COACH BLEEKER SLIM CHRONO WATCH- Jewels that tells time.

In a generation that phone is often used to tell time, and watches are used to look at photos and look at whatsapp messages, I believe every man needs to wear a watch because it gives the impression that you are punctual even if you are late all the time lol.   Someone have once said to me the type of watch you wear gives people the impression of who you are- a sports watch gives the impression that you are athletic , a vintage watch gives the impression you see the beauty in the old times while a Rolex defines your wealth.  For me, I always love a classic timeless watch with a metal chain ( because every time I wear leather straps it breaks easily while plastic straps is not practical for summer because of sweat). Which is why I would like to introduce to you one of my favorite new watch by COACH.

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The Bleecker Slim Navy Chrono Bracelet Strap Watch features a 42mm Diameter Mineral Crystal face which is the perfect size for men who loves to wear jackets, its water resistant and features 3 stop watches options- 60 seconds, 30 minutes and 24 hours. The classic design is timeless and is perfect for any occasion. The Navy Blue colour is unique because usually we mostly see men watches in Black or Silver and keeps the watch modern and young.
While coming up with an idea of street snaps featuring this watch, At first I wanted to look classic and sophisticated to go with Coach’s brand image however, after looking at their flamboyant SS16 collection, I realise I can be myself and pair the outfit with something slightly more conceptual.
I always believe Watches or Time Pieces are jewellery with a function- jewellery that tells time. Which is why when I saw this suit custom made for me by from my dear fd 112mountainyam  with a Jewels Print from his FW15 collection, I’ve decided to try to pair the 2 together – the classic of the watch with the “bling” from the suit.  For me the final result shows that A good classic watch will always work with any outfit for any types of Fashionistas.
Without further doodahs, Here are the photos.

COACH BLEEKER WATCH- Jewels that tells time.

TOP| LA PERLA
SUIT AND TROUSERS | CUSTOM 112MOUNTAINYAM
SHOES | PRADA
BAG | 112 MOUNTAIN YAM
JEWELLERY | EMPHASIS JEWELLERY
WATCH | COACH
Photos by my style sister V-FOR-VISALA
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Coach 3

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Coach 5

COACH 6

COACH 7

COACH 8

COACH 9

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Hope you enjoy this set of photo.

Thanks so much Visala for this amazing set of photos and COACH for this beautiful watch ^^

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Until Next Time

xoxo

Timtim Wong

 

#OOTD – Iridescent Minimalism

Fashion for me have always been a form of experimentation. Unlike many fellow bloggers or fashionistas who may have a signature look but for me I like to challenge myself to explore different ways to push my style boundaries to create different reincarnations of my self at events.  As I get older, I’ve learnt to never say never to any item or style of clothing because I always end up wanting to wear something I’ve once said “I WILL NEVER WEAR “…………..”.” so its so important to keep an open mind about things I haven’t had a chance to try yet.

Sometime meeting a garment with a style you’ve never tried before is like meeting a new friend with a personality you’ve never been friends with but happened to click by accident.  The moment came when I was at a designer’s office getting tailored for a printed suit this season.  It was a long purple jacket rendored in this thin, shiny fabric.  Even though Barbie is a fashion icon for me as seen in my previous posts here and here but I’ve never worn Iridescent fabrics and I seldom wear lavender because even though I love androgyny , I’ve always stirred away from it because I worry it may look too camp; but after I stared at the jacket at least 5 times during the 3 minute measuring session, My designer friend made me try it on just to get it over and done with.

It was love at first sight and surprised both me and the designer how much it suited me.  The silhouette and tailoring of the jacket is very masculine without being heavy because of the fabric.  The feminine lavender colour is a feminine touch and made it andrognous. But the biggest surprise was the Iridescent which made it sparkle without any sequin or crystal.  The whole effect felt like Cinderella when her Fairy God Mother turned her rags into a ball gown.

To style this amazing jacket, I gave myself another style challenge : keeping the look clean and minimal because I want a blank canvas for the jacket.  So I decided to go with a simple long tunic by the designer himself, a long white crisp sporty style pair of trousers and a pair of white sandals. Sleeking my hair back with gel was a wink to the Iridescence to finish off the look. Without further doodahs, Here are the photos.

