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.

Featured Highlights
kapok

From a lifestyle shop well known for discovering and bringing to asia the modern classics, kapok has grown to be an internationally renowned brand for its taste of quiet luxury and timeless aesthetic. we are proud to announce that we are now launching a capsule collection of our very own selection of ‘future classics’, crafted in our hometown, hong kong.

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