Kim Soo-jin

Soo Jin writes for STYLE, Good Eating, Destination Macau and SCMP’s various special reports throughout the year. She mainly covers high jewellery, luxury watches, fashion and the dining scene in Hong Kong. When not writing, she is busy taking photos and videos for Good Eating’s (@goodeating_scmp) and STYLE’s (@style_scmp) Instagram accounts.
Kim Soo-jin
Soo Jin writes for STYLE, Good Eating, Destination Macau and SCMP’s various special reports throughout the year. She mainly covers high jewellery, luxury watches, fashion and the dining scene in Hong Kong. When not writing, she is busy taking photos and videos for Good Eating’s (@goodeating_scmp) and STYLE’s (@style_scmp) Instagram accounts.

Latest from Kim Soo-jin

8 places to eat in Hong Kong this February: from Simon Rogan's new Roganic to the crispy Peking duck

Sichuan Lab, Redhouse, Roganic and Mr Brown are opening this month

13 Feb 2019 - 12:33PM
8 places to eat in Hong Kong this February: from Simon Rogan's new Roganic to the crispy Peking duck

Sichuan Lab, Redhouse, Roganic and Mr Brown are opening this month

4 Hong Kong restaurants your Valentine's Day date might not have tried yet

Enjoy a candlelit dinner in opulent restaurants like TATE, Rech and Le Pan or aboard Peninsula’s luxe cruise ship

12 Feb 2019 - 3:30PM
4 Hong Kong restaurants your Valentine's Day date might not have tried yet

Enjoy a candlelit dinner in opulent restaurants like TATE, Rech and Le Pan or aboard Peninsula’s luxe cruise ship

Thierry Esslinger on the secrets behind Breguet and his love for food and brain games

Watchmaker's boss chats about his guilty pleasures and his plans to expand in Asia

12 Feb 2019 - 11:03AM
Thierry Esslinger on the secrets behind Breguet and his love for food and brain games

Watchmaker's boss chats about his guilty pleasures and his plans to expand in Asia

Bradley Cooper, Rosamund Pike and James Marsden get into gear at the IWC gala at SIHH

IWC ambassadors celebrate the new Pilot’s Watches collection

7 Feb 2019 - 5:04PM
Bradley Cooper, Rosamund Pike and James Marsden get into gear at the IWC gala at SIHH

IWC ambassadors celebrate the new Pilot’s Watches collection

SIHH 2019: 6 of the best women’s timepieces unveiled in Geneva

The worlds of high jewellery and horology collide in these beautiful novelties from elite watchmakers, from Cartier and Jaeger-LeCoultre to Piaget and Hermès

29 Jan 2019 - 10:26AM
SIHH 2019: 6 of the best women’s timepieces unveiled in Geneva

The worlds of high jewellery and horology collide in these beautiful novelties from elite watchmakers, from Cartier and Jaeger-LeCoultre to Piaget and Hermès

How does customising a watch affect its resale value?

There are limitations when it comes to selling a third-party personalised watch at an auction

26 Jan 2019 - 2:04AM
How does customising a watch affect its resale value?

There are limitations when it comes to selling a third-party personalised watch at an auction

China’s retired tennis great Li Na becomes first Asian player to join International Tennis Hall of Fame

Election of Li, winner of two Grand Slam women’s singles titles, at the 2011 French Open and 2014 Australian Open, celebrated in Australia on Tuesday

24 Jan 2019 - 2:00PM
China’s retired tennis great Li Na becomes first Asian player to join International Tennis Hall of Fame

Election of Li, winner of two Grand Slam women’s singles titles, at the 2011 French Open and 2014 Australian Open, celebrated in Australia on Tuesday

The most expensive cocktail in Hong Kong is HK$1,688 – is it worth it?

We taste-test the Bespoke Champagne Cocktail at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong – a glorious mix of gold flakes, Remy Martin Louis XIII and Krug Grande Cuvee

23 Jan 2019 - 5:02PM
The most expensive cocktail in Hong Kong is HK$1,688 – is it worth it?

We taste-test the Bespoke Champagne Cocktail at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong – a glorious mix of gold flakes, Remy Martin Louis XIII and Krug Grande Cuvee

Why watch customisation is a rising trend

Brands like Bamford Watch Department and Blaken offer personalisation services to make your watch truly unique

18 Jan 2019 - 3:18AM
Why watch customisation is a rising trend

Brands like Bamford Watch Department and Blaken offer personalisation services to make your watch truly unique

SIHH 2019: IWC takes flight with new Top Gun and Spitfire-inspired Pilot’s Watches

The brand launches the lines alongside special-edition Le Petit Prince timepieces, while debuting two sturdy new materials – ceretanium and hard gold

