Costume Society

My articles as News Editor for the Costume Society:

Drawing on Style fashion illustration exhibition opens in Bath

Read all about it: The Costume Society’s new members’ magazine launches

Exhibiting Fashion

A fine line in fashion: The Art of Gladys Perint Palmer

A review of the Palais Galleria’s exhibition ‘A History of Fashion’

A review of the V&A’s ‘Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature’ exhibition

Africa Fashion opens at the V&A: The power of cloth

Make the trousers tighter: An interview with Private Cannon, military re-enactor extraordinaire

Gianni Versace Retrospective opens at Groninger Museum: Prints, pop and power

Dandy Dressing: Interview with Jonny Haart, historic menswear expert

Noted & Quoted

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Quoted as an expert (includes Chinese fashion / Chinese male makeup / gender in China) in or radio show appearances:

Wall Stret Journal – Eileen Gu Is Dominating the Beijing Olympics—in Skiing and Sponsorships 

Globe and Mail – Are NFTs and the metaverse the future of fashion? 

Le Temps – En Chine, le luxe collectionne les boulettes (fashion brands ad failures in China)

Flare – Chinese Plus Size Fashion

Sixth Tone – Beauty Boys: The Chinese Men Changing the Face of Makeup

SCMP – The real power behind China’s new trend of ‘sissy men’ … is the empowered modern woman

RTHK radio show, podcast on Asian and Hong Kong male makeup here and sexism in Hong Kong media and the FCC here 

AE World – When Cultures Collide: So, What Happens Next with High Fashion Brands in China?

Canvas8 – What does ‘being a man’ mean in modern China?

Canvas8 – Neiwai: body-positive lingerie for women in China

Canvas8 – My Access Profile

Swissquote Magazine – Made in China: the coolest of labels

The Wire China – Hemmed In

Les Echos – Chinese Fashion: the chic side of Made in China

The Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds – Using Chinese in your career: fashion journalist Babette Radclyffe-Thomas

European Guanxi – International Women’s Day: Stories of successful women in the field of China (Studies) | Webinar

New Statesman – SenseTime: how the world’s most valuable AI startup is changing China

HKFP – NüVoices: A new collective of women writers and artists launches in Hong Kong

Lane Crawford content – custom media content


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Writing and planning editorial content for Lane Crawford’s Discover site

LUXURY ANEWAngel Chen’s exclusive capsule collection embodies bold maximalism

CAPSULE CURATION: MEN A guide to timeless sartorial staples

COUNTING SHLEEP Indi McCullough on wool and her journey from workaholic to wellness

THE Z FILES: THE SCIENCE OF SLEEPHow you’re degrading your Sleep – and how to stop

怀旧情怀: Mossant 呈献经典帽款

REAL TALK What three entrepreneurial women think of work-life clichés

THE ART OF SHADE Three new spring-time shades


THE Z FILES: THE PERFECT BED Sleep expert Kate Bridle weighs in

TRAVEL WITH EXCLUSIVE STYLE Ookonn and Studio Concrete Unite

MINI-ME CHIC Like mother, like daughter

GALLIANO’S MARGIELA Celebrating an exclusive in-store couture exhibition

DRESSING THE MODERN MAN : Christian Kimber offers a fresh take on staples

LET’S FLY AWAY: Embark on a warm-weather getaway with a bag full of chic

MUMMY DEAREST: We ask two women to share their memorable maternal stories

THE GIFT OF LOVE: Roberto Coin’s creations are perfect for mother — and daughter

TRAIL BLAZERS: Blazé Milano creates modern blazers for every occasion and woman

BACK TO SCHOOL: Learn how to live a more fulfilling life

POWER DRESSING IN SELF-PORTRAIT: We spoke to Hong Kong entrepreneurs Anna Wong and Ines Gafsi about dressing for success

EXCELLENT VINTAGE: Give the gift of time for Father’s Day

INTERVIEW: FATHER FIGURE: For Father’s Day, we spoke to stylish siblings Nancy and Chris Wong about their awesome dad



INFORMAL BEAUTY: NANUSHKA brings a fresh aesthetic and material approach

HOW TO: DOING DENIM: Styling Fashion’s most versatile fabric

DAVID YURMAN’S SCULPTURAL JEWELLERY: Unique pieces forged in the arts

DESIGNER: LIU ZI: The actress has created beautiful tableware for every dining occasion


