Wearable art 2013

Lead DesignerMeiyi Cheung
Prize(s)1st Place in Avant-Garde
Entry Description

To push the boundary of fashion design by questioned if fashion should be traditionally sewn in costly fabrics. Soft plastic, felt ,stainless steel bolts and nuts are the only components used in these 2 dresses. The dresses are "sewn" by bolts and nuts without any threads nor traditional stitching. The innovative structure of the outfits are well calculated to ensure it is not only unique and elegant, but also wearable, and easy to fit majority ordinary body size. With this innovative concept, the 2 dresses had been worn by local top singers in concert and award giving ceremony. Now they are collected by the Hong Kong Heritage Museum .


Meiyi is a singular Hong Kong designer majors in fashion. Being experienced in working with international / China fashion brands and manufacturers, she has gained sufficient knowledge from sourcing, to production, gain her much confidence in playing around the balance between creation and commerce in her designs.
At 2003, Meiyi established Paragon Design Limited to deliver design service to fashion brands. At 2013, she opened her own fashion shop + gallery platform: WHOSTHATshop in HK, contains successful ranges of of wearable arts and pret-a-porter items. A realization of her belief in “ Design without boundaries.”