A model wears a look from the Dsquared2 men's spring/summer 2020 collection, including a Hong Kong-themed T-shirt, unveiled during Milan fashion week on the same day that up to two million Hongkongers marched in protest. Photo: AP

Hong Kong-themed fashion launch as two million protested – fortuitous or unfortunate?

  • On the day Hongkongers staged their biggest ever protest march, over extradition, a continent away a fashion label presented a homage to the city
  • Although the launch by DSquared of Bruce Lee-themed T-shirts – likely to sell for upwards of US$300 – was coincidental, it did feel a bit off
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A model wears a look from the Dsquared2 men's spring/summer 2020 collection, including a Hong Kong-themed T-shirt, unveiled during Milan fashion week on the same day that up to two million Hongkongers marched in protest. Photo: AP
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As it happened: A historic day in Hong Kong concludes peacefully as organisers claim almost 2 million people came out in protest against the fugitive bill

  • Estimated turnout almost double the previous week’s march as almost 30 per cent of Hongkongers turn out to call for the withdrawal of the controversial extradition bill and the resignation of Chief Executive Carrie Lam
  • Few thousands remain on the streets singing hymns and praying for the city’s future while police bed down in the legislature
As a peaceful protest march concludes in Hong Kong, those who remain on the streets pray for the city's future. Photo: Dickson Lee
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law