Wedding doll dress maker Irene Law Oi-ling with examples of her work. It used to take her a week to make a suit and gown for wedding dolls when she started in the business 12 years ago; now she can make a wedding dress or suit in a day. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Wedding doll dress maker Irene Law Oi-ling with examples of her work. It used to take her a week to make a suit and gown for wedding dolls when she started in the business 12 years ago; now she can make a wedding dress or suit in a day. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Weddings

Wedding doll dress maker on keeping a unique Hong Kong tradition alive

  • It’s been a thing with Hong Kong couples for decades – have a bridal gown and wedding suit tailored for him-and-her dolls to adorn their wedding car or venue
  • Irene Law has sewn thousands of wedding doll outfits, and has seen tastes change to match trends in bridal attire. She’s also fielded some unusual requests

Wedding doll dress maker Irene Law Oi-ling with examples of her work. It used to take her a week to make a suit and gown for wedding dolls when she started in the business 12 years ago; now she can make a wedding dress or suit in a day. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Wedding doll dress maker Irene Law Oi-ling with examples of her work. It used to take her a week to make a suit and gown for wedding dolls when she started in the business 12 years ago; now she can make a wedding dress or suit in a day. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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