< Ms Beverly Black, Mr Dorian Ho and Mr Walter Ma were invited as judges inThe Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) PolyU Intimate Fashion Show>
August 1, 2020 • jainendra joshi • JOBS AND CARRER


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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) held the PolyU Intimate Fashion Show 2020 on 9 July at

the Hotel ICON, showcasing the creativity and style talents of 12 graduating students. The 12 collections

of six outfits each that were on show were designed and produced by students majoring in lingerie and

Activewear within the University’s Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC), with raw materials sponsored by

lingerie manufacturers and suppliers.



Three renowned figures within the design and apparel industry , Ms Beverly Black, Mr Dorian Ho and Mr

Walter Ma, were invited as judges to pick the Show’s Grand Prize.


The Grand Prize was won by Au Cho-Ying, Sally together with her “Mountainous” sportingcollection.

Sally derived inspiration from huge mountains. She then made use of her Chinese brush painting skills

for instance mountain scenes, and combined them with smocking patterns



. Sally said sportswear is as

skintight as intimate wear, and she or he took the functional features into consideration while doing

tailoring: "I hope my designs can strike a balance between beauty and functionality – for example, the

neckline should not be too high or too low.



Another student, Chow Ching-lam, Ariel's work - "Infinity O" - was chosen by the audience because the

"Audience Favorite". Ariel's design incorporates silver chains. She explained that there are many

limitations in real world , but we should always not limit our capacity to imagine.


Through this collection,

she hopes to precise her endless imagination and her courage to breakthrough. Prof. Wing-tak Wong,

Dean of college of engineering and Textiles, PolyU, expressed his gratitude to the textile industry for its

generous support to the Show, which enhanced the range of students’ learning experience. Prof. Jintu

Fan, Chair Professor and Head of ITC, remarked that the scholars have overcome enormous challenges

in completing their collections because the University was closed for a couple of months due to the

COVID-19 pandemic.


He believes that our students have fully demonstrated their innovation, talent and

keenness for lingerie and activewear design within the Show. Ms Angie Lau, Chairman of Hong Kong

lingerie Industries’ Association and therefore the CEO of Clover Group International Limited, stressed

that HKIAIA would still support and nurture the younger generation for the continuous development

of the industry.