FFFRIDAY 2017 PT2

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All photos including the Top Banner : Falcon Lam

繼續第一部份 Read PT1 HERE. English below >>

不過The World is your Oyster 和Dynasti絕對適合這個又年輕又活潑的表演場地。由其The World is Your Oyster即場穿衣換衫的表演,幾個男女Model以最日常生活方式展現服裝。就像在家中看書、發呆,但你完全不會覺到沉悶,因為每個動作的改變,都正好展示出衣服的不同細節和特色。睇到一半FFFRIDAY的貴賓F5突然走入觀眾席,謀殺了不少菲林。好像連外星朋友都來支持香港時裝了!之後Dynasti的表演配合了一段動畫,讓他的那種年少輕狂更加強烈。而且他們選用一堆比較看起來冷艷的model,可以說是把品牌特色完全呈現出來。

唯一要挑剔是上到藝穗會的表演好混亂。3個品牌同時進行,真系「睇到一個望吾到另一個」,結果3個表演都不能專心欣賞。不過如此創意的時裝發佈確實告訴了我們,香港時裝開始大膽起來了!可能下次First Look 我會扮怪獸嚇下大家!哈哈!

What an amazing location, The Game Centre! This arcade, an energetic and youthful location, definitely suited The World is Your Oyster, and Dynasti’s image. I loved The World Is Your Oyster’s show. Models changing there outfits right in front of you, lacadaiscally posing like they were in a daze, or reading at home. Straight chillin’. Goin’ through the motions of daily life but showing all details of the clothes and styles. Right in the middle of the presentation, BOOM! The towering presence of supa-VIP, F5, appears! This furry cousin of the abominable snowman cannot be missed. What a cutie! Aliens from space are down with HK fashion! Dynasti follows in the same place. They present an animated video with their show, and make the young and frivolous atmosphere more intense. They girls lookin’ sexy as F too! The girls be, WERKIN IT, stayin true to the brand character.

I ain’t down with the Game Centre to Fringe Club set up though. Is the show over? We head up to The Fringe Club and the first show is caput! Then 3 shows start at the same time?! Aw snap, whiplash. Work it out team. I mighta missed some very good moments here, but this effort is really bringing life and creativity back to HK fashion. Dare to be! Maybe next time I can do some Cos-Play at FIRSTLOOK! Salute.

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CYNTHIA & XIAO FW17 WOMEN’S WEAR

Cynthia & Xiao 是香港做得頗成功的本地品牌。兩位設計師都從Central St. Martins 畢業的。Xiao主修Knit wear而Cynthia是design及marketing。他們今季的作品充滿中國味道,例如刺繡、老虎print及由流蘇拼出來的一些圖騰,都隱隱散發着中國的風格。最讓我記住的是灰、黃色的幾套,特別加上流蘇裝飾,簡單又活潑。針織間因不同的交織所成的變化也讓一成不變的針織有了生氣。

攝影 Photo / Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Fashion Hong Kong
撰文 Article / Jose Chu
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: A model walks the runway at Fashion Hong Kong Fall/Winter 2017 during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery 3, Skylight Clarkson Sq on February 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Fashion Hong Kong)

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: A model walks the runway at Fashion Hong Kong Fall/Winter 2017 during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery 3, Skylight Clarkson Sq on February 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Fashion Hong Kong)
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DEMO FW17 MEN’S WEAR

從Lookbook就看得出今季Demo的主角是位學生。而且是一位頑皮的學生。會穿短褲、闊腳褲、帶fur的學生,肯定10分大膽和創新吧。留意到今季Demo所有褲都是吊腳褲,是在暗喻小男孩長大得太快嗎?

攝影 Photo From / Courtesy of Demo, MAX IMAGE
撰文 Article From / Jose Chu
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FFFRIDAY 2017 PT1

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All photos including the Top Banner : Falcon Lam

如果你以爲香港時裝只有Centrestage和那些正正常常的時裝表演,那你已經落後了。Fashion Farm Foundation (FFF) 帶來了一個新東西叫FFFRIDAY,他不是一個什麼Fashion Week,對我更像一個藝術展覽。6個本地品牌都以最切合他們性格的表達方式展示他們最新一季的作品,品牌包括The World Is Your Oyster、Dynasti、Matter Matters、Reo Ma、Curtis Li Studio及KenaxLeung。一日6個品牌,12場表演,確實好趕。加上他們在中環的創聲遊戲機中心和藝穗會兩個地方舉行,行程可以話十分緊湊。
在Game Centre行Fashion Show的確有趣,不過也多了不少細節需要留意。例如每部遊戲機的音樂令表演音樂十分混亂、空間安排也不盡太好。

