Yo for our fashion showcase, ‘Rude Boyz’, we are proud to have collaborated with young Hong Kong talent Aaron (IG : @homo_sapiens_idea & @pierboyzz). We discovered Aaron at his graduate show in HKDI a few season’s back, and really dug his talent. His paintings were classic pigment and brush, incorporating modern themes of youth and streetlife. It was raw like we liked it! Check him out, a Hong Kong talent on the rise. Speaking to homie, we also found out his love for tattoo art and skateboarding. He runs with a local set, Pier Boyzz. Be on the look out. Check out the work he so generously laced us with below.
Guido. A petty crook from Fort Lauderdale. A misguided admirer of local mafiosos, he fashions himself after larger-than-life TV characters. Guido spends more time in front of the TV dreaming of ‘that Life’, than learning the rules of the streets and crafts of the trade. Never developing the work ethic or the favor of luck to realize his goals, Guido, a petty schemer, only has the taste to look the part. If fortune favors the bold then…
Welcome to Bold New World, a section co-hosted by model, Hiu Wing. Hiu Wing will be sharing a city's unique cultural destinations with you in this section. Some you might know, and some we feel have been overlooked. We set off the initial article with an exhibition from our friends at Light With Shade. Their current exhibition at the beautifully refurbished Tung Nam Lou Hotel, Mong Kok, Hong Kong, is a combination of great, fresh initiatives to add value to our city. See the on-going, “City of Light” 城市之光, multi-artist exhibition to February 28, 2019.
The Darkside. The local Hong Kong name for Kowloon. Spoken by Islanders with an equal mix of contempt and fear. There is truth to these words as stylish hoods live on the ‘real side’. Come take a look sometime. 九龍城寨，黑暗的那頭。當時的人用蔑視和恐懼的說話表現對這裡的認識。這些話是真實的，時尚生活中“真實的一面”。過來看看吧。