So, after three generations, what are the most important things for her when creating new garments? Firstly, she avoids trendy design; instead, she focuses on creating long-lasting, comfortable, low-maintenance clothes. Secondly, she takes sustainability very seriously. Thus, the clothing by Ply-Knits is made of recycled materials (merinos, cashmeres, and silks). And last but not least, negotiation and concession with her parents: “With three strong, distinct personalities, there’s always a strong push and pull from all directions.” Meet Carolyn and discover how a traditional Shanghai-based company can become the most relevant by embracing and solving contemporary society’s issues.