Chief Executive Carrie Lam is greeted by President Xi Jinping after she was sworn in as Hong Kong’s new leader, at the Convention and Exhibition Centre on July 1. Photo: AFP

How Carrie Lam’s soft pink cheongsam signalled a new style in Hong Kong politics

Alice Wu says the new Hong Kong chief executive’s inaugural outfit was a striking political act and a nod to woman power, and the reconciliatory air of her first Legco appearance has brought hope of better days for a divided society

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam is greeted by President Xi Jinping after she was sworn in as Hong Kong’s new leader, at the Convention and Exhibition Centre on July 1. Photo: AFP
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