Miru Wong Ka Lam holds weekly workshops in Hong Kong for those keen to learn the vanishing art of Cantonese embroidery for shoes. Photo: SCMP/Xiaomei Chen Miru Wong Ka Lam holds weekly workshops in Hong Kong for those keen to learn the vanishing art of Cantonese embroidery for shoes. Photo: SCMP/Xiaomei Chen
Miru Wong Ka Lam holds weekly workshops in Hong Kong for those keen to learn the vanishing art of Cantonese embroidery for shoes. Photo: SCMP/Xiaomei Chen

Custom shoes for the Mid-Autumn Festival? Hong Kong craftswoman keeps the dying traditional art of hand-embroidered shoes alive with workshops

  • Hand-embroidered slippers, not mooncakes, used to be a popular item to give to elderly family members during the Mid-Autumn Festival
  • Miru Wong keeps the traditional art alive in Hong Kong with Cantonese embroidery workshops that teach designs for slippers, high heels, flip-flops and more

Topic |   Fashion in Hong Kong and China
Miru Wong Ka Lam holds weekly workshops in Hong Kong for those keen to learn the vanishing art of Cantonese embroidery for shoes. Photo: SCMP/Xiaomei Chen Miru Wong Ka Lam holds weekly workshops in Hong Kong for those keen to learn the vanishing art of Cantonese embroidery for shoes. Photo: SCMP/Xiaomei Chen
Miru Wong Ka Lam holds weekly workshops in Hong Kong for those keen to learn the vanishing art of Cantonese embroidery for shoes. Photo: SCMP/Xiaomei Chen
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