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OCTOBER 27, 2022

Tag: Textile

Weaving a way into people’s hearts

HONG KONG — He’s probably the most-photographed butcher in Heung Che Street Market in Tsuen Wan although he refuses to show his face in the photos. He also doesn’t take interviews and insists that photographers frame him neck downward. The young man in question is a bit tired of modeling an item of his workaday gear — an apron cut out of “self-cleaning fabric” developed by the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparels (HKRITA) — although he had a role in its making.