Together, 585 parts operate within an extremely complex mechanism entirely assembled and finished by hand.

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Together, 585 parts operate within an extremely complex mechanism entirely assembled and finished by hand.
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Helen Miao

Helen Miao

Helen has worked as a sub-editor for 26 years. She is currently a sub-editor on Specialist Publications. She mainly works on STYLE magazine, but she also helps out with other magazines and supplements. In addition, she edits web posts and Facebook posts, and sometimes writes a few scoops for STYLE. Prior to joining STYLE, Helen was the chief sub-editor of South China Morning Post’s student paper, Young Post.