Winnie Chung

Winnie Chung

Winnie is the Editorial Director of Specialist Publications at South China Morning Post. She is a veteran media professional with a 360-degree view of media-related industries, including magazine and newspaper publishing, PR and corporate communications, as well as stakeholder management.

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How coronavirus has changed luxury watchmaking at Vacheron Constantin – fewer partners, but stronger partnerships, says CEO Louis Ferla

Ferla is confident that with just one watch fair this year – Watches & Wonders – instead of two, greater competition will spur his brand on to innovate and connect customers with new digital tools

21 Jun 2020 - 6:00AM

Ferla is confident that with just one watch fair this year – Watches & Wonders – instead of two, greater competition will spur his brand on to innovate and connect customers with new digital tools

How coronavirus has changed luxury watchmaking at Vacheron Constantin – fewer partners, but stronger partnerships, says CEO Louis Ferla
How Cartier brought this year’s novelties to clients during lockdown – through its Cartier Watchmaking Encounters digital platform

The coronavirus pandemic inspired Cartier Watchmaking Encounters, a digital platform linking clients with this year’s releases and offering a preview of the latest Pasha novelties

18 Jun 2020 - 10:04AM

The coronavirus pandemic inspired Cartier Watchmaking Encounters, a digital platform linking clients with this year’s releases and offering a preview of the latest Pasha novelties

How Cartier brought this year’s novelties to clients during lockdown – through its Cartier Watchmaking Encounters digital platform
Review | The Montblanc MB01 Smart Headphones look sexy and sound full in the mid- and low-ranges – but are they worth US$630?

Their pens are iconic but, as the brand moves into more lifestyle products, has its latest offering caught your eye and ear?

20 Apr 2020 - 2:00PM

Their pens are iconic but, as the brand moves into more lifestyle products, has its latest offering caught your eye and ear?

The Montblanc MB01 Smart Headphones look sexy and sound full in the mid- and low-ranges – but are they worth US$630?
How Mame Kurogouchi got together with Tod’s to create a collection based craftsmanship

A shared passion for traditional craftsmanship brought together the upcoming Japanese designer with the century-old Italian leather goods brand

20 Apr 2020 - 12:42PM

A shared passion for traditional craftsmanship brought together the upcoming Japanese designer with the century-old Italian leather goods brand

How Mame Kurogouchi got together with Tod’s to create a collection based craftsmanship
Glass, steel, stones: How architect Frank Gehry bends it like Beckham – from the Louis Vuitton Seoul Maison to the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Glass is not the only material Gehry has managed to bend; the prize-winning 90-year-old has continuously surprised and delighted with buildings that defy the imagination

27 Jan 2020 - 2:00AM

Glass is not the only material Gehry has managed to bend; the prize-winning 90-year-old has continuously surprised and delighted with buildings that defy the imagination

Glass, steel, stones: How architect Frank Gehry bends it like Beckham – from the Louis Vuitton Seoul Maison to the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Tod’s No_Code X shoe collection looks like a sports car – and designer Yong Bae-seok knows why

No_Code is an experimental workshop set up by Tod’s in 2018 to reinterpret changes and trends. It has given rise to the shoeker – a mix between dress shoes and sneakers

23 Jan 2020 - 5:00PM

No_Code is an experimental workshop set up by Tod’s in 2018 to reinterpret changes and trends. It has given rise to the shoeker – a mix between dress shoes and sneakers

Tod’s No_Code X shoe collection looks like a sports car – and designer Yong Bae-seok knows why
How Van Cleef & Arpels’ ‘Time, Nature, Love’ exhibition in Milan shines a light on the craft of making gorgeous jewellery

Rarely-seen pieces, owned by the rich and famous, such as Elizabeth Taylor and the Aga Khan’s former wife, are now on show in Milan’s Palazzo Reale

27 Dec 2019 - 3:00PM

Rarely-seen pieces, owned by the rich and famous, such as Elizabeth Taylor and the Aga Khan’s former wife, are now on show in Milan’s Palazzo Reale

How Van Cleef & Arpels’ ‘Time, Nature, Love’ exhibition in Milan shines a light on the craft of making gorgeous jewellery
Review | We review Rosewood Hong Kong’s Asaya Lodges: what’s it like to stay in your own private spa – and how about a butler, too?

