Laramie Mok

Laramie is a bilingual editor and journalist on the South China Morning Post’s Specialist Publications desk. She is particularly interested in arts and culture, and Hong Kong history. Her writing covers a range of topics, including fashion and beauty, lifestyle, design and social journalism. Before joining the SCMP, she was a reporter at various local magazines and newspapers. Writing inspiring features with an interesting angle is where her enthusiasm lies.
Laramie Mok
Laramie is a bilingual editor and journalist on the South China Morning Post’s Specialist Publications desk. She is particularly interested in arts and culture, and Hong Kong history. Her writing covers a range of topics, including fashion and beauty, lifestyle, design and social journalism. Before joining the SCMP, she was a reporter at various local magazines and newspapers. Writing inspiring features with an interesting angle is where her enthusiasm lies.

Latest from Laramie Mok

6 of the most iconic looks of ‘Queen of Canto-pop’ Faye Wong

From the Grunge fashion style and Bantu knots, to the boyish look in the movie Chungking Express, to her use of avant-garde make-up, we pick six of Faye Wong’s looks that we love the most

8 Aug 2019 - 6:22PM

From the Grunge fashion style and Bantu knots, to the boyish look in the movie Chungking Express, to her use of avant-garde make-up, we pick six of Faye Wong’s looks that we love the most

6 of the most iconic looks of ‘Queen of Canto-pop’ Faye Wong
5 memorable moments from singer Eason Chan’s career you may have missed

Hong Kong singer-songwriter, who turns 45 on Saturday, had plans to study to become an architect before he changed direction after winning a singing contest

29 Jul 2019 - 11:59AM

Hong Kong singer-songwriter, who turns 45 on Saturday, had plans to study to become an architect before he changed direction after winning a singing contest

5 memorable moments from singer Eason Chan’s career you may have missed
Who was Shi Peipu, a Chinese spy and opera star who cross-dressed as a woman and had a long-term sexual relationship with a French diplomat?

Opera singer and spy Shi Peipu died in 2009, but his explosive affair with French diplomat Bernard Boursicot fascinates to this day

2 Jul 2019 - 4:30PM

Opera singer and spy Shi Peipu died in 2009, but his explosive affair with French diplomat Bernard Boursicot fascinates to this day

Who was Shi Peipu, a Chinese spy and opera star who cross-dressed as a woman and had a long-term sexual relationship with a French diplomat?
5 Stephen Chow movies that made him Hong Kong’s king of comedy

We look at the most hilarious 1990s movies which made Stephen Chow Sing-chi one of the box-office stars of Hong Kong film

2 Jul 2019 - 11:48AM

We look at the most hilarious 1990s movies which made Stephen Chow Sing-chi one of the box-office stars of Hong Kong film

5 Stephen Chow movies that made him Hong Kong’s king of comedy
5 things you should know about Naomi Scott, Princess Jasmine in Disney’s 2019 Aladdin remake

British-Indian actress Naomi Scott impresses with her exotic beauty and captivating voice. Her next big part will be in Charlie’s Angels

10 Jun 2019 - 5:23PM

British-Indian actress Naomi Scott impresses with her exotic beauty and captivating voice. Her next big part will be in Charlie’s Angels

5 things you should know about Naomi Scott, Princess Jasmine in Disney’s 2019 Aladdin remake
5 most memorable Chinese films that have been honoured at the Cannes Film Festival

The 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival, which began last week in Cannes, in the south of France, is running until Saturday. 

23 May 2019 - 1:05PM

The 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival, which began last week in Cannes, in the south of France, is running until Saturday. 

5 most memorable Chinese films that have been honoured at the Cannes Film Festival
5 most memorable Chinese films that have been honoured at the Cannes Film Festival

As four new Chinese films vie for honours at this year’s event, we recall the success of Farewell My Concubine, To Live, In The Mood for Love, The Assassin and Lust, Caution

23 May 2019 - 11:45AM

As four new Chinese films vie for honours at this year’s event, we recall the success of Farewell My Concubine, To Live, In The Mood for Love, The Assassin and Lust, Caution

5 most memorable Chinese films that have been honoured at the Cannes Film Festival
Why did the Empress Dowager Cixi add chrysanthemum petals to her Chinese hotpot?

Three imperial dishes served during the Qing dynasty – considered the pinnacle of Chinese cuisine at the time – continue to influence chefs to this day

7 Feb 2019 - 10:30AM

Three imperial dishes served during the Qing dynasty – considered the pinnacle of Chinese cuisine at the time – continue to influence chefs to this day

Why did the Empress Dowager Cixi add chrysanthemum petals to her Chinese hotpot?
80 dishes and more: the lavish Lunar New Year’s Eve banquet fit for a Chinese emperor

Beijing’s Palace Museum exhibition reveals the daily hunt for poison and other culinary secrets surrounding the Forbidden City’s Qing dynasty imperial family

1 Feb 2019 - 12:02PM

Beijing’s Palace Museum exhibition reveals the daily hunt for poison and other culinary secrets surrounding the Forbidden City’s Qing dynasty imperial family