19 April 2006
YD Alumni Club presents
“Captured by the Cinema” fashion shows
Some 20 members of the "YD Alumni Club" are gathering at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre tonight and tomorrow night (April 19 and 20) to present their new fashion collections under the theme, "Captured by the Cinema".
Drawing inspiration from different types of movies, their collections display a myriad of personal styles.
A total of four shows will be held on 2 consecutive nights, each with a different focus:
Show 1: A Shot in the Dark - Black Humour
Harrison Wong, Modele de Prudence, Otto Tang, Rachel Chan and Timbee Lo will present a range of outfits in black and muted tones, impressing the audience with a good sense of humour and a mysterious touch.
Modele de Prudence
Show 2: The Conformist - Alternatif Movie
Grace Tse, Jane Ng, Suki Ho, Winnie Chen and Yeung Chin will present a range of military-inspired outfits and evening wear - a striking juxtaposition in a war setting.
|Grace Tse||Jane Ng|
|Suki Ho||Winnie Chen & Yeung Chin|
Show 3: Guys & Dolls - Musical in Eastman Colours
Baldwin Pui, Coney Ko, Hin Lee, Ho Ho Tak and Mandy Cheng will display colourful and lively casual wear, creating a scene as playful as a musical.
|Baldwin Pui||Coney Ko|
|Hin Lee||Ho Ho Tak|
Show 4: Joseph Li Back/ Forth - A Documentary
This show will display Joseph Li's collections in different phases of his career. It is a documentary on the development of a young fashion designer.
All these new stars have participated in the Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers'
Contest in the past and were either finalists or winners. In order to provide
a platform for up-and-coming designers to show off their talents, the Hong Kong
Trade Development Council has established the YD Alumni Club. A series of promotional
activities have been organised to present the latest creations of these budding
By giving young designers more exposure to the industry and the media, TDC hopes to generate more opportunities for them to develop their fashion careers. As the industry moves up the value chain - embracing design and branding to stay competitive - the need for young creative talents has become more urgent. TDC's initiatives in this regard have ensured a rich pool of fresh talents from which the industry can draw upon.
For press enquiries, please contact Ms Katherine Chan of TDC's Corporate Communications Department at 2584 4537.