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HKTDC’s CENTRESTAGE to offer a dynamic platform for budding designers

"CENTRESTAGE, Asia’s premier fashion event, will open for the global audience from September 5 to 8 in Hong Kong. Organised by the HKTDC to consolidate Hong Kong’s position as a fashion hub in Asia, CENTRESTAGE offers a platform for international, especially Asian, fashion brands and designers to launch and promote their designs. In its 3rd year, the opening gala, CENTRESTAGE Elites, will see three of Asia’s most celebrated designer labels, Facetasm from Japan, Idism from Hong Kong and Ms Min from the Chinese mainland, showcasing their latest 2019 Spring/Summer (SS19) collections for an international audience of trendsetters."

 

HKTDCs CENTRESTAGE to offer a dynamic platform for budding designers 002CENTRESTAGE, Asia’s premier fashion event, will open for the global audience from September 5 to 8 in Hong Kong. Organised by the HKTDC to consolidate Hong Kong’s position as a fashion hub in Asia, CENTRESTAGE offers a platform for international, especially Asian, fashion brands and designers to launch and promote their designs. In its 3rd year, the opening gala, CENTRESTAGE Elites, will see three of Asia’s most celebrated designer labels, Facetasm from Japan, Idism from Hong Kong and Ms Min from the Chinese mainland, showcasing their latest 2019 Spring/Summer (SS19) collections for an international audience of trendsetters.

Hong Kong brand Idism will launch its latest line of ready-to-wear women’s wear at CENTRESTAGE Elites. Design duo Julio Ng and Cyrus Wong who debuted Idism in 2016, have since participated in Paris Fashion Week several times. With the brand’s philosophy based on being active, true to nature, attuned to the senses and following a distinctive lifestyle, Idism was created for the spontaneous lifestyle of the contemporary city woman, which manifests true beauty coming from within. At the same catwalk show, Chinese luxury women’s wear label Ms Min will reveal its newest collection. Its founder Min Liu, mentored by fashion mogul Sarah Rutson, has built a fashion empire around an aesthetic that seamlessly meshes modernity with classicism.

Global brands mark their presence

As one of Asia’s signature fashion events connecting brands, buyers, media and fashionistas, CENTRESTAGE 2018 will feature a record number of overHKTDCs CENTRESTAGE to offer a dynamic platform for budding designers 001 220 brands from around the world, presenting about 40 events including more than 20 fashion shows and parades during the event period. A series of insightful seminars and panels such as the Master Sharing Series and Trend Talk Series will be hosted by fashion design masters and industry experts, with a focus on upcoming fashion trends and the importance of sustainability in the industry.

YDC: A runway for young designers

The Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers’ Contest 2018 (YDC) is another highlight of this year’s CENTRESTAGE. The judging panel will include Lawrence Leung, Chairman of the HKTDC Garment Advisory Committee and Michael Mok, General Manager of Merchandising/Head of Merchandising at Joyce Boutique Ltd, while internationally renowned fashion designer Martine Rose will be the VIP judge. YDC has successfully nurtured and promoted a new generation of Hong Kong fashion design talent since 1977. This year, 16 shortlisted candidates will compete for five awards including the New Talent Award and Best Footwear Design Award. Arto Wong, last year's Champion and New Talent Award winner, will release her capsule collection Zero to Unlimited at Joyce this August and display it at CENTRESTAGE this September. The event will also feature the latest works by other YDC 2017 winners, including Sonic Lam, who has partnered with Woolmark to develop a new outfit made with wool, and Jason Lee, winner of last year’s Best Footwear Design Award, who will showcase his capsule collection I Go to School by Bus.

A launch pad for local designers

In its 12th edition, Fashionally Collection, a highlighted CENTRESTAGE show dedicated to Hong Kong designers, will welcome 10 local designer brands, including contemporary classic menswear label Demo and Kevin Ho, a modern womenswear label that participated in New York Fashion Week 2017. The Fashionally Presentation at CENTRESTAGE will feature three new local designer labels launching their SS19 collections. Unlike at conventional runway shows, the three labels, Redemptive, Tak Lee and YLYstudio, will present their collection in a storytelling format on a theatre-style stage.

 
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