Lam Woon Hei
Student of Fashion Design and Product Development
"You can develop and do well in the field that interests you."
Sarah’s interest in design, especially its fashion aspects, began with the experience of undertaking various design assignments during her secondary school days. Afterwards, she deepened her understanding of the fashion world through her studies at the HKDI. Sarah enjoyed her time there. As she puts it: “Studying at the HKDI is inspiring, because the tutors often invite industry experts and arrange seminars and visits to increase our knowledge.” However, the things she appreciated most of all were the coaching and guidance her tutors gave her whilst she was undertaking assignments and competition pieces.
During her final year in HKDI, Sarah flew to Milan to participate in the REMIX International Fur Design Competition for the first time… and she clinched the Gold Prize in the face of opposition from many competitors from around the world. Although the experience astounded Sarah, it hasn’t made her big-headed. “It was just one step on my learning curve. I still need to work hard to realise my dream.” Perhaps Sarah’s humility and desire to learn are also contributing to her success.