Fashion illustration inspired by old Hong Kong wet markets and culture. An elegant women in a 旗袍 qipao stops at the old Central Market for the daily essentials.
Featuring 街市 wet market staples like red shaded lamps, dried seafood, Chinese sausages and cute shop cats.
This painting was commissioned exclusively for non-profit organization Cheongsam Connect, which aims to revive and foster the appreciation of cheongsam, the traditional Chinese dress. The painting exhibited at Art Next Expo 2021 with their support.
The artwork was also turned into stationery folders sold during the exhibition, with part of the proceeds benefiting Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong. The folders are available for purchase at 18 and 22, in Central Market, Hong Kong.