Ika Butoni at Hong Kong Fall/Winter 2008 Fashion Show

By: Australia123 - Published: Jan 18, 2008   Updated: Apr 7 2011 • References: ikabutoni &
Get Hoodie! Ika Butoni's designs, always richly textile-based, featured some amazing hoods at the 2008 Hong Kong Fall / Winter fashion show.

The Indonesian-born, Hong Kong-based designer showed a stunning collection of elaborate gowns featuring unexpected hoods, as shown in the gallery.

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