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Style Diary

Yolanda Choy-Tang shares her style secrets—just in time for Art Basel Hong Kong.

Art Basel is headed east for its inaugural Hong Kong exhibition. Kicking off May 23, artists, gallerists, collectors and art enthusiasts will flock to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre to buy art and watch people buy art. Amongst the stylish crowd will be a veteran in the luxury fashion industry, Yolanda Choy-Tang.

A fixture in the Hong Kong social scene, Choy-Tang has a classic style that has garnered her praise from the fashion press, including the title of “most stylish woman.” Today she shares her expertise in elegance to brides-to-be as founder and partner of the luxury bridal boutique Central Weddings and Occasions.


Pop of Color
“I love dressing up in bright colors from my favorite brands, especially in fabulous shoes from Giuseppe Zanotti." You can always count on Giuseppe Zanotti for statement-making accessories. This tangerine cutout peep toe sandal is the perfect way to celebrate the summer, or brighten up a fall day!


Pretty Please
“My favorite dresses this season are from Bottega Veneta!” The feminine frocks at Bottega Veneta had a strong late-thirties and forties flavor in pretty flower prints in an unusual palette of soft caramel, gray, vanilla, dusty blue and charcoal.

Getting Glam
“For evening events, everyone gets quite formal and the outfits are dazzling. I adore evening wear by Roberto Cavalli and Lanvin.” Uncharacteristically restrained, Roberto Cavalli’s spring collection pulls back on the flashy animal print in lieu of a sexy bohemian vibe like this beaded lace cutout dress. This Lanvin jewel-toned satin dress with asymmetric single sleeve is an ode to the Japanese classical approach to dress, held together with an origami-like bow and fastened at one side.

Members Only
“Private members clubs are very popular in Hong Kong. We usually spend our weekends at The American Club in Tai Tam.” Dedicated to being a premier club in Hong Kong, The American Club in Tai Tam provides a gathering place for social, recreational, and business activities for members in a distinctive American atmosphere.

Beauty Secret
“The secret to why everyone in Hong Kong looks so young is the humidity and everyone takes very good care of their skin.” La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Cream boasts an unprecedented concentration of caviar extracts, alpha hydroxyl acids, and unique sea proteins.

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