20 Jan 2010
Young Designers Showcase a Stylish Future
Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers’ Contest Winners Announced
20 January 2010 – Results of the Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers’ Contest (YDC) were announced last night at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, with four winners selected from the seventeen finalists.
Anki Cheung took the Overall Winner Award, while Kathew Law, Kathy Chan and Seth Yeung were the winners of the Casual and Jeanswear Group, Contemporary Daywear Group and Party and Eveningwear Group respectively.
The contest, which showcased Hong Kong’s latest design talent, was also an evening of glamour and entertainment. Pop band MR. performed as models sashayed down the runway parading the latest designs of five former YDC winners and finalists in a highlight show prior to the awards presentation. Angelababy served as MC.
The winners were selected by a panel of judges that included VIP judge Andreas Kronthaler, Creative Director of Vivienne Westwood. He was joined by Chief Judge Vincent Fang, Chairman of the TDC Garment Advisory Committee, local designers Barney Cheng and Walter Ma, Emily Mak, Executive Director of Li & Fung (Trading) Ltd, Helen Lin Sun, Executive Director of Milo’s Knitwear (International) Ltd, Jing Zhang, Managing Editor of WestEast Magazine, William Chan, Brand Manager, North Asia, for Club 21 (Hong Kong) Ltd, Vincent Lee, Senior Visual Manager of Lane Crawford (Hong Kong) Ltd, and KK Yip, a fashion consultant.
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