Iridescent Minimalism

TOP | 112 MOUNTAIN YAM
PANTS | CALVIN KLIEN COLLECTION
JACKET | CUSTOM 112 MOUNTAIN YAM
SHOES | CARVEN
CLUTCH | 112 MOUNTAIN YAM
JEWELLERY | EMPHASIS JEWELLERY
Photos by my style sister V-FOR-VISALA

Iridescent MInimalism 1  Iridescent MInimalism 2

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Hope you enjoy this set of photo.

Thanks so much Visala for capturing a softer side of me.

Don’t forget to follow me on instagram (search for timtimwongbtw for mobile readers) for immediate updates of my life and #ootd photoshoots.

Until Next Time

xoxo

Timtim Wong

FASHIONALLY COLLECTION #4 – #supportHKdesigners

Hong Kong Fashion Week have arrived again this year.

My followers on IG will know how much I support Hong Kong Fashion Brands. 80% of my wardrobe consist of Hong Kong Designs because I believe Hong Kong have such good quality and unique designs. The price of the clothes is close to better quality high street brands such as Cos but its better quality. Also since the quantities in production is smaller then high street it is less likely to clash clothes with other fashionistas at fashion events or parties. After becoming friends with some of the designers and knowing how hard they work on the collections (most designers create their own print) I’ve decided when I started blogging to try and feature more Hong Kong Design Talents.

For the 4th year in a row, Fashionally presented a fashion show featuring Spring Summer 2016 collections by 10 local fashion brands.  In general, there was a great balance between Creativity and Wearability. Japan seem to be a great influence to the designers with several brands using the theme in their collection. Soft textures mix with hard elements was featured in the womenswear. Green seems to be the colour of the season with many designers featuring colours of nature in all its forms.

Without further doodahs, Here are my favourite looks from all 10 collections.

Matt Hui
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mattylhui/
Instagram: matthui_studio

Matt Hui SS16

Really love the relaxed chic vibe of the collection. The fabrics feel very light and easy.  Really love the rich shades of forest green and olive which is not often seen in Spring.

112 mountainyam
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/112mountainyam
Instagram: 112mountainyam

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A very strong showing featuring the designer’s signature play of mix of textures and fabrics.  Very surprised with how much I love the green print especially mixing it with another shade of green but it is a print which will look dramatic both from far away but up close.

Demo
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/demofashion
Instagram: demofashionhk

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A very strong menswear collection by one of my favourite menswear design brands in Hong Kong.  What makes those clothes so seductive is the fact that Demo understands that wearable does not mean boring. Its the tiny details – small cutouts on the shoulders, the pleats and buttons which makes classic menswear styles interesting.  CRAZY about the kimono inspired coat and I will die to wear everything in the collection.

Sherman Kwan
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skshermankwan
Instagram: sk_shermankwan

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A very unique collection. I respect creativity and individualism but for me the strongest pieces are the more minimal pieces of the collection. The hats and the socks are TO DIE FOR.

Chloe Sung
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Chloesungofficial
Instagram: chloesungoffical

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A super chic and modern collection for my style sisters.  Eventhough I love drama but its also important for clothes that translate from office to happy hour for the busy fashionista.  Can really visualize some of these dresses at on a women at a bar on friday night looking fabulous.

Modement
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MODEMENT.hk
Instagram: modement

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Those of you will think TimTim is biased and will love this collection and wear most of it -yes you are right. Whats not to love about clothes which are easy to wear , unique yet dramatic? Really love the Japanese influence and the green and black is so chic.  Modement will always be a brand in Hong Kong who inspire me to rethink my style possibilities and once again this collection did exactly that.

Lapewee
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LaPeewee.official
Instagram: lapeeweefashion

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A beautiful collection for the sassy sophisticated fashionistas.  There is something very New York and Carrie Bradshaw about this collection. Its chic but with interesting detail which makes it the perfect canvas for accessorising. Thanks so much for making aqua blue look amazingly chic.

