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Sophie Hong Hong Lifen graduated from Shih Shih University in fashion design in 1977. Committed to cross-border creation of contemporary clothing and art, advocating the laws of nature and the sustainable relationship between heaven, earth and man. Advocates “make the right clothes, give the right people, wear the right clothes at the right time”.

In the 1980s, the ancient method of Xiangyun yarn ore plant dyeing technology was developed into “Hong Silk” and applied to contemporary clothing art creation. From 1994 to 1996, won the first “Sino-French Technical Exchange” project, the joint scholarship of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Cooperation Office of the Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs, went to France for research, strengthened international competitiveness, and worked in major cities in Europe, America, Asia, and Africa Hold professional fashion presentations. The works are collected and exhibited by museums at home and abroad, introducing the “beauty” beyond time and space into the world, and also promoting the rebirth of the intangible heritage xiangyun yarn craft.

Currently in charge of Sophie HONG Hong Lifen Studio in Taipei, Carrier Pigeon French Bookstore; and Sophie HONG Paris, the only cultural showcase for Chinese in the Royal Palace National Park, adjacent to the French Ministry of Culture and the French Theater. In 2012, she was awarded the French National Order of Merit Knight in recognition of his contribution to the cultural and educational exchanges between Taiwan and France.

  • Born in Hsinchu, Taiwan in 1956.
  • 1991 Sophie HONG Hong Lifen Studio, No. 4, Lane 228, Section 2, Xinyi Road, Daan District, Taipei City
  • 2010
    – Sophie HONG Paris Paris Culture Showcase, Palais Royal 3, galerie de Montpensier, 75001 Paris, France, inside the historic cloister of the “Paris Royal Palace National Park” in France.
    – Librairie Le Pigeonnier French bookshop for pigeons. No. 9, Lane 97, Songjiang Road, Taipei City, CNL French National Library Center issued an overseas French index bookstore, the manager
  • “Keelung City Government” Municipal Consultant
  • Director of the “11th and 12th Sino-French Culture and Education Foundation”
  • Director of “The 12th Shijian University Alumni Cultural and Educational Foundation”, has served as a director and supervisor since the 8th


  • 1994-1996
    – The first “Sino-French Technical Exchange” in Taipei, Paris, won the joint scholarship of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Cooperation Office of the Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs
    – Study at Taipei Normal University French Center
    – France CLA Besançon French study, Paris Haute Couture Guild School three-dimensional tailoring study, GRETA Morteau watch design study, Christian DIOR and CHANEL Haute Couture study
  • 1992
    – Professional study at FIT School of Fashion Design in New York (Project of Textile Development Association)
    – Completion of shoe design training at Taipei Industrial Bureau Shoemaking Center
  • 1986 Japan Tokyo Bunka Institute fashion design study
  • 1977 Graduated from the Fashion Design Department of Shih Chien University (Jian Shih College) in Taipei (under the tutelage of Lin Chengzi, Hong Suxin, Shi Suyun, Wang Yuqing, Liao Dezheng, Zhang Qingzhi, Xiao Meiling, etc.)
  • 1974~1975 Sogo Girls’ High School, New Taipei City
  • 1973~1974 Zhudong High School in Hsinchu (taught by Xiao Rusong)
  • 1971~1973 Hsinchu Yuxian Junior High School (first session of nine-year national education)
  • 1966~1971 ​​Hsinchu Elementary School in Hsinchu (Painting Enlightenment Xie Rongfen)


  • 2018 Taipei Awarded “Shih Shih University Outstanding Alumni Award” for the 60th anniversary celebration of Shih Shih University
  • 2017 Taipei Awarded the “Outstanding Alumni of Sogo Girls’ High School” in the 50th anniversary celebration of Sogo Girls’ High School
  • 2014 Taipei “Hong Silk” won the “Golden Pin Design Award for Best Design of the Year”
  • 2012 Paris Awarded the French National Meritorious Knight Medal in recognition of its contribution to the exchange of cultural and artistic clothing
  • 2004 Taipei Taiwan Creative Design Center recommended “Asia’s Most Influential Design Award”
  • 1998 Taipei Chih-Ping University’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Awarded by Qi Zhiping as a role model

