Theresa Harold

Theresa Harold

Born in Hong Kong, lifestyle journalist Theresa Harold has worked for numerous print and online publications including The Independent, The Telegraph, and Prestige Hong Kong. Currently based in London, Theresa freelances for various international titles on the topics of travel and fashion.

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Henry Holland, Roksanda Ilincic do dry cleaning here – London’s The Steam Room could be city’s coolest place to clean clothes

The Steam Room in London is one of the coolest dry cleaners you can go to – it sells merch, is on Instagram, has celebrity clients, runs an underground events space, and advises against cleaning clothes until they need it.

5 Feb 2020 - 3:38PM

The Steam Room in London is one of the coolest dry cleaners you can go to – it sells merch, is on Instagram, has celebrity clients, runs an underground events space, and advises against cleaning clothes until they need it.

Henry Holland, Roksanda Ilincic do dry cleaning here – London’s The Steam Room could be city’s coolest place to clean clothes
Activewear and athleisure pioneer Sweaty Betty’s founder on inspiring women to change their lifestyles

Activewear and athleisure pioneer Tamara Hill-Norton launched Sweaty Betty in 1998 with the idea to ‘inspire women to lead an active lifestyle’. With over 60 stores worldwide, the brand is making its Asian debut in Hong Kong this month.

30 Oct 2019 - 8:29PM

Activewear and athleisure pioneer Tamara Hill-Norton launched Sweaty Betty in 1998 with the idea to ‘inspire women to lead an active lifestyle’. With over 60 stores worldwide, the brand is making its Asian debut in Hong Kong this month.

Activewear and athleisure pioneer Sweaty Betty’s founder on inspiring women to change their lifestyles
Why online influencer and model encourages us to unplug from social media and detox in her new book

Naomi Shimada started modelling at 13, has a large Instagram following, and social media is a big part of her daily life. In her new book, Mixed Feelings, she looks at the social media phenomenon and its side effects.

17 Sep 2019 - 8:34PM

Naomi Shimada started modelling at 13, has a large Instagram following, and social media is a big part of her daily life. In her new book, Mixed Feelings, she looks at the social media phenomenon and its side effects.

Why online influencer and model encourages us to unplug from social media and detox  in her new book
New UK fashion magazine for Asian women, The Wow, and the man behind it all

Wei Liu, founder and editor of The Wow, says he wants to reach all women with Asian heritage and also Western people interested in Asian culture with his self-funded publication.

11 Jun 2019 - 7:05PM

Wei Liu, founder and editor of The Wow, says he wants to reach all women with Asian heritage and also Western people interested in Asian culture with his self-funded publication.

New UK fashion magazine for Asian women, The Wow, and the man behind it all
Plus-size trailblazer Katie Monster is not your average London fashion influencer

Katie Ruensumran, better known as Katie Monster on Instagram, has become a street style sensation since being snapped by Vogue at London Fashion Week two years ago. She’s not into posts about beautiful this, beautiful that.

20 May 2019 - 12:18PM

Katie Ruensumran, better known as Katie Monster on Instagram, has become a street style sensation since being snapped by Vogue at London Fashion Week two years ago. She’s not into posts about beautiful this, beautiful that.

Plus-size trailblazer Katie Monster is not your average London fashion influencer
COS: what it stands for and how Coco Chanel is surprising inspiration for label’s Scandinavian minimalism

Karin Gustafsson, creative director of COS, says her personal design hero is Coco Chanel. The brand is big promoter of art and design. It has hosted an exhibition at Milan Design Week for eight consecutive years.

7 May 2019 - 6:30PM

Karin Gustafsson, creative director of COS, says her personal design hero is Coco Chanel. The brand is big promoter of art and design. It has hosted an exhibition at Milan Design Week for eight consecutive years.

COS: what it stands for and how Coco Chanel is surprising inspiration for label’s Scandinavian minimalism
From Jefferson to Shakespeare: Nicolas Sarkozy’s son talks about making fashion intellectual

Louis Sarkozy is collaborating with Spanish footwear brand Boonper, dedicating four pairs of shoes to famous thinkers, scientists and writers. He hopes to inspire the social media generation with the Enigma Collection.

23 Apr 2019 - 7:13PM

Louis Sarkozy is collaborating with Spanish footwear brand Boonper, dedicating four pairs of shoes to famous thinkers, scientists and writers. He hopes to inspire the social media generation with the Enigma Collection.

