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Hong Kong fashion news: Alexander McQueen's last collection hits Hong Kong; Rupert Sanderson's first non-UK flagship store is here


This week in Hong Kong's fashion and shopping news direct from the fashion editors at Butterboom.com:

Rupert Sanderson to open first flagship boutique in Hong Kong


UK shoe designer Rupert Sanderson has decided to open his first flagship store outside of the UK in Hong Kong at 8 On Lan Street in Central on March 25. To commemorate the opening, Rupert is releasing two worldwide exclusive limited edition shoes – the “Conquest” and “Asteroid” which costs HK$12,800 a pair. More here

5 Minutes with Sjall Founder, Kristin Petrovich


Kristin Petrovich, founder of Själ, a Swedish skincare line was in town recently to launch her new gemstone masks. The line is unique in that it is based on a holistic approach that adopts the latest bio-technology from Europe and Japan and with bio-osmotic energy from precious minerals like gold and gemstones to activate cells and improve skin complexion. Read more about Kristin's visit here.

Alexander McQueen’s last collection


The designer’s last collection, titled Plato’s Atlantis comprises of brightly colour prints inspired by  jungle creatures and sea nymphs and creatures carries a message of future ecological meltdown is a stunning last collection. It is  being sold at Lane Crawford and Joyce.

Fashion takes to the streets


Last week, fashion took to the streets with the launch of Sonia Rykiel’s capsule knit collection with H&M and YSL’s Spring/Summer Manifesto. Sights of long queues outside of H&M’s flagship store in Queen’s Road and people snapping pictures of H&M’s live mannequins in Sonia Rykiel’s collection posing and greeting the crowd. While over at Pedder Street and Queens Road, hordes of Hong Kongers queued up to get their copy of YSL’s manifesto and free cotton bags.

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