LEICA _New: Leica C-Lux

Wetzlar, 19 June 2018. With the launch of the Leica C-Lux, Leica Camera AG expands its product portfolio with a versatile compact camera that unites speed, an intuitive handling concept and stylish design. Featuring a Leica DC Vario-Elmar 8.8–132 mm f/3.3–6.4 ASPH. lens and a high-performance 20-megapixel sensor for continuous shooting at a rate of up to 10 frames per second, the Leica C-Lux adapts quickly and flexibly to every situation and effortlessly delivers high-quality pictures of subjects at any distance. Its 15-fold optical zoom with focal lengths from 24 to 360 mm (35 mm equivalent) offers enormous creative scope that is further expanded by 4K video recording capability. Thanks to an integrated connectivity concept, still pictures and videos can be quickly and easily shared with family and friends by a simple tap of a finger on the touchscreen display. Available in the colours Light Gold and Midnight Blue, the Leica C-Lux impresses not only with its precision, but also with exceptional design that is additionally highlighted by a range of stylish accessories.

LONGCHAMP FALL 2018 HANDBAG COLLECTIONS

HYPNOTIC & AMAZONE

“Longchamp women are the 21st century Amazons. They own their femininity. I was thinking about them while creating this new line,” says Sophie Delafontaine, Creative Director at Longchamp.

 

Langham Hotels Collaborates with Hunter on Limited-Edition Hunter Original for Langham Pink Wellington Boots

Langham Hotels unveil a limited-edition Langham Pink version of Hunter’s iconic Original Wellington boot, created exclusively for the luxury hotel group.

A collaboration between two iconic British brands, the distinctive Langham pink boots are available in limited quantities at eight Langham Hotels in Australia, Hong Kong, North America and the United Kingdom.

Specially commissioned in the signature Langham pink that is recognized worldwide, the boots come in both adult and children sizes.

The Langham hotels’ legacy originates in London when The Langham, London, Europe’s first grand hotel first opened its doors in 1865. This iconic luxury hotel in London has hosted royalty, dignitaries and celebrities for over 150 years. Similarly, Hunter was established in 1856. The Original boot was introduced in 1956 and remains an iconic design today.

The limited-edition Hunter Original for Langham Pink Wellington boots are available for sale from 5 June at the Langham hotels in London, New York, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Sydney, Melbourne and Hong Kong while stocks last. The kid’s and adult’s boots are priced at HK$600 and HK$1,050 respectively and is available at The Langham, Hong Kong’s signature boutique “Flavours of Langham” in the lobby. For more information, visit www.langhamhotels.com/hongkong/hunter-boots.

 

NEW BALANCE AND PAUL SMITH COLLABORATE ON RANGE OF TRAINERS AND FOOTBALLS

Paul Smith has partnered with New Balance to produce a limited edition capsule collection of football trainers and footballs to coincide with the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia.

This unique collaboration brings together the celebrated British designer and the American footwear company to create a range of special products that fuse tradition and modernity, as New Balance’s advanced manufacturing techniques are paired with Paul Smith’s distinctive use of colour and stripe.

The men’s New Balance 576 Trainer made in England feature black Kangaroo leather uppers, which is a material that is normally reserved for accent details only. This iconic New Balance trainer is given a special twist with Paul Smith Signature Stripe accents on the heel counter, behind the New Balance “N” logo and inside the trainer on the insole.

The collaboration will also include New Balance x Paul Smith footballs featuring Signature Stripe designs. New Balance’s FIFA Quality Pro Destroy Football will be available in all-over print. In addition, a New Balance x Paul Smith Furion Miniball serves as a playful emblem for the collection.

New Balance x Paul Smith collection will be exclusively for Hong Kong region in Asia, produces will launch in Harbour City’s Paul Smith shop from 6th June.

 

TREE takes root in Yuen Long

TREE is delighted to announce the launch of its latest store in YOHO mall II, Yuen Long’s leading shopping and dining destination. This marks the brand’s first store in western New Territories, and allows TREE to bring its unique, sustainably stylish collections to customers in the area.

The 1,600 square foot retail space has been designed with the brand’s distinctive, sustainably stylish aesthetic in mind, with fresh new details that enhance the warm, inviting and unique TREE feeling customers experience as they browse around the store. Recycled teak flooring grounds the space with its warm wooden tones, while slim, matt white iron frames the front windows – giving shoppers the impression of peeking into a beautifully styled home. Lush tree wallpaper lovingly surrounds the space not only to inject colour into the store, but to also bring the tranquility of the outdoors in, all the while giving an illusion of shopping amongst a tropical forest.

