STUDIO/SHOP NAME
kapok – crafted in hong kong
Building / Floor / Unit No.
Hollywood / GF / HG10-HG12
Founder(s)
Arnault Castel
OPENING HOURS
11:00am - 8:00pm Daily
PHONE
+852 2858 8170 call
WECHAT
kapokofficial

Founded by frenchman Arnault Castel with a goal to discover and bring to asia the “future classics”, kapok has grown from a lifestyle shop to an internationally renowned brand for its authentic yet approachable take on fashion and design. With an exquisite eye for exploring newness, kapok is now widely recognized as the alternative wunderkind in hong kong retail scene and acts as the perfect curator for the gathering of all exceptional local brands. We are thrilled to join the pmq project to have the 6th kapok store in sheung wan, continuing to branch out the kapok tree.

DESIGNER’S BACKGROUND
Arnault Castel was born and raised in france – first founded kapok in 2006 as an antidote to the perceived blandness of hong kong retail scene. kapok focuses on designers and brands whose work reflects their attitude towards quality craftsmanship and creativity in design. Arnault has developed an extensive knowledge and understanding of the asian consumer goods and retail environment since 1996. With outstanding knowledge and experience, Arnault decided to start a series of collaborations with various hong kong designers for the pmq project, gathering the best of local design.

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Ciaolink is founded by Megumi Takami, a Japanese designer living in Hong Kong. Megumi’s design is trying to capture the essence of Hong Kong in a product primarily intended for visitors and expatriates to be able to take with them a piece of this vibrant city and its unique ambience. It is our pleasure to offer a quality gift to everyone who loves this place.

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Future Classics

‘future classics’ is a gender free label focusing on refined essentials. the label was founded in hong kong in summer 2016, by the team running the kapok retail stores.

their goal is to create the perfect wardrobe for the asian climate and way of life. ‘future classics’ strikes to design the perfect everyday casual wear, with a triple focus on fabric, silhouette and details.

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Light with Shade

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Teddyfish (Hong Kong/France)

Teddyfish was born in the spring of 2010, aspired to be a honest, simple and robust creature. They believe that every object should be made to get old, so they embrace the beauty of the craftsmanship. Teddyfish is born with a mission: to create and to cherish every day.

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Mischa

Founded in 2004 as a passion project, MISCHA embodies the personal style and sensibilities of its founder and creative director, Michelle Lai. Bridging the world of fashion and lifestyle, and inspired by the intrepid spirit of the women of today, MISCHA embraces both modern and classical perspectives in its design philosophy, centred around simple, timeless creations. The brand is best known for its iconic hexagon print tote bags and accessories, becoming a travel and style essential for the global citizen.

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