Asia's Most Stylish: 15 Hong Kong Fashionistas To Know
With a contemporary approach to dressing, 2017's Most Stylish Woman Adrienne Hui loves to mix high/low brands (don't be surprised to see her pairing a James Perse top, ASOS leggings with a Chanel robe and Hermes handbag).
Her style is known to be very versatile, as she can wear a demure McQueen gown, transition into an embellished Balmain number and make a statement in a red Joanna Oritz gown. From one ball to another, what's her one constant accessory? Her dashing husband, Justin Hui.
As the chief marketing and communications lead at Pedder Group, Valerie Chow knows her brands and is not afraid to try out new ones, including edgy cult favourite Vetements. She’s been seen going from wearing the rock n’ roll jumper to a red Christian Dior dress at the Hong Kong Tatler Ball.
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More often than not, you’ll see Claudia Shaw wearing Chanel (she's the head of style advisory for Chanel's APAC market, after all) but always with a contemporary twist on a classic style. The grand-niece of the late Run Run Shaw can make a dated Chanel tweed jacket modern—paired with a white shirt, blue jeans, a statement belt and a classic black heel.
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Jaime Ku isn't afraid to push the envelope when it comes to fashion, and can often be seen wearing a wide range of designers from Dior and Louis Vuitton to Max Mara and Toni Maticevski. The co-founder of PR powerhouse, Buzz Agency, is known for being a risktaker—a natural on the red carpet, there isn't any brand she can’t pull off.
See also: How To Dress Like Jaime Ku
Ming Ho-Tang may be a consultant for Li & Fung by day, but she's a die-hard fashionista at heart who loves Giambattista Valli and Alexander McQueen. No matter what, she always manages to nail the look that screams effortlessly chic.
The daughter of Silvana and Stanley Ho Sau-nan is always perfectly done up for the occasion—never over-the-top nor underdressed. What can we say? She woke up like this.
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A girly-girl who loves a great dress, you’ll often find Mahnaz Lee in a coveted pair of heels and a fabulous handbag while her looks are full of colour and patterns. The co-founder of Women Helping Women Hong Kong, Mahnaz is a regular on the social circuit and her favourite designers are Badgely Mishka, Hermès and Valentino. But to her, nothing can be having her husband, David, on her arm as the best accessory.
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Mira Yeh is a hardcore fashionista and a collector of couture (she has a warehouse full of couture she's compiled through the years). Among them are Moschino pieces from his final collection and vintage Yves Saint Laurent.
As the vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Ballet Group, she regularly attends events and walks the red carpet—you'll probably catch her in a showstopping ensemble in her favourite colour, white. The labels she's feeling right now? It can range from Christian Dior to the very-trendy and current, Virgil Abloh's Off-White.
See also: Hong Kong's Most Fabulous Wardrobes ft. Mira Yeh
Eleanor Lam always manages to add an edge to whatever look she's wearing, be it in her accessories or shoes, and she can transition seamlessly from wearing a Christian Dior ball gown to an Alexander Wang look for the afterparty which speaks to her versatility and experimental attitude towards fashion. The daughter of Peter Lam and Lynn Hsieh certainly learned from the best when it comes to being camera-ready.
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Hong Kong beauty maven Helen Ma is a risk-taker when it comes to fashion (she wore a revealing Cushnie et Ochs gown to Tatler Ball 2015), and is not afraid to wear emerging designers’ pieces, particularly those that show off her enviably slim figure.
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Yen Kuok, the youngest daughter of Robert Kuok and founder of e-boutique Guiltless, is a total style star. As versatile as she is colourful, Yen is a lover of prints, patterns, sequins, and jewellery, and can often be seen wearing her Bulgari serpenti watch and Cartier love bangles. She also has a killer collection of heels and statement clutches from whimsical designers Charlotte Olympia and Judith Lieber.
See also: The Tatler 10 With Yen Kuok
Reggie Li-Kwok may love skiing and latin dance but she epitomises the modern woman with her laidback-chic approach to fashion, often pairing blue jeans with a sensible heel, white shirt and a Chanel jacket.
She's always dressed appropriately and makes a quiet style statement, she and her husband Ronald Kwok are one of the city's most stylish pairs.
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Conservative but chic, Cathy Lee gravitates towards colour while her style varies between established designers to lesser known, yet subtly elegant labels like Galvan. Cathy knows a thing a two about dressing to impress—she's involved with numerous charities such as Save The Children and the Chi Heng Foundation—and no matter what, the mother-of-four married to Martin Lee is always camera-ready.
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Yolanda Choy-Tang is the founder of the Private Wine Company and co-founded Central Weddings, and loves to support the designers they carry like Vera Wang and Monique L'huillier. It’s no surprise that she always looks perfectly put-together and effortlessly chic at whatever party she attends—just ask her husband, Hamilton Tang.
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Anne Wang-Liu is a lover of all things girly and is often seen in dresses and gowns instead of pants—perfectly primped and put-together (which includes hair, makeup and jewellery). With her involvement in the Hong Kong Ballet and Maggie's Cancer Caring Centre, she's often a fixture on the red carpet and has been spotted in brands such as Oscar de la Renta and Gucci.
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Louisa Cheng was the recipient of the Hong Kong Tatler Most Stylish Woman award in 2002 and is always impeccably dressed. Her favourite brands include Christian Dior, Oscar de la Renta and Giambattista Valli.
Louisa loves wearing powder shades like baby blue and pink and embodies the mantra “less is more,” as you’ll never see her over-accessorised. She and husband Edward are always perfectly in sync.
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