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Euletraum means owl in German. This nocturnal bird is known for its extraordinary eyesight. “Owls are farsighted and by choosing this name for our company we want to convey the message that we are looking for long term customer relationships,” explains the company’s Executive director, Kim Chang Hwan.
Ebullient International Department Manager of Alice Martha, Ivy Ko enthusiastically displays the trophy near the collection of ladies handbags that won the company the Best of APLF Awards for its surprisingly chic collection of PU handbags, with compact, minimalist silhouettes and elegant lines, and impactful colors.
Amusingly, Nigerian former professional footballer and attacking midfielder Jay Jay is the inspiration behind the Japanese shoe brand, Jay Jay Japan. A quick and skillful playmaker, often dubbed the “African Maradona”, Jay Jay was known for his confidence, technique, creativity, and dribbling skills, as well as his use of feints.
Civilian Goods’ co-founders Candy Kok and Kenneth Ng met in San Francisco while studying Graphic Design and Industrial Design respectively. Back to Hong Kong, the two young graduates worked in design and both had stints in manufacturing.
The winners of the Best of APLF Awards (BOAA) 2017 were announced during BOAA & Design-A-Bag Awards and Cocktail Party in the evening of 30 March 2017 during APLF fairs. There were a total of 12 winners with 4 Fashion Access exhibits and 8 APLF Leather & Materials+ exhibits. Read on to find out about the well-deserved award winners in design excellence for finished products.
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