From Jefferson to Shakespeare: Nicolas Sarkozy’s son talks about making fashion intellectual
How Kate Middleton fashion favourite Hobbs’ coats and dresses fly off the shelves each time she wears them

When duchess wears a coat or dress from the English label – now in Hong Kong – it sells out in seconds on Hobbs’ website, CEO says. Pitched as affordable luxury, its looks help women of a certain age express their individuality, she says.

7 Feb 2019 - 9:50PM

When duchess wears a coat or dress from the English label – now in Hong Kong – it sells out in seconds on Hobbs’ website, CEO says. Pitched as affordable luxury, its looks help women of a certain age express their individuality, she says.

How Kate Middleton fashion favourite Hobbs’ coats and dresses fly off the shelves each time she wears them
The Riley jumper: can millennial brand’s Insta-famous cashmere knitwear revive a Hong Kong industry?

Garment made in Hong Kong by millennial brand Common Thread took off within months of company’s founding. The two friends behind the brand talk about their hope of reviving knitwear manufacturing in Hong Kong.

12 Dec 2018 - 5:58PM

Garment made in Hong Kong by millennial brand Common Thread took off within months of company’s founding. The two friends behind the brand talk about their hope of reviving knitwear manufacturing in Hong Kong.

The Riley jumper: can millennial brand’s Insta-famous cashmere knitwear revive a Hong Kong industry?
Why the future of luxury fashion is on WhatsApp and WeChat, this start-up believes

Imagine seeing a luxury item on social media you want to buy, and being able to swipe up and make the purchase by WhatsApp or WeChat. That’s what start-up Threads Styling, backed by investors including Hong Kong’s Adrian Cheng, offers.

5 Dec 2018 - 6:35PM

Imagine seeing a luxury item on social media you want to buy, and being able to swipe up and make the purchase by WhatsApp or WeChat. That’s what start-up Threads Styling, backed by investors including Hong Kong’s Adrian Cheng, offers.

Why the future of luxury fashion is on WhatsApp and WeChat, this start-up believes
How AI start-up Choosy speeds up fast fashion while cutting waste out of the equation – but will it avoid ‘China copy’ tag?

Choosy uses AI to identify trends on social media, with customers delivered items based on the results in less than two weeks. And as CEO Jessie Zeng explains, because everything is made-to-order, no clothes are wasted.

2 Aug 2018 - 7:15AM

Choosy uses AI to identify trends on social media, with customers delivered items based on the results in less than two weeks. And as CEO Jessie Zeng explains, because everything is made-to-order, no clothes are wasted.

How AI start-up Choosy speeds up fast fashion while cutting waste out of the equation – but will it avoid ‘China copy’ tag?
Personal shopper for Hong Kong multibillionaires on their taste in watches and fashion and his jet-setting life based out of London

Shawn Sun, of concierge service Mayfair Chan, revels in his role criss-crossing the world sourcing rare watches and jewellery and taking clients VIP shopping. A Hermès man himself, the Shandong native doesn’t get their taste in fashion

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Shawn Sun, of concierge service Mayfair Chan, revels in his role criss-crossing the world sourcing rare watches and jewellery and taking clients VIP shopping. A Hermès man himself, the Shandong native doesn’t get their taste in fashion

Personal shopper for Hong Kong multibillionaires on their taste in watches and fashion and his jet-setting life based out of London
Hong Kong's fur industry - how will Gucci ban affect it? A lot less than you may think

In the wake of Gucci’s recent fur ban, we take a closer look at the thriving fur industry in Hong Kong and China, and the alternatives offered by designers

13 Nov 2017 - 7:10PM

In the wake of Gucci’s recent fur ban, we take a closer look at the thriving fur industry in Hong Kong and China, and the alternatives offered by designers

Hong Kong's fur industry - how will Gucci ban affect it? A lot less than you may think
How duty free shopping is changing the beauty industry, by forcing it to innovate

Travel retail is one of the biggest markets for prestige cosmetic brands such as Estée Lauder and L’Oréal, with many new collections now being sold exclusively in airport duty-free shops

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Travel retail is one of the biggest markets for prestige cosmetic brands such as Estée Lauder and L’Oréal, with many new collections now being sold exclusively in airport duty-free shops

How duty free shopping is changing the beauty industry, by forcing it to innovate