Things I saw at ARTHK 12

Some of my personal favourites and some plain weird stuff. ARTHK 12 was a great experience! AI WEIWEI‘s big glass bubble YAYOI KUSAMA‘s flower installation. I saw her running around the flower in a bee suit, but only realized it was actually her after and so didn’t get a photo!! AND LOTS MORE PHOTOS: Video … Continue reading

Tommy Ton in town

The lack of posts is due to Easter and wonderful weather the past two days. But tonight streetstyle photographer Tommy Ton is visiting Hong Kong, to show off his new line of bags for Club Monaco. I’ll be there to check it out, so will get back to you on that. In the meantime, a … Continue reading

Oh Shek O

A little visit to sweet little surf village Shek O, about 50 min outside of Hong Kong. LONG FORGOTTEN LOVE THE MAN AND THE SEA HELLO IT’S ME WHERE EVERYBODY KNOWS YOUR NAME Photos by me. Copyright 2012.

Opera Opera event

I went to a meet the designer-event at new vintage store Opera Opera the other night. It was a chance to meet the designer Beatrice Checcucci behind brand BEAYUKMUI and see her latest collection. The complete collection is 170 pieces, a few are on show at Opera Opera. My favourite item was the leather jacket. … Continue reading

Go fish

A few photos I took on the Hung Hom harbour a couple weeks ago. It’s funny, wherever you go in the world you will find the old men gathering at the harbour, fishing and laughing. Even being so far away, it reminds me of home. Photos: Maren Kvamme Hagen. Copyright 2012.  

Video weekend

Some more inspirational videos for you! And a very happy Easter to everyone! TIMELAPSE OF HONG KONG: Hong Kong Accelerate from Spot On Idea on Vimeo. HOW ELIN KLING PUT TOGETHER HER MAGAZINE STYLEBY: STYLEBY from MANDERSSON ENTERTAINMENT on Vimeo. FACTORY FLOOR – “ON HOLD” – COMMISSIONED BY NOWNESS ENJOY YOUR SUNDAY!

Fashion with a capital F

Wow, WISH I could wear skyhigh platform shoes like the Asian fashion crowd! They really do fashion with a capital F. This was again demonstrated to me at the I.T. fashion show at Fringe club last night. I.T. is a department store here in Hong Kong, which sells cutting-edge brands like Acne, Ann Demeulemester, French … Continue reading

When Hong Kong is a woman

Louis Vuitton just released their first video in a series of city portraits – and it’s of Hong Kong! By using gender as a lens, they will portray different cities around the world. First one is called “When Hong Kong is a woman”. Really beautiful, and shows off a few things I like about the … Continue reading