Daniel Kong

Daniel Kong

Daniel Kong is a fashion and luxury journalist who contributes to a variety of publications including the South China Morning Post, Vogue Italia and the Business of Fashion. Born in Brunei, he lived in Australia and Canada before moving to Hong Kong, where his family is now based. Follow him on Instagram @theblackren.

Latest from Daniel Kong

The insiders’ guide to Helsinki – where to go, eat, sleep and relax in Finland’s capital, and the best things to do

From sipping cocktails at the Clarion hotel to dancing at the Kuudes Linja nightclub to swimming outdoors in an Olympic pool, discover the coolest places in Finland’s capital with the help of our three artistic guides

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

From sipping cocktails at the Clarion hotel to dancing at the Kuudes Linja nightclub to swimming outdoors in an Olympic pool, discover the coolest places in Finland’s capital with the help of our three artistic guides

The insiders’ guide to Helsinki – where to go, eat, sleep and relax in Finland’s capital, and the best things to do
Add some bling this autumn-winter with bold accessories

Set the tone for the season with the Paola Grande bracelet and Alaria moonstone earrings from Niin

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Set the tone for the season with the Paola Grande bracelet and Alaria moonstone earrings from Niin

Add some bling this autumn-winter with bold accessories
Key items for on-the-go fashion lovers

Get around in style with these practical and chic pieces

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Get around in style with these practical and chic pieces

Key items for on-the-go fashion lovers
Five ways to do understated chic

Sometimes less is more - opt for elegant, simple accessories this season

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Sometimes less is more - opt for elegant, simple accessories this season

Five ways to do understated chic
How the Hong Kong man about town can wear Zegna or Tom Ford and not break the bank

High-end retailer The Armoury has branched out with a website offering suits, shoes and accessories from big names in menswear at cheaper prices because they are either pre-owned, a special vintage item or not the latest product

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

High-end retailer The Armoury has branched out with a website offering suits, shoes and accessories from big names in menswear at cheaper prices because they are either pre-owned, a special vintage item or not the latest product

How the Hong Kong man about town can wear Zegna or Tom Ford and not break the bank
Five ways to stay ahead of the fashion pack this autumn-winter

Step out in Chanel’s navy suede boots and enjoy the envious glances that come your way

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Step out in Chanel’s navy suede boots and enjoy the envious glances that come your way

Five ways to stay ahead of the fashion pack this autumn-winter
Five ways to mix it up this autumn-winter

Don’t be afraid to experiment with patterns and materials

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Don’t be afraid to experiment with patterns and materials

Five ways to mix it up this autumn-winter
Five items for the Hong Kong fashionista

Travel in style with the croc leather passport holder from Midnight Factory

23 Oct 2017 - 7:40AM

Travel in style with the croc leather passport holder from Midnight Factory

Five items for the Hong Kong fashionista
Get your Zen on with a stylish yoga mat

Plus other style essentials from Monki, Vetements x Reebok and Claudie Pierlot for those who like to stay fit and fashionable

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Plus other style essentials from Monki, Vetements x Reebok and Claudie Pierlot for those who like to stay fit and fashionable

Get your Zen on with a stylish yoga mat
Bold and the beautiful: five womenswear items for autumn-winter 2017

Make a statement with the serpentine earrings from APM Monaco and the embroidered dress by Needle & Thread

16 Oct 2017 - 11:18AM

Make a statement with the serpentine earrings from APM Monaco and the embroidered dress by Needle & Thread

Bold and the beautiful: five womenswear items for autumn-winter 2017
Go for black and gold this autumn-winter

Check out the leopard-print bag by Maje and the Ports 1961 outfit

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Check out the leopard-print bag by Maje and the Ports 1961 outfit

Go for black and gold this autumn-winter
Five fun and flirty womenswear items

The floral Tory Burch outfit will brighten up those grey, rainy days and the Kate Spade bag is the cherry on top

26 Sep 2017 - 9:54AM

The floral Tory Burch outfit will brighten up those grey, rainy days and the Kate Spade bag is the cherry on top

Five fun and flirty womenswear items
Five fashionable ways to stand out in Hong Kong

Bling it on with Saint Laurent’s thigh-high crystal boots and the Divas’ Dream ring by Bulgari

20 Sep 2017 - 10:10AM

Bling it on with Saint Laurent’s thigh-high crystal boots and the Divas’ Dream ring by Bulgari

Five fashionable ways to stand out in Hong Kong
Five ways to wear the bold and beautiful colours of autumn

Check out the Paule Ka asymmetric gown in a gorgeous blue and the spectacular Katerina Makriyianni feather earrings in green

4 Sep 2017 - 10:37AM

Check out the Paule Ka asymmetric gown in a gorgeous blue and the spectacular Katerina Makriyianni feather earrings in green

Five ways to wear the bold and beautiful colours of autumn
Fashion goes big, bold and a little over the top - can you pull it off?

