Issue: June 15, 2011   (Archive)
Thursday, July 30, 2015   




Tokyo with a twist
When one think of white socks paired with strappy platform sandals, the word "Japanese" springs to mind. But the Atsuro Tayama summer collection 2015 has a little twist as it encapsulates European styles with traditional Japanese elements.

Big is beautiful
This season, go big or go home. At least where sunglasses are concerned.

One step ahead
Not only is the new face-lifted BMW 1-Series prettier and better equipped, it is also more fuel efficient thanks to a raft of new energy-saving technologies.

Pawn star
To mark the return of Michelin-starred chef Tom Aikens until July 29, The Pawn will be hosting an exclusive dinner (HK$888) on July 27.

Bali high
TRi, a restaurant serving contemporary Balinese cuisine has opened.

Cheers as wine flows
With 18,000 French expatriates in Hong Kong, you can see why France accounted for 52 percent of wine imports last year.

Simply French
Bistros are to Parisians what cha chaan tengs are to Hongkongers: modest restaurants, serving simple meals for a reasonable price.

Where's Wally? found here
For the first time anywhere, an exhibition showcasing the 28-year history of British cartoon character Wally - the star of the Where's Wally? children's book series - is being held here near the Victoria Harbour front.

Another dimension
If you're a big fan of Japanese manga, Hong Kong 3D Museum's One Piece exhibition is a must-go. There are over 60 pieces of three-dimensional artworks and out-of-ordinary paintings of major One Piece characters.

Time to change
Six years ago, Thomas Steinemann, then 50, was facing an existential crisis. To his wife's relief, he didn't run off with a trophy girlfriend in a sports car. Instead he bought a watch company - in, more or less, one day.



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