Consulate showcases Filipino maid’s ‘upcycled’ fashions

The Philippine Consulate in Hong Kong is showcasing “upcycled” costumes made by a Filipino domestic worker, in an exhibition aiming to show the need for a more inclusive dialogue on sustainability and labor rights. Elpidia Malicsi designed and created 15 upscale outfits from everyday materials she had collected, including discarded garbage bags, coffee sachets and soft-drink-can […]