Judging Panel
Walter MA

Vice Chairman
Hong Kong Fashion Designers Association
Hong Kong

Opening his first boutique in Hong Kong in 1975 – called Vee – Walter is a pioneer of the fashion world in Hong Kong.

As the Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Fashion Designers Association, Walter and other enthusiastic designers created a solid foundation for the fashion industry, guiding the transformation of Hong Kong’s identity from an inexpensive garment manufacturing centre to a designer of up-market cosmopolitan fashions.

In 1997, Walter was awarded the Energetic and Creativity Award of Porsche Design and the Artist of the Year Awards 1997 –Fashion Designer in recognition of his professional endeavours and commitment to the Hong Kong fashion industry.