Gloria Fung

Commissioning editor at SCMP, Gloria covers jewellery and watch among other luxury lifestyle topics.
Gloria Fung
Commissioning editor at SCMP, Gloria covers jewellery and watch among other luxury lifestyle topics.

Latest from Gloria Fung

Elton John’s Rocketman biopic: How Chopard helped actor Taron Egerton sparkle in the role

Luxury Swiss jewellery and watch company and film’s costume designer collaborate to help portray the English musician known for his flamboyant sense of style

19 Jun 2019 - 4:00PM

Luxury Swiss jewellery and watch company and film’s costume designer collaborate to help portray the English musician known for his flamboyant sense of style

Elton John’s Rocketman biopic: How Chopard helped actor Taron Egerton sparkle in the role
Why Nixon had to say no to this Omega watch — and why it's back in a limited edition

The Speedmaster Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Limited Edition timepiece, marking the July 1969 mission, recalls the yellow-gold watch Richard Nixon declined as a gift because of its value

11 Jun 2019 - 2:59PM

The Speedmaster Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Limited Edition timepiece, marking the July 1969 mission, recalls the yellow-gold watch Richard Nixon declined as a gift because of its value

Why Nixon had to say no to this Omega watch — and why it's back in a limited edition
Watchmaker Panerai takes Luminor Submersible fans ‘under water’ in Shanghai

Luxury brand creates mysterious deep sea setting for its Survival Instruments for Modern Heroes event in Shanghai, which featured two new timepieces

6 Jun 2019 - 3:00PM

Luxury brand creates mysterious deep sea setting for its Survival Instruments for Modern Heroes event in Shanghai, which featured two new timepieces

Watchmaker Panerai takes Luminor Submersible fans ‘under water’ in Shanghai
Cannes Film Festival: Gong Li, Selena Gomez and Jessica Jung sparkle in eye-catching jewellery

Glamorous stars show off Boucheron, Bulgari and Chopard’s creations

29 May 2019 - 11:49AM

Glamorous stars show off Boucheron, Bulgari and Chopard’s creations

Cannes Film Festival: Gong Li, Selena Gomez and Jessica Jung sparkle in eye-catching jewellery
Cannes Film Festival: Which timepieces did Hu Ge, Brad Pitt and Daniel Wu sport?

Piaget, Breitling and Chopard wristwatches add a touch of glamour as the celebrities come out to play

27 May 2019 - 2:54PM

Piaget, Breitling and Chopard wristwatches add a touch of glamour as the celebrities come out to play

Cannes Film Festival: Which timepieces did Hu Ge, Brad Pitt and Daniel Wu sport?
How to get a dress like Kendall Jenner’s Giambattista Valli x H&M before the collection launches

Stunning creations from couture house’s partnership with retailer will go on sale on Saturday as part of pre-drop collection at select stores, before November’s main launch

24 May 2019 - 6:23PM

Stunning creations from couture house’s partnership with retailer will go on sale on Saturday as part of pre-drop collection at select stores, before November’s main launch

How to get a dress like Kendall Jenner’s Giambattista Valli x H&M before the collection launches
Van Cleef & Arpels’ Treasure of Rubies taps into 3,000 carats of certified sparkle

Inspired by the aesthetics of couture and Indian jewels, Treasure of Rubies brings to life 61 pieces

18 May 2019 - 5:55AM

Inspired by the aesthetics of couture and Indian jewels, Treasure of Rubies brings to life 61 pieces

Van Cleef & Arpels’ Treasure of Rubies taps into 3,000 carats of certified sparkle
How to buy an emerald at auction – and what you need to look out for

Has the emerald been treated to enhance clarity and minimise inclusion?

15 May 2019 - 4:00PM

Has the emerald been treated to enhance clarity and minimise inclusion?

How to buy an emerald at auction – and what you need to look out for
Swiss watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre launches global Care programme with extended warranty

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s new Care programme – with an online platform in 12 languages including simplified and traditional Chinese – extends warranty for clocks and watches up to eight years

10 May 2019 - 12:00PM

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s new Care programme – with an online platform in 12 languages including simplified and traditional Chinese – extends warranty for clocks and watches up to eight years

Swiss watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre launches global Care programme with extended warranty
Cardi B’s ruby nipple caps, Lady Gaga’s 15-carat Tiffany ring and Gemma Chan’s jewels add sparkle to Met Gala

Celebrity fashions take centre stage at New York’s ‘Camp’-themed fundraising event, but many of the Cartier, Tiffany & Co. and Bulgari pink-carpet creations also turn heads

