Homegrown: 5 Hong Kong womenswear brands to shop now

Inspired by Fashion Farm Foundation‘s quest to have Hong Kong dress in local designer clothing every Friday, we looked at some of the most talented womenswear designers the city has to offer. With a lot of local designers focusing on fashion and jewellery, Hong Kong is bursting with homegrown designers who deserve more attention.

Here are five of our favourite labels:

 

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N12H

Founded by Nerissa Lee in 2012, N12H focuses on contemporary designs and playful prints. Each collection is inspired by a new destination, resulting into fun and stylish pieces.

n12h.com 

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Vanessa Tao

Vanessa Tao launched her brand in 2013, continuously seeking for a balance between the retro and the contemporary with striking pieces for the modern woman.

vanessatao.com

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Carmen Chan

Chan’s work has been celebrated by many in Hong Kong — from bloggers to celebrities — her contemporary designs are what make the brand unique. Translating individuality in her pieces, it’s the imperfections that make them striking.

carmenchanjewelry.com

 

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Jourden

Alex Leung and Anais Mak launched Jourden in 2012 and ever since the brand has been growing into a well-known name. Having been featured in the world’s best fashion magazines, they are recognised for their textures and silhouettes.

jourden.co

5/5

Johanna Ho

Launching her eponymous brand in 1998 during London Fashion Week resulted in an instant success, with Barneys New York buying her very first collection. Focusing on eco-friendly materials and techniques, Ho’s brand prides itself in sustainability.

johannaho.com

 

 

Taïs Elize is a half-Dutch half-Surinamese fashion model who has been travelling the world for more than a decade. As a stylist, Taïs believes fashion isn’t about the overall collections; rather, it's about admiring the individuality of each piece and appreciating the beauty that lies in the details. Follow @taiselize on Instagram.