Customers are invited to browse a curation of TREE’s solid eco-wood furniture, which ranges from raw-but-rustic, mid-century modern to cool-and-contemporary styles. From characterful dining tables, pared-back desks, to timeless beds, there is something to suit every room, style and need. While many bestselling classics are showcased, there is a strong emphasis on collections designed with compact apartments in mind, in order to cater to petite but chic homes in the area. Among the staple ranges are fissure II’s slimline designs for stylishly small homes, as well as out of the box, which features modules in every shape and size to create a fully customisable storage solution. universo positivo is among TREE’s newer furniture collections, combining clean edges, sharp angles and facets for a minimalist, lightweight look. The store is also kitted out with cosy sofas and sofa beds, statement lighting and handcrafted finishing touches, providing shoppers with everything they need to create a sustainably stylish home.

Alongside its eco-wood furniture, TREE also equips customers with all the tools to help create their naturally stylish home. Complimentary styling consultations, custom-made furniture and a myriad of other project services are available in-store, with TREE’s friendly staff there to assist customers along the way and ensure they receive a warm, inspiring and memorable shopping experience.

This marks TREE’s third store in Hong Kong, with its other stores located in Horizon Plaza Ap Lei Chau (flagship), and HomeSquare Sha Tin.

TREE’s YOHO mall store is open daily, from 11am to 9pm. For more information, visit www.tree.com.hk/our-stores.

Gemfields x MUSE: All About The Ear

Gemfields, a world leading supplier of responsibly sourced gemstones, has once again teamed up with Muse, the fine jewellery industry’s premier showroom for emerging and established talent, to present a new collection of inspired jewellery.

This year’s collaboration ‘All About the Ear’ focuses on the earring and the current trend of mixing, matching and multiples. It’s an ideal platform for creativity and demonstrates how easily rubies and emeralds can be worn fashionably as part of an everyday jewellery wardrobe. Over 500 million years in the making, these striking gemstones are given a new lease of life in an array of hoops, studs and chandeliers. Each unique gemstone is hand selected and set to sparkle, surprise and delight by Muse’s portfolio of talent.

Designers such as Silvia Furmanovich, Ana Khouri, Holly Dyment, Michelle Fantaci, Tara Hirshberg and Nikos Koulis to name but a few, have all created earrings using Gemfields’ responsibly sourced Mozambican rubies and Zambian emeralds. The wide range of styles and price points means rubies and emeralds are perfect for every day: whether as a statement or an accent, these glints of personality add that little bit extra.

 

 

PANDORA High Summer Collection 2018

A New Season of Self-Discovery

THERE IS A FREE-SPIRITED FEEL IN THE AIR. LOOK DEEPER INTO YOUR STYLE. BRING IT ALIVE WITH COLOURS AND TEXTURES ON NEW HAND-FINISHED JEWELLERY THAT MOVES WITH YOUR POSITIVITY.

Our new collection of sterling silver jewellery shimmers to the beat of your beautiful energy and expresses vibrancy and optimism. The designs are bohemian in spirit but utterly versatile in reality; as fantastic with tailored black jackets as with maxi dresses, at work or in party settings.

Anchor your look with a lucky-trio statement ring, then mix and match symbols and colours to create a vivid mood.

Party In Paradise

Our new jewellery designs are inspired by lively days and bright nights, vibrant with energy and rocking a carefree vibe like a music festival with friends. Iconic and contemporary must-haves set the scene with finely crafted, fanciful touches and our unique sparkling rainbow, which is a colour of its own. From beautifully set stones to hand-painted enamel and white crystal pearls as popcorn, each piece is designed to be extra-special.

Shanghai Tang – A Sweet and Vivid Mother’s Day

Shanghai Tang has prepared for you an exquisite selection of gifts to make Mother’s Day perfect for your loved ones. For her, nothing will be as delightful as a pop of brightcolours to make the day shine! The signature Shopping bag and the East-West Tote Bag is the consummate daily bag for work and leisure. And if you opt to give her something to put in her bag, you will always be on her mind every time she reaches for the East-West Wallet, Shou Compact Wallet or Card Holder. Handmade in Italy, the Shou Leather Bracelet is adorned with a gold-plated Chinese shou – a modern geometric design inspired by the auspicious symbol of longevity, sending your love and appreciation to the woman who gave you the gift of life.

A variety of colourful Shanghai Tang silk foulards is a versatile choice that she will surely love: exquisite multi-coloured butterflies flit across the refined silk fabric on the Metamorphosis Silk Scarf, bringing to mind balmy spring and summer days. A symbol of enduring love and of a happy social life, the butterfly print is joyous in every way. A beautiful classic Flower Silk Scarf adored with subtle feminine floral design, is an everyday luxury from Shanghai Tang. Beautifully made in Italy, Shou Silk Scarf is a sophisticated piece and adored with the shou motif.

