HK Magazine



Apr 16, 2015

By Katie Kenny 

It’s in the Bag

Classic shapes with a touch of luxury edge: that’s what local handbag brand Laykh is all about. Hong Kong-based designer and founder Kashish Hemnani sources her leathers and exotic skins from around the world, yet each bag is handcrafted by a team of local artisans here in the SAR. This season she’s drawn inspiration from four stylish Hongkongers, including fashion blogger Christing Chang (

“Christing Bag,” $5,850, Follow for news on their upcoming pop-ups around town.

Cindie Laykh Clutch, Laykh Handbags 


This may sound silly coming from a shopping columnist, but I rarely shop. Sure, I replace necessary items after I spill red wine or steak juice on myself, but I really have to love a new bag before I’m willing to throw down the dough. Is this what maturity feels like? Or am I just rocking lots of loved-to-death bags?

Crossbody bag,
$1,980, Rabeanco


Shoulder bag, $2,890,
Ril Creed @ Sogo,


Sling bag, $610,

Danielle Nicole @ The9thMuse,



Metal purse,
$349, Jalouze,


Hand-printed leather pouch, $1,512,

Louella Odié @ Fang Fang Projects


$7,900, Zoobeetle,


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