There aren’t many other places in Hong Kong where you can disconnect from other human beings and disappear into the zen bubble of a wellness centre staycation

23 Dec 2019 - 9:22PM

There aren’t many other places in Hong Kong where you can disconnect from other human beings and disappear into the zen bubble of a wellness centre staycation

We review Rosewood Hong Kong’s Asaya Lodges: what’s it like to stay in your own private spa – and how about a butler, too?
Li Na, Asia’s first Grand Slam winner, talks motherhood, a forthcoming movie biopic, and her plans to nurture China’s tennis champions of tomorrow

Li Na made history as the first Asian-born tennis player to win not just one but two Grand Slam titles – but since retiring five years ago, what has the Chinese champion been plotting next?

17 Dec 2019 - 10:46AM

Li Na made history as the first Asian-born tennis player to win not just one but two Grand Slam titles – but since retiring five years ago, what has the Chinese champion been plotting next?

Li Na, Asia’s first Grand Slam winner, talks motherhood, a forthcoming movie biopic, and her plans to nurture China’s tennis champions of tomorrow
Review | We review the Rock Jaw Audio’s T5 Ultra Connect – at less than US$100, can these Bluetooth headphones really beat the Apple AirPods Pro?

At less than US$100, are these British Bluetooth headphones really better than the Apple AirPods Pro?

4 Dec 2019 - 4:00PM

At less than US$100, are these British Bluetooth headphones really better than the Apple AirPods Pro?

We review the Rock Jaw Audio’s T5 Ultra Connect – at less than US$100, can these Bluetooth headphones really beat the Apple AirPods Pro?
How Mamma Mia! star Amanda Seyfried tackles her demons – through Buddhism, meditation, and with a white donkey named Gus

She starred with Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine and Cher in Mamma Mia! but Amanda Seyfried says she prefers a simple lifestyle; her Jaeger-LeCoultre watch says otherwise

3 Dec 2019 - 3:58PM

She starred with Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine and Cher in Mamma Mia! but Amanda Seyfried says she prefers a simple lifestyle; her Jaeger-LeCoultre watch says otherwise

How Mamma Mia! star Amanda Seyfried tackles her demons – through Buddhism, meditation, and with a white donkey named Gus
Review | Apple Airpods Pro vs Sony WF-1000XM3 – which are the best wireless earbuds?

From battery life and ear comfort to connectivity and all-important sound quality, the top two wireless earbuds go head-to-head

14 Nov 2019 - 9:58AM

From battery life and ear comfort to connectivity and all-important sound quality, the top two wireless earbuds go head-to-head

Apple Airpods Pro vs Sony WF-1000XM3 – which are the best wireless earbuds?
Which Rolex does tennis pro Li Na wear on and off the Shanghai Masters court?

She coveted a Rolex, was bestowed one as a gift, and this year, Li Na helps commemorate the brand’s 10th year as official timekeeper and title sponsor of the Shanghai Masters.

2 Nov 2019 - 7:09AM

She coveted a Rolex, was bestowed one as a gift, and this year, Li Na helps commemorate the brand’s 10th year as official timekeeper and title sponsor of the Shanghai Masters.

Which Rolex does tennis pro Li Na wear on and off the Shanghai Masters court?
Guillaume Néry, the record-breaking free diver on a mission to save the world’s coral reefs: ‘there is a big chance they will die’

We flew to French Polynesia for an underwater lesson from the record-breaking French free diver

5 Nov 2019 - 6:03PM

We flew to French Polynesia for an underwater lesson from the record-breaking French free diver

Guillaume Néry, the record-breaking free diver on a mission to save the world’s coral reefs: ‘there is a big chance they will die’
Van Cleef & Arpels gets kissy-kissy with the new Lady Arpels Pont des Amoureux watch collection

