All All-Out Floral Party

23 November 2021 All All-Out Floral Party The dreariness of pandemic life may have been the catalyst for designers to go florid for Spring-Summer 2022. It’s perhaps an intuitive desire to bring colour and gaiety to the rather drab, cooped-up existence we have been experiencing for a year and a half now. We’re saying, “Enough,… Continue reading All All-Out Floral Party

Resort 2022/Spring 2022 Runway Reviews – Put It In a Bucket

26 October 2021 Resort 2022/Spring 2022 Runway Reviews – Put It In a Bucket Bucket bags were in full display during the 2022 Runway shows. So what exactly is a bucket bag? It normally has a round or oval shape with a flat bottom with feet and top drawstring closure. It may have a short… Continue reading Resort 2022/Spring 2022 Runway Reviews – Put It In a Bucket

Resort 2022/SS2022 Runway Reviews: A Burst of Yellow to Brighten Our Days

27 August 2021 A Burst of Yellow to Brighten Our Days Resort 2022/SS2022 Runway Reviews   It came to me like a flash of light, that warm glow of yellow that always seems to brighten my mood. The 2022 runways were awash with the sunny shade, with fashions running the gamut from pale lemons to… Continue reading Resort 2022/SS2022 Runway Reviews: A Burst of Yellow to Brighten Our Days

Design-A-Bag Competition 2020

26 August 2020 Design-A-Bag Competition 2020 The annual Design a Bag competition continued this year but was held online. There were three finalists and they were interviewed and questioned via a conference call and the interviews, the short results show and the videos from all three were shown as part of the interview process. It was… Continue reading Design-A-Bag Competition 2020

Resort 2022/SS2022 Runway Review: The Bigger the Bag, the Better

11 August 2021 Resort 2022/SS2022 Runway Review: The Bigger the Bag, the Better I was a lover of the big tote. It was my catch-all…everything from the computer, iPad, make-up kit, wallet, notebook, medicines, cardigan, water bottle…and the list went on. It took a shoulder injury, possibly caused by all that weight I was lugging… Continue reading Resort 2022/SS2022 Runway Review: The Bigger the Bag, the Better

How the Pandemic Changed My Fashion Style to Something More Sustainable

19 July 2021 Resort 2022/SS2022 Runway Review: The Bigger the Bag, the Better Covid-19 became very real to me as early as March 2020, when both my sister and her husband fell victim to it. Knowing their health struggles in the hospital but unable to physically reach out to them due to strict quarantine protocols… Continue reading How the Pandemic Changed My Fashion Style to Something More Sustainable

Three Finalists of the Design-A-Bag Competition 2021 is Revealed!

23 June 2021 Three Finalists of the Design-A-Bag Competition 2021 is Revealed!   2021 Competition Theme:Recycling, Upcycling, Retro-Future.Redesign in a Sustainable Way.   1/ Upcycling VintageRenew shapes & the leather of an iconic bag (classic, luxe, military, army, etc…)   2/ Rethink oldies but goodiesCustomize old bags with new leathers   3/ Upgrade leather bags… Continue reading Three Finalists of the Design-A-Bag Competition 2021 is Revealed!

Interview with Mary Chan, Design a Bag 2020 Winner

27 April 2021 Interview with Mary Chan, Design a Bag 2020 Winner Longevity as an important factor in leather sustainability   Younger generations today are the most marketing literate ever and have seen through paternalistic marketing that has grown practised at persuading them to buy new product every season, or even every two weeks, on… Continue reading Interview with Mary Chan, Design a Bag 2020 Winner

Design-A-Bag Online Competition 2021 (DAB) is now open for entries to Stay Connected with the Designers

26 April 2021 Design-A-Bag Online Competition 2021 (DAB) is now open for entries to Stay Connected with the Designers Design-A-Bag (DAB) is the only global online bag design event of its kind for freelance designers and design students, which is now opening for entries from 1 Feb to 3 May 2021 (HKT 23:59). The competition… Continue reading Design-A-Bag Online Competition 2021 (DAB) is now open for entries to Stay Connected with the Designers

The tannery and ESG

03 February 2021 The tannery and ESG The discussion that is raging in investment circles around ESG investments seems far away from everyday life to the tanner struggling with the issues of avoiding loose or cracking grain and trying to make a margin in an exceptional business climate.  Sales are less predictable than ever and… Continue reading The tannery and ESG