Hong Kong


the designers behind yanyan want you to dress like their grandmas

i-D talks to Phyllis Chan and Suzzie Chung about their new knitwear line inspired by the bold old women and colorful architecture of Hong Kong.
Emma Russell

how ka-man tse’s ‘narrow distances’ contemplates what it means to be seen

Announced as the recipient of the 2018 Aperture Portfolio Prize in December, we speak to Chinese-American artist and Yale lecturer Ka-Man Tse about her award-winning project, ‘narrow distances’.
Ryan White
straight ups

this is the creative community of hong kong, straight up

Photographer Desiré van den Berg visited the Clockenflap Festival in Hong Kong, where Erykah Badu, David Byrne, and many more were performing. Against a neon lit backdrop she captured the festival’s most interesting visitors.
Rolien Zonneveld

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

talking southeast asian fashion at the vetements hong kong pop up

We caught up with the brand's biggest fans to talk dream collabs and Hong Kong's fashion scene.
Douglas Greenwood

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

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.

why are people burning paper gucci handbags in china?

A Chinese tradition involving the burning of luxury items to ensure a comfortable afterlife clashes with copyright protection.
Briony Wright

​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

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.
i-D Staff

obsessed: the chinese taylor swift

24-year-old singer-songwriter G.E.M. is the most famous singer you've never heard of. 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 20...
i-D Staff

​in the mood for love: a brief guide to the films of wong kar-wai

With the Hong Kong director's new film The Grandmaster out now in England, we celebrate the work of the iconic auteur.
Sophia Satchell Baeza