Christina Ko
Christina Ko
Hong Kong-based writer and editor Christina has covered the luxury scene for over a decade. She covers topics ranging from beauty and wellness to arts and culture. Formerly the editorial director of Prestige Hong Kong, she has written for various publications including Hong Kong Tatler, Discovery and Silverkris, as well as for clients such as Louis Vuitton, Dior, Estee Lauder and Lane Crawford.

Eating out is passé, hiring a private chef is the true sign of class – as these former hobbyist chefs discovered when they took their culinary smarts into other people’s kitchens

Crack open The Gourmand’s Egg. A Collection of Stories & Recipes to learn about eggs in art, history and culture, then how to use the ingredient in delicious dishes

Mindvalley Live Dubai, a self-improvement festival, offers attendees, from Hungary to Hong Kong, two days of talks by personal development coaches – as long as they can afford it.


Jim Kwik – the world’s best-known ‘brain coach’, who has worked with Jim Carrey, Bill Clinton and others – says we need to safeguard our mental health in a technology-reliant world.

Hong Kong design agency Editecture’s founders, Genevieve Chew and Jacqueline Chak, bonded over shopping. They apply their different skill sets to designing things as varied as toilets and a mahjong set.

The city’s F&B scene is now loading the legal cannabinoid in everything from cheesecake to chops, coffee to cocktails – here’s where to get your chill on

Spoil your pooch just like Paris Hilton and Priyanka Chopra with luxury gear, from a Tiffany Blue bone china dog bowl to a Versace raincoat


‘Pages of Power’ in Hong Kong features hand-drawn art by Pat Lee, a comic-book artist who has created illustrations for Marvel and DC Comics titles such as Batman, Superman, The X-Men and Transformers.

Coffee Lam is one of Hong Kong’s top three YouTubers and the first Cantonese-language content creator to gain more than a million followers, but one video almost destroyed her life.


Hong Kong’s usually packed art calendar was significantly reduced this year thanks to the pandemic, but some exhibitions survived. Here are seven of the best shows we saw.

The K-pop idol of Super Junior fame married the Wolf Warrior 2 actress in a sustainable ceremony in the wilds of New Zealand where The Hobbit was filmed – and after the year we’ve had, who can compete with that?

Trying to choose a wedding dress in a sea of options is daunting, so we asked the experts for their top tips on how to find the perfect dress based on both body type and desired silhouette


With the coronavirus putting a halt to most ceremonies, new bespoke wedding services, such as engagement ring consulting for men and orchestrating the perfect proposal, are taking advantage of the extra time a lot of couples have.

They are up there with gold as an investment and in these uncertain times the fashion set are rushing to put their money in Hermès Birkin handbags


A couple who met in the lift of the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong hotel married in a lavish wedding in Ibiza, Spain – complete with synchronised swimmers, celebrity DJs, and waiters who broke into song.

Bella Hadid donned 1990s-inspired looks on the catwalk for Off-White, a green dress akin to Jennifer Lopez’s 2001 frock was a Versace show-stopper and Balmain packed vintage references into shows

Use your blood type to figure out your most effective exercise routine to stay fit and focused during the coming weeks of lockdown – from home yoga for type A to Zoom workouts for type B

The global coronavirus outbreak has caused many weddings to be postponed. We talk to some Hong Kong brides- and grooms-to-be about how they are navigating last-minute rescheduling for themselves and their guests.

The coronavirus pandemic has shut most art institutions, but new museum the Metropolis is making its debut next week. The museum’s focus will be on high-quality reproductions of European masterpieces.

Hong Kong second-hand bookshop owner Surdham Lam wants to create a lending library that lets borrowers keep the books as long as they like. The idea is to promote reading and to make books a cool accessory.

The coronavirus outbreak and Hong Kong protests prove the perfect foil for a new exhibition at OUR Gallery in Wan Chai where five installations created by Chinese University student artists convey the five stages of trauma recovery.

Down jackets and puffy, feather-filled winter wear dominated the runways this season – from Demna Gvasalia’s reinvention of the puffer for Balenciaga to the Moncler Genius programme’s daring collabs

Global companies like Lush are sourcing their ingredients locally to cut down on what they import – making their products more environmentally friendly and sustainable.

Flats let at below-market rates to emerging artists and community activists have transformed a Wan Chai block. Critics have labelled it a base for rioters.

Umbrellas, tear gas, a reference to protest forums – but at the launch of an exhibition of his recent work, artist Kwok Mang-ho insists he’s ‘not a political demonstrator’.

Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Ferragamo and Alexander McQueen join others in presenting suits in every colour of the rainbow that former first lady Hillary Clinton would love

Dissecting the wardrobes of women in seats of power, whether it’s the wives of leaders or those in the hot seat themselves, is a favourite pastime of the public

Founder of The DPT Group, Wil Fang worked at Ralph Lauren for 10 years and credits much of his style sense to that time, although he does feel he is sometimes ‘annoyingly conscious’ about what he wears.