Yeung Fook, 72, has been a tailor at Man Hing on Elgin Street for around 30 years, having started as an apprentice in nearby Wellington Street at the age of 14. Photo: Olivia Chan

Hong Kong’s tiny understairs shops: the Elgin Street tailor who treasures his craft and a sense of community

In the second of a series of portraits of the people still working in tiny spaces under the city’s staircases, we meet a cheongsam maker carving out a humble living surrounded by the swanky restaurants and bars of SoHo

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Yeung Fook, 72, has been a tailor at Man Hing on Elgin Street for around 30 years, having started as an apprentice in nearby Wellington Street at the age of 14. Photo: Olivia Chan
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