—下一部分繼續

If you think Hong Kong fashion only has Centerstage, FIRSTLOOK, and some random, one-off runway offerings, well you just aren’t in the know anymore! Fashion Farm Foundation (FFF) introduces an new event to us, they’ve named FFFRIDAY! This is not a so-called fashion week, it’s more like an ‘art’ show, a fashion art show. Six local brands presented their latest collections with individual themes. These brands included: The World is Your Oyster, Dynasti, Matter Matters, Reo Ma, Curtis Li Studio and KenaxLeung, dividing 12 showtimes in a one day schedule; busy by any standard of fashion week. This was compounded by the fact that they separated the slate of shows between the Central Game Centre and The Fringe Club. With already great confusion to the FFFRIDAY schedule itself, this made for a very rushed run to catch the presentations! You say we don’t work? Despite this, the fashion show in the Game Centre was really interesting, I found it to be a very new experience for Hong Kong. It was hard to control certain elements of the show like the music, and space arrangement but the energy and audacity were more than enough to compensate for these deficiencies.

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KA WA KEY FW17 AD CAMPAIGN

Ka Wa Key一向給我的感覺,就是因為無拘無束的人。他的世界很大、天空很藍。他的設計很多是在原有的布料上發揮,例如扎染、腐蝕等等。今季我特別喜歡他們的Ad Campaign,幾個人互相糾纏、互相支撐,又好像互相侵蝕、互相傷害。極大的留白空間讓我們自行發揮想像。

攝影 Photo From / Jarno Leppanen
撰文 Article From / Jose Chu
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SHUSHU/ TONG FW17 WOMEN’S WEAR

她應該很討厭上班吧?身上的那些帶子,是一種束縛嗎?不過她應該有足夠的能力自行解開吧。假如這確實是ShuShu/Tong 今季的主題,那很有趣。一個香港人特別常見的奇怪現象: 讓工作綁死自己。順帶一提,很喜歡那些誇張的大袖子。就像我們喜歡自行加上肩上的擔子,沒有重量但外型很大。

攝影 Photo From / Courtesy of ShuShu/ Tong
撰文 Article From / Jose Chu
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MINKI FW17 WOMEN’S WEAR

Minki是一個相當有英國味道的前衛女裝本地品牌。對,Minki是香港品牌來的。第一次在Instagram見到他們時我都以為是英國本地的時裝,因為有種英倫地下風的感覺。設計師Minki Cheng在Central Saint Martins畢業,十分大膽而且充滿創意。今季一件白色連身裙上的恐怖英文字,好像英國街上的塗鴉作品。不規則的切割下擺讓原本斯文簡單的直間連身裙,變得反叛起來。還有那些黑紅黃色的外套,外套上的黑色曲線好像一條蛇,感覺很神秘。很想打開外套看看裏邊是什麼。

攝影 Photo From / Courtesy of Minki
撰文 Article From / Jose Chu
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LANTERN SENSE SS17 WOMEN’S WEAR

我喜歡創新,我不安於現狀,因此我會願意放手一搏嘗試新的東西。這樣總比一生平庸來得要好。趁後生,Nothing is impossible! 可能Lantern Sense的兩位創辦人Lala Yang,Trevor Ng都和我一樣,既然熱愛Fashion,那就趁年輕闖一下!當然這句說話講起來便輕鬆,真正去做就會知道需要多少毅力。因此我十分欣賞她們。相比起衣服的外觀,我對於他們表達故事的手法更為好奇。他們會把系列故事分成若干碎片,重新演繹在剪裁、布料或細節裝飾品等部份。而這一季SS17,他們側試圖表達一種不悲嘆青春流逝的態度。除了繼續用上品牌標誌性的90年代剪裁,還有另外一個細節不知道會不會是我Over-read了這個系列: 通常粉色系都被解讀成青春活力的色系,但這個系列則用上偏深少許的粉系色,例如深粉紅、深天藍和黃色等,感覺就像由少女成長很更成熟的階段。

攝影 Photo From / Courtesy of Lantern Sense
撰文 Article / Jose Chu
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