This the second time I attended Hong Kong Fashion Week. The last time I shot the models on the runway in Fall/Winter collections 2010 by some brilliant young emerging local Hong Kong designers was in January. Being 17 years old, Hong Kong Fashion Week has evolved into one of the biggest and most glamorous fashion events of its kind in the world, and I was thrilled it drew in not only the Hong Kong-based designers but also the leading ones from the Asia-Pacific region and around the globe to present their latest collections for Spring/Summer 2011. The Norwegian designer Espen Salberg who has been based in Bali, Indonesia for nearly four years where he cultivates his interests for fashion design is one of them.
Espen Salberg Spring/Summer 2011 collection runway show titled “Non Solo Bianco” took place on the morning of 6th July, the 2nd day of Hong Kong Fashion Week in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. The stage was clean, modern and was minimally set to allow audiences to focus on the collection itself. As the name “Non Solo Bianco” meaning not only white in Italian suggests, there’re more colors other than white in this collection, which color palette ranges from white, beige and black to animal and black/white graphic prints. The collection consists of 5 groups, separating for day and evening as well as short cocktail and evening gowns. The inspiration’s the cool feeling the color white gives to a sun-kissed skin but not only.
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