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OFW’s creative upcycled gowns featured in PH consulate, wow Hong Kong locals

INQUIRER.net Niña V. Guno

 

A domestic worker based in Hong Kong is proving through fashion that a dash of creativity and painstaking work can transform trash.

Elpidia “Elpie” A. Malicsi is showcasing her upcycled couture gowns at the Philippine Consulate’s office in Hong Kong as part of the National Women’s Month celebration.

The exhibit, titled “Sustainable Sunday Couture: Domestic Workers Upcycling Fashion,” runs from March 4 to 14 and features 15 gowns created by Malicsi.

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