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Friday, November 02, 2018
Roberto Coin: The Animal Kingdom

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Robert Coin works with Italy’s most renowned jewellery artisans who bring the designer’s romantic and borderless imagination to works of art, giving each one a story to tell the world.

 

The one-of-the-kind Animalier collection is the little artistic sculptures with anatomical details - from parrots and cheval to elephant. Animal-inspired rings, bracelets and necklaces and more are crafted from 18-karat gold. They will surely bring a dose of sophisticated fun to your stylish look.

 

 

 ELEPHANT BRACELET                            PARROT RING                             CHEVAL BRACELET

HKD 386,000                                     HKD 134,000                                  HKD 208,000

 

Join us for Roberto Coin trunk show at Lane Crawford Canton Road from November 1 to 12; and at Lane Crawford ifc mall from November 15 to 26 to explore the Animalier collection.

 

 



Tuesday, October 30, 2018
THE BUSINESS OF STYLE

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Today’s working landscape has changed. While anyone over 50 might remember a time before cell phones, when everyone wore a suit and casual Friday’s were the thing of fiction, things are now altogether more flexible. There are fewer rules, and the ones we have are being endlessly bent or completely dismantled (trainers with a tuxedo, anyone?)

 

This new way of working brings with it a raft of dressing challenges. After all, you don’t want to be the guy in a two-piece when everyone else is racing around in jeans and slogan T-shirts. To that end, we’ve pulled together an outfit cheat sheet by a man with the sartorial know-how - Trunk’s Mats Klingberg - for three different types of working man, designed to serve as a reference point for anyone who may need a helping hand.

 

 

THE WORLD TRAVELLER

Men in this camp can work in a number of professions, but the unifying rule is they don’t spend more than a week in the same city. When your work takes you on and off airplanes and in and out of cabs, comfort and versatility in your wardrobe take on a whole new importance. “You should basically be able to reach in to your wardrobe blindfolded and pick out a jacket, a shirt and a pair of trousers and they will match,” says Klingberg. “This will make dressing and packing so much easier and you’ll get more use out of everything.” So, staple knitwear, jackets and lightweight trousers in brown, grey, black are a great start.

 

 

 

THE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

If you’re in London, Berlin or Australia, chances are you know at least 13 people who work in graphic design. Are they in suits? No, we didn’t think so. Still, it’s no excuse to let style slide. Sub-30, you can get away with printed T-shirts and light denim, but head north of that number and you’re better off opting on the smarter side. Think Steve Jobs and you’re on the right track. Klingberg says, “Keep it as simple as possible, so that you can put most of your efforts on living life and getting the job done.” That means a loosely tailored jacket, chinos or slim trousers, block-colour knitwear and brown leather or suede loafers.

 

 


THE C-SUITE EXECUTIVE

The 2018 CEO is as likely to be that nerdy 20-year-old in jeans and an old sweater as he is to be suited and booted. We would suggest, however, opting for a slightly smarter rendition of the look than Mark Zuckerberg. For a modern twist that still means business, mix-and-match your jackets and trousers; alternatively, you can always rely on the classic navy or charcoal wool-mix suit. Klingberg advises, “Have things tailored to fit if needed, and you’ll go a long way. We all come in different shapes and forms, so alterations can make a big difference to how something fits, which in turn can make a big difference to how you look and feel. This is not about being vain; it’s about being smart.” We couldn’t agree more.

 

 

 



Friday, October 26, 2018
NEED TO KNOW: ESSENTIAL MEN’S JACKET

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Like days off and glasses of fine single malt, jackets fall into the category of things you can’t have too many of - within reason. After all, they’re incredibly versatile: for every outfit you’ve got, there’s a jacket that would coordinate just perfectly. And they work throughout the year, whether you’re transitioning from outdoors to air-con on a balmy day or dealing with unpredictable weather and changing seasons.

 

With this in mind, there’s always good reason to restock your jacket selection. Here are some essential, timeless styles that every man should own, plus some of-the-moment updates.

 

THE BOMBER JACKET 

Bomber jacket were never designed with style in mind: they were originally just for pilots, after all. But this commitment to functionality is what makes them so timeless. They’re lightweight, protective and masculine.

 

The update Technical fabrics emphasise this piece’s utilitarian roots, and look totally contemporary. Thom Browne and Acne Studios are creating versions that hit the balance between timeless and timely.

 

  

THE DENIM JACKET

Equal parts rugged and relaxed, a good denim jacket is one you’ll wear for years. If you’ve shied away from getting one because you live in your jeans and you’re afraid to double up, use this as a good excuse to get into wearing chinos.

 

The update There’s a strong Americana vibe working its way through menswear at the moment: don’t hold back from going full lumberjack and teaming your denim jacket with a plaid shirt and work boots.

 

 

 

THE LEATHER JACKET

The leather jacket has been cool since before cool was a thing. Sometimes, the original is the best, and in this case it was Marlon Brando in 1953’s The Wild One. All these years later, it’s still hard to beat that look: leather biker, white T-shirt and jeans. Perfect.

 

The update Many designers are focusing on shearling right now, and a cosy collar on your jacket is a great way to wear the look. Check out Stella McCartney’s version.

 

 

 

 

 

THE PUFFER JACKET

It’s a familiar scene: a biting wind outside, stuffy heating inside, a mad rush from one place to the next. This is where the puffer jacket comes into its own. They’re lightweight and compact, and easy to layer over any outfit, smart or casual.

 

The update Canada Goose focuses on functionality; for a more style-centred approach, take a look at the latest pieces with bold contrast panels from the experts at Moncler.

