SOUL II SOUL & Louie Vega + BIG names for Dragon-i’s 12th!

Legendary Hong Kong club Dragon-i has a month long line up of big acts for their 12th anniversary celebration. The festivities began last Friday with DJ Seth Troxler and continue on Tuesday with SOUL II SOUL, Louie Vega, and Luis Quintero – and that’s just the beginning!

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What’s a Hong Kong style BBQ?

When the weather finally cools down, it’s time to get some friends together for a barbecue. But what exactly is a Hong Kong style BBQ anyway?

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Urban Outfitters arrives in H.K.

Urban Outfitters is the latest foreign retailer to set up a store in the Lab Concept space in Admiralty. With neighbors such as American Apparel and Topshop Topman, Urban Outfitters joins a cluster of other medium-priced brands focusing on young, international-minded shoppers.

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Adidas ‘Selfie Party’ at Dragon-i!

Adidas stands out from other brands in Hong Kong in part due to their savvy approach to social media. Their ‘Selfie Party‘, held at Dragon-i a few weeks ago, illustrates a superior understanding of how modern consumers use tech.

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What? A cool song about Mongkok?

Postmoderndisco, the alter-ego of Mandy Woo, created a downtempo track titled “Chasing Memories,” that begins with ambient noise taken from the busy streets of Mongkok. Even the clicking sound of H.K.’s sidewalk crossing aids for the hearing impaired, plays a role.

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The Hub moves into the penthouse at D2!

The Hub, a young fashion trade show that continues to gain momentum, celebrated their third season in a sparkling new venue. For their latest event, the organizers selected a more intimate space and packed it with brands looking for wider distribution.

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Dragon-i transformed!

To celebrate the birthday of Dragon-i founder Gilbert Yeung on Saturday night, the entire club was transformed into a 1980’s era wonderland called “Stardust”.

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The 9th Muse – a jewelry store with an attitude problem?

When The 9th Muse jewelry store first opened in 2012, it was one of those magical boutiques that made you just want to move in. The shop was literally hard to leave. The friendly owners would invite you to sit down on the couch and join them for a chat over coffee.

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Juice Tsim Sha Tsui grand opening!

The CLOT crew opened their brand new Juice Tsim Sha Tsui store with a spectacular lion dance on Thursday afternoon. Just around the corner from K-11 shopping mall, the two-floor shop is a sophisticated new addition to the neighborhood.

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NikeLab stores designed by a graffiti writer?

The new NikeLab store has a feature that will bring a smile to the face of any old-school graffiti writer. Inside the shop, which emphasizes recyclable materials, there are benches made from the very same material that N.Y.C. public school erasers were once made of.

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XXX 3rd anniversary feat. Falcons

After three years, XXX Gallery, now located in Sai Wan, is still going strong, continuing to bring interesting DJs and live music to Hong Kong. A pioneer in moving the nightlife scene beyond Central, the club has provided a home for up-and-coming talent from around the world.

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Vanessa Wong + Henry Hussey at Cat Street Gallery!

Artist Vanessa Wong’s images of human anatomy fused with popular junk food brands are at once horrifying, fun, and recognizable to anyone who has undergone a serious craving. From colorful M&M’s to instant ramen, you might think twice on your next visit to 7-Eleven!

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Stylenanda LCX store opening!

Stylenanda, the online fashion powerhouse from Korea, has expanded to Hong Kong in a partnership with I.T, opening stores in several of the city’s most popular shopping malls. Last Friday they held a carnival to celebrate their newest shop at LCX featuring Korean models Sora Park and Minhee Jung.

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DJ Bok Bok blocked by NBA player?

What looked like a former N.B.A. player stumbled into DJ Bok Bok’s set on Thursday night, and for a time, blocked the DJ booth with his presence. If you’re over seven feet tall and three feet wide, leaning up directly on the front of the DJ booth is a party foul!

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“Priceless” work taken from Art Basel Hong Kong?

The second Art Basel Hong Kong swept into town last week, introducing the work of more than 2,000 artists and filling the city with guests from around the world. One local artist took a guerilla approach to the famous art fair, pulling a maneuver inspired by Banksy.

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Hong Kong’s, um, recycling bins, receive a new name

After years of head-scratching, sly remarks, and outright guffaws, Hong Kong’s provocatively Latin-named litter recycling bins have been given a new moniker. Patches of green tape have been placed over the offending three-letter word that made them somewhat scandalous.


Pigalle x Nike launch rocks H.K.!

The Pigalle crew from Paris hit Hong Kong last Saturday with a demonstration of their skills on the basketball court and behind the turntables. The founder and friends, in town to launch their collaboration with Nike, headlined a 3-on-3 basketball competition and later DJed at FLY.

