The entrance to the recently closed Ralph Lauren store in Lee Garden Two, Causeway Bay. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Style Check by Jing Zhang
Closure of Ralph Lauren Hong Kong flagship store probably won’t be the last given city’s poor retail climate
Four years ago Ralph Lauren was talking up China market as important long-term driver of growth, and expansion soon followed in Hong Kong. Now label has joined other big fashion names in closing a flagship store in the city
Jing is a contributor to the Post. She previously served seven years as the newspaper's Fashion Editor, handling all editorial fashion-related content. She covers trends, movements and the industry scene for culture, fashion, retail business, arts, travel, technology and start ups in China and Asia. For the Post, she has interviewed the likes of Malcolm Gladwell, Karl Lagerfeld, Zaha Hadid, Jackie Chan, Dolce & Gabbana, David and Victoria Beckham, Michael Burke and Christian Louboutin.