Heading East

Harry Slatkin, whose luxe candles and chic potpourri products grace Elton John's mansion and the White House, shares his favorite spots for shopping, dining and lodging in Hong Kong

When you're a candle king like Harry Slatkin, CEO of Slatkin & Co., Hong Kong beckons several times a year. "You can get things made there that you just cannot get anywhere else," he says. "Like Japan, Hong Kong is very forward thinking in terms of fashion, accessories and home products." So he logs a lot of miles traveling there to check up on his home-fragrance line for Limited Brands. On a recent trip, he was finalizing items for his upcoming Limited home collection of fragrances, candles, potpourris, trays and tabletop accessories. After shopping, he makes sure to sample the city's...

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