Jakki Phillips

Communications leader and content strategist

Hong Kong

A dynamic communications leader with a proven track record in driving content strategy and delivering transformational multichannel engagement campaigns


Cover Stories

Hong Kong Tatler
Gigi Chao

Asia's most famous lesbian talks about her father's $500 million pay-off to any man who could marry her

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Adrian Cheng

Chow Tai Fook and New World Development heir Adrian Cheng reveals his aesthetic view of the future

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Annabelle Bond

Record-breaking mountaineer Annabelle Bond was more afraid of having a baby than tackling one of the world's most dangerous mountains

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Mira Yeh

A thrill-seeker with a penchant for racecar driving, Mira Yeh is not your typical tai tai

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Tania Mohan

Beautiful polymath Tania Mohan explains how fate, family and fashion have crafted a charmed life less ordinary

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Sharon Kwok

When she's not looking after her menagerie of pets, Sharon Kwok campaigns to save our oceans


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Victor Chu

The founder of First Eastern Investment Group pays tribute to the man who shaped him

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Christine Loh

A big stick and a fat, juicy carrot - these are Christine Loh's secret weapons against pollution. "Metaphorically speaking, of course," she says peering over the rim of her snazzy scarlet glasses. She'll certainly need all the ammunition she can get: as Hong Kong's Under Secretary for the Environment, she has one almighty fight on her hands.

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Ka-shui Lo

Ahead of the 10th anniversary celebrations of the Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies, Ka-shui Lo tells us about the successes of his chairmanship

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Eliza Fok

How her personal triumph over breast cancer gave Eliza Fok the energy and purpose to help others do the same

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Charles Lee

As the Hong Kong Arts Festival celebrates its 40th anniversary, Charles Lee tells Jakki Phillips how his tenure as chairman began in unexpected fashion

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Desiree Jebsen

The down-to-earth countess reveals her incredible riches-to-rags-to-riches story

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Purviz Shroff

Tragic circumstances led Purviz Shroff to children's charity Mother's Choice

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John Hung

High flyer John Hung had it all. Now, with a criminal record staining an otherwise spotless career, he tells Jakki Phillips about his prison-inspired autobiography


Asia Tatler

Jakki Phillips discovers a rich mix of history, spirituality and tribal cultures in a spectacular landscape of contrasts

Asia Tatler
St Barths

Jakki Phillips joins a crew of celebrities, models and fashion A-listers for a weekend in paradise

Asia Tatler
Luang Prabang

With its splendid riverside location, enriching cultural programme and myriad sybaritic pleasures, Rosewood Luang Prabang casts a spell over Jakki Phillips

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Northern California

From hipster bakeries and ice-cream parlours to fine dining, vineyards and olive groves, northern California boasts a wealth of foodie hotspots

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New Zealand

Five of the best luxury lodges in New Zealand

Hong Kong Tatler

Once a pariah, Iran is emerging from the shadows—and what a wealth of attractions it has to offer

Asia Tatler

An insider guide to the Lebanese capitol

Hong Kong Tatler

When it comes to luxurious pampering and relaxation, no one does it better than Cheval Blanc’s Maldivian marvel


Hangzhou guide from temples to lakes with a pick of top Hangzhou business hotels and heritage stays


Asia Tatler

Jakki Phillips jets off to Italy for a road-trip from Milan to Modena driving some of Maserati’s most luxurious cars

Hong Kong Tatler
Rally Nippon

An exploding engine, a police rescue and crazy hair—it was a steep learning curve when Hong Kong Tatler's editor joined 70 vintage cars on a four-day road trip in Japan

Asia Tatler
Land Rover

Taking her place in a convoy of Land Rovers, Jakki Phillips overcomes sand dunes, explores treehouse and gets up close and personal with the majestic wildlife in resplendent Tanzania


Hong Kong Tatler
Cindy Chao

Cindy Chao’s latest collection of exquisite high jewellery pays homage to her family. Jakki Phillips meets the Taiwanese designer at the European Fine Art Fair, and discovers how heritage shapes her museum-worthy creations

Hong Kong Tatler
Eli Saab

The son of a wood merchant, he launched his eponymous fashion label at just 18 years of age amid the fear and chaos of war-torn Beirut. Now Eli Saab is the king of Middle Eastern Couture. He talks to Jakki Phillips about the road to success and the importance of giving back to his community

Singapore Tatler
Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski

Jakki Phillips talks fashion with the French fashion house's artistic director of women's ready-to-wear

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Tatler
The Way We Were

When Hong Kong Tatler launched in 1977, Hong Kong was a very different place and photographer Keith Macgregor was one of the few to document the era in glorious detail

"Why I love Hong Kong": Expat stories featuring Jakki Phillips

Asia's world city is also the ideal jumping-off point for travel in the region. In this series, we speak with successful expats from across the globe who have made Hong Kong their home, and discover the unique attributes that make this city so appealing to newcomers


Editor's Note

Work commissioned and edited by Jakki Phillips

Generation T
Asia's Top 50 Rising Tech Stars

From electric cars to drones, bike-sharing apps to 3D sound, and even security systems governed by artificial intelligence, Asia's technological output shows the region is a thriving hub of innovation. The Asia Tatler editors and a panel of 17 experts surveyed the tech scene's main players aged 40 and under to compile this list of its top 50 rising stars

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Rocket Men

They've made their fortunes and now Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson are investing in their legacy by developing ways to take everyday people into space—be it for "space tourism", or loftier ambitions like saving the human race

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Living The Dream - Ralph Lauren

With a strong belief in himself, and the courage to defy a retail giant, Ralph Lauren was set on the path to becoming a global style icon. We talk to the revered designer about fashion, family, and the American Dream

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The Eleventh Hour

Asia's role in stopping the slaughter of elephants and rhino in Africa. This story received an Honourable Mention for Lifestyle Coverage at the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards

Editor's Picks

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Editors' Picks: 10 Podcasts We're Obsessed With

Whether it's a daily dose of inspiration or some seriously good storytelling, there's no doubt that podcasts are taking over the airwaves. These are the one our Hong Kong Tatler editors can't get enough of

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11 Beauty Products Hong Kong Tatler Editors Are Obsessed With

At the Hong Kong Tatler office, we're endlessly testing the latest in luxury beauty and skincare. Here are some of the products our editors love, and why we think you'll love them too-from elixirs to eco-friendly tools, game-changing lashes and plenty more