Blind by JW
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Blindbyjw
Instagram: blindbyjw

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A super dreamy showing by the designers famous for their ethereal prints.  Really love how the brand show something a bit more dramatic and edgy than their previous collections. The mix of prints worked unexpectedly well together. CRAZY about the asian influenced headpieces. This collection is a fantasy and these are clothes which makes you want to never stop dreaming.

Kenax Leung
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kenaxleunghk
Instagram: kenaxleunghk

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At first I was surprised how toned down the collection was but when I went back to the looks after the show, there was a sense of sophistication and lux element which I haven’t seen from the brand before.  Its a lot more streamlined and refined and the attention to details are done to perfection. There’s a very effortlessly cool yet sophisticated vibe about this collection which gives the beautiful clothes the “buy me” factor.

Hang
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hangggggg
Instagram: hang_mimmak

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There are many beautiful pieces in this unique collection but when this final look came out, everyone grasped. It is the definition of the perfect wedding dress for the edgy fashionista bride who wants to be glamorous.  It has traditional bridal elements – the tulle , the bows , the big skirt, the veil but deconstructed and reinterpreted in the most modern and unique way. So refreshing to see the Wedding Gown comeback to close the finale of a fashion show and to be able to do it perfectly takes a lot of guts for a designer.

Anyway hope you enjoy my fashion review on this season’s fashionally fashion show.  Good Show to all the designers.

Follow me on instagram (search for timtimwongbtw for mobile readers) for immediate updates of my life and #ootd photoshoots. Also I’ve been picking out my favourite looks from fashion week, dream wedding dresses and red carpet inspiration on pinterest so follow me and checkout my pinterest when you have time.

Thats it for now.

Until next time

Xoxo Timtim Wong

 

 

 

#OOTD – The Perfect Plan B

Hong Kong weather in summer is often so unpredictable especially in the past few weeks.  My followers on instagram will know that lately, I’ve been trying to do more outdoor #ootd photoshoots. It is always interesting to see how each outfit works with a different scenery to create the perfect fashion street snap.  Which is why everywhere I go I look around to see which location and interesting to compliments which outfits I have in my closet.  Sometimes, I will wear an outfit first then walk around with my assistant to see where its best to shoot the clothes, but for this outfit I had a specific location in mind.  So imagine my disappointment when it rained heavily the day I have to wear this outfit to the designer’s popup event.
Not wanting to wear the exact same outfit to shoot again waiting for the weather to improve ( cause I never really like to wear the exact
same outfit twice ) I’ve decided to try to experiment with using this
outfit but shoot it indoors without going out in the rain- the back
stairs and the space in the old industrial building outside my office.
Lets talk about the outfit first.  Those of you who read this blog
from the very beginning will know that I wear alot of Hong Kong
Fashion Brand Modement.  I love how the brand innovates menswear yet
also have pieces that are very wearable and compliments the body.
One of the signature pieces for Modement SS15 is a geometric print in
primary colours which features birds in a semi sheer fabric.  I fell
in love with it as soon as I saw it last year because for me Fashion
is art and I would hang that print up my wall.  Playing with that idea
I decide to compliment the print jacket with basic clean whites to
create a canvas against my art work and my new printed Giuseppe
Zanotti Sneakers which FINALLY went on sale. For some reason I really
want to clash it with Sailor Moon socks to bring some fun and
quirkiness to the outfit.
The result end up going suprisingly well with the location. The brightness and fun of the outfit contrast very well with the rawness of the industrial building. Also realise my building have a few bright colours which compliments the outfit. After going thru the photos, I realise sometimes plan b can be better than plan A cause I never throught a place I walk past everyday on my way to work have so many beautiful elements which matches this outfit.
Without further doodahs, Here are the photos.

THE PERFECT PLAN B

TOP . SHORTS . JACKET | MODEMENT
SOCKS | MEEH
SNEAKERS | GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI
BAG| 112 MOUNTAINYAM
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Hope you enjoy this set of photo.

