Hong Kong-based artist and fashion designer Leanne Claxton - who made her name with silk scarves and accessories showcasing her floral prints - started making face masks from leftover silk in March as COVID-19 swept through Europe. More
High-end fashion has fielded criticism from social and green commentators, who say it is exclusively for the super-rich, and that these buyers often wear items a handful of times before discarding them in a landfill. More
Noticing that millennials’ desire for quality handbags without bulge-bracket price tags created a significant gap in the market, German entrepreneur and designer Nina Sieber has set up online accessory shop WEAT -- standing for “We Love Avocado Toast”, a nod to a favourite brunch dish for millennials the world over.
The Asia Fashion Fair, held in both Tokyo and Osaka on an annual basis, started life in 2003 as the China Fashion Fair and a showcase for Mainland Chinese companies looking for Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) business in Japan. More
Designed in Sweden and crafted in fair-trade co-operatives in Nepal, scarves produced by social enterprise Bahini have seen sales take off thanks to the solid networking and exhibition opportunities in Hong Kong. More
Creating modern, formal, ready-to wear pieces, Hong Kong-based fashion label Emma Wallace has garnered a solid customer base and support from models and influencers for her seamless blend of Western heritage and Eastern culture, with pieces incorporating Art Nouveau, African and Japanese-inspired prints. More
Hong Kong has always been known as a forward-looking city, a home of cutting-edge developers in a wide-range of fields, with fashion no exception – hence the theme of Asia’s premier fashion event this year, “Future Tribes”. More