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Ethical Fashion: How Green Are Your Costumes?23-12-15

It is estimated that more than 1 million tons of textiles are thrown away every year in Asia. At least 50% of the textiles we throw away are recyclable. However, the textile wastes reused or recycled annually in Hong Kong is only a pitiful 20%. Why is this number so low? There are fabric recycling bins all over town!

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5 Great Easy Costumes for Kids24-10-15

I took a lot of costuming classes in University. I loved sewing and learning how to transform the human body into different things. It probably stems back to the fact that I wasn't allowed to go trick or treating as a kid. It was, after all, the "Devil's holiday". But I loved all things about Halloween. It had all my favorite things in it: costumes, makeup, shiny things, candy, theatricality. The minute I turned 18 and went to University I made my first home-made Halloween costume and went trick or treating with my college roommate, Evelyn. I made out like a bandit too because all the grownups felt bad for me that I had never been allowed to trick or treat as a kid. I went as an autumnal fairy but everyone thought I was a bush. How disappointing! I have since become the master of finding cheap, easy to make costumes for little kids. Doing theatre on a budget is my speciality. Here are 5 cute easy "no sew" ideas that don't cost a lot of money and are sure to fill those kids buckets up with lots of treats! Cardboard boxes and hot glue are your friend...

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Where to Buy Costumes?23-10-15

Halloween is coming soon and you might be in a desperate panic due to procrastination. Where to buy a costume in this town? No need to fear, HKELD is here! We're going to give 5 places that are sure to have something for you. Warning- you're in the 3 day period where haggling is not really possible in the markets due to crowds and demands. If you want to haggle over prices- buy your costume earlier next time.

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In Memory7-10-12

HKELD.com received news over the weekend that local costuming legend Gregory Derham has passed away.

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