DESIGNER: ZL by ZLISM
ZL by ZLISM
is a contemporary fashion brand concentrates
on ready-to-wear clothing under the crea,ve direc,
on of HK Ar,st Zoie Lam since 2014.
Zoie Lam is a talented illustrator who is well-known on the imaginary planet ZLISM
and quirky funny characters she has created.
She has injected the elements of her pain,ng and couture detailing into ZL by ZLISM
fashion and make her imagina,on prac,cal, create a simple,
basic but fun collec,ons with high quality that fit crea,ve edgy personali,es in every occasions.
2015 and 2016, she is invited to show the latest collec,on in
Berlin Alterna,ve Fashion Week, becomes the first fashion designer in Hong Kong to have
runway show in Berlin Alterna,ve Fashion Week.
ZL by ZLISM collec,ons can be found in London, Berlin, Tokyo, Singapore and Taipei.
Zoie Lam is an ar,st based in Hong Kong .
As the creator of the imaginary planet Zlism, she details a world with all its residents and happenings.
Posi,ve energy oozes out from the kind-hearted characters as they come alive under her
pen, all with fascina,ng stories unfolding in one pain,ng aCer another.
“ZL”is the ini,al of Zoie Lam while “LISM” stands for her philosophy and ideas.
Through her drawings, Zoie would like to express her ideas towards different social phenomena.
Most of the artworks by Zoie Lam appear as a dense and intricate tapestry of paLerns juxtaposed with vivid colours
— a remarkable visual contrast for a signature style that sets Lam apart from the rest.
Choosing acrylic paint and wool yarn, and occasionally oil-base marker and technical drawing pen for black-and-white effect,
Lam always fills her stylis,c pain,ngs in brilliant hues and especially with florescent colours.
All details are completed with refined brushstrokes and delicate lines under the fine pen ,p.
The canvas is then topped with hand-kniLed finishing touches.
Her another favorite medium is wall pain,ng, which includes walls of shops and
impromptu pain,ng alongside real-,me anima,on and performance.
Topping it all off, she has been invited
by Addidas, Converse, Levi’s, N*ICE POPS for crossover projects
and held solo exhibi,ons in Harbour City of HK, Eslite book of Taiwan.