The 13th edition of Interfiliere Hong Kong is delighted to host the PolyU Intimate Fashion Show: Up-and-Coming Designers competition, on March 20th, 2019. This event is organized by the Institute of Textiles & Clothing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), and supported by the Hong Kong Intimate Apparel Industries’ Association (HKIAIA).
The fashion show will feature 36 original garments, designed and brought to live by 12 selected final year students from the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree programme in Fashion and Textiles with Specialism in Intimate Apparel and Activewear at PolyU. Possessing true passion and unique vision for the bodyfashion universe, the creative minds are expected to present their innovative collections enriched with strong identity and captivating storytelling.
A competition among the 12 students’ collections will simultaneously take place during the fashion show, where 6 finalists will be selected by the Jury composed of international experts from the Intimate Apparel industry. The 6 winners will be able to showcase their full collections (6 garments per collection) during the ITC Fashion shows held on June, 13th at the HKCEC.
About Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC), PolyU:
ITC offers an extraordinary environment for students, with a close-knit community within one of the world’s leading universities in the fashion and textile sciences. All the state-of-the-art facilities foster the development of ITC as a force in visionary research and in the pedagogy of higher education in fashion and textiles.
ITC website (https://www.polyu.edu.hk/itc/en/)
About Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Scheme in Fashion and Textiles [2018/19]:
The general aim of the programme is to train competent professionals for the fashion business including textiles, apparel, retailing, design and related organizations. These students will play an active role for the development of the fashion and textiles industry locally and internationally. In addition to their professional competencies, the programme will also cultivate other essential competencies of the students for today’s society.
About Intimate Apparel & Activewear Specialism:
Intimate Apparel and Activewear, in which students can learn about essential academic and practical knowledge of intimate apparel and activewear including integration of design and technological aspects. The specialism offers a supportive and inspiring learning environment to students so that they can create imaginative designs by applying analytical and problem solving skills. The specialism also encourages independent judgment and critical thinking in students for new areas of development in intimate apparel and activewear.
Interfiliere Hong Kong, a curated event, gathers the premium businesses for intimates, swimwear and athleisure focusing on innovation, sustainability and performance, will take place in Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, Hong Kong on March 20th – 21st, 2019.