Chinese actress Gong Li, who has starred in such acclaimed films as Raise the Red Lantern and Farewell My Concubine, has been selected to be the face Swiss watchmaker and jeweler Piaget. The appointment is a shrewd move by Piaget, which is looking to tap into the fast growing, and lucrative,...

"There are more red lanterns here," she decided. (Decorator David Stark's theme was a nod to the presenting sponsor, Soigne K, a retailer that showcases designs from India.) But the social sparks were flying, too, whether it was Arden Wohl introducing her friends to Honor designer Giovanna...

Red lanterns, antique mirrors, lacquered furniture, and old black and white photographs of what seems to be occupied Manchuria welcome you as you take your seats – sober and cheery at the same time. Ask for some tea as soon as you sit to warm yourself up. It arrives in a pretty teapot...

rooms include dedications to the obvious benchmark collections such as Yves Saint Laurent's 1977 A/W haute couture collection that had Mongol costume mashing up with Qing dynasty or Valentino's recent special haute couture collection made for a show in Beijing backgrounded by classics like...

Her secret weapon: Red This actress will wear any color: hot pink, black, purple, whatever. But when she really wants to bring the drama, Megan makes her strongest statement in red. Whether it's through a dress or a lipstick, Megan lives up to her reputation for attitude when she's

While its famous sister restaurant Hutong serves mostly Peking food, the Aqua Group's latest addition Red Almond focuses on traditional super spicy Sichuan dishes, with even its décor resembling the little streets of the region. With intricate wooden furniture and dim red lanterns, its...

It's no secret that red carpet season is my favorite season and it kicks off this Sunday with the Golden Globes hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler! Are you ready? I'll be speaking to the actors and actresses hair stylists, makeup artists and manicurists as soon as they send their talent off to...

Golden Maneki-neko cats, brightly colored dragons, Chinese red lanterns and evil spirit repelling firecrackers filled the all red backdrop while mannequins were dressed up in designer labels like Jason Wu, Givenchy, Dolce & Gabanna, Vera Wang, and more. It's the chicest and most auspicious...

This month, I reported that Michelle chose red Alexander McQueen at the State Dinner as a nod to Chinese's cultural designation of red as a sign of good luck. Apparently, that's not enough for some American designers. Both Oscar de la Renta, and Diane von Furstenberg (on behalf of the CFDA)...

Hutong's Christmas Eve dinner menu features a 7-course meal including bamboo clams steeped in Chinese rose wine, fiery pepper prawns, wok-fried tenderloin and Red Lantern crispy chicken. Don't forget to make a wish on their cute Wishing Tree! When: 24 December 2013 How much: 7-course menu,...

 

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