16 Jan 2019 - 12:04PM
SIHH 2019: IWC takes flight with new Top Gun and Spitfire-inspired Pilot’s Watches

The brand launches the lines alongside special-edition Le Petit Prince timepieces, while debuting two sturdy new materials – ceretanium and hard gold

SIHH 2019: Jaeger-LeCoultre’s ‘midnight blue’ Master Ultra Thin Moon Enamel shines

The Swiss luxury watchmaker’s new timepiece, which showcases its artistry of enamelling and guillochage, is unveiled at this week’sGeneva watch fair

15 Jan 2019 - 6:59PM
SIHH 2019: Jaeger-LeCoultre’s ‘midnight blue’ Master Ultra Thin Moon Enamel shines

The Swiss luxury watchmaker’s new timepiece, which showcases its artistry of enamelling and guillochage, is unveiled at this week’sGeneva watch fair

SIHH 2019: Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini set pulse racing with Excalibur Huracán Performante

The 45mm timepiece boasts racing design codes, visually and on the mechanical side

15 Jan 2019 - 5:40PM
SIHH 2019: Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini set pulse racing with Excalibur Huracán Performante

The 45mm timepiece boasts racing design codes, visually and on the mechanical side

SIHH 2019: Bovet’s convertible Tourbillon Amadeo Fleurier Virtuoso IX to please the crowds

The luxury watchmaker’s reversible timepiece, which can also become be a pocket watch or table clock, is on show at this week’s annual Geneva watch fair

15 Jan 2019 - 2:30PM
SIHH 2019: Bovet’s convertible Tourbillon Amadeo Fleurier Virtuoso IX to please the crowds

The luxury watchmaker’s reversible timepiece, which can also become be a pocket watch or table clock, is on show at this week’s annual Geneva watch fair

Meet the Rose of Mozambique – a 7.67ct ruby that dazzles in deepest red

The sparkling gemstone – cut, shaped and polished in Bangkok – has an astonishing red hue and exceptional clarity

15 Jan 2019 - 10:02AM
Meet the Rose of Mozambique – a 7.67ct ruby that dazzles in deepest red

The sparkling gemstone – cut, shaped and polished in Bangkok – has an astonishing red hue and exceptional clarity

SIHH 2019: Panerai begins a partnership with Luna Rossa, America’s Cup challenger

The watchmaker has created a new collection to commemorate the partnership: the Submersible Luna Rossa, ref. PAM01039

15 Jan 2019 - 10:19AM
SIHH 2019: Panerai begins a partnership with Luna Rossa, America’s Cup challenger

The watchmaker has created a new collection to commemorate the partnership: the Submersible Luna Rossa, ref. PAM01039

Gallery: a look inside the luxuriously revamped Conrad Bangkok

From deluxe rooms to the presidential suite, the hotel now boasts opulent interiors blending state-of-the-art technology and Thai-style decor by designer Ray Chuang

14 Jan 2019 - 5:01PM
Gallery: a look inside the luxuriously revamped Conrad Bangkok

From deluxe rooms to the presidential suite, the hotel now boasts opulent interiors blending state-of-the-art technology and Thai-style decor by designer Ray Chuang

5 show-stopping timepieces to spot at SIHH 2019 in Geneva

Here are the latest offerings from Cartier, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Montblanc, Panerai and Piaget at Swiss showpiece

12 Jan 2019 - 1:00PM
5 show-stopping timepieces to spot at SIHH 2019 in Geneva

Here are the latest offerings from Cartier, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Montblanc, Panerai and Piaget at Swiss showpiece

How Audemars Piguet timepieces will stand out from the crowd at SIHH luxury watch fair – in camouflage

The Swiss watchmaker creates three striking, different-coloured versions of its Royal Oak Offshore chronograph before a last appearance at the Geneva event

11 Jan 2019 - 10:00AM
How Audemars Piguet timepieces will stand out from the crowd at SIHH luxury watch fair – in camouflage

The Swiss watchmaker creates three striking, different-coloured versions of its Royal Oak Offshore chronograph before a last appearance at the Geneva event

SHH 2019: A. Lange & Söhne dares to dream again on 25th anniversary of its iconic Lange 1

The German luxury watchmaker commemorates landmark with a stunning timepiece that bears all the hallmarks of the original collection

14 Jan 2019 - 5:18PM
SHH 2019: A. Lange & Söhne dares to dream again on 25th anniversary of its iconic Lange 1

The German luxury watchmaker commemorates landmark with a stunning timepiece that bears all the hallmarks of the original collection

How dining on Belmond’s Eastern & Oriental Express has just got even better

Top chefs will ‘pop up’ to offer first-class dining on the Eastern & Oriental Express

5 Jan 2019 - 2:04PM
How dining on Belmond’s Eastern & Oriental Express has just got even better

Top chefs will ‘pop up’ to offer first-class dining on the Eastern & Oriental Express

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