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Friday, March 24, 2017
Maria Tash’s Pop-up Salon

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Lane Crawford, Asia’s iconic luxury department store and a globally recognised retail innovator, presents Maria Tash’s elegant fine jewellery collection in a pop-up salon in its ifc mall and Canton Road stores. Being the first retailer in Asia, Lane Crawford has invited celebrity piercer Maria Tash and her expert team from New York and London to offer styling advice and piercing service from April 5 to April 17, 2017.


With over 20 years of experience, Maria Tash’s eponymous piercing and tattoo spa in New York City is frequented by celebrities and the fashion and beauty industry elite, many of whom travel to see Maria in person for her unique technique and unrivalled design eye. Since the opening of her London studio at Liberty Jewellery Hall in 2016, Maria Tash is widely regarded as the pioneer of the modern movement for luxurious, dainty diamond jewellery in unusual areas. 


Her unique technique and unrivalled design eye has created a new wave of fashionable piercings, and therefore attracted celebrity fans including Scarlett Johansson, Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus, Gwyneth Paltrow, FKA Twigs, Julianne Moore and Zoe Kravitz among her loyal clientele.



Inspired by the art of body piercing and Indian and Pakistani design, Maria Tash’s collections are filled with everything from gold spikes on tiny-hoops to diamonds set in scalloped gold. She also ensures these exquisitely fine earrings are not only hypoallergenic and durable, but also comfortable and beautiful. Her classic diamond eternity ring and single diamond heart and arrow studs are the most popular pieces. Together with a wide range of clever closures and decorative backings earrings, her expert team will offer tailored ear curation and piercings according to customer’s personal style.

A private consultation with Maria Tash can be reserved at Lane Crawford ifc mall and Lane Crawford Canton Road.


Thursday, March 02, 2017
LIVE COSY

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The importance of taking time out to refresh and relax has made nesting at home the new going out. Lane Crawford invites customers to live better with ‘Hygge’ (pronounced “hue-gah”), the Nordic term that refers to comfort, solace and cosiness, and is intimately connected with the Danish way of living. Danes are considered to be some of the happiest people in the world. With an edit of home and lifestyle products that encapsulates the essence of Scandinavian design, Lane Crawford inspires togetherness within the home through the power of Hygge. 

 

 

In favour of enjoying quiet, intimate moments in the cosiness of the home, Lane Crawford introduces furniture and home accents from leading Scandinavian interior brands, including Ferm Living, norr 11 and Broste Copenhagen. This curated lifestyle edit evokes the feeling of nature and simplicity through richly tactile surfaces, fabrics and colours. The minimal aesthetic in Scandinavian Design is often underpinned with Hygge principles, sharing qualities such as purity of form, nobility of materials, comfort and intimacy. For the kitchen, Lane Crawford applies the same comfortable yet practical mind set with pieces offered from Stelton, Design House Stockholm, Eva Solo and MYdrap. From the shape of a pot handle to the precise curves of a knife, each of these pieces seeks to make users smile while removing the inconveniences of everyday life. 

 

 

Hong Kong-based company get.give, specialising in eco-friendly and sustainably made products, offers a unique approach to lifestyle kits that help keep a clean and organised home. Meanwhile the eponymous gourmet brand established by Michelin-starred chef and chocolatier Nicolas Vahé presents an uncomplicated take on food with its collection of delicacies and kitchen accessories designed for those that appreciate clean living. 

 



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Lane Crawford, Greater China’s iconic luxury department store, unveils an engaging world of inspirations with the curated “Journey to Discovery”, a fresh and eclectic edit of exclusive collections, modern designs, and travel-inspired products. Customers are invited to explore a new realm of style as they embark on a journey to discover new brands and visionary concepts that will spark their imagination and ignite their curiosity. 


