Angus Ko, who turns discarded bamboo scaffolding into shoes, is convinced that sustainable concepts such as wearable waste are the future of fashion. Photo: Jonathan Wong

The Hong Kong designers turning waste into sustainable fashion, and the challenge upcyclers face changing old-fashioned mindsets

Shoes made from old bamboo scaffolding, watches created out of soft drinks cans – sustainable fashion is growing in Hong Kong, but designers face an uphill battle to change traditional Chinese views on discarded objects

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Angus Ko, who turns discarded bamboo scaffolding into shoes, is convinced that sustainable concepts such as wearable waste are the future of fashion. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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