New Italian concept store in Central.
Newly opened Bothos is one of the most tranquil fashion shops in HK. You’ll leave this store feeling in love with all things leather and Italian from the beautifully made bags with fine stitching to the vintage pieces ranging from trunks and lamps to exotic jewellery, sourced by the owner Luigino Bothos along his travels.
The shop itself is an art form with visual displays and video installations and it looks more like a swanky lounge than your typical handbag store. Its fares originate from three main collections: The Private Collection, The Elaborathory Collection and The Artwork Collection, all inspired by Luigino’s experiences. Each has a unique story to tell whether it is a jewellery piece, bag or belt.
For instance, the Trinley belt bag (HK$8,800) and the Lungtok bag (HK$7,600) are both sophisticated, casual bags with handles made out of studded belts and interiors made from vegetal cow leather with colour finished by hand. Trimmings are put together from vegetal buffalo leather and you can even replace the belt with your own for a totally new style transformation.
And, what we love most about Bothos’ work is that all the pieces in his collections are designed for BOTH Our Sexes = BOTHOS. An equation we like to see!
– By Monisha Daryanani
- Bothos, G/F, 20 Hollywood Rd, Central, Hong Kong. Tel: 2526 9222