HEAL THE INDUSTRY

by collaborations

HEAL THE CLOSET

by redesign service

HEAL THE HEART

by workshops

MISSION & VISION

For the last two decades, I enjoy working in different sectors in the fashion field ranging from magazine editor to designer for international brands after graduating from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. I have worked as a design manager at French label Agnes b. before launching my own upcycling label, LastbutnotLeast, in 2013.

In July, 2018, I co-created Fashion Clinic with Kay Wong and continue to explore my redesign as a fashion therapist.


I have been focusing on upcycling fashion and textile art. Clients come to me with their preloved clothes and the stories behind, then I redesign the clothes to breathe a new life into them.

I also collaborate with various NGOs, fashion brands, corporate, art groups,

for exhibitions, workshops and events...etc.


I truly believe that upcycling is the best way to make best use of resources. The process of transforming unwanted products into something valuable again is challenging but also rewarding to creators.
I see upcycling as the most effective and affective way to strengthen the bond between us and our belongings.
In this way, it cuts down over-consumption and waste of resources at its root.

Proposing better lifestyle with my profession is the mission as a designer.

A video documentary I published in 2016 about my 2-year refashion journey with four visually impaired models.. See full version here.

"Crispies are firefly genies
Dwelling in great primacy,

Air breathes freshly,
Water reflects limpidly,
Crispies are no oldies,

Language in utmost simplicity,
Live & joy of great proficiency."

A poem I wrote when creating the Crispies in 2002

PASS THE BATON TO THE NEW FASHION MAKERS

SO WAN

co-creater of

"THE FASHION MILOGROS"

 

ICHI CHAN

technical partner for

redesign projects

EDWINA TAI

designer for

project execution

SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL MY COMPANIONS FOR UPCYCLING IN HONG KONG

ARTS & DESIGN

 

Oil Street Art Space

Design Trust

CHAT (Centre For History, Arts & Textile)

 

The Mills

Sin Sin FIne Art

Storryteller

MobArt

detour

more...

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BRANDS & STORES

 

JOYCE

 

Lane Crawford

kapok

Weekend by Max Mara

Pinko

Levi's

LUSH

Puma

Fila

Xiao Shi Guang

Cosmos Studio

 

unspun

 

The R Collective

Siemens

HP

more...

CORPORATE

 

HSBC

DBS

K11

Hysan Place

.

Sogo

Swire

Swift

more...

NGO

 

Make A Difference Institute

 

Hong Kong Blind Union

St. James Settement:

Greenladies

Greenlittle

Upcycling Centre

Viva Blue House

Redress

 

Green Peace

WWF

Jupyeah

Smiley Planet

Yan Oi Tong

more...

ACADAMY

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

The University of Hong Kong

 

Hong Kong Design Institute

more...

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