PAKT Pick: Service Station Sunglasses

Service station sunglasses are this summer’s hottest trend We’ve all done it haven’t we? Stopped to get petrol only to find ourselves trying on the kitchy sunglasses on the rotating racks, and this summer everyone from Rihanna to Selena Gomez and Kim Kardashian are sporting styles that you can easily find at your local service…

Get the most out of PAKT

PAKT wardrobe service – a better way to wardrobe Why do I need PAKT? The reality is most of us only wear 20-30% of our wardrobe on a regular basis. Managing the rest of it — seasonal pieces, occasion wear, suits, dresses, leather, handbags, shoes — is an effort. We lose track of our pieces,…

Wardrobe Insider: Sujata Assomull

From a career defining role as launch Editor in Chief of Harper’s Bazaar India, to her work as an international chronicler of fashion trends, Sujata Assomull has long harnessed the power of her own cultural background to become the go-to resource in the industry for commentary on India and the Middle East’s evolving and dynamic markets. Now…

The Pick: Fashion Unites

Fashion is coming together in support of Ukraine, with Ukrainian creative Olya Kuryshchuk of 1 Granary publishing an open letter ‘Fashion Unites Against War’ — calling for the industry to unite against the war taking place in the eastern European country. Major brands like Balenciaga and its parent company Kering are making public statements, donating to the UN World…

Wardrobe Insider: Nicole Froelich

As one of Asia’s most in-demand wedding planners, nobody knows how to set the mood like Nicole Froelich. The creative force behind Nicole Please, her bespoke wedding event company, she has chalked Celina Jade and Han Geng’s wedding among stellar events she’s planned over the last few years.  Born in Zurich, the half Taiwanese, multi-lingual, whirlwind started her career in hospitality, but quickly became known…

Shop Her Wardrobe: Dervla Louli Musgrave

As the founder of luxury wellness travel platform Compare Retreats, Dervla Louli Musgrave has a show-stopping wardrobe with pieces from all over the world. With the recent arrival of her baby boy, she’s ready to get PAKT and list some of her favourite pieces on Vestiaire Collective. Want to know what gems she’s giving up? Well, there’s the…

The Pick: A Handmade Christmas Tree

Every year The Upper House commission a leading architecture and design studio to create a bespoke tree, and over the years it’s produced a rich history of stunning, Insta-worthy Christmas trees. 2021 is no different, with longstanding friend of the house Victoria Tang-Owen of Victoria Tang Studio presenting the East-meets-West concept A Handmade Christmas tree…

Wardrobe Insider: Victoria Tang-Owen

Founder, creative director, mother, entrepreneur, and charity president — it’s fair to say the force of nature that is Victoria Tang-Owen is thriving. Having launched multidisciplinary design studio Thirty30 Creative with her husband Christopher Owen in order to work with brands on existing concepts, 2020 saw them set up Victoria Tang Studio. Following recent collaborations with Artistic Director Kim Jones and artist Kenny Scharf…

The Pick: The Lip Locket Necklace

For the last 10 years, admirers of Kristen Stewart’s punk lock necklace have been chasing her long-time makeup-artist turned jewellery designer Jillian Dempsey hoping for one of their own. Stewart’s silver piece was a one off, but now Dempsey has launched a new necklace inspired by the original: The Lip Locket Necklace. With a nod…

Wardrobe Insider: Cheryl Leung

Historically, Hong Kong’s strong fashion manufacturing roots meant emerging local designers took a back seat to global brands and fast fashion but, in the last decade an increasing number of creative entrepreneurs have launched brands that are bringing a whole new perspective to the local fashion scene. Leading the way with her feminine dresses and…