Womenswear designer with over 5 years experience in luxury and commercial brands in Hong Kong.  Expert problem solver with the ability to constantly adapt and innovate in fast-paced, high-pressure workplace.  From concept to production, strong merchandising sense and price-point-driven design.

BA fashion graduate from RMIT University Melbourne who has had her work exhibited and participated in various runways in Melbourne and Italy.

Graduate collection - SLY CUTS revolves around the integration of laser cutting technology and fashion.   By using a laser cutter to perform intricate cut outs and textile surface manipulation, Lai Wa is able to create a collection that is beyond the traditional garment construction method but still remain the integrity of femininity and elegance.

Employment History

2018 - Present

Fashion Designer at Moiselle
(Hong Kong)

  • Women's Evening wear

2016 - 2018

Assistant Fashion Designer at G2000 (Hong Kong)

  • Women's Ready To Wear



  • Technology Special Prize Winner of Mittelmoda Fashion Award 22nd Edition (Italy)


  • Industry Special Prize Winner of TISA Award (Australia)
  • Finalist of Melbourne Cup Fashion On the Field Designer Award (Australia)

Fashion Shows


  • Invited Participant in Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival 14 - AURORA Runway (Australia)


  • Invited Participant in Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 13 - Emerging Student Runway 1 (Australia)