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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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Graffiti tales: Kai Tak airport

Last week a friend invited me to join a few graffiti artists in painting at the old Kai Tak airport in Kowloon Bay. Climbing through a hole in a fence and walking past a few obstacles, we arrived at an abandoned building.

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Woaw store opening featuring Young Guru!

The Woaw store opening last Thursday was not a low-key affair. From a lengthy lion dance, including a two-story high performance, to having Jay Z’s DJ, Young Guru perform, Gough Street was buzzing with excitment.

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Clockenflap 2013 in photos!

Clockenflap 2013 was impressive on multiple levels. The music and arts festival turned the city’s West Kowloon district into a sea of people over the first weekend of December.

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Exclusive interview with “Bends” director Flora Lau

Imagine shooting your first feature film with Hong Kong film legend Carina Lau as lead actress, and Christopher Doyle as cinematographer, and then having your movie selected for competition at the illustrious Cannes Film Festival. That’s exactly what happened to director Flora Lau when she made the movie “Bends“.

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The art of Tetsuya Ishida at Gagosian

Paintings by Tetsuya Ishida are as beautiful as they are tormented. Though captivating to look at, his artwork has a solemn quality, often depicting individuals submerged, trapped or otherwise held in uncomfortable positions.

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Eddie Borgo’s beetlemania dazzles Lane Crawford!

Jewelry designer Eddie Borgo and Lane Crawford are a great match, both occupying the same intersection of contemporary fashion and luxury. The New York designer creates pieces that mix geometric patterns with ancient symbols to produce something exciting and avant-garde.

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The Misshapes + Theophilus London!

Marc by Marc Jacobs held a large party that brought New York’s The Misshapes and Theophilus London to Hong Kong on Friday, October 4th. The modern rooftop setting and a select crowd of H.K.’s fashion insiders made the party one of the better events of the year.

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Vans Classics x Milk Magazine!

Hong Kong’s Milk Magazine celebrated their 12th anniversary with a special collaboration with Vans Classics. The duo held a launch event on Friday to showcase the release of two new signature models of Vans.

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Introducing CaliBurger! Is this HK’s best burger?

The first thing you notice about a CaliBurger is that it’s damn good looking! The second thing you notice, especially if you order their signature CaliDouble, is that there’s a lot of meat compared to other fast-food joints. What’s the third thing?

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Typhoon Usagi shuts down Causeway Bay!

With typhoon Usagi on the way, by 10:30 pm on Sunday night, nearly every store in Causeway Bay was closed. Walking around the district’s most crowded spots, from SOGO department store on Hennessy Road, to Times Square Shopping Mall, the area was a ghost town.

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Flume + J-Rocc + Emoh Instead

DJ / producer / remixer of the moment, Flume will be playing in Hong Kong on Friday as part of a mega show that includes his What So Not project (also featuring DJ Emoh Instead) as well as legendary California Hip Hop DJ, J-Rocc.

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