Loro Piana measures up
Loro Piana has opened its fourth store in Hong Kong. It will be the only store here to offer made-to-measure services, as well as men's, women's and children's clothing and accessories lines, and home, travel and gift collections. Loro Piana, Shop 105, Chater House, Central, tel: 2868 9623.
Luxury online retailer Net-a-porter.com has inked a deal with luxury label Halston to sell pieces from its autumn/winter 2008 collection just 24 hours after the runway show. Two key Halston looks go on sale later this week.
More sparkles at the Wynn
Van Cleef & Arpels has opened a new boutique (above) in Macau at the Wynn Hotel carrying the brand's watch, high jewellery, classic jewellery and bijoux lines. Van Cleef & Arpels, Wynn Hotel Esplanade, Rua Cidade de Sintra, Macau, tel: 853 2878 6006.
One for the jet set
Ports 1961 has opened at Hong Kong International Airport. The store will carry the label's luxury apparel as well as aircraft accessories such as an alpaca tube scarf, a velvet and silk satin eye mask, a teddy bear and a cashmere neck pillow. Ports 1961, Level 6, East Hall, Terminal One, Hong Kong International Airport, tel: 2524 7835.
New look for Georg Jensen
Georg Jensen (below) has refurbished both its IFC and Harbour City locations. High ceilings, stark white walls with oak wood panelling, jet black cases and beige marble floors are part of the new aesthetic. Georg Jensen, Shop 2082, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2234 7180 and Shop OC211, Harbour City, TST, tel: 2302 0888.
Esprit's lai see
For Lunar New Year, Esprit is offering customers who spend HK$800 or more 10 red packets and a HK$100 cash coupon. The offer is valid only while stocks last and is available at all Esprit locations including G/F & 1/F, 99 Percival Street, Causeway Bay, tel: 2890 4390.
Shop for a wide range of lingerie from Hong Kong-based online retailer Bralicious. The new website offers a flat HK$25 shipping rate and stocks items such as seamless underwear, sports bras, maternity lingerie, strapless bras, backless bras and underwear accessories. www.bralicious.com.hk.
Mulberry has teamed up with Cutler & Gross for a capsule collection of sunglasses. The five styles were inspired by pieces in Cutler & Gross's archives. Each pair is handmade in France and Italy and is available exclusively at Mulberry's London flagship on Bond Street.