The luxury maison has unveiled six new designs of its beloved Lady Arpels Pont des Amoureux watch, which features a pair of lovers who kiss only at noon and midnight

31 Oct 2019 - 5:45PM

The luxury maison has unveiled six new designs of its beloved Lady Arpels Pont des Amoureux watch, which features a pair of lovers who kiss only at noon and midnight

Van Cleef & Arpels gets kissy-kissy with the new Lady Arpels Pont des Amoureux watch collection
How Cartier’s ‘Crystallization of Time’ puts the spotlight on the French jewellery house’s contemporary designs

A history of Cartier jewellery spanning several decades, the Tokyo exhibition highlights jewellery and watches that have been influenced by Egypt, China, India and the Middle East

27 Oct 2019 - 1:00PM

A history of Cartier jewellery spanning several decades, the Tokyo exhibition highlights jewellery and watches that have been influenced by Egypt, China, India and the Middle East

How Cartier’s ‘Crystallization of Time’ puts the spotlight on the French jewellery house’s contemporary designs
A. Lange & Söhne gets its first ever stainless steel collection, finally

Joining the five other timepiece mainstays, the Odysseus is the first stainless steel watch collection from the Saxon watchmaker

24 Oct 2019 - 8:10PM

Joining the five other timepiece mainstays, the Odysseus is the first stainless steel watch collection from the Saxon watchmaker

A. Lange & Söhne gets its first ever stainless steel collection, finally
F1 champion Kimi Räikkönen talks about the Singapore Grand Prix 2019, partying in his twenties – and how Richard Mille persuaded him to start wearing a watch

The Finnish ‘Iceman’ talks candidly about joining Alfa Romeo from Scuderia Ferrari, racing against Michael Schumacher and raising a family

20 Sep 2019 - 4:13PM

The Finnish ‘Iceman’ talks candidly about joining Alfa Romeo from Scuderia Ferrari, racing against Michael Schumacher and raising a family

F1 champion Kimi Räikkönen talks about the Singapore Grand Prix 2019, partying in his twenties – and how Richard Mille persuaded him to start wearing a watch
Review | We review the Sony WF-1000XM3 earbuds: does it make the perfect travel companion?

Superior noise cancelling levels set Sony’s latest earbuds apart from the competition

4 Oct 2019 - 3:04PM

Superior noise cancelling levels set Sony’s latest earbuds apart from the competition

We review the Sony WF-1000XM3 earbuds: does it make the perfect travel companion?
5 of Hong Kong actor Anthony Wong’s most memorable film roles

The versatile star, who celebrates his 58th birthday on Monday, caught the eye playing a cold-hearted murderer in 1993 and has gone on to give many award-winning ‘killer’ performances

4 Sep 2019 - 5:06PM

The versatile star, who celebrates his 58th birthday on Monday, caught the eye playing a cold-hearted murderer in 1993 and has gone on to give many award-winning ‘killer’ performances

5 of Hong Kong actor Anthony Wong’s most memorable film roles
‘It’s almost like being naked with clothes’ – former Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz on embracing Instagram

Elbaz’s shock ousting from Lanvin left him out in the cold. New projects with Frédéric Malle, Converse, LeSportsac and Tod’s Factory offer fresh perspectives

3 Sep 2019 - 4:23PM

Elbaz’s shock ousting from Lanvin left him out in the cold. New projects with Frédéric Malle, Converse, LeSportsac and Tod’s Factory offer fresh perspectives

‘It’s almost like being naked with clothes’ – former Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz on embracing Instagram
Review | Michelin dim sum and hairdryer drama: We review the Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing

Boutique facility on pedestrianised Wangfujing Street offers glimpses of old Beijing life to tourists wanting more than chain stores and bars

19 Aug 2019 - 4:03PM

Boutique facility on pedestrianised Wangfujing Street offers glimpses of old Beijing life to tourists wanting more than chain stores and bars

Michelin dim sum and hairdryer drama: We review the Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing
Review | We review the Klipsch T5 True Wireless earbuds: are they better than Powerbeats Pro or AirPods?

