Perfume: Jasmine by French perfumer Molinard.
Formal wear: Zoran. 'The designs are comfortable to wear and very simple.'
Jeans: Paige Premium Denim. 'Makes the legs look long.'
Shoes: Manolo Blahnik. 'I can stand in his designs during cocktail functions.'
Jackets: Paul Smith bespoke tailoring, Loro Piana and Jil Sander.
Watch: 'I never wear one.'
Sunglasses: 'Any that come in handy - because I am always losing them.'
Restaurant: L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon. 'The only restaurant in Hong Kong that takes everything seriously - from kitchen staff to raw ingredients and table settings.' Also Mario Batali's restaurants in New York. 'His style - down-to-earth, good quality and not fancy - appeals to me.'
Kitchen appliance: Miele coffee maker. 'A gift from the friends I play golf with.'
Dish to cook for friends: black truffle risotto.
Dish to cook for husband: steamed fish and stir-fried vegetables.
Getaway: 'New York for the tempo, the excitement. London for the culture and food markets.'
Reading: Of Human Bondage by William Somerset Maugham, The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera: 'It is a book of philosophy in the guise of a novel.'
Music: recordings of violinists Jascha Heifetz and Ida Haendel. 'They play as if the violin were a human voice.' Also Jean Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47.
Work of art: Paintings of haystacks, the River Seine and the Rouen Cathedral by Claude Monet. 'I wish I had been born during his time and studied under him.'
Charity: 'Anything related to hospices.'