Follow me on instagram (search for timtimwongbtw for mobile readers) for immediate updates of my life and #ootd photoshoots. Also I’ve been picking out my favourite looks from fashion week, dream wedding dresses and red carpet inspiration on pinterest so follow me and checkout my pinterest when you have time.

Thats it for now.

Until next time

Xoxo Timtim Wong

OOTD-Men In Scarf

Every once in a while we see styling trends on the runway and ask ourselves how do we take pieces from that trend or show and do that look without buying the whole outfit? For me one of my favourite shows this season is Burberry Prorsum Fall/Winter 2014 . I love the use of scarfs on men , the juxtaposition of Masculine and Femininity and the fact that the collection feels very light and airy – a breath of fresh air from the heavy warm clothing we usually get for winter.

Being able to afford only 2 key items I’ve decided to use the styling of that collection to create my version of the look to a recent event. Starting with the mesh singlet (which is not easy to wear eating) , I’ve paired it with one of my favourite Modement trousers. The coat is actually a dress worn back to front cause I am in love with the hand panted stripe on the zipper. Since the eggplant coloured scarf is strong, I want to compliment it with Blue accessories. My favourite 112 mountainyam Space Tote and My new pointed toe Costume National Patent Leather Shoes completes the total look.

Without further doodahs, Here are the photos.
MEN IN SCARF

SINGLET | BURBERRY PRORSUM
TROUSERS | MODEMENT
JACKET | SKETCHAROUND
SHOES | COSTUME NATIONAL
BAG | 112MOUNTAINYAM
EYEWEAR | FRENK
SCARF | BURBERRY PRORSUM
BRACELET| ISABEL MARANT X H&M
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OOTD MEN IN SCARF

OOTD MEN IN SCARF

Special thanks again to my blogger sister V for Visala for these awesome photos.

Thats it for now, UNTIL NEXT TIME
xoxo
Timtim Wong

#OOTD : SHEER MOVEMENT

Fall is here.
In Hong Kong, we are all going thru that awkward climate where its warm in the afternoon but gets cool in the morning and night. This awkward weather makes it difficult to dress cause layering to much means sweating in the afternoon but too little clothes means shivering at night.
Which is why at a recent event I’ve decided to try pairing my favourite summer staples: Sleeveless shirt with Tailored shorts with my new favourite jacket- a sheer knitted jacket in satin by one of my favourite fashion brands in Hong Kong – Modement. I love it cause its a great jacket which is light but still keeps me warm at night. The Shadows created under the sunlight makes it feel very dramatic. Its a jacket which is versatile and can be worn with many pieces in our wardrobe. Pairing it with my favourite bag of the season- the Space tote by 112mountainyam in Navy with a pair of Rad by Rad Hourani creates the perfect trans season look.
Without further doodahs, Here are the photos.

SHEER MOVEMENT

TOP | MODEMENT
SHORTS | MODEMENT
JACKET | MODEMENT
SHOES | RAD BY RAD HOURANI
BAG | 112MOUNTAINYAM
EYEWEAR | FRENK
JEWELLERY | ISABEL MARANT x H&M
BELT | MARTIN MAISON MARGIELA
PHOTO BY V FOR VISALA
SHEER MOVEMENT 1

SHEER MOVEMENT 2

SHEER MOVEMENT 2

SHEER MOVEMENT 3

Sheer Movement 4

Sheer Movement 5

Sheer Movement 6

Sheer Movement Detail 2

Sheer Movement Detail 1

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Special thanks again to my blogger sister V for Visala for these awesome photos.

For more information and The latest update on those 2 of my favourite Hong Kong Fashion Designers, checkout their facebook page : MODEMENT and 112mountainyam

Thats it for now, UNTIL NEXT TIME
xoxo
Timtim Wong

NEW SHOP ON THE BLOCK- CROSS THE LINE

As a self-confessed shopaholic, I often find myself looking for different places to shop during a dinner break or in the middle of a sleepless night.  During those moments we often enter an online shop without knowing where to shop or what to look for.  If you need a shop which A- Support Asian Online Brands , B- Well Organised , C- Gives you inspiration on the latest trends and directs you to the pieces they have available then Cross The Line is the Shop for you.

