June 29, 2017

Hong Kong Tatler Unveils 2017 Gen.T List


Hong Kong Tatler Unveils Generation T 2017 List

Otto Ng, Elaine Yan Ling Ng, Cristina Ventura, Dr Albert Yu-min Lin, and Arthur Lam

[HONG KONG – JUNE 28, 2017] – Hong Kong Tatler celebrated 50 of Hong Kong’s rising game changers with the unveiling of its Generation T 2017 list on 23 June at the legendary Mercedes me store.

The annual list recognises entrepreneurs and passionate leaders who are united by a shared drive to make their marks in industries such as art, technology, food and drink, fashion, design, medicine, science, music, film, environment and sport, shaping the city’s future for the better.

The official unveil of the Generation T List 2017 at Mercedes me

The title sponsor, IWC Schaffhausen, selected five individuals within the Generation T 2017 list who have exemplified extraordinary entrepreneurial spirit and are outstanding pioneers in their respective fields: Lindsay Jang of Yardbird, Ronin, Sunday’s Grocery and Miss Bish, Aaron Lee of Dash Serviced Suites, Laurel Chor of Hong Kong Explorers Initiative, Wesley Ng of Casetify, and Tony Verb of Metta.

Research Scientist and National Geographic Explorer, Dr Albert Yu-min Lin delivered a thrilling speech where he spoke of innovative technology shaping life – referring to his bionic leg, the excitement of discovery, and the importance of determination. Hong Kong Tatler announced its donation to the environmental charity Friends of the Earth, where a tree was planted along the Dong Jiang river on behalf of the 50 honourees.

IWC Pioneers: Wesley Ng, Lindsay Jang, Laurel Chor, and Aaron Lee with Goris Verburg of IWC

Keynote speaker, Dr Albert Yu-min Lin, showing guests his bionic leg

The exclusive invitation-only event welcomed more than 250 VIP guests, who included Generation T 2017 listers, Tatler Tribe members, and their guests: Feiping Chang, Sean Lee-Davies, Gary Liu, Gary Ngan, Janice Leung-Hayes, Justin Sweeting, Luke Grana, Peggy Chan, Ramona Pascual, Tom Grundy, Terence Kwok, and Vicky Cheng.

Fellow Generation T stars and alumni Yen Kuok, Antonia Li, Queenie Rosita Law, Edwin Chuang, Nicholas Ho, and Pearl Shek were dressed from head to toe by contemporary outfitters, Theory.


Antonia Li, Yen Kuok, Queenie Rosita Law, and Feiping Chang

Tom and Arthur Bray, DJ-ing twin brothers and co-founders of Hong Kong and Shanghai music powerhouse YETI OUT, brought the house down with their hip hop and house beats as guests were served ‘Gin T’ cocktails, exclusively created in collaboration with Generation T 2016 alumni, Victoria Chow of The Woods.

DJing twins – Tom and Arthur Bray

Mercedes’ legendary AMG 300 SEL 6.8, also known as the ‘Red Pig’, was on display at Mercedes me

To revisit the party action, visit us on Facebook and Instagram or search the hashtag #GenerationT.

The Generation T 2017 book will be available on newsstands, along with Hong Kong Tatler, from 3 July 2017. Check out the full list of Generation T 2017 at hongkongtatler.com/generation-t/2017-list.

Generation T will be available alongside Hong Kong Tatler’s July 2017 issue


Hong Kong Tatler’s July 2017 issue offers two covers featuring ten trailblazing Generation T-listers. From left: Luke Grana, Danny Yeung, Peggy Chan, Elaine Yan Ling Ng, Laurel Chor, Nicholas Ho, Nicole Fung, Jason Magnus, Cesar Jung-Harada, and Xania Wong

About Hong Kong Tatler
Hong Kong Tatler has been the most trusted English-language chronicler of the lives of the city’s elite since 1977. Named Marketing Magazine’s No. 1 Luxury Magazine of the Year for five consecutive years as well as Digital Media of the Year for HongKongTatler.com in 2015, the flagship title is supported by eight sister publications across Asia and is Hong Kong’s unparalleled authority on luxury living. For more information, visit hongkongtatler.com

About Edipresse Media Asia
Edipresse Media Asia is a leading media company known for producing a diverse portfolio of premium print and digital brands throughout the region. Setting the standard for engaging content and extraordinary event experiences, the company’s award-winning brands include Asia Tatler, Home Journal, Asia Tatler Homes, Weddings, Traveller, Society and Best Restaurants. The company set up its Custom Media division in 2010 to leverage its unparalleled expertise in developing branded content, launching magazines and websites, offering content-marketing services, and producing bespoke events, videos and photo shoots for local, regional and international brands. For more information, visit edipressemedia.com

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About IWC Schaffhausen
With a clear focus on technology and development, the Swiss watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen has been producing timepieces of lasting value since 1868. The company has gained an international reputation based on a passion for innovative solutions and technical ingenuity. One of the world’s leading brands in the luxury watch segment, IWC crafts masterpieces of Haute Horlogerie at their finest, combining supreme precision with exclusive design. As an ecologically and socially responsible company, IWC is committed to sustainable production. It supports institutions around the globe that work with children and young people, and it maintains partnerships with organisations dedicated to climate and environmental protection.

About Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Limited
Established in 1986 and based in Hong Kong, Mercedes-Benz China Limited (MBCL) was the wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG and the franchise-holder for all imported passenger vehicle and commercial vehicle products under the Mercedes-Benz, Maybach and smart brand names in the Northeast Asia region (China, Hong Kong and Macau). In 2005, MBCL moved all P.R. China operations to Beijing for further business development. On January 1, 2006, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Limited was established to take over the wholesale business for the Hong Kong and Macau markets with the lead of MBCL. Since March 2013, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Limited has become independent from the China operation as an importer for Hong Kong and Macau.

About Theory
Founded by Andrew Rosen in 1997, Theory revolutionised the contemporary market with its concept of the urban uniform, a modern edit of elevated essentials. A leader in Fast Retailing Group’s dossier, Theory balances luxury with accessibility in collections known for precisely tailored silhouettes and exceptional fabrics.