Hong Kong Makes Its Mark on New York Fashion Week

Three leading Hong Kong fashion designers showcased their FW18 collections on the NYFW: The Shows runway in collaboration with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council Fashion Hong Kong at noon on February 10, 2018.

Tres grandes diseñadores de Hong Kong fueron los encargados de presentar sus colecciones durante NYFW en colaboración con el Consejo de Desarrollo Comercial de Hong Kong, el 10 de Febrero, 2018.

The venue, Industria, overflowed with hundreds fashionable guests anxiously awaiting the dim of the lights and the kickoff of Fashion Hong Kong’s FW18 runway show. Harrison Wong, Annette Chan of Anveglosa, and Lary Cheung and Yi Chan of Heaven Please+ worked vigorously backstage on last minute touch ups of their collections eager to present unique Hong Kong style and craftsmanship to the US fashion industry. Camera lenses and phones lifted up simultaneously as intense beats engulfed the space and the first model stepped foot onto the catwalk.

El show se presentó en Industria, repleto de cientos de invitados ansiosos de ver las colecciones.  Harrison Wong, Annette Chan de Anveglosa, y Lary Cheung y Yi Chan of Heaven Please + trabajaron vigorosamente entre bastidores en retoques de última hora de sus colecciones con ganas de presentar el estilo y la artesanía únicos de Hong Kong a la industria de la moda en EE. UU

 HARRISON WONG

For his Fall Winter collection, Harrison Wong turned to Mark Rothko, the mid-20th Century abstract expressionist whose powerful paintings are comprised of blurred blocks of vibrant colors with blacks and greys, for inspiration.

Para su colección Otoño Invierno, Harrison Wong recurrió a Mark Rothko, expresionista abstracto de mediados del siglo XX, cuyas poderosas pinturas están compuestas por bloques borrosos de colores vibrantes con negros y grises.

Wong crafted fields of gradient tones as prints and patterns to complement and magnify the lines of his fitted overcoats and oversized sweatshirts. His menswear and womenswear creations were layered in unique fashions by altering sizes, vests, and pops of electric blue and orange hues.

Wong creó campos de tonos degradados con estampados y patrones para complementar y magnificar las líneas de sus abrigos ajustados y sus sudaderas de gran tamaño. Sus creaciones de ropa masculina y femenina fueron colocadas en capas de maneras únicas al alterar tallas, chalecos y estallidos de tonos azules y naranjas.

Sharp cutouts and puffer materials contrasted the soft ambience of Wong’s tonal, gradient knitwear. By adding a sportswear element to his signature modern classic style, Harrison Wong created stunning looks with a wearable, immediate appeal.

Los recortes afilados y los materiales contrastaban con el ambiente suave de los géneros de punto degradados de Wong. Al agregar un elemento de ropa deportiva a su estilo clásico y moderno, Harrison Wong creó un aspecto impresionante con un atractivo usable e inmediato.

 

ANVEGLOSA

 

Anveglosa’s collection was inspired by the idea that every woman should have the chance to explore her creativity. Designer, Annette Chan’s signature leather pieces exuded both sophistication and elegance. Parisian flair permeated the collection through both music choice and accessories like berets.

La colección de Anveglosa se inspiró en la idea de que cada mujer debería tener la oportunidad de explorar su creatividad. Utiliznado las piezas de cuero de la firma de Annette Chan emanaban sofisticación y elegancia. El estilo parisino impregnó la colección tanto a través de la elección de la música, como de accesorios,como las boinas.

Black, burgundy, and white were the dominant colors on display symbolizing the habiliments, ornaments, and performers which echoed the underlying theatrical art theme. Intricate weaved leather layers and grommets added additional design elements that were unexpected, but flawlessly executed.

Negro, burgundy  y blanco fueron los colores dominantes en la colección que simboliza los accesorios, ornamentos e intérpretes que se hicieron eco del tema subyacente del arte teatral. Las intrincadas capas y ojales de cuero trenzado agregaron elementos de diseño adicionales que fueron inesperados, pero ejecutados impecablemente.

This collection highlighted the application of non-traditional material combinations in compelling layers to extenuate the female figure. Feminine, sophisticated aura instantly took over the room as the models strutted the runway in tea-length leather coats and suiting pieces.

