H&M FOUNDATION: Inventive New Ways to Recycle Textiles

H&M Foundation, along with The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) showcases the new concept of Closed-Loop Apparel Recycling Eco-System. Find a new way to discard clothing that you no longer wish to wear or keep.  No longer is it acceptable to throw your clothes in the bin, and be done with it. Fashion waste has become a burdening issue, it is estimated that a person on average, throws away 70 pounds worth of (wearable and recylcable) clothing in the bin annually.  This is leading to a very destructive landfill and waste problem. Find new ways to…

Mindful Gifting By Rumi X in Collaboration with Eco Brands

It’s December, it’s time to start thinking about your Christmas gifts! Sometimes it’s not easy to buy something thoughtful and useful. Rumi X just made gifting for your gfs and mom-to-be friends that much easier. Along with Wanderess Beauty and Flo Jewellery, Rumi X is offering inspiring, eco-gift sets to promote self-love and care for mind and body. RUMI X & WANDERESS BEAUTY BOX GIFTS Wanderess Beauty, founded by Chief Wanderess Jessica on the beaches of Bondi, offers the best green beauty products in a box. On a quest to help all to discover the best green beauty products, Wanderess Beauty…

Startup Weekend Fashion 2.0

The Closeteur is the media sponsor for the upcoming fashtech event hosted by Techstar. The 54 hour weekend is an experience like no other, a place for people from all backgrounds to connect and share their ideas, to validate, plan, and pitch their ideas to a round-up of experienced professionals from different backgrounds. You never know, your idea might be the next unicorn that will change how we live and communicate! Startup Weekend Hong Kong Fashion 2.0 will bring together a diverse range of talents across multiple industries. Entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to leverage Techstars’ worldwide network of influential…

Conscious Cinema Presents: Fashion Frontline

Conscious Cinema will be hosting their 10th screening at NakedHub on Thursday, November 30th. Frontline Fashion is a documentary following 10 talented Asian and European emerging fashion designers determined to change the future of fashion – currently one of the most polluting industries – for the better in the world’s biggest sustainable fashion design competition, The EcoChic Design Award. As they descend into Hong Kong for the design battle of their lives, all eyes are on the first prize; to design an up-cycled collection for China’s leading luxury brand, Shanghai Tang. But before they meet the region’s fashion elite on…

Second-hand Goods, First-Class Service: Guiltless Pop-Up

Asia’s premier luxury consignment website Guiltless.com pop-up store in Man Yee Building, Central is now extended until December 26. Expect to find luxury and hardly worn items from the top designer brands. Hong Kong shoppers have the chance to experience Guiltess’ famous fashion vault – the secret spot for rare items such as handbags reserved for celebrities due to ridiculous waitlists, limited-edition items such as vintage Gucci Bicycles and Louis Vuitton footballs made to celebrate the World Cup. Best of all? Guiltless also boasts an extensive collection of new and vintage Chanel, one of the most sought-after items to fashionistas…

DFS Group Kicked Off its Give Joy Together Campaign

DFS Group kicked off its Give Joy Together campaign The world’s leading luxury travel retailer the DFS Group kicked off its Give Joy Together seasonal gifting campaign on November 11 at T Galleria in Macau’s resort and casino, City of Dreams. The group showcased a bespoke approach to gift through craftsmanship and customization, simultaneously drawing attention to the wide range of exclusive luxury items available at the store. Joining the kick-off includes global retail influencer Bag Snob, fashion blogger Mr. Bags and world-famous contemporary pop artist Boyarde. Senior DFS executives including Sibylle Scherer, President Merchandising and Consumer Marketing, Christophe Chaix,…

Early Coming Christmas, Harbor City puts up “Christmas in the Air”

The Hong Kong Harbor City’s annual outdoor Christmas lighting display is always one of themust-see attraction for tourist and locals and has always set a standard for other Christmas attraction. This year, Harbor city presents us with a spectacular attraction that will surely release the child within everyone’s heart, “Christmas in the Air”.     The Christmas in the Air Lighting Ceremony took place on November 21, 2017, attracting hundreds of thousands of spectaculars gathering around the venue. Joining the Lighting Ceremony as a special guest this year is Hong Kong beloved actress and singer Andy Lau. One of the…

Exclusive Japanese Temple Cuisine Experience with Master Toshio Tanahashi

Whether you are a vegetarian or vegan year-round, practice Buddhism, or just seek to follow a healthier diet from time to time, Japanese Master Toshio Tanahashi’s shojin-ryori experience will bring inner peace and mindfulness to your spiritual routine. Shojin-ryori, or more commonly known as Buddhist Temple cuisine, is a vegetarian meal traditionally served at Japanese temples to monks and visiting guests. Combining meditative mindful eating with the freshest and finest ingredients from nature, Master Tanahashi is a pioneer and living example to raise awareness for conscious eating with deep gratitude. In 2015, the master’s forward-thinking cooking philosophy has influenced acclaimed…

Discover Sarah Lai “ROMANCE REBORN”

Pop Up: Discover Sarah Lai “Romance Reborn” at Pacific Place Founded in 2013, Hong Kong born fashion designer and entrepreneur Sarah Lai has open a two-month pop up store from 1 November 2017 to 2 January 2018 at Pacific Place, Admiralty, offering her label’s complete collections of women’s ready-to-wear in a brick-and-mortar shop for this year’s festive season. Priced affordably between HK$1,000 and HK$3,000, Sarah Lai label creates timeless and sophisticated garments for modern women. The pop up store will unveil the label’s newest designs suitable for all seasons named “Romance Reborn” Series 1 and 2 collections, featuring ruffles and…

Pop-Up: The Living Room by HULA & Choose Well Art Exhibit

From November 28 – December 3, 2017; be sure to check out the soon to be launched pop-up shopping experience The Living Room by Designer Consignment Boutique HULA and a photography exhibition by art director and sustainable fashion advocate Gloria Yu called “Choose Well”. HULA is not just an online boutique, it is a sustainable fashion community where members can consign items they no longer need and discover the best designer pieces for less whilst impacting the world at the same time. HULA’s mission is to help prolong the life of well-designed fashion pieces and help redue textile waste- the…

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