Creation Collection

  • 2019 Taiwan Taichung City Fiber Craft Museum Collection of four works (clothes of the earth, a set of tops and trousers, a hand puppet of Sophie HONG)
  • 2016 Roubaix Pool Museum of Art and Industry, France Two pieces of clothing collection
  • 2010 Taiwan Taiyuan Asian Puppet Show Museum Sophie HONG Hand Puppet
  • 2003 Paris Fashion Museum (Acquisition No. n°2004.261.1) Costumes and video shot by Bruce Lee
  • 1997 Fashion Museum, Paris, France (collection number n°1997.12.1) clothing

Book Publishing

  • 2012 Book “Hong Lifen Xiangyun Sha Series II” “Sophie HONG à Paris” + DVD, published by Pigeon International Culture
  • 1998 “Sophie Hong.Volume I”, the book “Hong Lifen Xiangyun Sha Series I”, published by Pigeon International Culture
  • 1992 Book “Sophie HONG Création de mode Taipei”, published by Pigeon International Culture

Exhibitions and Publications

  • 2022 2022 倫敦工藝週《色彩劇場》聯展 Colour Theatre:Taiwan Fiber Crafts (2022 London Craft week Colour Theatre:Taiwan Fiber Crafts)
  • 2020.03.14-09.20 Sophie HONG’s solo exhibition “Mulberry into silk, time to weave” and “Silk Road” parallel exhibition at the Museum of Art and Industry in Roubaix, France
  • 2019 “Sophie Hong -Dualities” solo exhibition at the American University Gallery in Paris
  • 2018 Taipei “Fashion Curator 2.0: Encountering Taiwan” International Seminar and Workshop Comprehensive Discussion Panelist, Huashan 1914 Cultural and Creative Industrial Park, hosted by the Institute of Museology, Textile and Clothing College of Fu Jen Catholic University,
  • 2017-2018 Taipei “Sophie HONG Huashan Reception Room” pop-up concept store activity plan, cross-border interactive performances, Huashan 1914 Cultural and Creative Industrial Park
  • 2015 Hong Kong “Hong Kong Taiwan Month 10th Anniversary Celebration”, “Sophie HONG’s silk life – design not limited by time and space” cross-border fashion party, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
  • 2014 Nantou International Natural Dyeing and Weaving Forum, paper published: “Advanced Attack of Xiangyun Yarn – Hong Lifen’s Second Skin – “Hong Silk”, “Hong Lan”, National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Center”
  • 2014.10.14-16 Taipei “International Natural Dyeing Forum and Fashion Show” creation presentation, Huashan 1914 Creative Cultural Park
  • 2012.09.26 Paris “Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer Clothes Launch”, Place Colette (the square on the south side of Domaine national du Palais-Royal, a historic site in the 17th century)
  • 2011.10.21 Taipei The 6th “TIS” Taipei Charm International Clothing and Accessories Brand Exhibition, Nangang Exhibition Hall’s first clothing release
  • 2000.12.07 Taipei “Moët & Chandon Champagne Cloud Rewards – Hung Lifen Taipei Hyatt Fashion Show”, Hyatt Hotel
  • 2000.10.31 Hong Kong “Moët & Chandon Champagne Cloud Rewards Presents – A Tribute to the Asian Fashion Industry”, Grand Hyatt Hotel
  • 1998 Milan “MOMI Fashion Show” designer exhibition
  • 1997 Paris “Sehm” International Men’s Wear Exhibition, Versailles Square saw the flag of the Republic of China flying
  • 1994 Paris “Taipei·Charm” designer joint exhibition, Grand Hotel-French President’s wife Mitterrand attended the event (Paris Cultural Center opened)

Sophie Hong’s Life Observations
8min 42s

11min 50s

服裝系列 – Sophie HONG à Paris
2013 Spring and Summer fashion Presentation
Silk clothing, videos, books
6min 45s

Canvas Series – Colored Canvas 1
Original Work: Pure Silk & Video
262.5 x 111.5 cm
6min 45s

Sculpture Series – Metalworking Jewelry 1
Metal wire
About 15 x 15 cm

《Love and Hope》2022 World Women’s Art Festival
THE BOUNDARY NARRATIVE OF WE/WOMEN – Continuity, Flow, Convergence
2022.06.25 – 09.04
Taitung Art Museum