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Ligne 8 Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Posted by Stepanie Wong on December 15, 2014

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LIGNE 8 held a holiday pop-up store,“Le Voyage” in Fillmore’s emerging LOPA district (Lower Pacific Heights) for two days on December 13 and 14. The boutique was located inside Zinc Details’ newly relocated modern design home furnishings store. The shop featured a Parisien themed photo booth, bikes on display from Public Bikes, complimentary magazines from Momentum Magazine, and blogger Melissa Davies from Bike Pretty.

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Behind the Scenes at Ligne 8 Photoshoot

Posted by Stepanie Wong on November 30, 2014

Ligne 8 Behind The Scenes 2014 from LIGNE 8 on Vimeo.

A behind-the-scenes video of our fashion photo shoot in action! Shot on location in Hong Kong's Star Street neighborhood.

Bill Cunningham Cyclist and Original Street Fashion Photographer

Posted by Stephanie on November 24, 2014

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Bill Cunningham is the original fashion street photographer and cyclist. You'll find Mr. Cunningham zipping around the streets of Manhattan with a camera in hand and in particular Fifth Avenue and 57th Street.  An icon at New York and Paris catwalks, this photo journalist for the New York Times wears a uniform of a French workman's jacket, khakis and walking sneakers. Curious to learn more about this fashion icon and veteran fashion photographer? View  the documentary which chronicles his life here.

Let it Rain

Posted by Stephanie Wong on October 23, 2014

Berlin Rain Coat

Are you ready for the rain? Winter is approaching. Make sure you're prepared for a safe and dry commute. Here are some tips for safe and sane rainy weather bicycling commuting tips. Read more here....

Tweed Run Reinvents the Catwalk

Posted by Stephanie Wong on October 07, 2014

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The now famous London Tweed Run can be credited with inspiring a new generation of cyclists to don their most dapper attire and bring sophisticated style back to cycling. 

Star Street: An Eclectic Destination for Urban Globetrotters

Posted by Stepanie Wong on September 25, 2014

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Amongst the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong’s ultra modern skyscrapers, traffic filled streets and over seven million citizens, there is a gem of a neighborhood. This city’s most savvy citizens know that Star Street is the place to go for trendsetting boutiques, delightful restaurants and hip yet understated nightlife. This area of low-rises has a history beginning with Hong Kong’s first power station in 1889. The streets surrounding this area were named the sun, the moon, and the stars - the natural elements that generate electricity. Thus Sun Street, Moon Street and Star Street were born, and some of the oldest streets in the neighborhood.

Stripe It Rich!

Posted by Stepanie Wong on September 02, 2014

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Stripes are a year-round classic. For summer and rolling right into to fall, this forever classic style is inspired by the French nautical traditional sailor jersey, just right for our Camille Tee, which is made from Cool Pique. The fabric wicks away moisture and perspiration to create a cooling effect plus UV protection. Comforable under a blazer or vest the Camille tee is a suitable long-sleeve tee for all year round. 

Japanese Denim for the Urban Cycling Commuter

Posted by Stepanie Wong on August 26, 2014

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Introducing jeans for cycling from Ligne 8

What makes these jeans for cyclist commuters so special? First, they are made of Japanese denim. Did you know, the most coveted denim in the world denim originates from Japan? Denim purists for several years now prefer Japanese denim because of the artisanal construction on historic shuttle looms, quality of the cloth and the natural dyes that are used for a superior rich color and finish to create a beautiful dark shade that will age perfectly with wear. The result is a tightly woven dense Japanese denim. Read more here. 

Behind the scenes at our studio photo shoot.

Posted by Linge8 on July 25, 2014