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Cony, Brown, LINE & the power of cute!

Those last few LINE messages you received were not in fact SPAM, but instructions on how to join a special pop-up store at Hysan Place. Much like the popularity of Angry Birds, cute characters found only in mobile apps are rapidly becoming stars in merchandising.

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Hello Kitty fans invade Causeway Bay!

A new pop-up restaurant combines two things that Hong Kong loves – Hello Kitty and Japanese food. The restaurant (which serves ramen,) is just one of many special collaborations to mark the 40th anniversary of Hello Kitty.

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WHAT? There’s a Chanel surfboard?!

Chanel held an event on Tuesday night for their J12 watch series, taking over the function hall of the Asia Society. Although the main attraction was meant to be an installation of 365 small screens, what really got our attention was a Chanel surfboard!

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Tiger Curry & the camo building in Causeway Bay!

Tiger Curry, a collaboration between the chef of the popular Sushi Kuu restaurant, and the people behind Lily & Bloom, opens after Easter in Causeway Bay. The menu is based on their signature Japanese curry sauce that contains 26 different ingredients.

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Jimmy Choo and the magic potion?

Last Thursday night, Jimmy Choo held a unique event that allowed guests to try their hand at mixology. Under the guidance of a professional, attendees took turns preparing a special signature drink, ‘His Royal Flush,’ created exclusively for Jimmy Choo men’s collection.

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Raekwon and Ghostface live at Cubic – exclusive video!

Hip Hop fans descended on Macau’s club Cubic for a night with Raekwon and Ghostface Killah on March 14th. Playing a lengthy set, the two New York M.C.s performed many of their underground classics as well as a few songs by Wu members Method Man and O.D.B..

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Inside On Pedder’s CL x Kenzo event!

K-Pop superstar CL, who was in Hong Kong last weekend to perform with 2NE1, stopped by fashion retailer On Pedder for a quick autograph session. The in-store event – which celebrated a CL x Kenzo shoot in the upcoming edition of ‘Pedderzine’, was packed!

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Introducing HKfanzone!

For a music event that was thrown together supposedly in just a month, HKfanzone is an impressive new addition to the city. The six night harbor-front concert series features both local and international talent with Hong Kong Island’s most iconic skyscrapers serving as the backdrop.


Cubic 3rd anniversary feat. Ludacris! Win tickets!

Cubic is celebrating their 3rd anniversary with a performance by hit-maker rapper / actor Ludacris. The Grammy award winner joins other major names such as Akon and Taio Cruz who have taken the stage at Cubic’s previous birthday celebrations.

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Volcom “True To This” film premier!

Volcom held an event for the premier of “True To This,” their new film celebrating the creativity and spirit of surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding. With a rooftop location, a live band, a BBQ, giveaways, and a mind-blowing movie, there wasn’t much not to like!

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Alexander McQueen McQ opening feat. “The Yours”

The Alexander McQueen MCQ store opening on Wednesday night treated Causeway Bay shoppers to a free live performance. Hong Kong band, “The Yours” played a short, but rocking set directly on the sidewalk of Paterson Street.

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Betsey Johnson x Steve Madden SS14 fashion show

The fact that the Betsey Johnson x Steve Madden fashion show on Friday night was entertaining was somewhat of a surprise. In-store shows are often cramped and clumsy affairs, but this one actually succeeded in being charismatic and fun.

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Playboy 60th anniversary party at Lane Crawford!

Playboy celebrated their 60th anniversary in Hong Kong with an in-store event at Lane Crawford, IFC. The well-attended party featured two Playboy playmates, Jessa Hinton, and Alana Campos, who posed throughout the night wearing the iconic Playboy bunny outfit.


Ambush pop-up launch with Verbal and Yoon!

Ambush, a jewelry and accessories brand from Japan held a crowded pop-up launch at Joyce last Thursday. The founders, Verbal and Yoon are an interesting pair. How many avant-garde jewelry brands have a successful rapper as lead designer?


Miya Ando solo exhibit “Light Metal”

Artist Miya Ando, who creates fascinating works using ancient sword smith techniques is opening a solo show titled “Light Metal” on Thursday, February 13th. The artist, who grew up in Japan and California, works primarily in steel and aluminum.


Flugtag Hong Kong 2014 + Crash video from 2010!

Red Bull’s first Flugtag Hong Kong in 2010 was one of the city’s most successful events ever. The turnout packed West Kowloon with over 30,000 spectators who watched the zany home-made aircraft take (often brief) flight before plummeting into the harbor.


Kai Tak Cruise Terminal Park… Impressive!

Although the main complex is still under development, the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal Park is worth a visit simply on its own. The modern public space surpasses expectations and appears as if the architect’s rendering suddenly sprung to life.