 

SWAROVSKI CELEBRATES SPARKLING WEEKS WITH ATELIER SWAROVSKI BY CHRISTOPHER KANE “BOLSTER” COLLECTION

For the first time ever, the global jewelry brand, Swarovski, will bring Atelier Swarovski to Thailand to celebrate the Sparkling Weeks campaign. Only four locations will carry the alluring collection by long-time Swarovski collaborator, Christopher Kane; Siam Paragon Boutique, Swarovski Siam Paragon Pop Up Store, Swarovski Central Festival Pattaya Beach and Swarovski Jungceylon for a limited time period from 23-29 April 2018.

As part of Swarovski’s Sparkling Weeks Campaign, customers will enjoy a special offer of up to 40 percent discount from Christopher Kane ‘Bolster’ from the Atelier Swarovski Spring/Summer 2018 collection.  The iconic design is playful, with Rolled Crystal Mesh bringing depth and brilliance whilst remaining a classic pairing with any outfit.

 

Atelier Swarovski by Christopher Kane ‘Bolster’ Collection

The iconic ‘Bolster’ collection by Christopher Kane was re-launched for Autumn/Winter 2017 in four classic Crystal Mesh colorways to celebrate the brand’s tenth anniversary. For Spring/Summer 2018, the collection returns with the addition of shimmering pavé rings and bangles, and a fresh new fuchsia hue for summer.

 

Swarovski

 

Swarovski delivers a diverse portfolio of unmatched quality, craftsmanship, and creativity.

 

Founded in 1895 in Austria, the company designs, manufactures and markets high-quality crystals, genuine gemstones and created stones as well as finished products such as jewelry, accessories and lighting. The Swarovski Crystal Business is run by the fifth generation of family members and has a global reach with approximately 3,000 stores in around 170 countries, more than 27,000 employees, and revenue of about 2.7 billion euros in 2017.

 

Together with its sister companies Swarovski Optik (optical devices) and Tyrolit (abrasives), Swarovski Crystal Business forms the Swarovski Group. In 2017, the Group generated revenue of about 3.5 billion euros and employed more than 32,000 people.

 

A responsible relationship with people and the planet has always been an integral part of Swarovski’s heritage, and is embedded today in the company’s well-established global sustainability agenda. In addition, global Swarovski Waterschool education program has reached 500,000 children on the world’s greatest rivers, and the Swarovski Foundation, set up in 2013, works to support culture and creativity, promote the rights and wellbeing of women and children, and conserve natural resources to achieve positive social impact.

AVEDA’S SIGNATURE LIGHT THE WAY? CANDLE

This Earth Month 2018, Aveda™ The Art and Science of Pure Flower and Plant Essences invites Aveda artists, partners and guests to take the Aveda Earth Month pledge to support the brand’s clean water mission. By taking part in a variety of earth-conscious actions through the pledge, from skipping hair washes and going dry to save water, to purchasing Aveda’s Light the Way™ Candle to benefit clean water projects around the globe, participants in Earth Month will help to continue Aveda’s tradition of environmental and clean water efforts.

Since 1999, thanks to the efforts of the Aveda Network and its guests, Aveda has raised more than $56 million to fund hundreds of local and global environmental organizations. Since 2007, the brand has helped more than 1.1 million people gain access to clean drinking water.

This year, Aveda strives to once again raise millions during the annual month of fundraising activities dedicated to protecting water. “Part of what makes Earth Month so special is that the funds we’ve raised since campaign launch have come from millions of individual actions and donations. We have the collective power to change the world one artist and one guest at a time,” says Melissa Chelminiak, Aveda Director Mission, Partner and Stakeholder Engagement.

AVEDA’S SIGNATURE LIGHT THE WAY™ CANDLE HKD120

For the 12th consecutive year, Aveda has created a signature limited-edition Light the Way™ Candle benefiting clean water and will donate 100% of the purchase price (based on HK$120) to Global Greengrants Fund, a nonprofit organization that channels high-impact grants to grassroots groups working to solve environmental problems all around the world. Those donations will go to clean water projects. Since 2007, Aveda has raised more than US$14.7 million through Light the Way™ Candle sales.

This year, the candle has a new grounding aroma featuring certified organic vetiver from Haiti, patchouli, oregano, marjoram and cedarwood. Light the Way™ Candles are available for HK$120 (1fl. oz / 30ml) in Aveda salons, spas, stores.