Louis Vuitton – Art for baby

Louis Vuitton and Yana Peel hosted an “Art for Baby” opening reception on 18th January 2011 at Espace Louis Vuitton Hong Kong. The “Art for Baby” exhibition brought together in celebration of the Asia launch of the highly-acclaimed book by the same name. It showcases the 20th century’s most prolific painters from America, Europe and … Continued

La Brasserie – Best French Restaurant in Hong Kong

This traditional, Parisian-style brasserie French restaurant has already had an established following in Hong Kong. You can enjoy signature dishes like, Bouillabaisse, Steak Tartar, French Mussel, Crepe Suzette or the Souffle! La Brasserie differentiates itself from other French restaurants in Hong Kong by featuring old-world dishes rarely available in the city such as pressed duck.

China’s top design hotels honored

The cream of China’s hotel industry has been selected by a Chinese publication, with the top gongs going to properties in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Hangzhou. The China Best Design Hotel Awards were awarded last month in Shanghai, with three exclusive properties coming top of the list — The Mira Hong Kong, the Waldorf Astoria … Continued

Swarovski Crystal Christmas Tree in Hong Kong

In celebration of the festive season, Swarovski presents the 30-metre high outdoor Crystal Christmas Tree at Statue Square in Central, Hong Kong. Inspired by urban effervescence, and a landscape dominated by skyscrapers and buildings with a seemingly endless number of windows, the Swarovski Crystal Christmas Tree towers over 30 metres high. Rhombus-shaped mirrors in silver … Continued

Cartier Hong Kong Flagship Store Opening

Cartier, the number one luxury jewelry brand in China, continues to ramp up its presence in the Asian country with the opening of yet another flagship on Friday. The new store, which spans 900 square meters (9,687 square feet), is housed inside the Prince’s Building — an upscale shopping center in Hong Kong. The three-story … Continued

Hong Kong Ritz-Carlton To Be Tallest Hotel

The date has now been set for the opening of the “world’s tallest hotel”. Visitors to Hong Kong will get a view of the city no one has ever seen before. From March next year, the Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong will have its home in the 102nd to the 118th floors right at the very top … Continued

Most Expensive Bottle of Wine Ever Sold at Auction

Three bottles of Chateau Lafite’s 1869 vintage each sold for a record price of HK$1.8 million ($230,000) at a sale in Hong Kong last saturday. All three were bought by the same Asian telephone bidder, said Sotheby’s, which offered almost 2,000 bottles of Lafite shipped directly from the cellars of the chateau in Pauillac, near … Continued

The Miele Guide Ranks Asia’s Top 20 Restaurants

Singapore and Hong Kong dominated a list of Asia’s best restaurants, but Malaysia made it into the elite ranks for the first time, an annual survey showed. Singapore restaurant Iggy’s moved to the top spot from being #2 last year, according to this year’s ranking of Asia’s top 20 restaurants by The Miele Guide. L’Atelier … Continued

Airline lounges – who has the best?

Last week, Hong Kong-flag carrier Cathay Pacific unveiled its new lounge at Hong Kong International airport, promising a “new level of comfort and convenience.” “The Cabin” is spread across 1,339 square meters and designed by Foster and Partners to be “contemporary, refreshing and dynamic.” Passengers can choose between 5 zones designed for different purposes, including … Continued

No stop to rise of Asian millionaires

The ranks of Asia-Pacific millionaires are likely to continue growing faster than those from developed countries as regional economies led by China and India power ahead, a report said on Tuesday. The study on high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) — defined as anyone with investable assets of at least one million US dollars — was issued by … Continued

Veuve Clicquot launches QR Code campaign

Veuve Clicquot is giving champagne lovers something new to do with their phones with the launch of the Veuve Clicquot QR Code in Hong Kong. A quick refresher on QR codes for the uninitiated. QR codes are a very useful tool for pointing people to more information about your product. You take a photo of … Continued

The Mira Hong Kong x Lindt Chocolate Mooncake

Coco, the cafe-patisserie at The Mira Hong Kong, is collaborating with Lindt Chocolate to create this year’s mooncakes for the Mid-Autumn festival. These chocolate mooncake come in four sophisticated flavours (sour, sweet, bitter and spicy) boxed in designer packaging to reflect Coco’s couture roots.

Diamond Snoopy

To commemorate Snoopy’s 60th anniversary, Hong Kong’s Fine Jewelry Brand, TSL has made a stunning 207 Carat Diamond Snoopy. The Diamond Snoopy is 5.5 inches tall and is festooned with 9,917 diamonds, 783 black diamonds and 415 rubies. It took 8 months to complete and its proposed retail price is HK$2,888,880 (US$370,380).

Site in Hong Kong’s Peak Sells for $1.33 Billion

A rare residential site on Hong Kong’s prestigious Victoria Peak fetched 1.33 billion US dollars at auction Wednesday, boosting one of the world’s most dizzying luxury property markets. The plot of land at 103 Mount Nicholson Road, which offers a panoramic view of Hong Kong’s world-famous Victoria Harbour, was snapped up by Nan Fung Group … Continued

Mercedes-Benz Launches SLS AMG in Hong Kong

Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong have launched their flagship sports car SLS AMG in the city, making Hong Kong one of the first Asian markets to get the Gullwing super sports car within the first few weeks of its production. The car is the first Mercedes automobile designed in-house by AMG and is described by Mercedes as … Continued

Hong Kong prepares for rare Chinese stamp auction

International stamp collectors are all aflutter this week as Hong Kong prepares to host an auction of rare Chinese stamps including a copy of the fabled “1897 Red Revenue” — known as the most valuable Chinese stamp there is. Hosted by Interasia Auctions, the sale will feature 2,200 lots representing the stamp and postal history … Continued

Hong Kong prepares for life after the tycoons

Hong Kong’s billionaire tycoons enjoy a status close to royalty in Asia’s wealth-obsessed financial hub. The city’s richest man Li Ka-shing has the fame of a movie star, while the court case involving the will of eccentric pig-tailed billionaire Nina Wang last year enthralled Hong Kong with its brew of sex, money and power. But … Continued

Porsche 911 Carrera S Centurion Edition

In order to celebrate The Centurion’s 10th anniversary American Express revealed a special Porsche 911 Carrera S Centurion Edition in Hong Kong. The sports car is exclusive to American Express Centurion members and card holders. From now until July 31, 2010, Centurion members in Hong Kong can place their order for the Porsche 911 Carrera … Continued

Asia millionaires worth more than Europeans

Asia-Pacific millionaires are collectively worth more than their European counterparts for the first time, with the rich in China and India leading the way. The report on high-net worth individuals (HNWIs) — defined as anyone with investible assets of at least one million US dollars — was issued by Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management and … Continued

Luxury Apartment Deals Collapse in Hong Kong

Hong Kong officials said Wednesday they will look into the controversial sale of a luxury flat that fell through months after its developer said it had snatched world-record price. Property giant Henderson Land Development revealed on Tuesday that sales of as many as 20 out of the 24 units at “39 Conduit Road” had been … Continued