Discover Exotic Destinations with Monocle Magazine

Global affairs and lifestyle magazine, Monocle, launches a pop-up store at Lane Crawford ifc mall to debut the publication’s newest edition of The Escapist, a travel-minded journal of “places less explored” for the adventurous, discerning jet-setter. To celebrate the launch of the new book, an intimate cocktail event will be held on August 4, where customers can personally meet editor-in-chief, Tyler Brûlé, while browsing through a specially curated selection of lifestyle and travel objects and distinctive accessories from the Monocle Shop.

 

 

       

The Escapist


Discover Timeless Travel with Globe-Trotter x Alexander McQueen
Luxury British luggage label, Globe-Trotter, has joined forces with Alexander McQueen to produce a quintessentially British capsule collection that combines traditional craftsmanship and cutting-edge design. Steeped in history, Globe-Trotter is the luggage label of choice for those looking to punctuate their travel with timeless British glamour. Representing a refreshing sense of authenticity, Globe-Trotter has been creating suitcases for clients including Sir Winston Churchill in the same Hertfordshire factory since 1897. 

Each Globe-Trotter x Alexander McQueen suitcase is stamped with signature details synonymous with the iconic Alexander McQueen label, including a studded black exterior and skull motif lining, and finished with Globe-Trotter’s time-honoured design details. The result is a collection of sharp and stylish suitcases that perfectly balances the best of both modern and classic British design. 

   
   
Discover Ethical Fashion with Ffixxed Studios

Be captivated by the beauty of simplicity and authentic design with Ffixxed Studios, a Shenzhen-based fashion label discovered by Lane Crawford’s Created in China programme, where art and design meet via a considered and responsible approach. Founded by Australian artists and designers Kain Picken and Fiona Lau in Berlin, the revolutionary brand explores the role of clothing in contemporary living through new and unexpected forms, high quality materials, and personalised production techniques. What results is a collection of uniquely modern pieces that adapt, respond to, and inspire change in the world today. 

The brand’s latest exclusive collaboration with Lane Crawford features 20 styles of elevated unisex basics in easy silhouettes and a palette of indigo, grey, and black that integrates seamlessly into everyday life.

      
  
Rediscover Elegance with Marc Jacobs
The newest addition to Lane Crawford’s womenswear edit is critically acclaimed American label, Marc Jacobs. Celebrated for his beautiful yet unpredictable individual pieces and couture-like craftsmanship, designer Marc Jacobs consistently reinvents the codes of style and is one of the most influential designers in the world. The brand’s highly anticipated Autumn Winter 2016 collection reinterprets key elements from recent runway presentations to create new long-term signatures for the fashion house. 
Proportions are pushed to the extreme with bold new silhouettes, while embellishments return with embroidery, patches, and trinkets paired with moody imagery of cats, spiders, and swirls created by New York artist Tabboo!. The overall colour palette takes a darker turn this season with shades of grey accented by subtle pops of green and mauve, and patchwork and hand-crocheted details add a layer of texture and interest. Staying true to his reputation as a rebellious yet authentic designer, Marc Jacobs once again cements his status as a driving force in the fashion world.

Discover French Craft with Astier de Villatte
French lifestyle brand Astier de Villatte is renowned for its classic approach to ceramic and its exquisite collections of one-of-a-kind homeware pieces. Handcrafted in an 18th century silversmith’s workshop using traditional techniques, each Astier de Villatte piece is an enchanting object that features minor imperfections, reflecting the brand’s artisanal hand production process and its commitment to creating meaningful, authentic products. Be transported back in time with Astier de Villatte’s 18th and 19th century-inspired designs, and inject life into any living space with the brand’s collection of elegantly unique dinnerware, candles, fragrances, and vases.

 

Discover the Power of Sound and Innovation

An alternative wellness treatment growing in popularity around the world, sound therapy is the art of using sound frequencies and harmonics to heal the body emotionally and physically. In view of the busy, high-pressure lifestyles of Hong Kong’s city dwellers, Lane Crawford unveils the Sound Room in its ifc mall store, a tranquil space offering soothing sound therapy via wireless speakers from Bang & Olufsen, Beats, Mars, Marshall, and Vifa, transporting customers to the perfect state of relaxation from now until August 30.

