Michelle Lam

Michelle Lam

Michelle is a summer intern for SCMP's Specialist Publication. She writes about culture and food.

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4 Instagrammable restaurants in Hong Kong where design tops the menu

Arbor, Chaiwala, Chifa and Mercedes me go out of their way to give diners a special experience

Arbor, Chaiwala, Chifa and Mercedes me go out of their way to give diners a special experience

4 Instagrammable restaurants in Hong Kong where design tops the menu
22 Mar 2019 - 4:13PM
Set the world ablaze with these smouldering red gemstones

Red jewellery pieces invite an auspicious start to the year

Red jewellery pieces invite an auspicious start to the year

Set the world ablaze with these smouldering red gemstones
27 Jan 2019 - 2:03AM
5 metallic accessories that add a futuristic touch to your look

Add some glamour to your day with shiny sneakers, a silver fountain pen and more

Add some glamour to your day with shiny sneakers, a silver fountain pen and more

5 metallic accessories that add a futuristic touch to your look
28 Jan 2019 - 11:11AM
Where form reflects function: 5 stylish handbags inspired by architecture

Stand out from the crowd with bags and clutches with structural shapes

Stand out from the crowd with bags and clutches with structural shapes

Where form reflects function: 5 stylish handbags inspired by architecture
24 Jan 2019 - 5:32AM
How Living Coral – Pantone’s colour of the year – can put a spring in your step

Colour-of-the-year style essentials evoke a sense of spring

Colour-of-the-year style essentials evoke a sense of spring

How Living Coral – Pantone’s colour of the year – can put a spring in your step
22 Jan 2019 - 2:18AM
5 dress watches that add a stylish touch to simple attire

Stand out from the crowd with luxury timepieces from Bulgari, Cartier and more

Stand out from the crowd with luxury timepieces from Bulgari, Cartier and more

5 dress watches that add a stylish touch to simple attire
10 Jan 2019 - 5:00PM
Japanese designer Hiroshi Fujiwara adds dose of culture to Moncler’s street-smart Genius collection

Oriental motifs abound, while a reinterpreted Moncler puffer makes a standout appearance.

Oriental motifs abound, while a reinterpreted Moncler puffer makes a standout appearance.

Japanese designer Hiroshi Fujiwara adds dose of culture to Moncler’s street-smart Genius collection
2 Jan 2019 - 3:36PM
Why Falklands war veteran Simon Wagstaff now has Everest in his sights

Former British Army Commando founded the service provider to the aviation industry in 1999 as the sole employee, and the company now has offices in six countries

Former British Army Commando founded the service provider to the aviation industry in 1999 as the sole employee, and the company now has offices in six countries

Why Falklands war veteran Simon Wagstaff now has Everest in his sights
1 Jan 2019 - 3:07AM
Cate Blanchett, Coco Lee and Lawrence Wong are all decked out in Armani to celebrate new fragrance launch in Shanghai

Zheng Kai, Zhang Jianing, Zhong Chuxi, Zhou Yutong and Wang Jia also hit the red carpet to celebrate Sì Passione

Zheng Kai, Zhang Jianing, Zhong Chuxi, Zhou Yutong and Wang Jia also hit the red carpet to celebrate Sì Passione

Cate Blanchett, Coco Lee and Lawrence Wong are all decked out in Armani to celebrate new fragrance launch in Shanghai
30 Dec 2018 - 12:02PM
Astrology lovers, rejoice: Van Cleef & Arpels looks to the stars for new timepiece collection

12 feminine zodiac timepieces depict the beauty of illuminating constellations and nature,and Snowflake line comprises diamonds-set pieces

12 feminine zodiac timepieces depict the beauty of illuminating constellations and nature,and Snowflake line comprises diamonds-set pieces

Astrology lovers, rejoice: Van Cleef & Arpels looks to the stars for new timepiece collection
29 Dec 2018 - 12:01PM
Costumes by Hong Kong's Oscar-winning art director Tim Yip take centre stage

