Clothes are wearable designs which mirror one’s preferences and lifestyle.
Not only are clothes of fine quality comfortable to wear, but they also underscore the merits and characters of the wearers. How much thought have the designers and fabricators given to this?
Knitwear used to be everyday apparel for people from all sectors. Although the design of knitwear seems humdrum, its manufacturing process consists of many meticulous procedures. Mr. NG Chi-ming, who has manufactured knitwear for almost 60 years, will lay bare the little secret behind the undying popularity of knitwear.
Polly HO, a designer, is enchanted by gambiered silk, a traditional fabric from Guangdong. The dyeing of this fabric is natural and environmentally friendly that teems with folk wisdom. She combines the gambiered silk with the printed clothes she designed to make clothing abounds with modern and narrative colours. How do elements of antiquity and novelty integrate beautifully and pass on?
Does threadbare clothing represent the lower class? Rex KO, a designer who loves antique apparel, examines the world history through clothing and reflects on the definition of equality. He and Mr FAT, a leather designer, enhance classic clothing designs and design modern apparel for motorcyclists. Will they be able to place together aesthetics and practicality at the same time?
Although suits are work clothes for many office workers, it does not mean they have to be monotonous. Brandice and Luke specialise in tailor-making suits which engages both their craftsmanship and creativity for customers. How do they step out of the box and produce clothing that expresses individuality, yet is wearable all the time?