 

From August 10 to 30, a collection of progressive gadgets for modern travel and lifestyle will be showcased in the Innovation Room at Lane Crawford ifc mall. Customers will have the exclusive opportunity to preview and experience trendsetting technologies including Bragi’s wireless, waterproof smart earphones, Halfbike’s pedal-powered scooter, and Coolest’s portable, multifunction cooler.

 



Discover “Shop to Win” Surprises

From July 25 to August 28, customers enjoy a chance to win a three-piece luggage set from Rimowa, Zero Halliburton, and other brands upon any transaction at or above HKD 3,800 in store and online at Lanecrawford.com. The winner of the grand draw will receive a bespoke Globe-Trotter trunk.

 




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Lane Crawford, Greater China’s iconic luxury department store, showcases a special edit of exceptional travel-season fashion and getaway must-haves with “Paradise Calling”   including a worldwide exclusive capsule collection with New-York-based fashion designer Rosie Assoulin, winner of the 2015 CFDA Swarovski Award for Womenswear.

Worldwide Exclusive Capsule Collection with Rosie Assoulin
Teaming up for the first time, Rosie Assoulin and Lane Crawford embarked on this bespoke capsule collection project together, where they considered every detail, from the colour theme to design styles. “This exclusive capsule features our signature pieces with a fresh new take on the colour, which is perfect for resort holidays,” Assoulin said. The Lane Crawford worldwide exclusive capsule consists of five wardrobe staples, featuring the brand’s signature voluminous, structured and feminine silhouettes, evolved further with Lane Crawford’s unique edit. The exciting collection includes the iconic Balloon, Belted Fig-Sleeve, O’Keefe and Helicopter top designs – each with featured necklines that make a woman feel demure, mature and sexy, without revealing too much.


Special Edit of Exceptional Pieces
The cotton ruffle off-the-shoulder tops and fishtail dresses with floral prints by Colombian designer Johanna Ortiz are inspired by the current wave of Latino-influenced ruffles and flounces to bring on the holiday mood. Australian label Zimmermann offers broderie anglaise pants and playsuits; while Temperley London features embroidered cotton smock dresses and blouses inspired by Havana; and American label Lisa Marie Fernandez offers twin set style tops to go with a tiered skirt for poolside events.


Esteemed heritage brand Globe-Trotter captures the essence of Italian and British craftsmanship, while complementing the lifestyle of the modern jet setter, with its limited-edition collaboration with Missoni. The beautifully handcrafted luggage features an indigo and emerald green print that made its debut on Missoni’s Spring Summer 2016 runway in Milan. In addition, the Globe-Trotter bespoke service is now exclusively available at Lane Crawford ifc mall for suitcase customisation.
                         
To complete the summer-getaway packing checklist, Lane Crawford has also gathered together tasselled towels from The Beach People, one-of-a-kind exquisite necklaces from Antique Lockets, as well as tasselled and pom-pom slippers from Sanayi 313.

The “Paradise Calling” holiday-style curation is available in store at Lane Crawford ifc mall and online at Lanecrawford.com, alongside the latest swimwear edits at The Vacation Room.



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Lane Crawford, Asia’s leading iconic luxury department store will stage its second annual talent call in Hong Kong on April 6 and in Shanghai on April 8 to find new brands, product and creatives for its portfolio. 

 

For this year’s programme titled The Next New, Lane Crawford is extending its invitation beyond designers of Womenswear, Menswear, Home and Accessories to also include entrepreneurs in the areas of gourmet, beauty and gifting to pitch their story and product to the company’s buyers and creative teams. Applicants need to be registered and based in Hong Kong or in China and have been established for less than three years. They will be evaluated on newness in terms of uniqueness of concept, design, craftsmanship, quality and commercial appeal. Lane Crawford will buy into product which will be made available in Lane Crawford’s stores in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and on its global digital flagship store at Christmas 2016 and Chinese New Year 2017. 