BETHAN GRAY’S WORLD OF DESIGN: Her philosophy of craft, storytelling and innovation

DREAM IN DECADENCE: Choosing and looking after the most luxurious of bed linens

NEW WAYS TO WEAR ARTISANAL JEWELLERY: Achieve a timeless combination

新世代高级珠宝: 与巴黎珠宝品牌 Ming Song 创始人 Dennis Song 对话 (The new age of high jewellery: interview with Dennis Song)

DESIGNER FOCUS: WOOLMARK PRIZE WINNERS Meet Edward Crutchley, Angel Chen and i-am-chen 

LUXARITY: LUXURY LOOKING FOR A NEW HOME Reduce fashion waste with a perfect piece at this pop-up

DESIGNER: AMIRI’S ROCK & ROLL LUXE: Discover your inner Jagger with Mike Amiri’s street luxury

DESIGNER: STACEY BENDET: Our exclusive with the founder of alice + olivia

COLLABORATION: RIMOWA X ALEX ISRAEL The iconic suitcase brand gets a new look, with inspiration from LA’s sunset strip


LIVE, WORK AND PLAY IN STYLE: How to curate a space that’s stylish and functional

SLOW AND SIMPLE IS THE NEW LUXURY: An Interview with Peggy Chan of Nectar

Design Anthology




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My articles for Design Anthology online & print:


Stacked Living

Mid-century Revival

Quad House, Beijing

A New Lease on Life

A Glistening Jewel in Chiang Mai

The Qujiang Creative Cultural Centre Opens in Xi’an

This Fashion Boutique Doubles as a Playground

Classic Chinese Architecture is Renewed in the Dajia Project

A Light-filled Home Lies Behind This Monolithic Facade

An Oasis in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City

Modern Tropical Design Blends with Local Elements in Surabaya

Clean Lines and Minimalist Materials Characterise This Family Home

Living Among Nature

The Tower House is a Modernist’s Dream

A Former Factory is Transformed into an Inspiring Fashion Hub

Architectural Style: In Conversation with the Founders of EDIT and EDITECTURE

In conversation with Ceramicist Lubna Chowdhary

A Teahouse for Design-Conscious Urbanites

In Conversation with Tekla Founder Charlie Hedin

In Conversation with Flora Leung, Founder of Matter Matters


Sleek in the city

Co-op Chic

An Urban Island

Monochrome Minimalism

Calm & Collected

Home is where the art is

A Quiet Place

A Japanese apartment in Singapore

A warehouse conversion with an edge

A bright and light city home

A live-work unity inspired by European art history

A slice of Hawaii in Tangerang

Dining with the stars

The X-files

History and Design Meet at The Gage

Electric Feel

A Celebration of Culture and Colour

SORA Offers Bold Design and Traditional Japanese Influences

A Tranquil Apartment in Taipei

A Refined Hong Kong Residence

An Architecture Firm’s Dream Office

This Penthouse is Equal Parts Gallery and Family Home

An Urban Cocoon in Hong Kong

A Taiwanese Apartment Inspired by Traditional Ink Paintings

Northern Minimalism in Hong Kong

A Chinese Medicine Centre Inspired by Spirituality

Serene Wabi-sabi at Mumbai Restaurant Sequel

A Victorian Home is Transformed

A Striking Home Brings the Outside In

Boutique Hotel Moss Opens in Hobart

A Characterful Mumbai Home

Rambunctious Refinement in Toorak

Ramen is a Communal Affair at IPPUDO Vietnam

This Home was Designed as a Still-Life Composition

Cultures and Colours Converge in This Taipei Apartment

Monotone and Minimalist Made Bold

A New Members-Only Whisky Club in Hong Kong

An Energising Workspace that Embraces Local Context

When Brutalist and Nordic Influences Meet

A Simplistic and Sophisticated Mid-Levels Apartment

Peekaboo Apartment Life


This Hotel doubles as an art gallery

A New Page

A Serene Thai Hostel in Bangkok

An Island Villa and Buzzing Beach Club Hotel in Bali


Architectural Accessories

Versatile Bijouterie: One necklace, endless variations

An Exclusive Interview with Indonesian fashion designer Auguste Soesastro

In Conversation with Fashion Designer Ek Thongprasert