Lo Kai-yin, at home in Mid-Levels, in Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong

We lost the family fortune during Hong Kong’s 1967 riots: jewellery designer Lo Kai-yin

The designer recalls how her grandfather, a farmer from southern China, built his fortune in Hong Kong, and how she got her big break at Cartier

Topic |   Old Hong Kong

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Lo Kai-yin, at home in Mid-Levels, in Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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Kate Whitehead

Kate Whitehead

Kate Whitehead is a freelance journalist who worked on staff at the SCMP before editing Discovery magazine. She is the author of two Hong Kong crime books - After Suzie and Hong Kong Murders - and fully intends that the next book she writes will be less grizzly.