We loved the Powerbeats Pro headphones, but could the Klipsch T5 earbuds unseat them and become the true AirPods-killer?

9 Aug 2019 - 1:16PM

We loved the Powerbeats Pro headphones, but could the Klipsch T5 earbuds unseat them and become the true AirPods-killer?

We review the Klipsch T5 True Wireless earbuds: are they better than Powerbeats Pro or AirPods?
Review | We review Altira Spa Macau’s new Prodige des Océans Face and Body Ritual

The location of the Altira Macau and the comfort of its spa make it a haven away from Macau's tourist crowds

27 Jul 2019 - 2:00PM

The location of the Altira Macau and the comfort of its spa make it a haven away from Macau's tourist crowds

We review Altira Spa Macau’s new Prodige des Océans Face and Body Ritual
Why fashion designer Alber Elbaz is happy to be back in the spotlight with Tod’s collaboration

The former Lanvin designer’s ‘happy moments’-inspired collection – launching globally on Wednesday – also features in a pop-up exhibition at Landmark Atrium in Hong Kong

10 Jul 2019 - 2:20AM

The former Lanvin designer’s ‘happy moments’-inspired collection – launching globally on Wednesday – also features in a pop-up exhibition at Landmark Atrium in Hong Kong

Why fashion designer Alber Elbaz is happy to be back in the spotlight with Tod’s collaboration
Review | We review the new Powerbeats Pro headphones – are they better than the Apple AirPods?

Apple is looking at another revolution with the Powerbeats Pro from Beats, which Apple acquired in 2014

3 Jul 2019 - 5:17PM

Apple is looking at another revolution with the Powerbeats Pro from Beats, which Apple acquired in 2014

We review the new Powerbeats Pro headphones – are they better than the Apple AirPods?
Review | We review Hotel TwentySeven – a luxury Amsterdam haven that takes you far from the madding crowd

The selling point of the refined 16-suite hotel, with Michelin-starred restaurant, whirlpool baths and steam sessions, is the sanctuary it offers guests despite being in the heart of the Dutch capital

14 Jun 2019 - 5:50PM

The selling point of the refined 16-suite hotel, with Michelin-starred restaurant, whirlpool baths and steam sessions, is the sanctuary it offers guests despite being in the heart of the Dutch capital

We review Hotel TwentySeven – a luxury Amsterdam haven that takes you far from the madding crowd
How Kelvin Au Yeung, Jade Dragon’s executive chef, rose to the challenge and added a third Michelin star

The Hong Kong native, who took up the role only six months ago, has also expanded the menu at the renowned Chinese restaurant at City of Dreams, Macau

7 Jun 2019 - 4:00PM

The Hong Kong native, who took up the role only six months ago, has also expanded the menu at the renowned Chinese restaurant at City of Dreams, Macau

How Kelvin Au Yeung, Jade Dragon’s executive chef, rose to the challenge and added a third Michelin star
Beyond Crazy Rich Asians: Gemma Chan on fame, family and her memories of Hong Kong

The actress, who also starred in Captain Marvel and Mary Queen of Scots, is passionate about building on her success to open the door for others – and finding stories that don’t pigeonhole Asians in Asia

11 Jun 2019 - 10:57AM

The actress, who also starred in Captain Marvel and Mary Queen of Scots, is passionate about building on her success to open the door for others – and finding stories that don’t pigeonhole Asians in Asia

Beyond Crazy Rich Asians: Gemma Chan on fame, family and her memories of Hong Kong
How China has inspired Cartier and the world of fashion, jewellery and timepieces throughout history

‘Beyond Boundaries’ exhibition, co-hosted by French maison and Beijing’s Palace Museum, features 830 stunning artefacts and treasures

7 Jun 2019 - 2:22PM

‘Beyond Boundaries’ exhibition, co-hosted by French maison and Beijing’s Palace Museum, features 830 stunning artefacts and treasures

How China has inspired Cartier and the world of fashion, jewellery and timepieces throughout history