as well as a clever combination of conventional shirting and silk-wool suiting with cork fabric and washable craft paper.
Mountain Yam’s casual collection features hot summer colours on shimmering fabric overlaid with a sheer coating. The silhouettes are simple and boxy, with fine gathering detailing at the seams and hems. The result is a fresh, modern look.
YDC2012 Casual & Jeans-wear Group winner, Kenax Leung, transformed Felix Schramm’s 3D visual art into 2D designs in his "OOOPS" collection of waterproof, sporty jackets, cotton spandex shorts and tapered pants.
Reflecting the designer’s idea of the cosmos as poetic, spontaneous and fragmentary, this drapy and stylish collection maintains a modern edge. The melancholy blue, black and grey colours are used on these flowing silk and linen numbers, in keeping with the designer’s subtle style.
Fascinated with structured silhouettes and leather, Sumb Leung has created a collection of tulip-shaped dresses, overalls and jackets with panelled shorts. The collection is notable for its exquisite leather cutting and weaving techniques.
Stephen Fan’s lighthearted menswear collection, “Scarab Beetle,” includes cocoon-shaped tops and shorts. They boast iridescent mint, purple and light blue patches, with stripes another design feature.
For Haze Ng, creative discovery is like exploring a city, looking for connections in areas, and ideas, large and small. The designer's latest collection comes mainly in grey and black, with two-tone, wool-cotton-blend fabric adding panache.
Romantic and sensual may best describe Flux’s latest collection inspired by withered flowers. Handcrafted floral motifs embellish the streamlined shift dresses, skirts and tops, some of which sport slashed fronts.
Timbee Lo’s interpretation of a warrior features a pleated chiffon dress and panelled tops with fitted skirts in black and grey or in a collage, mirroring the colours and patterns of medieval helmets.
After show designers meet with potential buyers