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

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
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
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

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
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Key items for on-the-go fashion lovers

Get around in style with these practical and chic pieces

Get around in style with these practical and chic pieces

Key items for on-the-go fashion lovers
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Five ways to do understated chic

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

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

Five ways to do understated chic
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
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

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
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
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

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
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Five ways to mix it up this autumn-winter

Don’t be afraid to experiment with patterns and materials

Don’t be afraid to experiment with patterns and materials

Five ways to mix it up this autumn-winter
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Five items for the Hong Kong fashionista

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

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

Five items for the Hong Kong fashionista
4 May 2021 - 8:17PM
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

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
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
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

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
16 Oct 2017 - 11:18AM
Go for black and gold this autumn-winter

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

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

Go for black and gold this autumn-winter
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
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

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
26 Sep 2017 - 9:54AM
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

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
20 Sep 2017 - 10:10AM
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

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
4 Sep 2017 - 10:37AM
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

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?
28 Aug 2017 - 10:57AM
Five bold fashion choices for those who dare to be different
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
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

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
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
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

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
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Five womenswear items for the Hong Kong fashionista
4 May 2021 - 8:17PM
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

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
4 May 2021 - 8:17PM
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

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
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Five fashion picks for the sultriest season
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
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

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
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
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

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
31 Jul 2017 - 10:38AM
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

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
17 Jul 2017 - 10:19AM
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

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
30 Jun 2017 - 1:11PM
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

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
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Five fashionable ways to keep it light this summer

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

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

Five fashionable ways to keep it light this summer
24 Jun 2017 - 10:57PM
Six stylish summer trainers to freshen up your look

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

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

Six stylish summer trainers to freshen up your look
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
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

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
3 Jul 2017 - 10:39AM