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Young Fashion Designers’ Contest 2021 Winners Revealed

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Expertise of 10 younger HK designers shines at style

HONG KONG, Sept 14, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) –
Asia’s main style occasion CENTRESTAGE, organised by the
Hong Kong Commerce Improvement Council (HKTDC), concluded on 12
September with the 2021 Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers’
Contest (YDC). Ten promising native designers showcased their
creations at an eye catching style present with celebrities
Denis Kwok (aka 193) and Bonnie Wong (aka Ah Jeng) displaying
up as particular friends so as to add to the celebratory environment.
Following the catwalk parade, a judging panel of business
professionals picked out three winners from a pool of 10 for
the 4 YDC awards. Champion and winner of the Finest Visible
Presentation Award Cady Lee acquired a financial reward
along with a one-month abroad internship sponsored by
Fang Brothers Knitting Ltd.

winners at YDC 2021 have been as follows:
– Champion and Finest
Visible Presentation Award: Cady Lee. Design: “Emotion the
Shift of the Self”
– Excellence Award: Toki Wong. Design:
“Zoom Olympic”
– My Favorite Assortment Award: Topsy Yu.
Design: “Morning Moon”

Champion Cady Lee stated her
assortment, “Emotion the Shift of the Self”, was impressed by
the contradiction between creativeness and actuality, utilizing
daring silhouettes and liquid-effect prints for instance a
surrealist aesthetic. Along with successful first prize,
the gathering additionally acquired the Finest Visible Presentation
Award. “I’m very stunned to obtain these two awards.
Regardless that there have been a variety of setbacks throughout the entire
design course of, I got here to the present at this time with equanimity.
Thanks to all of the employees who supplied their assist over
the previous two months,” Ms Lee stated after receiving the award.
She added that she has gained a variety of expertise by
the competitors and plans to in take part extra abroad
design contests sooner or later, setting a long-term objective of
launching her personal model.

Judges provide helpful
suggestions to YDC members

The judging panel for
this 12 months’s YDC was made up of a powerful roster of
style consultants and media pundits. Chief Decide was Katherine
Fang, Chairman of the HKTDC Garment Advisory Committee. The
different judges on the panel have been Jonathan Lee, Senior Space
Supervisor (Asia) of Tomorrow Ltd; Innis Liu, Basic
Merchandising Supervisor of Harvey Nichols; Kat Yeung,
Editorial Director of VOGUE Hong Kong; Kieran Ho, Senior
Vice President-Hong Kong, Purple PR; and Jason Lam, Head of
Model, Asia Pacific at MATCHESFASHION.

Rushemy Botter
and Lisi Herrebrugh, founders of the menswear label BOTTER,
have been invited as VIP judges. Though they weren’t in a position to
come to Hong Kong to take part within the present, they shared a
message through video, saying: “Thanks for having us on the
Young Designers’ Contest. It was nice to see a really
private strategy to every of the initiatives. Discovering richness
inside your self is vital and we have been tremendous completely satisfied to see this
in all of the finalists’ work.”

Successful assortment
showcase and sharing session

From now by to 26
September, the general public can recognize the talents proven within the
successful YDC 2021 collections at a show at Hysan Place in
Causeway Bay. As well as, varied style creations from
Hong Kong designers are additionally accessible on the market on the Hysan
Place x YDC Collective Popup Retailer.

Particulars of the
varied YDC 2021 actions are as follows:

YDC 2021
Successful Assortment Show
– Interval: 14 September to 26
September 2021
– Time: 12pm-8pm
– Venue: City Sky,
9/F, Hysan Place, Causeway Bay
– Show gadgets: The
collections of the YDC 2021 Champion and winners of the Finest
Visible Presentation Award, Excellence Award and My Favorite
Assortment Award

Hysan Place x YDC Collective
– Interval: 14 September to 26 September 2021

Time: 12pm-8pm
– Venue: City Sky, 9/F, Hysan Place,
Causeway Bay
– Manufacturers on sale:
— Aquarellie, ARTO.,

— Gear, The Tablets Clothes, VO-yage, WHY,

Successful collections picture obtain:
collections Hysan Place show picture obtain:

and Finest Visible Presentation Award
– Designer: Cady
– Design: “Emotion the Shift of the Self”
– The
design: I wished to create a set in regards to the
contradiction between creativeness and actuality. It depicts
the idea of the surreal transition and distortion from
the bodily to the astral. Daring silhouettes symbolise
emotional explosions, whereas liquid results depict the
transformation of actual into surreal.
– Champion prizes:
(1) A money award of HK$60,000; (2) An abroad examine journey,
sponsored by Fang Brothers Knitting Ltd
– Finest Visible
Presentation Award Prize: (1) A money award of

Excellence Award
– Designer: Toki
– Design: “Zoom Olympic”
– The design: If the
Olympic Video games are performed in digital format, what impact
will this have on the members? By means of this assortment,
I discover the thought of how one ought to deal with challenges
when conditions do not end up the way you count on.

Excellence Award prizes: (1) A money award of HK$40,000; (2)
An abroad examine journey, sponsored by MINI HK

Favorite Assortment Award
– Designer: Topsy Yu

Design: “Morning Moon”
– The design: “Morning Moon” is a
historic story in regards to the Chinese language character. Impressed by
the normal clothes of the Tang Dynasty, modern
craftsmanship is used to reinterpret historical design. It
combines rigidity and softness, revealing the internal energy
of a lady.
– Prize: A HK$10,000 Lee Gardens Space e-Present
certificates sponsored by Hysan

Web sites

The Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers’ Contest (YDC):


The YDC goals to advertise a brand new technology of native
design expertise, whereas creating alternatives to showcase
their collections in entrance of worldwide and native business
professionals at CENTRESTAGE. Organised by the HKTDC, the
contest is taken into account some of the prestigious occasions of
its type within the area, with a profitable monitor document of
previous contestants changing into main designers for style
enterprises or establishing their very own labels. To additional
promote the worldwide visibility of native Hong Kong
designers, in 2012 the HKTDC launched, an
on-line platform that showcases the work of native labels and
skills and hyperlinks them with world business insiders and


The Hong Kong Commerce
Improvement Council (HKTDC) is a statutory physique established
in 1966 to advertise, help and develop Hong Kong’s commerce.
With 50 workplaces globally, together with 13 in Mainland China,
the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a two-way world funding
and enterprise hub. The HKTDC organises worldwide
exhibitions, conferences and enterprise missions to create
enterprise alternatives for corporations, notably small and
medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), within the mainland and
worldwide markets. The HKTDC additionally gives up-to-date
market insights and product info through commerce
publications, analysis experiences and digital information channels.
For extra info, please go to:
Observe us on Twitter @hktdc and

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