I.N.K was co-founded in 2016 by fashionista Inky Leong and designer Kris Chan from Macao. The brand name created with their initials denotes “ink” and connotes “idea overflow in ink”, that is, translation of inspirations into memorable ink creations. With an emphasis on innovation and cultural diversity, I.N.K develops original, market-oriented series using local cultural elements, including those of art and music to spread the spirit of Macao’s fashion brands.
Brand Operations Director：Inky Leong
Inky Leong was born in Macao and is now a fashion stylist, lecturer and fashion columnist for local culture publication SD Magazine. He founded fashion boutique Inky Store in 2014 in Macao to promote fashion cultures. He has worked in branding, management and retail for some international fashion brands, such as Vivienne Westwood, Burberry and Hermès, and as a host and guest speaker in various activities of Burberry, Dior and local fashion brands. Moreover, he has been an image consultant for artists, TV programs and award ceremonies of Macao and Mainland China; invited to the Fashion Week in London, Paris and Seoul. Leong is also a model in Macao, who engages in local multi-media productions.
Brand Design Director：Kris Chan
A Macao native, Kris Chan graduated from the Department of Fashion Design at College of Design under the Shih Chien University in Taiwan, and has had ten years of work experience in the clothing industry. He has been an artist stylist, designer of women’s and men’s clothing respectively for Taiwan fashion brand Mademoiselle SiSi and GOZO. He also worked as a fashion and product designer for Macau Creations, brand designer for Soda Panda and fashion designer for Gino & Dino of Venetian Macao. Chan first launched “Twinkle, Twinkle”, a junior wear fashion show at the Macao Fashion Festival during the Macao International Trade & Investment Fair in 2011 and establishedNEVERKNOWStudio as his personal design workspace in 2015. He has held 11 illustration activities in Hong Kong and Macao upon the invitation from fashion brand Burberry, and organized joint events in collaboration with a number of brands, including Taiwan’s Wind Salon, FFLives, 25:01, Bangkok’s Thorny Mouse as well as Macao’s E-Spark and Inky Store.
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