Maness Ko graduated from the Knitwear Design & Technology of Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2016 and studied in Milan. She has been shortlisted and awarded in numerous fashion design competitions. She was a brand’s chief designer and had worked as a stylist for brands, music videos, and advertisements. She also works as an art director, a fashion photographer, a calligrapher, etc. At the end of 2020, she established her first womenswear designer brand athenaeum (m.).
Having romantic and feminine designs as her spirit, Maness’ creations are used as the carrier to project her poetic expression. Connecting clothes, people and society through her designs.