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Writer andrew dem­bina has fo­cused mostly on food and drink, and art and de­sign in 25 years of print and ra­dio me­dia in Hong Kong. Un­til re­cently an ed­i­tor at Pres­tige, prior to that he was deputy manag­ing ed­i­tor of wine and lux­u­rylifestyle mag­a­zine Le Pan. In this month’s is­sue he meets sub­ver­sive chef Ed­ward Voon as he cre­ates a new menu (“Un­leash the Beast”, page 176). Born and raised in Hong Kong, di­via har­ilela has worked in life­style and fash­ion me­dia for more than 18 years. Most re­cently she served as fash­ion ed­i­tor for the South China Morn­ing Post, where she re­mains a con­tribut­ing ed­i­tor. A reg­u­lar con­trib­u­tor to publi­ca­tions such as Vogue China, Busi­ness of Fash­ion, How­tospendit.com (Fi­nan­cial Times) and De­par­tures, she’s also the founder of The D’Vine, a lux­ury and fash­ion web­site. In this is­sue, Har­ilela es­capes the tourist hordes on Mal­lorca (“Bliss­fully Balearic”, page 186). dino busch is a Croa­t­ian pho­tog­ra­pher who al­ter­nates be­tween Asia and Europe for ad­ver­tis­ing and fash­ion shoots. His port­fo­lio is stud­ded with stun­ning vi­su­als that have been pub­lished in myr­iad mag­a­zines around the world. The self-taught mod­el­turned-pho­tog­ra­pher shoots this month’s Pres­tige cover per­son­al­ity, charis­matic Korean ac­tor Jung Woo-Sung (“Man on a Mis­sion”, page 112). Born and raised in Hong Kong, un­til chan tried many dif­fer­ent odd jobs – as a per­former, a bar­tender and even as a ma­gi­cian – be­fore be­com­ing a pho­tog­ra­pher’s as­sis­tant. Af­ter a seven-year ap­pren­tice­ship, he now works as a free­lance pho­tog­ra­pher, hav­ing found his pas­sion in mak­ing por­traits and fash­ion ed­i­to­ri­als. His by­line can be found in fash­ion ti­tles such as Vogue, Cos­mopoli­tan, GQ and Marie Claire. His clients in­clude Sin­ga­pore Air­lines, SilkAir, Transaero Air­lines, Hongkong Land, Swire Group, Mis­sion Hills and Sun Hung Kai Prop­er­ties. This month, he con­trib­utes a pho­toes­say on Hong Kong’s un­sung cus­to­di­ans of cul­ture (“Mat­ters of the Art”, page 125). A wild mind, dis­ci­plined eye and abil­ity to in­tuit cul­tural shift dis­tin­guish Bri­tish ed­i­tor and writer stephen short, who has writ­ten – and of­ten in­sti­gated – global news sto­ries and fea­tures, cov­er­ing sub­jects rang­ing from pol­i­tics, busi­ness, art and fash­ion, to de­sign, trans­port, food and travel, for ti­tles such as Time, Sports Il­lus­trated, En­ter­tain­ment Weekly, Sight and Sound and the South China Morn­ing Post, as well as the BBC and his own dig­i­tal plat­form, ISBN-Mag­a­zine. In this is­sue, Short writes about US artist Kathryn An­drews’ solo Asian de­but at Si­mon Lee Gallery (“Post Pop”, page 132) and the lat­est in­stal­ment in the Miu Miu Women’s Tales short-film se­ries, by Saudi Ara­bian di­rec­tor Haifaa Al-Man­sour (“About Face”, page 140).

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