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Introducing Garosu's Tammie Tsang

Today, we're introducing Tammie Tsang from Garosu. Keep reading to find out her views on modern women, Hong Kong and her favorite things!

 


 

Tammie from Garosu

What is Garosu? Garosu is a boutique jewelry design house born in Hong Kong with an international spirit.  Modern day women lead very busy lives, often playing multiple roles, so we wanted to create jewelry that is elegant enough to step into an office or fine dining yet contemporary and edgy enough to preserve a sense of their personality. 

We also recognise women wouldn’t have time for nonsense so we’ve chosen stainless steel as our base material, which is water-resistant, non-corrosive and hypoallergenic. 

What inspired you to start Garosu? I was at crossroads career wise in 2013 and needed to reignite my passion – I’m a I-don’t-do-anything-halfway kind of person – and I found myself in Seoul once again shopping for jewelry and that’s where the idea of turning my interest into a business popped.

How would you describe the Garosu woman? Independent, Unapologetic, with a refined edge. 

What was the biggest challenge in starting a jewelry brand? I’ve always dived head first into everything I do.  And I think starting something new always takes a lot more humility than I expect.  Starting Garosu was the same, it was a real internal challenge to accept that I can’t be good at everything from the get-go.  And this is where I really learned the value of being armed with the amazing people around me.   

Your most-worn piece of jewelry? Our Orbit Classic necklace in matte silver. I’ve worn it almost everyday for the last 8 months since I got the first piece as production sample.   

How has the accessories industry changed since you’ve been in it? I think there’s been a strong shift in focus from people wearing a brand that reflect their status to choosing and wearing brands that reflect a part of them, their personality, their values, but yet accessible.  I think this has been happening for some time and is wider than the accessories industry.  Consumers are looking for more intelligence from designers. It’s great, keeps us on our toes.   

Tell me one thing about your brand that most people don’t know about. Our name, Garosu, hails from Garosu-Gil in Seoul.  I have loved this gingko-lined Soho-esque street ever since the first time a business friend took me there.  This was my favourite place to shop for jewelry for many years and Garosu-Gil gave me the inspiration to start my own business at a time when I really needed it.

Anouk: Moments Collection

Let Anouk tell you about the inspiration of their latest collection, The Moments. The collection features four unique scents, perfect for any occasion or situation.


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In the bustling metropolis, a better life does not mean an even more glamorous city or pompous life. Real happiness comes from the little things each day, which are often overlooked.

Scents associate with feelings, and together with emotions and memories, they are interconnected and reside in our brains. Scents can faithfully reminisce the precious moments in the past. We want to capture these good memories in the scented candles, collect the happiness and let it grow.

SUNNY DAY
Sipping an elegant white tea in the sunshine, warm floral breeze brushes against. Tranquil and carefree... What a blissful day!

SEDULOUS
Moving forward with the dreams on the path in sunshine. Dreams, don’t just follow them, chase them.
Spicy, it will be a memorable scent of today’s sedulousness, and gives a zest and contentment for life.

RAINY DAY
Strolling after rain, it’s cool, refreshing, clean and earthy. It washed out the bad moods, embrace sunbeams to come.

MEDITATIVE
Brewing a cup of refreshing green tea; listening to the rhythm of raindrops; reading the journey of my life.
Amid the elegant aroma and bracing air, gradually, I lost in meditation – refining my dream path.

 


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