Different versions of Yip’s muse, Lili the Manikin, are featured

Different versions of Yip’s muse, Lili the Manikin, are featured

Costumes by Hong Kong's Oscar-winning art director Tim Yip take centre stage
29 Dec 2018 - 10:03AM
Wine totally tastes better when it’s poured out of a US$1,560 decanter – plus 4 other luxe home accessories

Hosting a party? Choose one of these luxury home pieces to impress guests

Hosting a party? Choose one of these luxury home pieces to impress guests

Wine totally tastes better when it’s poured out of a US$1,560 decanter – plus 4 other luxe home accessories
28 Dec 2018 - 10:02AM
The big accessory trend: 5 oversized jewellery pieces for this Christmas

From earrings to necklaces, large pieces speak volume

From earrings to necklaces, large pieces speak volume

The big accessory trend: 5 oversized jewellery pieces for this Christmas
27 Dec 2018 - 10:01AM
Would you pay US$171,500 for an espresso machine?

The hi-tech, golden device is a piece of mechanical artwork which features white gold, amethysts and diamonds

The hi-tech, golden device is a piece of mechanical artwork which features white gold, amethysts and diamonds

Would you pay US$171,500 for an espresso machine?
26 Dec 2018 - 10:00AM
How Eric Noyel’s love for boating brought him to Asia – where the wind caught his sails

Founder of Hong Kong-based luxury yacht dealer AsiaMarine set out to bring the European yachting experience to Asia, and has learned many valuable lessons along the way.

Founder of Hong Kong-based luxury yacht dealer AsiaMarine set out to bring the European yachting experience to Asia, and has learned many valuable lessons along the way.

How Eric Noyel’s love for boating brought him to Asia – where the wind caught his sails
27 Dec 2018 - 5:26PM
22 New Year dining options to help you ring in 2019 in style

Usher in the new year with some of the best flavours from around the globe including French, Japanese or Brazilian by enjoying a nice meal right before the countdown, or with a soothing brunch on New Year’s Day

Usher in the new year with some of the best flavours from around the globe including French, Japanese or Brazilian by enjoying a nice meal right before the countdown, or with a soothing brunch on New Year’s Day

22 New Year dining options to help you ring in 2019 in style
24 Dec 2018 - 12:35PM
Check out this US$1 million watch Sylvester Stallone helped create – plus 4 other limited-edition models

Watches from Panerai, Ralph Lauren, Audemars Piguet and Blancpain are also a timely gift

Watches from Panerai, Ralph Lauren, Audemars Piguet and Blancpain are also a timely gift

Check out this US$1 million watch Sylvester Stallone helped create – plus 4 other limited-edition models
23 Dec 2018 - 10:02AM
It’s party time! Glam up your evening out with these precious bags

Whether you are a fan of gold or leather, there’s a bag that suits you

Whether you are a fan of gold or leather, there’s a bag that suits you

It’s party time! Glam up your evening out with these precious bags
23 Dec 2018 - 2:00AM
Take a walk on the wild side with these animal print shoes

From leopard to snake patterned, step out in style with animal prints

From leopard to snake patterned, step out in style with animal prints

Take a walk on the wild side with these animal print shoes
22 Dec 2018 - 2:01AM
5 hipster coffee haunts in Hong Kong to get your next cup of joe

Sunset at Coffee 101, Chinese medicine-themed Tai Wo Tang and Omotesando Koffee, with its cool Japanese culture, are just some of the city’s cafe delights

Sunset at Coffee 101, Chinese medicine-themed Tai Wo Tang and Omotesando Koffee, with its cool Japanese culture, are just some of the city’s cafe delights

5 hipster coffee haunts in Hong Kong to get your next cup of joe
21 Dec 2018 - 12:04PM
Stuck for a Christmas gift for friends and family? How about a hamper full of gourmet treats?

