French luxury house Chanel has released a new line of metallic beauty products inspired by the one of Asia’s financial and cultural hotspots.
To celebrate the new Chanel store at Hysan Place, the brand’s largest boutique in Hong Kong, Chanel has released an exclusive new capsule collection inspired by the city’s contrasts from deep browns to brilliant whites.
“Exclusive creations for eyes and nails are infused with a metallic glow, evoking the lights of the city as they reflect in the waters of the China Sea,” say the brand.
A deep chocolate and red nail varnish with a metallic shimmer was named Western Light and will retail at $30. The second nail shade, Eastern Light, “evokes the modernity of Hong Kong with a bold shade of opaque white,” according to Chanel.
For $80 you can get five golden blendable eyeshadows designed to replicate the colors of the city. The Pearl River tones ranges through gold, beige, intense peach and deep brown, with a silver white highlight tone to open the eye and brighten the face. The collection is available online.
Hong Kong‘s shopping district of Causeway Bay has knocked New York’s Fifth Avenue off the top of the list of most expensive places to rent retail space in the world.
To celebrate its 20th anniversary in Hong Kong, Kingsway Cars teamed up with Lamborghini to create a special edition Gallardo LP550-2 model.
Kung fu legend Bruce Lee’s former residence in Hong Kong will be put up for sale after a plan to turn the property into a museum dedicated to the icon failed.
A pair of rare stamps bearing a picture of Chinese nationalist leader Sun Yat-sen sold for over $700,000 at a sale in Hong Kong on Saturday.
The most famous luxury watchmaker in Paris, Cartier, has unveiled two new Rotonde de Cartier limited-edition watches, available to the Hong Kong market only.
Luxury French baking brand Ladurée will be arriving in Hong Kong later this year, with its first outlet to open in Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui.
A luxury apartment in Hong Kong has sold for a record HK$470 million ($61 million), making it the priciest condominium in the Chinese city and possibly in Asia.
An unidentified buyer paid the HK$75,806 ($9,773) per-square-foot price for the 6,200-square-feet (576-square-metre) unit at Opus Hong Kong designed by the Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry in the upmarket Peak residential area.
Edward Enninful styled the superb Fall Winter 2012 campaign of Lane Crawford that was shot by Nick Knight, featuring Ming Xi, Xiao Wen Ju and Wang Xiao.
All of them hail from China and they’ve all have walked the runways for important labels like Alexander Wang, Christian Dior and Louis Vuitton.
Chinese shoppers are increasingly buying luxury goods in mainland China, turning away from high-end stores abroad and in Hong Kong, a survey indicated Thursday.
The poll by market research firm Ipsos found that Chinese buyers preferred to shop on the mainland for luxury goods in five of its seven categories — watches, cosmetics, clothes, shoes, and wines and cigars.
New York-based fashion designer Vivienne Tam has unveiled her latest creation: a one-of-a-kind suite at Hong Kong’s Hotel Icon.
The minimalist suite marks Tam’s foray into interior design. Located in Tsim Sha Tsui East, the boutique hotel is owned by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
“I graduated from Poly U and when they told me about this hotel, I said, ‘That’s great. This is something that I’d love to give back to my school,’” said Tam.
Shanghai Tang’s menswear designer, Armele Barbier (above), and Colossi Cycling’s Jan Kole have built a bike that rides tight and looks classic.
Established in Shenzhen, Colossi Cycling only produces customised hand-made frame sets, where every one is unique.
“Boutique Design” has designed “The Canopy” which is a residential tower that aims to take advantage of Hong Kong’s geographic specifications.
On April 26, the maiden voyage ceremony of Azimut Magellano 50 was held at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.
Magellano 50, as the first long range 50 foot yacht in the world that acquired the RINA Green Plus certification, shows its respect towards the marine environment with its eco-compatibility as a motor yacht.
The number of Aston Martin One-77 supercars in existence has now dropped from an original 77 cars to 76 following a crash that took place last week in Hong Kong.
This sole image, found on Weibo, shows that the wreckage inflicted on the supercar was quite severe, suggesting that significant speed was a factor in the crash.
The incident was the result of the driver hitting a kerb at high speed. Reports have stated there were no other cars involved in the crash and no-one was injured.
Opus Hong Kong is a visionary collaboration between Frank Gehry, one of the world’s most influential architects, and Hong Kong developer, Swire Properties.
Opus Hong Kong is a sculptural 12-storey building comprised of two double-level garden apartments and 10 apartments of some 6,000 sq ft, each unique in design and occupying an entire floor of the building.
Perched on a hill with a sweeping, unobstructed panorama of Hong Kong Island, the location on Stubbs Road has been owned by the Swire Group for 60 years.
Hong Kong is now the most expensive place to take office space, according to the latest figures from Knight Frank.
Hong Kong’s prime office space, which includes the city’s bustling Central district, was renting for as much as a monthly HK$1,046 (US$135) per square meter last year, a growth of 28%.
By contrast, growth in London’s spiffy West End – formerly the world’s most expensive – slowed last year after a rapid 31% climb in 2010.
Hong Kong Airlines has launched its all business-class service between HK and London, another stage in the revival of a type of travel many thought would die out.
The new all-premium plane touched down at London Gatwick March 8, adding a new type of service to a route already well-served by the likes of Cathay Pacific, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Qantas and Air New Zealand.
The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, located on the 102nd to 118th floor of the ICC building in West Kowloon, will soon be operating the world’s highest chef’s table.
Located on the 102nd floor of the hotel at 420 metres above sea level, the Chef’s Table is a private dining room with separate sofa area and an open kitchen.
All menus are tailor-made by executive chef Peter Find to suit guests, and the chef’s table is priced at a minimum spend of HK$14,000 (US$1,805) plus ten percent.
Louis Vuitton launched a new short film series February 22 hoping to capture the essence of different cities from across the globe in relation to gender.
Hong Kong is the subject of the debut film, which presents the Asian destination as if it were a woman with appearances from students, various career women and rising star in Asian cinema Grace Huang.
Directed by Jean-Claude Thibaut, who has previously collaborated with Armani, the film is the first in a series to be uploaded on Louis Vuitton’s YouTube channel.