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Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers Contest Winners Announced(January 15, 2014)
International Designers Featured at Fashion Extravaganza
Hong Kong, Jan 15, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest 2014 awards ceremony took place last night, with Nelson Leung named Overall Winner and Contemporary Day-Wear Group Winner. Mr Leung will work with fashion designer Veronique Leroy in Paris for a month. Party & Evening-Wear Group Winner was Max Mak.
"The Young Designers Contest has given me a golden opportunity to show my designs to more people," said Mr Leung, who graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University two years ago. His collection, "Journey Walker," was inspired by classic video games.
French-based fashion designer Veronique Leroy was the contest's VIP judge. Shirley Chan, Chairman of the HKTDC Garment Advisory Committee, was Chief Judge. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest has discovered many talented designers over the years, including Elizabeth Lin, Mim Mak, Eva Cheng and Wal Kong. The four showcased their new fashion pieces following the competition.
The Young Fashion Designers' Contest is one of the highlights of HKTDC World Boutique, Hong Kong, and HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter. The twin fairs, which continue through 16 January, feature nearly 60 events. Today, they include house fashion shows spotlighting 2%, Moiselle and the Knitwear Symphony 2014. Tomorrow's final fair day features house fashion shows from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Vivienne Westwood.
Hong Kong Fashion Extravaganza, one of the highlights of World Boutique, Hong Kong, took place on 13 January, showcasing the latest fashion from four internationally celebrated fashion designers: Madrid-based Amaya Arzuaga; Paris-based Calla Haynes; Hong Kong's Henry Lau; and Paris- and Shanghai-based Masha Ma, presented by W Hotels Worldwide.
Local singer Hacken Lee joined top models Gi Li Li, Jia Jing, Mikki Yao, Lee Hye Jung and King Chiu in presenting the designers' latest collections. At Henry Lau's session, singer Anthony Lun performed.
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Fashion Extravaganza Videos: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBrAaPzPW6Uo3-g9lYRSl8zC65x0tZuss
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