The relationship between a fashion designer and stylist is continually evolving. Their close collaboration with stylists and celebrities from the music industry have revitalised the local fashion scene while heralding a new era of glamour. Derek Chan, founder of local men’s wear brand DEMO and fashion stylist Constance Lee discuss how their collaboration with local musicians have brought local brands to a new audience while creating a new fashion culture.
About Constance Lee
Constance Lee is a fashion stylist based in Hong Kong. After graduating from the School of Fashion and Textiles at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, she started her career in fashion styling and image consulting, later establishing her own brand ConStyle in 2016. She also styles and designs stage costumes for renowned Hong Kong singers including Alfred Hui, Hins Cheung, Joyce Cheng, MIRROR, and many more.
About Derek Chan
Hong Kong designer Derek Chan is the founder of DEMO, a fashion label that redefines masculinity and femininity by dismantling gender boundaries. The brand’s signature style of soft masculinity is brought to life with handmade embellishments and embroideries, and rich textiles while classical elements are contrasted with contemporary styling to subvert stereotypes.