Time-traveling fashion show narrowed the distance between generations
Cheongsam in the 50s meeting Korean style fashion in the new era amazed the elderly from HKYWCA Ellen Li District Elderly Community Centre. It also let them go through a 3-month extraordinary fashion journey with a group of students from SKH Yuen Chen Maun Chen Jubilee Primary School.
Thanks to the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, these young and old can work together to learn what fashion is. They started with no knowledge at all three months ago, and attended workshops about fashion culture in different periods, design skills, makeup and catwalk modeling. Finally, they initiated a fashion show last month to show what they had learned.
Each group had been assigned with a theme. Members had to purchase and match the costumes, and finally wear makeup and go on stage as models. When the elderly with checkered shirt and cap posed with their young partner with pride on stage, it surprised the audiences. And once again, it proved that communication is the key to transgenerational harmony.