From left: fashion designer Hung Ming-kin, retired seamstresses Yip Mee-yung and Kwok Hung-lin, and retired pattern maker Henry Cheung Chi-man with their upcycling products. Photo: Paul Yeung

Mill revamp is cue for Hong Kong textile workers to reminisce, and upcycle

Hong Kong had a thriving garment making industry from the 1950s to the ’80s before rising costs drove it across the border. A heritage project in an old Tsuen Wan cotton mill hopes to recall those glory days

Topic |   Hong Kong culture

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From left: fashion designer Hung Ming-kin, retired seamstresses Yip Mee-yung and Kwok Hung-lin, and retired pattern maker Henry Cheung Chi-man with their upcycling products. Photo: Paul Yeung
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