Hermèsistible Bangles

Hong Kong, May 2017 – I chanced upon Hermès’ “Hermèsistible” exhibition and pop-up store at Pacific Place in Hong Kong. Definition of Hermèsistible: lexicon of wordelicious fashion jewellery. Colorful gigantic Hermès’ enamel bangles formed an arch for the exhibition space.  Another stack of bangles created a display case for the vibrant scarves.  The instant photo booth was…

CHANEL Little Black Jacket – Reinterpreted

Singapore, November 2013 – Having missed THE LITTLE BLACK JACKET’s debut in Hong Kong last year, I was excited when the exhibition arrived in Singapore. How many ways can you imagine wearing Chanel’s iconic Little Black Jacket? Well, Carine Roitfeld (former Editor-in-Chief of VOGUE Paris and current Global Fashion Director of Harper’s BAZAAR) styled over…

Ran Hwang’s Button Blossoms

Singapore, May 2016 – The recent re-launching of Hermès flagship at Liat Towers made me recall the last art exhibitions held on the store’s 3rd floor prior to the renovations. Singapore, January 2015 – During the Singapore Art Week, I caught a number of exhibitions, but perhaps this one featuring Korean artist, Ran Hwang’s Becoming…

Hong Kong Spirit: Red-White-Blue

Singapore, October 2013 – As soon as I stepped inside Stanley Wong’s exhibition, Show Flat 04 sponsored by Fondation D’Entreprise Hermès in Singapore, I immediately felt I made a connection with the artist. Being a Hong Kong-native myself, the red-white-blue (“rwb”) canvas material, which enveloped the art space, was broadly used in Hong Kong from…

Ju Ming’s Taichi

Singapore, February 2015 – In the midst of the fruit trees, bamboo and palm trees inside the Singapore Botanic Gardens, Ju Ming’s monumental bronze sculptures from his renowned Taichi Series harmoniously blended into the serene landscape. A group of 15 sculptures ranging from 1.1m to 3.6m in height and 228kg to 1730kg in weight were…

Hermès Little Room of Wanders

Singapore, November 2015 – Little Room of Wanders exhibits the collection of Émile Hermès (the grandson of Hermès’ founder), who started collecting curiosities and antiques in 1893.   Today, his collection of objects and books occupy an entire floor of 24, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré – the flagship and headquarters of Hermès. For the first time,…