Edric Ong Tree Bark Cloth Fashion Collection SS24
The EO brand by Edric Ong is in the forefront of Eco-Fashion and Slow Fashion, consciously working with communities of weavers and crafts artists to create and market ‘hand-made’ designs. Based out of Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo, the unique fashion of Edric Ong combines a touch of the ethnic and oriental with the contemporary; innovative styles with creative use of hand-woven silks and cottons.
He is a multi-awarded Malaysian designer of natural dye textiles, fashion and crafts having won the UNESCO-ASEAN Crafts Seals of Excellence Japanese “G” mark awards by the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organisation (JIDPO).
Edric Ong was named the “Malaysian Designer of The Year 2009” at the Mercedes-Benz/Stylo Fashion Awards in Kuala Lumpur and “Global Influencer” in 2016.
The Edric Ong Spring Summer 2024Collection features natural tree bark cloth from Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo with manipulation in shibori and origami with a touch of natural indigo dye!
Tree bark cloth is an indigenous native material worn as vests, skirts and loin cloth. Edric is innovating the material for use in contemporary fashion! Hand-made accessories and hats are also a signature style of Edric Ong. The collection especially presents a revival Paracas double loop knitted neckpieces from Peru.