After this year’s YDC, the name on your lips should be knitwear designer ARTO WONG: an emerging star in the local fashion scene
PART OF THE ANNUAL Centrestage platform, this year's Young Fashion Designers' Contest 2017 ( YDC) saw Hong Kong's Arto Wong of Vista Apparels crowned our city's one to watch. We enlisted three fashion design students from Hong Kong Polytechnic University's Design School – Winsome Yeung, Isaac Fan and Cindy Yu – to interview Wong about her big win, her inspirations and her plans for the future.
When did you get interested in fashion?
The first time that I felt “Woooo! I look cool!” after wearing an outfit I picked myself. Yup, that was fashion magic!
What’s the biggest benefit in joining the YDC?
YDC provides a rare opportunity for young designers to show their designs to the real fashion industry. No matter
Designer Arto Wong, winner of this year’s Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers’ Contest 2017, with designs that caught the judges’ attention