 

In addition to product, creatives including photographers, artists, writers and film directors are invited to show their work to be commissioned for Lane Crawford’s upcoming campaigns, events, window displays and photo shoots.

 

“Lane Crawford has been searching the world to discover new talents and bring unique edits to Greater China.  And now, with the same pioneering spirit, our The Next New programme will provide an international stage for Greater China’s best emerging designers, creatives and entrepreneurs to become part of Lane Crawford’s unique brand portfolio and customer experience” said Joanna Gunn, Chief Brand Officer, Lane Crawford. 

 

Last May 2015, buyers were overwhelmed with hundreds of applications both in Hong Kong and Shanghai. A finalised selection of 38 emerging brands and creatives including FFIXXED STUDIOS, which is now launching its Womenswear SS16 collection with Lane Crawford after the success of its AW15 Menswear collection last year, Le Mini Macaron manicure kit, which proved to be one of the Christmas season’s best sellers, and Bookniture, whose red multifunctional furniture has been featured in the Christmas and Chinese New Year promotion. 

 

Fifteen creative talents were commissioned to work on in store displays, installations, Christmas and Chinese New Year Campaign and Lane Crawford’s 165 anniversary celebration. Among them were Sky Yutaka, who developed a robotic rain flowers motion sculpture displayed at Lane Crawford’s Hong Kong flagship in ifc mall, and illustrator Wingki Kwok who entertained customers with watercolour drawings.

 

APPLICATIONS

Interested parties that are registered and based in Hong Kong or in China and have been established for less than three years can submit their portfolio and a short introductory video via www.lanecrawford.com/thenextnew by March 24, 2016. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their work on the open days in Hong Kong at Lane Crawford One Island South Home Store on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 and in Shanghai at Lane Crawford Shanghai Times Square on Friday April 8. 

 

Visit www.lanecrawford.com/thenextnew for more details about The Next New programme. 



Friday, September 18, 2015
165th Anniversary Tote Bag

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To envisage what will shape our lives in the next 165 years, Lane Crawford invited its community of leading and emerging brands to share their vision of the future. Their perspectives are transformed into a series of exclusive designs, capsule collections, special edition tote bags, artistic installations and uniquely curated product showcases. These eight special edition tote bags include designs from Alice + Olivia, Maison Kitsune, Etre Cecile, Marcelo Burlon, Haculla, Neil Barett, Nicopanda, and Opening Ceremony.


Customers who purchase HKD4,800 net or above online today will receive a complimentary 165th Anniversary tote bag. Discover more at lanecrawford.com



Friday, September 04, 2015
JINNNN: We Are The Future

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In celebration of Lane Crawford’s 165th anniversary, Jin Chong Yu, half of the celebrated design duo behind the JINNNN label, was commissioned to create an installation based on his thoughts of the future.


Graduated from École  de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne in Paris, Chinese designer Jin Chong Yu launched his label JINNNN with his partner Les Suen when he returned to Shanghai in 2014, and his confident style and attitude has attracted a loyal following ever since. In his “JINNNN bus to the future” installation, his seasonal campaign videos are showcased alongside his AW15 collection exclusively available in Lane Crawford. 


JINNNN’s Autumn Winter 2015 collection takes inspiration from traditional patterns, colors, and hand-embroidery techniques by Chinese Miao ethnic minority group. Chinese elements are reinterpreted and reconstructed by the designer into a modern lifestyle that integrates street fashion. 



Exclusive collection designed by JINNNN to celebrate Lane Crawford’s 165th Anniversary


JINNN’s “Bus to the future” installation in Lane Crawford ifc mall


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