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Chinese Knot

CompanyCreatique Studio Ltd.
Lead DesignersPolly Ho
Design TeamAndy Wong
ClientLoom Loop
CreditsPhoto by Noel Chau
Prize(s)Bronze in Apparel Category / Garment Concepts
Entry Description

Inspired by the Chinese knots, we developed a collection including accessories which make by traditional handmade Chinese knot buttons. The history of knot buttons began in the Zhou Dynasty. Handmade knot buttons have become exquisite artworks and have tremendous aesthetic value. Knot has a double meaning, in Chinese, the character 結 mean integrating, linking, the extension meaning is getting married.
We want to carry the demand of such craftsmanship so that the sheltered workers can make use of their own skills to support their living. Meanwhile inheriting the traditional Chinese techniques.


Designer Polly Ho graduated BA from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Prior to launching her own brand, Loom Loop, at PMQ in 2014, she worked for Misa Harada millinery in London 2003 and acted as a fashion consultant for a number of China brands. Loom Loop’s first collection was launched in SS2015, prior to Ho winning a corporate fashion project for Philippe Starck’s new South Beach hotel in Singapore. Since then, she joined Tokyo Fashion Week with a catwalk show in 2015, 2016 & 2017; and she presented another catwalk shows at the official New York Fashion Week 2016 and 2017.

Awards and Prize

2014 - selected for Design Incubation Program by HK Design Centre
2015 - SME’s Youth Entrepreneurship Award
2015 - Design for Asia Award - Category Award (Bronze)
2016 - Design for Asia Award - Category Award (Bronze)
2016 - Mirco Fund Award winner by HKPolyU
2016 - Global Design Award 2016 – Category Award (Silver x 3)
2016 - Perspective 40 under 40 Award for Fashion Design
2016 - HKRITA award for Retailer of the Year for Small Business
2017 - Design Trusts Award winner
2017 - Luxarity Award winner for The Cage program under Lane Crawford Joyce Group
2017 - A’ Design Award – Category Award (Silver)
2017 - selected for Fashion Incubation Program by HK Design Centre
2018 German Design Award winner with Distinction