LA and Christina grew up in the UK - the pair bonded over their mutual love for the cool, tranquil island life of Bali. Upon realising their visions and work ethics aligned, they knew that opening a store together would be an easy decision and one that would help to elevate their individual brands to grow side by side.
“It’s always a constant uphill struggle for entrepreneurs to build a brand from scratch alone and owning a store was just a far-fetched dream but what a blessing it has been to share the journey with a business partner who is so like-minded, shares my values and committed tochallenging today’s ever-changing retail landscape. We’re not a well-funded startup, but thankfully we have an amazing community supporting us - we’ve had to call in a lot offavours!” says Christina.
OMNI-CHANNEL CAPABILITIES, PRIVATE LOUNGE, CLICK AND COLLECT
Creating a dynamic shopping experience with omni-channel capabilities, Ohemia will allowcustomers to browse online product information and get inspired through the brand’s socialmedia platforms whilst shopping in-store on the wall-mounted iPad displays. Customers will also be able to order online and pick up in-store. The private lounge and studio will host regular events such as social gatherings, DIY workshops, swap parties and wellness classes offering unique, fun and interactive learning experiences for the Ohemia community.
CUSTOM ENGRAVING, EXPERT ADVISE AND JEWELS CONCIERGE SERVICE
Finally, customers can enjoy shopping Kookii B’s minimal everyday jewellery at a physical store after four years of successful pop-ups in Hong Kong. Each piece is handcrafted from semi-precious and precious materials in limited quantities which are affordable and does not compromise on quality. On-the-spot custom engraving, personalised gifting options, and the polish and repair Jewels Concierge Service are just a few of the features customers can expect in the new store. One customer says, “I’m so pleased to find [Kookii B] here, I wear my earrings every day and even with my sensitive skin, it doesn’t irritate me and it’s so affordable. The simple styles and beautiful packaging is perfect for gifts too.”
EXCLUSIVE PRINTS, BODY SCULPTING FIT AND FUNCTIONAL ACTIVEWEAR
Rising Lotus’ stylish, functional and comfortable activewear feature hand drawn ethnic prints, functional fabrics of the best quality and impeccable fit. The brand was founded less than 2 years ago, but has already developed a cult following amongst the elite fitness circle in Hong Kong through social media. Customers can get professional tips on fit and styling from our in-house brand ambassador and even the designer herself. One customer says, “I am so happy to hear that Rising Lotus has a physical location now. It is so nice to get to try on the items I see on Instagram. The fabrics are soft and smooth and the prints are super flattering on body. “
Another customers’ experience of the store; “There’s so much to see, I love the décor and the style here. It’s refreshing to see a store selling clothes that I would wear every day in contrast to other stores in the area selling designer dresses and high end items.”
Ohemia’s conscious living practices aim to inspire customers to lead a more sustainable lifestyle. Packaging is kept to a minimum and a selection of sustainable lifestyle products is