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Fashion Clinic

Fashion Clinic is a design collective established by Kay Wong and Toby Crispy, with a joint mission to explore the possibilities of sustainability and the value of textile in making culture. Fashion Clinic encourages modern-day consumers to take better care of their clothing and advocates to “choose well and buy smart” in order to close the consumption cycle. In response to the accelerated global growth in production and consumption of clothing, Fashion Clinic proposes a new system that provides services […]

Cheung Chi Mau (Master Cheung)

Cheung Chi Mau (Master Cheung) has 47 years of experience working in a garment factory. Having been the head of the pressing department, the head of fabric cutting and a paper pattern master, he is no stranger to the operations of a garment factory. He recalled memories of when he and his fellow workers in the pressing department would compete to see who had the highest daily output, and how they would play card games together during afternoon breaks. The […]

Sharon de Lyster

Founder, The Textile Atlas, and Narrative Made, Hong Kong Sharon de Lyster is the founder of design studio Narrative Made, as well as a fashion and consumer colour and trend forecaster. With a foundation of experience in, and knowledge of, Asian heritage textiles, sustainable production and journalism, de Lyster is known for her considered and styled approach in bringing artisanship to the international stage. In 2016, she initiated The Textile Atlas, an online platform that champions textile culture conservation and […]

Kobayashi Fumie

Founder and Designer, CALICO, Nara and New Delhi Born in 1973, Kobayashi Fumie is the founder and designer of CALICO LLC / CALICO: The Art Of Indian Village Fabrics, Japan. A graduate of Sophia University, Tokyo, with an MA in Journalism, she formerly worked in the media and at a consultancy firm, where she was in charge of Social Development in India. Since settling in Delhi in 2010, she has been researching textile design and history as well as current […]

Spun Dragon Dance Workshop

Taguchi Yukihiro will create a Spun Dragon together with local schools, NGOs and community and collaborate with fire dragon master Ng Kwong-nam to choreograph the dragon dance performance. For those who are keen to learn about this traditional culture, please join our dragon dance team and perform for the grand opening of CHAT’s textile village. Participants shall attend all rehearsals and the performance. A set of uniform will be provided. Date: 04 – 25 July 2018 (Every Wednesday) Time: 7:30 […]

Edwin Keh

Edwin Keh is the CEO of the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA). He is also part of the Faculty at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, where he teaches supply chain operations. Until April 2010, Edwin was the SVP COO of Wal-Mart Global Procurement. Prior to Wal-Mart, Keh managed a consulting group that has done work for companies regarding supply chains, manufacturing, and product design. The group […]