Even in modern Hong Kong, the Chinese Zodiac winds its way into everyday life. The Year of the Dragon is especially auspicious bringing a boom of dragon babies and new beginnings. Everyone eagerly welcomes the dragon, a divine beast, deliverer of good fortune and master of authority — quite the opposite of Disney’s evil serpent fit for slaying.

It’s a great year for transformation and new opportunities. While I normally dread and fight change, in 2012 I’ve taken the leap to set up a showroom in New York and summoned courage to deal with challenges that previously seemed daunting.

The collection has an edge that empowers. Gather strength and inspiration from the Dragon’s fiery eyes, majestic lines and powerful presence.