Hong Kong Tatler Weddings

Hong Kong Tatler Weddings December 2017 - Issue 16

Hong Kong Tatler Weddings features Asia’s most spectacular weddings, Hong Kong’s best wedding planners, banquet venues and much more. Whether you’re getting hitched in Hong Kong or planning a destination wedding, this annual publication is the only guide you’ll need.

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Tatler Asia Limited


it’s a wrap

PHILIPPINE TATLER AMBITIOUS REACH “The couple of the century,” as they’re described in the Philippines, are on the cover. Celebrity doctors Hayden Kho and Vicki Belo share exclusive images of their grand Paris wedding. Elsewhere, friends of Tatler deliver heartening words and recount treasured memories in the lead-up to the festive season, and an art story takes readers to South Africa for an exclusive interview with Jochen Zeitz, founder of Cape Town’s newly opened Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa. TAIWAN TATLER HEALTHY VIBES This edition wraps up 2017 with a focus on beauty and health. On the cover is Pamela Hu, president of tech company JIT International, and CEO of Yinglun Postpartum Care Centre, who shares her tips for maintaining a wholesome lifestyle. Elsewhere, Peter Su (left), the founder of household and hardware firm…

pets in the city

They sport outfits by Fendi, neckwear by Hermès and bags by Louis Vuitton. In between weekly massages, they dine on organic, gluten-free food and sleep on designer beds. Despite living the good life, they’re well known for their bad behaviour—destroying Birkin bags and smashing Patek Philippe watches. Who are they? Hong Kong’s poshest pets, of course, and their lives are just as glamorous as their highflying owners. From chef Mina Park’s 18-month-old dog Nelinha, who has her own Eero Saarinen Womb Chair, and lawyer Vena Cheng’s kitty Mimi, who only eats cat food flown in from Japan, to entrepreneur Antonia Li’s poodle Casper, who has his own personalised Goyard bag—these are animals that truly know the meaning of creature comforts. And it’s not just pampered pooches and fussed-over felines who make the…

she’s a natural

When she arrived at the Chai Wan studio for our cover shoot, Michele Reis was delighted to see Simon C was behind the camera, as she had worked with him many times, and delighted when the PR representative for Fendi arrived with the Peekaboo Essential, the Italian label’s much coveted one-of-a-kind (at the time of the shoot) Himalayan crocodile bag. The former model and actress was ever so affable with everyone on the set—the mark of a true star, if you ask us—and looked stunning in every single shot. She was happy to be wearing Fendi, one of her favourite labels, and particularly loved the floral pieces from the Resort 2018 collection that our fashion director, Justine Lee, prepared for her. She was also enthusiastic about the direction we took for…


ANDREA WYNER The nomadic travel photographer captured Elliot Faber’s journey to Scotland’s finest whisky distilleries in Straight Up (p.176) Whisky or gin? Whisky! Facebook or Instagram? Instagram. Where will you travel in 2018? Mexico. Your most memorable shoot was… A 10-day boat trip following the story of The Odyssey through Turkey, Sicily and Greece. What’s your guilty pleasure? Beer. If you could go back in time, which era would you travel to? The ’60s. JOLENE LIN The Hong Kong-born, New York-based stylist plays with knits, layers and oversized silhouettes in Cold Play (p.82) Give us three style tips. Wear it with confidence, be comfortable and stay true to yourself. Worst fashion mistake? Skin-tight jeggings (jean leggings). Is there an icon or celebrity you would particularly like to style, and why? Rihanna. She’s fearless with her style and always looks amazing. What’s your favourite way to relax? Sun, sand and sea. Hot toddy or hot…

shall we dance

Some 350 devotees of the ballet world, dancers and fans alike, will chassé into the Island Shangri-La’s ballroom on December 10 for the Nutcracker Christmas Benefit, the annual fundraiser organised by the Hong Kong Ballet Guild. Now in its ninth year, the family-friendly affair supports the Hong Kong Ballet, one of Asia’s foremost classical dance companies, in its education and community outreach activities, as well as the dancer sponsorship fund, which provides regular physiotherapy sessions, new pointe shoes and artistic exchanges for the company’s dancers. Highlights of the event will include a scrumptious brunch, auctions, lucky draw raffles and a Hong Kong Balletchoreographed performance by child dancers clad in mini versions of costumes from The Nutcracker. Liana Yeung and Connie Wei- Yang are the co-chairs of the guild’s benefit committee…

new year, new me

2018 DENISE LO I’ve always wanted to try aerial yoga but fear I may not be at the ideal level of fitness, so my first resolution would be to join a gym near my office so I can get fitter. I’ve always been meaning to take my parents on a cruise down the Danube River, so here’s hoping I can tick that one off my bucket list too. VERONICA LAM Since Stephen [Loman] and I are set to get married next year, one of my resolutions is to cut back on drinking as I’m hoping to slim down so I look my best on our big day. PETER CHEUNG I’ve been working in the luxury and fashion sectors for almost 25 years, and my friends keep telling me I should write a book to recount all…