An integral thread in Hong Kong’s history of fashion is none other than beloved luxury department store, Lane Crawford, which celebrates its immense 170th anniversary this October.

From its beginnings as a versatile retailer to its status as a trend-setting powerhouse, Lane Crawford has led the way for the potential of luxury Asian fashion and its incredibly talented designers. With that in mind, this year for its monumental anniversary, Lane Crawford has enlisted a roster of the finest designers for a series of globally exclusive, world-first capsule collections.

These are the capsule collections to note for ‘Creating Stories since 1850’ campaign:

(All images courtesy of Lane Crawford)

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Thom Browne x Lane Crawford 170th Collection

Known for his masterful touch on the grey suit adorned with his trademark grosgrain ribbons, Thom Browne reimagines 17 suits from his personal archive, embellishing them with authentic athletic patches and hand-distressing for a lived-in, unique feel. This capsule is highly limited: Unisex and individually unique, each item is numbered and signed by Thom Browne himself.

Available from 5 November

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Sacai x Li Lihong x Lane Crawford 170th Collection

Sacai’s Chitose Abe has undeniably influenced the perception of Asian fashion since breaking into the scene. Her frequent partnership with Lane Crawford has resulted in the brand’s rising as a household name in Hong Kong. Naturally, it made sense for the two to collaborate for this special occasion, resulting in a phenomenal limited edition ceramics collection with Asian talent Li Lihong. Together, 20 sets of Coca Cola bottles have been hand painted with Sacai’s latest prints, for a sculpture set that is the ultimate collector’s item for both art and fashion aficionados alike.

Available at Lane Crawford from 12 October

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3
Gabriela Hearst x Lane Crawford 170th Collection

There is no better time to talk about sustainability, and Gabriela Hearst has been a proponent of eco-fashion since her eponymous brand’s beginnings. Hearst’s ability to create modern fits that are meant to last showcases her phenomenal vision, and this particular Retrofit capsule is no different in its purpose and product. The collection will feature 18 beautifully styles from her archives now upcycled with materials including cashmere and leather, using techniques such as tie-dye and hand embroidery. A pop-up at IFC Mall’s Lane Crawford store on 30 October will see the exclusive global launch of 13 brand new handbags to add to Hearst’s popular line.

Available at Lane Crawford from 12 October

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Fornasetti x Lane Crawford 170th Collection

The ideal mix of whimsy and artistry, Italian home decor and fragrance house Fornasetti does not disappoint with this exclusive star-print porcelain collection and Gold Cordmandel dinnerware set. The quirky prints highlight the shared spirit of adventure felt by both Lane Crawford and the Italian brand, and this collection is sure to be the talked-up centrepiece of any dining room

Available now at Lane Crawford in-store and online

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5
René Caovilla x Lane Crawford 170th Collection

Known for its stunning shoes and glittering diamond soles, the ever-opulent René Caovilla will launch its special capsule collection with Lane Crawford in early November. Famed art collector and socialite Peggy Guggenheim acts as muse for this set, as each delicate shoe in this collection features a whimsical butterfly-shaped, scalloped-edged look taken from Guggenheim’s signature eyewear styles, designed by Edward Melcarth.

Available at Lane Crawford in early November

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6
Baccarat x Bearbrick

Everyone’s favourite collectible bear is back in a limited edition black crystal for that ultimate touch of luxury — particularly for those growing a home crystal collection. This sleek collaboration between Bearbrick and Baccarat is the perfect accoutrement to any stylish home, with an incredible piano-black finish that ensures this collectable will be the focal point of any room.

Available at Lane Crawford from the end of October

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