Leading hotels like the InterContinental, Mandarin Oriental and Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View have got you covered with a selection of fine food and goodies

Leading hotels like the InterContinental, Mandarin Oriental and Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View have got you covered with a selection of fine food and goodies

Stuck for a Christmas gift for friends and family? How about a hamper full of gourmet treats?
20 Dec 2018 - 5:02PM
Happy birthday Park Seo-joon! 4 TV and movie roles that made him the ‘master of romantic comedy’

South Korean actor Park Seo-joon has come a long way since he appeared in rapper Bang Yong-guk’s music video ‘I Remember’ in 2011

South Korean actor Park Seo-joon has come a long way since he appeared in rapper Bang Yong-guk’s music video ‘I Remember’ in 2011

Happy birthday Park Seo-joon! 4 TV and movie roles that made him the ‘master of romantic comedy’
16 Dec 2018 - 11:02AM
Looking for gift ideas? Here are some extravagant choices

From a precious fountain pen to stylish travel tales, we have a range of special gifts for you to choose from

From a precious fountain pen to stylish travel tales, we have a range of special gifts for you to choose from

Looking for gift ideas? Here are some extravagant choices
13 Dec 2018 - 5:56PM
22 places to eat, drink and be merry this Christmas in Hong Kong and Macau

Pamper your loved ones with unforgettable festive meals with a range of dining options that include French, Italian, Middle Eastern, British, fusion and more

Pamper your loved ones with unforgettable festive meals with a range of dining options that include French, Italian, Middle Eastern, British, fusion and more

22 places to eat, drink and be merry this Christmas in Hong Kong and Macau
12 Dec 2018 - 11:01AM
Happy 22nd birthday to Kang Daniel of K-pop boy band Wanna One

The charismatic leader and main dancer with the 11-member group, formed by the finalists of a 2017 reality TV show, is now the face of many Korean brands

The charismatic leader and main dancer with the 11-member group, formed by the finalists of a 2017 reality TV show, is now the face of many Korean brands

Happy 22nd birthday to Kang Daniel of K-pop boy band Wanna One
10 Dec 2018 - 12:40PM
Why Sean Lee feels time can be ‘earned’, like money

CEO of China Mobile Hong Kong has learned that great time management is all about considering the importance and urgency of the thing you are about to do.

CEO of China Mobile Hong Kong has learned that great time management is all about considering the importance and urgency of the thing you are about to do.

Why Sean Lee feels time can be ‘earned’, like money
20 Dec 2018 - 7:08PM
Netflix’s new K-drama ‘Hymn of Death’, starring Lee Jong-suk, will be based on tragic romance of Korean soprano

The two-part series, starring Shin Hye-sun, as doomed singer Yun Sim-deok, and Lee-Jong-suk as her writer boyfriend, will be shown from December 14

The two-part series, starring Shin Hye-sun, as doomed singer Yun Sim-deok, and Lee-Jong-suk as her writer boyfriend, will be shown from December 14

Netflix’s new K-drama ‘Hymn of Death’, starring Lee Jong-suk, will be based on tragic romance of Korean soprano
4 Dec 2018 - 12:24PM
3 things you didn’t know about BTS’ Jin as the K-pop star turns 27

Kim Seok-jin has helped the septet top the charts in South Korea and the United States with songs including ‘Fake Love’, ‘DNA’ and ‘Blood, Sweat & Tears’

Kim Seok-jin has helped the septet top the charts in South Korea and the United States with songs including ‘Fake Love’, ‘DNA’ and ‘Blood, Sweat & Tears’

3 things you didn’t know about BTS’ Jin as the K-pop star turns 27
2 Dec 2019 - 12:18PM
Prepare to be dazzled: DFS is showcasing some of the world’s rarest watches and jewellery pieces in Macau

The gala exhibition features some of the finest watches and jewellery from famous brands around the globe

The gala exhibition features some of the finest watches and jewellery from famous brands around the globe

Prepare to be dazzled: DFS is showcasing some of the world’s rarest watches and jewellery pieces in Macau
3 Dec 2018 - 11:06AM
Opening Ceremony just designed a limited edition gold travel bag for your Hennessy

Need to take your bottle of cognac to a party this Christmas? Hennessy and Opening Ceremony have the perfect solution

Need to take your bottle of cognac to a party this Christmas? Hennessy and Opening Ceremony have the perfect solution

Opening Ceremony just designed a limited edition gold travel bag for your Hennessy
1 Dec 2018 - 10:00AM