Hong Kong-based Jeanette Fisher imported the latest fashions within weeks of their release in the US and France. Photo: courtesy of Janet Brady Hong Kong-based Jeanette Fisher imported the latest fashions within weeks of their release in the US and France. Photo: courtesy of Janet Brady
Hong Kong-based Jeanette Fisher imported the latest fashions within weeks of their release in the US and France. Photo: courtesy of Janet Brady
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

‘Ma’ Fisher, the woman who brought ready-to-wear Western fashion to pre-war Hong Kong

  • Australian Jeanette ‘Jan’ Fisher imported the latest fashions from Paris and New York for her Central shop, Vogue
  • Before her, the city’s European women relied on out-of-season styles recreated by dressmakers

Hong Kong-based Jeanette Fisher imported the latest fashions within weeks of their release in the US and France. Photo: courtesy of Janet Brady Hong Kong-based Jeanette Fisher imported the latest fashions within weeks of their release in the US and France. Photo: courtesy of Janet Brady
Hong Kong-based Jeanette Fisher imported the latest fashions within weeks of their release in the US and France. Photo: courtesy of Janet Brady
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