HAPPENINGS: Joining in the craze surrounding the long-awaited opening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, S.T. Dupont held a launch party for its new collection that's inspired by the classic movie series about a galaxy far, far away. The party officially started when Darth Vader entered the scene, engaging guests, including Real Ting, Cissy Wang and Brandon Chau, in a lightsabre duel.

The new X-Wing writing instrument proved to be an instant favourite with the guests. Accompanied by a stand, the pen can be assembled to form a fighter craft with wings, ready to engage in fantasies of fighting against the Galactic Empire. 

OVERHEARD I hope my wife gets me this Star Wars pen for Christmas.


CHIC CHAT with Brandon Chau

Are you a big Star Wars fan?

I'm a huge Star Wars fan, [although] I'm actually a recent convert. I had not watched the movies before, but because my son happens to be a Star Wars fan, he got me into them.

Which of the Star Wars movies is your favourite?

I like the original trilogy the most. Episodes 1 to 3 are not bad.

Are you excited about Star Wars: The Force Awakens?

For sure - my friends and I are going to dress up to go and watch the movie together. I'm going to be a Jedi; I have my costume ready.

Do you have a favourite character from the series?

I like Obi-Wan Kenobi. And Darth Vader is my favourite villain.