 

 

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Fashion favourite 3.1 Phillip Lim has teamed up with Woolmark to offer a neat collection of wool-rich styles that are perfect for autumn.


 

 

Our favourites? The sumptuous ivory-hued mohair jumper is topping our wish list thanks to its generous fit and super soft construction. Make a high-fashion statement and keep your hair tucked into the roll-neck collar; black trousers or a full skirt make a brilliant pairing for day or evening. For cooler days in the city, the oversized trench is a smart choice that will stand the test of time. There’s no wrong way to wear it, so shake things up daily with cigarette pantsmidi skirts or minimalist maxi dresses.

 

Thanks to Woolmark’s ongoing mission to support the use of natural wool fibres, everything from the production to the lifespan of the garments has been carefully considered. The impact on the environment and the people who come together to make each piece isn’t simply an afterthought; it’s a real piece of the story, and one that we are proud to support.


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In partnership with Lane Crawford, the world of sacai is showcased at a two-month long residency titled “walk-in” sacai in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing.


Based on designer Chitose Abe’s personal walk-in closet, “walk-in” sacai is a pop-up space filled with Chitose’s favorite items ranging from ready-to-wear to lifestyle items. This globally exclusive concept is featured at Lane Crawford ifc mall starting from October 19, and October 20 at Lane Crawford Canton Road.


At the “walk-in” sacai pop-up space, customers can find a unique mix of lifestyle products curated and re-imagined by designer Chitose Abe, alongside global exclusive sacai Womenswear, Menswear and Kidswear collections. 

 

COLOURBLOCK CONTRAST BACK ZIP HOODIE HKD4,500 |
COLOURBLOCK RIB KNIT PANEL BOMBER JACKET HKD 7,800


 

Th“walk-in” sacai pop-up space also includes the newly launched Nike x sacai collaboration, including a special edition of the iconic Nike Air Force 1 uniquely customized in sacai’s hybrid aesthetic. A limited selection of Nike x sacai styles for women, men and kids is available. 

 

LOGO PRINT CONTRAST PLEATED BACK SWEATSHIRT HKD 3,500 |
LOGO PRINT HYBRID HOODIE HKD 4,500

 

More exclusive and unexpected collaborative items will be launched on November 6, such as ceramics by Astier de Villatte, BE@RBRICK by MEDICOM TOY, duffle coats in collaboration with Gloverall, and beauty gift set with SHISEIDO. 

 

 

Discover more at Lane Crawford ifc mall, Canton Road, and online at lanecrawford.com

 



Friday, October 12, 2018
New Age Beauty

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Crystals are having a major moment in the beauty world. These powerful gemstones have been used in beauty routines for centuries due to their ability to calm and restore balance to your skin, the precious minerals found in crystals even have toning, firming and regenerative properties. Take your beauty routine to the next level with our must-have picks for a crystal clear glowing skin.

 

  SkinOwl

Crystal Illuminator HKD230 each

                                                  

Inspired by three of the earth’s most precious gemstones – Amethyst, Morganite and Selenite. SkinOwl launches a trio of Body+ face illuminators intended to highlight, soften and nourish your skin with uniquely penetrating and effective pure plants oils, while cleansing the body of stress and anxiety to leave behind a mindful lightness.

                                         

                                              
                                                             Solaris Laboratories                                                          
Rose Quartz Facial Roller HKD 320 | ‘Alchemy of U’ Crystal Facial Chakra Grid HKD195 | Gua Sha Facial HKD195
Based in New York, Solaris Laboratories adopts a holistic and integrative alternative to beauty and healthcare routines. Bringing a collection of natural skincare products that have endured the test of time to make you feel your very best, including the Rose Quartz Facial Roller and Gua Sha that help to revitalize your skin with a firmer complexion, while the set of Crystal Facial Chakra Grids (meditative facial treatment) helps you to rejuvenate your skin and detoxify your aura to find a well-balanced energy.


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In collaboration with the design icon Tom Dixon and his eponymous brand, NATIVE UNION creates an artisanal statement series of chargers for the home and on the go. THE STASH COLLECTION combines elegant precision engineering with NATIVE UNION's simple but intelligent design solutions and Tom Dixon 's take on metal and glass materials.

 

 

 

Taking inspiration from the vintage performance-built analog equipment, the collection features a sophisticated series of premium charging cables and stations that prioritize purpose. Each piece has been considerately developed with robust materials suited to everyday use. Textured aluminum casings, stainless steel cable sleeves and glass finishing work in unison to create an accomplished series of performance-centric designs. 

 

THE STASH COLLECTION will be available in Lane Crawford stores and online at lanecrawford.com from November, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

Founded by Charlotte Stockdale and Katie Lyall, London-based CHAOS creates pop-luxe accessories. Their practical and covetable collection features customised, technological products imbued with a light-hearted sense of fun.  Amp up your smartphone with attitude and character through this CHAOS case. Exquisitely crafted from deerskin leather, this piece features a logo jacquard elastic strap that you can easily slip your hand into to keep your device safe.

 



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Roberto Coin: The Animal Kingdom
THE BUSINESS OF STYLE
NEED TO KNOW: ESSENTIAL MEN’S JACKET
Embrace Autumn with 3.1 Phillip Lim x Woolmark
‘’walk-in’’ sacai | Exclusively for Lane Crawford
New Age Beauty
Cool accessories to go with your new phone
Modern meets Feminine: Dion Lee x Lane Crawford Exclusive Collection
THE NEW SWEATSHIRT
High Efficacy Skincare Brands That We Love

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