Esta colección destacó la aplicación de combinaciones de materiales no tradicionales en capas convincentes para atenuar la figura femenina. El aura femenina y sofisticada se apoderó instantáneamente del show mientras los modelos se pavoneaban en la pasarela con abrigos de cuero y piezas adecuadas.

Not only did the collection represent the dazzling tableau in a theatre, but also the creativity and astonishing performance that takes place on stage.

La colección no solo representa el deslumbrante cuadro de un teatro, sino también la creatividad y la asombrosa actuación que se desarrolla en el escenario.

 

HEAVEN PLEASE+

 

Heaven Please+’s collection incorporated the ideas from the novel “Wrong Number” by Liu Yichang into fashion and showcased a re-mix of 50’s US style with Hong Kong high-fashion style.

La colección Heaven Please + incorporó las ideas de la novela “Wrong Number” de Liu Yichang a la moda y mostró una mezcla del estilo estadounidense de los 50 con el estilo de alta costura de Hong Kong.

Over the top Hong Kong streetstyle elements like flashy prints and bold color combinations provided an unpredictable twist when paired with retro American style like classic leather gloves and dainty socks. Oversized ruffles and tulle straps added eye-catching pops to the already voluminous silhouettes presented by designers, Lary Cheung and Yi Chan.

En la parte superior, elementos de estilo urbano de Hong Kong, como estampados llamativos y combinaciones de colores llamativos, proporcionaron un giro impredecible cuando se combinaron con el estilo retro americano, como los guantes de cuero clásicos y los calcetines delicados. Los volantes de gran tamaño y las tiras de tul agregaron llamativos estallidos a las siluetas ya voluminosas presentadas por los diseñadores, Lary Cheung y Yi Chan.

 

Notable attendees included recording artist Rydel Lynch, TLC Trading Spaces’ Genevieve Gorder, Real Housewife of Atlanta Phaedra Parks, Real Housewife of Potomac Gizelle Bryant, Masika Kalysha of Love and HipHop LA, Spanish Mulian of WeTv’s Growing Up HopHop, Grammy nominated recording artist LeA Robinson, Broadway Star Ariana Debose, rapper Russian Roulette, Vallory Lomas of ABC’s Great American Baking Show, actress Annie Q, on-air personality Dr. Christopher Metzler, and YouTube sensation Sasha Anne.

To further promote Hong Kong fashion brands and encourage exchange between Hong Kong designers and overseas buyers, the HKTDC has launched the Fashion Hong Kong Showroom at Showroom Seven from February 7th to 20th to coincide with their runway presentation. In addition to the three RTW designer labels, 13 other budding Hong Kong fashion brands: a o g p, BIG HORN, Ejj Jewellery, FAVEbyKennyLi, FREQUENT FLYER, Heritage ReFashioned, LAByrinth, L’impression du temps, LOOM LOOP, MASE, NICI HARMONIC, niin and SHOKAY, are being showcased.

About the HKTDC

 Established in 1966, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body dedicated to creating opportunities for Hong Kong’s businesses. With more than 40 offices globally, including 13 on the Chinese mainland, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a platform for doing business with China, Asia and the world. With 50 years of experience, the HKTDC organizes international exhibitions, conferences and business missions to provide companies, particularly SMEs, with business opportunities on the mainland and in international markets, while providing business insights and information via trade publications, research reports and digital channels including the media room. For more information, please visit: http://www.hktdc.com/aboutus. Follow HKTDC on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/hktdc.hk), Twitter (https://twitter.com/hktdc), LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/hong-kong-trade-development-council/), and YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/user/HKTDC).

 

About Harrison Wong

Facebook: @harrisonwongcollection

Twitter: @harrisonwong

Instagram: @harrisonwong

Website: http://www.harrisonwong.com/

 

 

About Heaven Please+

Facebook: @HeavenPlease
Instagram: @heavenplease
Website: http://heavenplease.com/hp1/

 

 

About Anveglosa

Facebook: @anveglosa

Instagram: @anveglosa

Website: www.anveglosa.com

Which one was your favorite? Let me know

Cuál fue tu favorita ?, yo amé a Anveglosa.

 

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