Make heads turn in the pink and red Lydia ankle boots and the oversized Chanel sunglasses

28 Aug 2017 - 10:57AM

Make heads turn in the pink and red Lydia ankle boots and the oversized Chanel sunglasses

Fashion goes big, bold and a little over the top - can you pull it off?
Five bold fashion choices for those who dare to be different
Celebrity stylist reveals the only time he’s been starstruck – and it wasn’t by The Rolling Stones

William Gilchrist, who has worked with everyone from The Rolling Stones to Jude Law, tells us which celebrity gave him goosebumps

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

William Gilchrist, who has worked with everyone from The Rolling Stones to Jude Law, tells us which celebrity gave him goosebumps

Celebrity stylist reveals the only time he’s been starstruck – and it wasn’t by The Rolling Stones
Fashions real Hongkongers wear: Mata Hari Bags’ creative director Annie Lee Siswojo

Also the co-owner of Handsome Factory Barbershop and 8Five2Shop, Seoul-born Siswojo, once of Vancouver, has a look for every role and occasion

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Also the co-owner of Handsome Factory Barbershop and 8Five2Shop, Seoul-born Siswojo, once of Vancouver, has a look for every role and occasion

Fashions real Hongkongers wear: Mata Hari Bags’ creative director Annie Lee Siswojo
Five womenswear items for the Hong Kong fashionista
Five must-haves for Hong Kong fashionistas

Stay on trend with this look from Versus Versace and the fun monkey-print backpack by Paul Smith

14 Aug 2017 - 11:36AM

Stay on trend with this look from Versus Versace and the fun monkey-print backpack by Paul Smith

Five must-haves for Hong Kong fashionistas
Why no room is complete without a rug, according to Omar Khan, Malaysia-based designer

The Kuala Lumpur-based rug designer talks about where he finds his inspiration and why he doesn’t follow trends, preferring to focus on a timeless collection

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

The Kuala Lumpur-based rug designer talks about where he finds his inspiration and why he doesn’t follow trends, preferring to focus on a timeless collection

Why no room is complete without a rug, according to Omar Khan, Malaysia-based designer
Five fashion picks for the sultriest season
Fashions real Hongkongers choose: Nigel Yau, Rapha customer service manager

As a representative of a cycling apparel brand, Yau leads a fun and active lifestyle. Find out how he balances his looks for work and play

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

As a representative of a cycling apparel brand, Yau leads a fun and active lifestyle. Find out how he balances his looks for work and play

Fashions real Hongkongers choose: Nigel Yau, Rapha customer service manager
Five ways to add colour to your wardrobe this summer

The bright Sculpt sunglasses by Dior, in particular, will make everyone go green with envy

31 Jul 2017 - 10:38AM

The bright Sculpt sunglasses by Dior, in particular, will make everyone go green with envy

Five ways to add colour to your wardrobe this summer
Five bright womenswear items that scream summer

Standouts include the pretty in pink lace-up bootie from Malone Souliers x Adam Lippes and the cactus-print silk bralette-and-trouser outfit

17 Jul 2017 - 10:19AM

Standouts include the pretty in pink lace-up bootie from Malone Souliers x Adam Lippes and the cactus-print silk bralette-and-trouser outfit

Five bright womenswear items that scream summer
Five hot accessories for sunny days

Catch some rays in Linda Farrow shades, Dolce & Gabbana slides and an adorable off-the-shoulder bikini by Lisa Marie Fernandez

30 Jun 2017 - 1:11PM

Catch some rays in Linda Farrow shades, Dolce & Gabbana slides and an adorable off-the-shoulder bikini by Lisa Marie Fernandez

Five hot accessories for sunny days
Fashions real Hongkongers choose: Davena Mok, director of A-Vibe – Hong Kong boutique PR agency

Practical and functional, Davena Mok goes for fashion that doesn’t slow her down

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Practical and functional, Davena Mok goes for fashion that doesn’t slow her down

Fashions real Hongkongers choose: Davena Mok, director of A-Vibe – Hong Kong boutique PR agency
Five fashionable ways to keep it light this summer

Beyond the pale: beiges, pinks and greys trending this season

24 Jun 2017 - 10:57PM

Beyond the pale: beiges, pinks and greys trending this season

Five fashionable ways to keep it light this summer
Six stylish summer trainers to freshen up your look

There’s no better season to start experimenting with colour and style for your footwear

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

There’s no better season to start experimenting with colour and style for your footwear

Six stylish summer trainers to freshen up your look
Five ways to kick your style up a notch in Hong Kong

For a bit of oomph, try on the aviator sunglasses by Grey Ant and the gorgeous floral boots by Ralph & Russo

3 Jul 2017 - 10:39AM

For a bit of oomph, try on the aviator sunglasses by Grey Ant and the gorgeous floral boots by Ralph & Russo

Five ways to kick your style up a notch in Hong Kong