Cross The Line Page

Launched in August 2014, Cross The Line is an Online Platform which promotes up and coming fashion designers both in Hong Kong and Around Asia.  At the moment, they have 6 Fashion brands for HK and 5 Designers in Taiwan with many more to come in the future.  One of the things I find special about Cross The Line is the fact that every month, they will have a feature which serves as Inspiration for the styles of that month available in the shop. This not only allows easy access but also inspires us to look for pieces in our wardrobe which goes with our online purchases.  Also, it is a platform which not only supports HK Fashion Talents, but also introduces you to talents in Taiwan or different parts of Asia.

Without further dodads, here are my favourite pieces from each designer available at Cross The Line.

112 MOUNTAINYAM Hong Kong
112mountainyam
THE STATEMENT CLUTCH
A perfect size clutch which can be worn by both Guys and Girls in every single occasion. This white “Space Clutch” is essential in your wardrobe because its so versatile and will go with everything you own for every single occasion. THE LINING IS TO DIE FOR.

BLIND BY JWHong Kongblindbyjw
The LPD (Little Printed Dress)
I love prints. I love women in prints. This beautiful LPD is easy to wear, can be worn out to lunch in summer and paired with a great blazer in cooler weather. The print is designed by the brand themselves so no need to worry about clashing with other pieces unless they are fans of the designer duo.

CHUN TIN LIU TaiwanchuntingliuTHE SEXY PENCIL SKIRT
A daring piece for my style sisters who wants to show off their hard work both tanning at the beach and also doing those lunges at the gym. Pair it with leggings or tights for those who are abit more modest.

C_YC Taiwancyc
THE SUMMER BIKER JACKET
A modern take of a winter classic, this top is a Sleeveless Top is cut and designed like a motorcycle vest. Really love this unique piece which will also look great on my fashion bros. Its also again which can be layered over a shirt or a turtle neck tee for cooler weather.

ENVOL AVEC NING TaiwanEnvol Avec Ning
THE SHEER CARDIGAN
If you live in Hong Kong, its never easy to find a cardigan which is thin enough to wear without sweating in the humid weather. Thin and sheer, this feminine take of a bomber jacket is perfect for those who love layering in summer.

FU YUE 月甫 Taiwan
THE CRISP WHITE TEE
One of the most underated wardrobe staple ever, a crisp white tee is a must have in every man and woman’s wardrobe in every single industry. It goes with everything in your wardrobe and can be worn both to work and on weekends. The center front fabric brings a modern twist to the classic.

GLUSH/Hong Kongglush
THE QUIRKY PHONE CASE
Sometimes it is important to have fun with fashion. Even though this mobile case may not be the most versatile item but it is fun to wear. Also it will definitely be a great conversation starter. Fits iPhone 4,4S, 5 and 5S

MILPENNAHong Kongmipenna
THE STATEMENT NECKLACE
Those who know me or looked at the colour scheme of this blog will know that my favorite colour is fuschia. Covered in cute glass and resin charms and pendants, this statement necklace is perfect for my fellow lovers of barbie pink.

PLATE MOVEMENT Taiwanplatemovement
THE PRINTED TOP
In summer, its often difficult to find pieces that are easy to wear, makes a statement without being too hot. Which is why a nice printed tee is always the perfect solution to wear to events and special occasions. Love the print of this Tee by the taiwanese talent.

PROJECT JUNESSHong Kongproject juness
THE BRAIDED BRACELET
Its often difficult for many designers to balance timeless, sophisticated, unique one one piece of jewellery.  Loving the way different materials are married thru the braiding and crochet technique on this bracelet. SO CHIC.

SKETCHAROUNDHong Kongsketcharound
THE GRUNGE JACKET
Summer is ending soon, its never too early to start shopping for the dreaded cooler weather. This unisex Grunge Jacket will be perfect to wear either at drinks after work or hanging out with friends on the weekend. Sometimes we forget to shop for casual occasions.

Thats about it.
All images by http://www.crossthelinex.com

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UNTIL NEXT TIME
XOXO TIMTIM WONG