"CENTRESTAGE Elites, a spectacular fashion exhibition at the got going CENTRASTAGE debuted at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong. The exhibition is showcases the latest collections (Spring/Summer 2017) of four top designers from Asia viz. Hong Kong’s Mim Mak, Simon Gao from Beijing, Ko Taeyong from Seoul and Pongsak Suprratccheep & Thita Kamonnetsawat from Bangkok."
CENTRESTAGE Elites, a spectacular fashion exhibition at the got going CENTRASTAGE debuted at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong. The exhibition is showcases the latest collections (Spring/Summer 2017) of four top designers from Asia viz. Hong Kong’s Mim Mak, Simon Gao from Beijing, Ko Taeyong from Seoul and Pongsak Suprratccheep & Thita Kamonnetsawat from Bangkok. The gala event put the spotlight on CENTRESTAGE which is on till September 10. The gala fashion show aims to further reinforce Hong Kong’s position as an international fashion capital.
Top Asian designers set the stage
Top models including Zelia Zhong, Angie Ng and Kiki Kang walked the ramp at CENTRESTAGE Elites. A rising star on the Hong Kong fashion scene, Mim Mak was adjudged the winner of the Party & Eveningwear and the overall categories at the Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest 2012 (YDC). Mim Mak, a majore in graphic design major is best known for combining asymmetrical shapes and contrasting colours into classic tailoring, straddling the line between the fashion-forward and the practical. Bejing designer Simon Gao from Beijing is among the hottest fashion designers from Mainland China. Gao launched his eponymous label in 2012, and has exhibited at a number of major fashion weeks around the world. His works exude modern glamour that befits the personality of the strong modern woman.
As the youngest designer to take part in Seoul Fashion Week, Korea’s Ko Taeyong has earned the Korea Fashion Brand Award and Seoul Top 10 Designer Awards. His collection, beyond closet, is an amalgamation of youthful exuberance with bold contemporary flair and tradition. Thai husband and wife team Pongsak Suprratccheep and Thita Kamonnetsawat are brains behind popular Thai fashion label, Rotsaniyom White Label. The design philosophy focuses on delicate state of emotion and vulnerability, while retaining the casual ease of ready-to-wear. By combining delicate lace designs with intricate stitching and needlework with loose-fitting tailoring, the designers create collections of beautifully flowing forms.
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the trade show features around 200 fashion brands from 20 countries as well as more than 50 spectacular events, including around 30 other fashion shows. Designer sharing sessions, industry seminars, networking events and other activities have also been arranged in the fair period.