A resplendent Carrie Lam shakes hands with President Xi Jinping after being sworn in as chief executive. Photo: Reuters A resplendent Carrie Lam shakes hands with President Xi Jinping after being sworn in as chief executive. Photo: Reuters
A resplendent Carrie Lam shakes hands with President Xi Jinping after being sworn in as chief executive. Photo: Reuters
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Revealed: the subtle meaning behind Carrie Lam’s outfit at swearing-in as Hong Kong leader

Designer Barney Cheng says the four layers of fabric symbolise the multicultural city and chief executive’s desire to serve all sectors

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A resplendent Carrie Lam shakes hands with President Xi Jinping after being sworn in as chief executive. Photo: Reuters A resplendent Carrie Lam shakes hands with President Xi Jinping after being sworn in as chief executive. Photo: Reuters
A resplendent Carrie Lam shakes hands with President Xi Jinping after being sworn in as chief executive. Photo: Reuters
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