9 May 2019 - 6:11PM

Celebrity fashions take centre stage at New York’s ‘Camp’-themed fundraising event, but many of the Cartier, Tiffany & Co. and Bulgari pink-carpet creations also turn heads

Cardi B’s ruby nipple caps, Lady Gaga’s 15-carat Tiffany ring and Gemma Chan’s jewels add sparkle to Met Gala
Mother’s Day gifts: 8 matching jewellery mum-and-me keepsakes

A Chaumet bangle-ring combo or earrings and pendant from Graff’s Spiral collection are among a variety of special presents for mum and you to enjoy on Mother’s Day

6 May 2019 - 10:19AM

A Chaumet bangle-ring combo or earrings and pendant from Graff’s Spiral collection are among a variety of special presents for mum and you to enjoy on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day gifts: 8 matching jewellery mum-and-me keepsakes
Guess what the Jack de Boucheron jewellery collection’s coolest design feature is?

This playful Boucheron collection transforms into a bracelet, necklace or belt and has a fastening mechanism unlike any other, says creative director Claire Choisne.

3 May 2019 - 5:53AM

This playful Boucheron collection transforms into a bracelet, necklace or belt and has a fastening mechanism unlike any other, says creative director Claire Choisne.

Guess what the Jack de Boucheron jewellery collection’s coolest design feature is?
Why everyday gems are the stepping stone to luxe jewellery for aspirational millennials

Luxury brands like Harry Winston and Graff respond to growing demand among women for more casual, accessible and adaptable creations – at affordable prices

2 May 2019 - 2:00AM

Luxury brands like Harry Winston and Graff respond to growing demand among women for more casual, accessible and adaptable creations – at affordable prices

Why everyday gems are the stepping stone to luxe jewellery for aspirational millennials
11 dazzling high jewellery watches that tell time in fabulous fashion

Luxury brands have outdone each other with a formidable range of timepieces, from Bulgari’s sleek Serpenti to Piaget’s Limelight Gala and Rolex’s new Day-Date 36

2 May 2019 - 10:31AM

Luxury brands have outdone each other with a formidable range of timepieces, from Bulgari’s sleek Serpenti to Piaget’s Limelight Gala and Rolex’s new Day-Date 36

11 dazzling high jewellery watches that tell time in fabulous fashion
How to buy a watch at auction – and when to stop bidding

Got your eye on a rare Rolex? Aurel Bacs, global head of the watches department at Phillips auction house, shares tips on how to acquire a special timepiece at auction

26 Apr 2019 - 2:00PM

Got your eye on a rare Rolex? Aurel Bacs, global head of the watches department at Phillips auction house, shares tips on how to acquire a special timepiece at auction

How to buy a watch at auction – and when to stop bidding
7 stunning pieces of pearl jewellery Queen Elizabeth loves to wear

Queen Elizabeth, who turns 93 on April 21, is partial to pearls. We look at seven classic pieces from the monarch’s considerable jewellery collection

21 Apr 2019 - 1:00PM

Queen Elizabeth, who turns 93 on April 21, is partial to pearls. We look at seven classic pieces from the monarch’s considerable jewellery collection

7 stunning pieces of pearl jewellery Queen Elizabeth loves to wear
Vintage Hermès and the original Birkin bag: fashion lover Catherine B. tells all

Then-Hermès president Jean-Louis Dumas designed a bag for actress Jane Birkin to fit all her travel essentials in 1984

5 Apr 2019 - 10:01AM

Then-Hermès president Jean-Louis Dumas designed a bag for actress Jane Birkin to fit all her travel essentials in 1984

Vintage Hermès and the original Birkin bag: fashion lover Catherine B. tells all
Why Cartier draws on the past to move forward – reinventing icons like the Santos and Panthère

Cartier launches amazing reinterpretations, and the results are fascinating

1 Apr 2019 - 6:00PM

Cartier launches amazing reinterpretations, and the results are fascinating

Why Cartier draws on the past to move forward – reinventing icons like the Santos and Panthère
SIHH 2019: Parmigiani Fleurier gives craftsmen free rein to work their magic

Founder Michael Parmigiani is a master at drawing on tradition, and it works to the collection’s advantage

31 Mar 2019 - 10:00AM

Founder Michael Parmigiani is a master at drawing on tradition, and it works to the collection’s advantage

SIHH 2019: Parmigiani Fleurier gives craftsmen free rein to work their magic
SIHH 2019: What makes Piaget tick? Diamonds, more diamonds – and lots of gold

