Ritz-Carlton Magazine - Summer 2012 - (Page 48)

Shopping By casey hall p h o t o g r a p h s B y a N D r e W r o W at shanghai 1 China was the world’s first Country to begin produCing textiles, some 5,000 years ago. today, shanghai, China’s most populous City, is pioneering a new kind of ChiC French concession Known for its leafy streets and European-style architecture, this area is home to classic custom tailors and cutting-edge fashion boutiques. 1. S o n g Fa n g MaiSon de Thé 227 Yongjia Road 86-21-6433-8283 s o n g fa n g t e a . c o m Downstairs, tea-filled tins line the shelves of this converted garden house. Climb the narrow, winding wooden stairs to explore the tiny but enchanting café. Don’t think of leaving before buying gifts wrapped in the trademark, baby-blue packaging. La Vie 306 changle Road 86-21-6384-7378 lavie.com.cn Independent designer Jenny Ji is an established star on the local fashion scene. Her brand, La Vie, offers a contemporary take on classic Chinese styles. Look for Ji’s interpretation of the qipao (the classic Mandarin-style gown) in an assortment of luxurious fabrics. 1 The ViLLa 1 ta o j i a n g R o a d 86-21-6466-9322 shopthevilla.com The friendly staff serves warm beverages to shoppers who relax on chaise lounges while leafing through lookbooks. Overseas designers (Hervé Léger), local brands (Heirloom) and niche labels, many of which aren’t available elsewhere in Shanghai, make up the selection. 2 . daV e T h e Ta i Lo r W u Y u a n R o a d, l a n e 2 8 8 , n o. 6 86-21-5404 0001 ta i l o R d a v e . c o m Dave K.C. Shiung is a luminary in the world of Shanghai bespoke tailoring. In business for more than 30 years, Shiung is known for his Saville Row-style technique and dazzling array of fabrics (choose from more than 1,000). Pieces can be completed and delivered in three to 10 days. Lo Lo Lo V e V i n Ta g e fiRst Wooden dooR, lane 87 WuYuan Road 86-21-6433-1789 Owned by local fashion stylist Lolo Luo, this vintage lover ’s treasure trove sells hats, dresses, designer handbags, shoes and glasses from a variety of eras. Luo handpicks all on European buying trips. 2 48 w w w. r i t z c a r lt o n . c o m http://www.SONGFANGTEA.COM http://www.TAILORDAVE.COM http://www.LAVIE.COM.CN http://www.SHOPTHEVILLA.COM http://WWW.RITZCARLTON.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Ritz-Carlton Magazine - Summer 2012

Ritz-Carlton Magazine - Summer 2012
Table of Contents
Contributors
Editor’s Letter
President’s Letter
Falling in Love With ... Boston
Technology
Design
On the Boulevards
Shopping
Jewelry
Watches
Family Travel
Wellness
Outdoors
Barcelona
Istanbul
Fashion
Culinary
Let Us Stay With You
Heritage

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