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Sarah Lai wears a Stella Jean print top. The vintage Chanel bag is a gift from her grandmother. The wallpaper is from Gracie Studio, New York. Photos: Amanda Kho

Fashion real Hongkongers wear: Sarah Lai, Morgan Stanley V-P

Vintage-loving banker started her eponymous fashion label to create elegantly functional clothing for women

I like discovering and supporting new designers. This Haitian-Italian designer's beautiful prints reflect her heritage.

Lai wears vintage Christian Lacroix earrings, Ek Thongprasert blue necklace and Sarah Lai Fontaine dress.

I found these in a vintage store during my last trip to Paris. My mother is a big part of why I have been collecting jewellery from the 1980s and '90s.

A gift from my grandmother, this bag is probably as old as I am. I love the soft lambskin leather and the beautiful classic Chanel gold chain.

This is a gift from my best friend and business partner, Joyce. We run a casual label called the Lavishers, but she still gives me gifts without occasion.

I ordered this wallpaper from New York while researching for my new apartment four years ago. Meticulously hand-painted wallpaper that's so beautiful, romantic and soothing for the eyes.

This article appeared in the South China Morning Post print edition as: Sarah Lai