Hong Kong Designer Labels present new AW19 collections at LFW
Designer Polly Ho graduated in Arts and Design from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the University of Central England. She established LOOM LOOP after her Guangdong trip on which she discovered an extant fabric “Canton Silk”. Ms Ho was honoured with the Design for Asia Award 2015 (Bronze), Perspective's 40 under 40 Award and HKDA Global Design Awards (Silver and Hong Kong Best) in 2016. She presented her collections at Tokyo Fashion Week from 2015 to 2017, and New York Fashion Week in February 2016 and 2017. Autumn/Winter 2019 marks her debut collection at London Fashion Week.
Autumn/Winter 2019 Collection: Concrete Jungle
Hong Kong is unique and fascinating for its exciting fusion of Eastern and Western, ancient and modern cultures. “Concrete Jungle” was inspired by a unique Chinese symbol, the tiger, which often features in traditional Chinese architecture in Hong Kong. In antiquity, tigers were often painted going uphill and downhill, reflecting the belief that climbing tigers symbolise wealth while descending tigers can ward off evil spirits and bring peace. This collection aims to highlight the unique “East-Meets-West” culture of Hong Kong.