Hong Kong

Photography

photography that celebrates a full-spectrum of asian masculinity

Alexandra Leese is a half-Chinese, half-English photographer, looking to dismantle tired stereotypes of Asian men with her imagery.
Ryan White
3.13.18
Music

crazy japanese band wednesday campanella use wikipedia to help them write songs

They were the only Japanese act to play Tyler’s Camp Flog Gnaw festival and their frontwoman recently rolled across a sweaty Hong Kong crowd in a giant hamster ball. After the latter set, we met singer Kom_I for a chat over pastel-coloured mochi.
Douglas Greenwood
12.5.17
Fashion

guram gvasalia on the next vetements pieces everyone will want

As DHL trucks delivered limited-edition hype must-haves and tongue-in-cheek souvenirs to a Hong Kong pop-up, we spoke to Guram Gvasalia about the Vetements fashion revolution hitting southeast Asia.
Douglas Greenwood
11.21.17
straight ups

meet the hong kong kids who queued for hours for the latest vetements drop

In celebration of Vetements’ flying visit to the city, we caught up with the crowd to chat through dream collaborators, their own personal love affairs with the brand and what they were hoping to pick up inside.
Douglas Greenwood
11.20.17
Fashion

yat pit: hong kong’s funkiest fast fashion find

Designers Jason Mui and Onying Lai met through a mutual friend in Hong Kong; their “oracle”. Disenchanted with the culture around them, they came together in 2015 to form their irreverent and visionary young label, Yat Pit. Currently working on their...
Samantha Leese
6.22.17
News

joyce opens designer exhibition in hong kong

The world famous Hong Kong boutique relaunches with a fashion exhibition celebrating the designers integral to the history of the store.
Anders Christian Madsen
10.14.16
Culture

this is shanghai and hong kong, straight up!

i-D hit the streets in China’s most international cities to find out where the cool kids hang out, what they disagree with their parents’ generation about, and what freedom means under the rule of the Chinese government.
Charlotte Gush
10.6.16
Film

​there's a chinese media blackout over the hong kong film awards best picture

A dystopian collection of shorts about the future of China claimed the main prize, but you wouldn't know that from reading local news sources.
Matthew Whitehouse
4.4.16
Art

inside hong kong's global art world

As the fourth edition of Art Basel rolls into a smog covered Hong Kong, we look inside the city's global, commercial art scene, for a place where east meets west.
Felix Petty
3.29.16
Fashion

​tobias rehberger turns mcm’s hong kong flagship into dazzling art installation

We spoke to the German contemporary artist about revisiting Munich’s disco days for his collaboration with MCM during Art Basel Hong Kong.
Felix Petty
3.29.16
documentaries

obsessed: the chinese taylor swift

24-year old singer-songwriter G.E.M. is the most famous singer you don’t know. An icon in her native Hong Kong and China, she shot to fame in 2014, appearing on one of the country’s most popular shows, I AM A SINGER, to an audience of over 200 million...
i-D Staff
12.10.15
Music

c-pop: get to know the most popular musicians you've never heard of

As Chinese pop music slowly begins to invade Western culture, Hong Kong-born, London-raised musician Emma Moss (aka Emmy The Great) finally feels able to come out of the C-Pop closet. Discover the scene with i-D’s short film on China’s answer to Taylor...
Emma-Lee Moss
12.10.15