Brand brings level of refinement and opulence to its watches that is usually reserved for high jewellery

25 Mar 2019 - 6:00PM

Brand brings level of refinement and opulence to its watches that is usually reserved for high jewellery

SIHH 2019: What makes Piaget tick? Diamonds, more diamonds – and lots of gold
Baselworld 2019: Patek Philippe and Rolex confirm watchmaking’s green tide

The first signs of blue being usurped were evident at SIHH in Genève in mid-January

25 Mar 2019 - 1:00PM

The first signs of blue being usurped were evident at SIHH in Genève in mid-January

Baselworld 2019: Patek Philippe and Rolex confirm watchmaking’s green tide
Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini race another lap in new Excalibur collaboration

The new collaboration sees the integration of design details from the Huracán to the case and dial

24 Mar 2019 - 2:00PM

The new collaboration sees the integration of design details from the Huracán to the case and dial

Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini race another lap in new Excalibur collaboration
SIHH 2019: Is Code 11.59 set to join the ranks of other Audemars Piguet icons?

Ambitious collection tipped to emulate brand’s Royal Oak and Royal Oak Offshore as huge success stories

23 Mar 2019 - 6:00PM

Ambitious collection tipped to emulate brand’s Royal Oak and Royal Oak Offshore as huge success stories

SIHH 2019: Is Code 11.59 set to join the ranks of other Audemars Piguet icons?
SIHH 2019: IWC’s Spitfire and Top Gun timepieces reach for the sky

Latest collections expand on the Pilot’s Watch theme and display the stylish practicality associated with the brand

22 Mar 2019 - 5:00PM

Latest collections expand on the Pilot’s Watch theme and display the stylish practicality associated with the brand

SIHH 2019: IWC’s Spitfire and Top Gun timepieces reach for the sky
Why is Ulysse Nardin’s Freak X collection piquing the interest of new fans?

Carbonium is an aeronautical-grade carbon fibre that is twice as light as conventional carbon composite

22 Mar 2019 - 4:00AM

Carbonium is an aeronautical-grade carbon fibre that is twice as light as conventional carbon composite

Why is Ulysse Nardin’s Freak X collection piquing the interest of new fans?
SIHH and Baselworld unite behind April 2020 dates – making life easier for visitors

SIHH will be in Geneva from April 26-29, with Baselworld in Basel from April 30 to May 5

21 Mar 2019 - 5:00PM

SIHH will be in Geneva from April 26-29, with Baselworld in Basel from April 30 to May 5

SIHH and Baselworld unite behind April 2020 dates – making life easier for visitors
Sulli, Irene Kim and Kim Ha-neul shine bright at Seoul's Boucheron party

The luxury brand presents transformable white- or yellow-gold jewellery items from its latest designs

21 Mar 2019 - 1:00PM

The luxury brand presents transformable white- or yellow-gold jewellery items from its latest designs

Sulli, Irene Kim and Kim Ha-neul shine bright at Seoul's Boucheron party
Vintage Chanel jewellery and handbags form part of ‘nobel’ auction in Hong Kong

Evening bags, purses, earrings, brooches and necklaces form part of Poly Auction’s ‘Nobel Handbags and Accessories’ sale on April 2

20 Mar 2019 - 2:11AM

Evening bags, purses, earrings, brooches and necklaces form part of Poly Auction’s ‘Nobel Handbags and Accessories’ sale on April 2

Vintage Chanel jewellery and handbags form part of ‘nobel’ auction in Hong Kong
Alessandro Bogliolo on the journey of a Tiffany diamond – and the ‘duty’ to share its provenance

The luxury jeweller’s new provenance initiative aims to increase transparency and enhance ethical sourcing

14 Mar 2019 - 6:00PM

The luxury jeweller’s new provenance initiative aims to increase transparency and enhance ethical sourcing

Alessandro Bogliolo on the journey of a Tiffany diamond – and the ‘duty’ to share its provenance
Former James Bond Pierce Brosnan talks watches, making movies and how he likes to spend his spare time

The Irish actor, 65, who owns timepieces made by Cartier and Blancpain, tells STYLE he’s an ambassador for Speake-Marin

23 Feb 2019 - 3:20PM

The Irish actor, 65, who owns timepieces made by Cartier and Blancpain, tells STYLE he’s an ambassador for Speake-Marin

Former James Bond Pierce Brosnan talks watches, making movies and how he likes to spend his spare time