redress Design Award 2015/16 Hong Kong’s Best recognition
Esther is currently working as a fashion design assistant for a bridal wear design house in Hong Kong. She has a Fashion Design degree from Nottingham Trent University in the UK.
As a designer, witnessing our earth’s resources diminish and the increasing amount of textile waste discarded day-by-day, I’ve become very motivated to utilise every piece of textile waste into my creations. - Esther Lui
redress Design Award collection
For her collection, Esther was inspired by the Chinese heroine Mulan, who was known for being strong on the outside but with a gentle heart. She used the up-cycling design technique using surplus textiles and clothing labels, sourced from factories in Hong Kong.