Babette Radclyffe-Thomas

Based in Hong Kong, Babette has lived and worked in three continents, earning a BA in Chinese at the University of Leeds and Beijing’s Capital Normal University, and an MA in Fashion Journalism at the London College of Fashion. An award-winning journalist, she has worked at Vogue China, Hong Kong’s Prestige and China’s LifeStyle Magazine. When not covering cultural events across Asia for Style Traveler, Babette can be found at the nearest pool practicing synchronized swimming.

41 posts  |  Last entry Jul 10, 2014


SINGAPORE: No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia Exhibition

Currently the Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) in Singapore is hosting an exploratory art exhibition entitled No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia.

HONG KONG: Luxury Hotel Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong Opens New Chloé Moments Exhibition

The Mandarin Oriental has recently opened a special exhibition showcasing a beautiful selection of artwork from the Maison Chloé alongside their classic afternoon tea with a distinctly Chloé twist.

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s Coolest Concept Store Konzepp’s Pop-Up in Landmark

Hong Kong’s coolest concept store Konzepp has recently opened a pop-up in Landmark, Central.

HONG KONG: Art Exhibition WSL by WESSIELING Opens

WSL, a sophisticated and thought provoking new exhibition by international artist WESSIELING, has just opened in Hong Kong.

HONG KONG: New Creative Hub PMQ Welcomes Invasion of 1600 Pandas

Two days ago French artist Paulo Grangeon arrived with 1600 adorable papier-mâché panda statues at Hong Kong International Airport as part of his global tour.

HONG KONG: Tangram for Goods of Desire Unveils SS14 Collection

Two of Hong Kong’s leading design talents, Tangram and Goods of Desire, have come together for a second time to present a beautiful and colorful collection celebrating Hong Kong’s bountiful nature.

HONG KONG: The Popsy Room, Hong Kong’s First Multi-Sensory Gallery Opens

On May 8, during one of the most artistic months of the year in Hong Kong, Hong Kong’s first multi-sensory gallery opened.

TOKYO & SEOUL: MCM Opens A Pioneering Mega Concept Store and New Flagship Store

German luxury leather label MCM has recently opened its first flagship store in Japan as well as a new unique concept store in Seoul called MCM SPACE.

HONG KONG: Nadim Abbas Absolut Art Bar Opens for Art Basel Hong Kong

In time for this year’s highly anticipated Art Basel show in Hong Kong, Absolut is opening an art bar today in collaboration with Hong Kong artist Nadim Abbas.

HONG KONG: Street Art Meets Fine Dining at Cool New Restaurant Bibo

Bibo, a unique culinary concept that explores the relationship between art and food, has recently opened its doors.

SHANGHAI: Loewe Opens a Striking New Store in Shanghai

The Spanish luxury leather label Loewe has recently opened its largest store outside of Spain in key fashion capital Shanghai.

HONG KONG: Renowned Wine Retailer Pudao Wines Launches in Hong Kong

One of China’s leading wine retailers, Pudao Wines, has brought its innovative approach and expert connoisseurship to Hong Kong.