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Hermès Turns Things Upside Down in Hong Kong

The night included countless games, a performance from indie band Camp Claude, and soccer freestyling tricks from Iya Traoré.

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WOS33 shoes are a new international rebranding of the heritage brand Warrior.

Footwear

WOS33, Reviving a Chinese Cult Sneaker Brand

Warrior sneakers, once worn by Chinese schoolkids across the country, get another overseas rebranding.

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Steven Khalil Eau de Parfum, the first fragrance from Australian couturier Steven Khalil.

Fashion Scoops

Australian Couturier Steven Khalil to Launch Fragrance, Expand Internationally

Sydney-based Khalil is launching new product categories and expanding his presence in London, Europe and Los Angeles.

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Lotte Duty Free stores at Incheon International Airport.

Retail

Lotte Shopping Shares Rise 9 Percent on Sale of China Stores

THAAD tensions force South Korea’s largest conglomerate to sell off stores and ask for lower duty-free airport rents.

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Retail

JD.com and Thailand’s Central Group Form $500m Partnership

Thailand “e-commerce is ready to explode,” Central Group ceo Tos Chirathivat said.

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The grand opening of the Buly 1803 store in Hong Kong, located at 20 Wyndham Street in Central.

Fashion Scoops

Buly 1803 Opens Eighth Boutique, in Hong Kong

The brand has inaugurated three stores this summer, including in Paris and Tokyo.

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Delvaux invited Belgian singer Alice on the Roof to perform.

Business Features

Delvaux Celebrates Miniatures Belgitude With Hong Kong Party

Several members of the Fung family attended the event, where Alice on the Roof performed.

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Alicia Keys on stage at the Plaza 66 reopening. 

Business Features

Alicia Keys Reopens Shanghai’s Plaza 66 as ‘Home to Luxury’

The flagship mall of Hang Lung Properties is reintroduced with a big party, as mall doubles down on the high-end play.

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Gentle Monster's Shanghai flagship.

Eyewear

L Catterton Asia Takes Stake in Eyewear Brand Gentle Monster

The quirky South Korean sunglasses-maker can become a billion-dollar brand, L Catterton said.

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Masha Ma

Fashion Features

Exclusive: Masha Ma to Become Creative Director of Kolon Sport China

The designer will create collections exclusive to the China market under a joint venture with Anta Sports.

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"Bubblecoat Elephant" by Florentijn Hofman.

Fashion Scoops

Dutch Artist Creates Huge Bubble Elephant to Sit Atop Shenzhen Mall

Florentijn Hofman, of “Rubber Duck” fame, has produced an oversized elephant installation that squirts water out of its trunk.

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As with all Bulgari resorts, the design was masterminded by Italian architectural firm Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel. 

Lifestyle

Bulgari Beijing Hotel to Debut This Month

“China is a key market” for its hotel venture, Bulgari said. A Shanghai hotel is also in the works, due to open in 2018.

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Tos Chirathivat, ceo of Central Group

Business Features

Thailand’s Central Group on Acquisitions and Digital

Now in its 70th year, the Thai powerhouse has a growing international presence and is on the hunt for new businesses.

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Estelle Chen

People

All About Estelle Chen, Victoria’s Secret Newcomer

The Chinese-French model shares about her multicultural heritage, burgeoning career and being a minority model.

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An image from Red Card's fall 2017 lookbook.

Denim

Japan’s ‘Dr. Denim’ Sets His Sights on the U.S.

Yuji Honzawa aims to win over American customers with his brand Red Card’s “premium Japan denim.”

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