Welcome!

News Feed Item

Ame Launches in Hong Kong -- The First-Ever Virtual and Physical Luxury Shoe Club in Asia, Looks to Follow on ShoeDazzle Success in the USA

Personalized Stylist Experience by Celebrities Linda Chung, Mandy Lieu, Jocelyn Luko, Rosemary Vandenbroucke and Tina Leung

HONG KONG -- (Marketwire) -- 12/13/12 -- Amé Groupe Limited today announces the launch of its digitally-advanced and personalized stylist experience for shoe-lovers in Hong Kong -- Amé -- the first-ever virtual and physical luxury shoe club in Asia.

Personalized, aspirational, privileged, made with care and liberated, Amé is founded by a group of industry-leading veteran shoe connoisseurs along with a renowned luxury shoe manufacturer. The Amé team saw a need in Asia to design, create and manufacture high-end and personalized shoes for women. Combining an accessible entry price point and an authentic prestigious positioning, Amé answers the need for many women demanding new ways of shopping that enables customization and personalization. Central to the entire bespoke experience is a team of creative directors including celebrity Linda Chung and a quartet of fashion stylists, Mandy Lieu, Jocelyn Luko, Rosemary Vandenbroucke and Tina Leung. They collaborate to hand-pick premier shoes for customers according to their needs, creating an exciting new virtual shopping experience.

Amé's shoes are all made in their own production bases in Hong Kong and Italy. They are crafted with carefully-selected leather for the lining, and soles, padded for extra comfort, and designed to turn heads. Through Amé's digital platform, www.shopame.com, or their concept store in the heart of Causeway Bay, superior customer service is given throughout the entire process, with the beloved shoes elegantly packaged and delivered to the customers.

Interested shoe-lovers can fill in a style quiz at www.shopame.com and a personalized showroom of shoes chosen by Amé's celebrity fashion stylists will be ready for the customers upon her unique style within 24 hours. All Amé members will receive a new collection of shoes selected by our celebrity stylists on the 1st of every month. Members then have the option of purchasing the shoes at HKD 1,290 each or enroll in the free VIP program which has the benefit of paying HKD 550 per pair of shoes. A VIP member can then pay HKD 550 per pair or just simply skip the month by the 5th of every month without any charge. During the first month of launch period, the shoes will also be delivered to Hong Kong and Southeast Asia free of charge. Alternatively, customers can try on and purchase Amé's shoes at the concept store in Causeway Bay.

An industry veteran in the luxury shoe and fashion sector with more than 17 years of experience in various prestigious brands, Flora Ho, Managing Director for Amé Groupe Limited, is thrilled about the launch of Amé. She said, "Having been in the luxury shoe industry for most of my life, in the past few years, many women in Hong Kong have been aspiring for a pair of high-end shoes, personalized with their style and needs in mind. I was excited about trailing Amé's new shopping formats and concepts to bring high-end shoes tailored to the unique needs and appetite of every woman in Hong Kong. The digitally-enhanced experience, highly trained customer services, the level of detail and premier craftsmanship will certainly exceed our customers' expectation and redefine the industry with innovation, creativity and uniqueness."

Ho further added, "We want to connect the brand to its widest audience ever and drive true customer engagement. In a digitally-connected world, we need to speak in a language that our customers care about. Nowadays discerning customers are tech-savvy. They prize peer-to-peer recommendations through social media, and are more likely to appreciate the personalized stylist experience in a privileged club. The emergence of social media and prevalence of e-Commerce has further accelerated this phenomenon that sets a perfect backdrop for Amé to launch in Asia. We are excited to create a totally new high-end shoe shopping experience for our customers, bringing physical and digital worlds together."

Linda Chung, one of the creative directors for Amé, said, "Amé is the first shoe brand which I have been involved in. When I first heard about the concept, I immediately fell in love with it. When you see the product, you will understand just exactly why. The product speaks for itself and it is an absolute feat of art for women across Asia."

"As an actress, I am always in the limelight, and I feel very privileged to have a personal stylist. I also think all women deserve to look unique and styled. Amé has a team of fashion stylists and their mission is to style the customers based upon their individuality. It's like having a personal stylist at your fingertips. What more can you ask for?"

Mirroring every aspect of www.shopame.com, the Amé concept store at Causeway Bay gives a physical expression of the brand to customers who want to try on the shoes before purchasing and also provides an option for online shoppers to pick up the shoes at its concept store. It is a physical showroom to present Amé's aspirational and liberated qualities in front of the customers.

Photo
http://release.media-outreach.com/i/713

Company Logo
http://release.media-outreach.com/i/711

About Amé
Amé is a brand-new, digitally-advanced and personalized stylist experience for luxury shoe-lovers in Asia. It is founded by a group of successful Internet visionaries, industry-leading veteran shoe connoisseurs along with a renowned luxury shoe manufacturer. Together with a team of creative directors including celebrity Linda Chung and a quartet of fashion stylists, Mandy Lieu, Rosemary Vandenbroucke, Jocelyn Luko, and Tina Leung, the team will act as personal stylists and select shoes for its members on a monthly basis.

Amé is set to redefine the industry for its innovation, creativity and uniqueness through its online platform www.shopame.com and a concept store located in the heart of Causeway Bay in Hong Kong which allows members to view shoes, try on shoes, and to pick-up their shoes in a physical setting. At just HKD $550 for a pair of shoes for VIP members or $1,290 pay-as-you-go option, Amé offers high-end luxury shoes at an affordable price and shipping is always free throughout Asia.

Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2181189

Media Inquiries:
Suzanne Souza
D: 3978 8393
T: 3978 8399
Email: Email Contact

Peggy Ng
D: 3978 8395
T: 3978 8399
Email: Email Contact

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
Technology vendors and analysts are eager to paint a rosy picture of how wonderful IoT is and why your deployment will be great with the use of their products and services. While it is easy to showcase successful IoT solutions, identifying IoT systems that missed the mark or failed can often provide more in the way of key lessons learned. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Peter Vanderminden, Principal Industry Analyst for IoT & Digital Supply Chain to Flatiron Strategies, will focus on how IoT depl...
Data is an unusual currency; it is not restricted by the same transactional limitations as money or people. In fact, the more that you leverage your data across multiple business use cases, the more valuable it becomes to the organization. And the same can be said about the organization’s analytics. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Bill Schmarzo, CTO for the Big Data Practice at Dell EMC, introduced a methodology for capturing, enriching and sharing data (and analytics) across the organization...
With all the incredible momentum behind the Internet of Things (IoT) industry, it is easy to forget that not a single CEO wakes up and wonders if “my IoT is broken.” What they wonder is if they are making the right decisions to do all they can to increase revenue, decrease costs, and improve customer experience – effectively the same challenges they have always had in growing their business. The exciting thing about the IoT industry is now these decisions can be better, faster, and smarter. Now ...
WebRTC is about the data channel as much as about video and audio conferencing. However, basically all commercial WebRTC applications have been built with a focus on audio and video. The handling of “data” has been limited to text chat and file download – all other data sharing seems to end with screensharing. What is holding back a more intensive use of peer-to-peer data? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Dr Silvia Pfeiffer, WebRTC Applications Team Lead at National ICT Australia, looked at differ...
"Splunk basically takes machine data and we make it usable, valuable and accessible for everyone. The way that plays in DevOps is - we need to make data-driven decisions to delivering applications," explained Andi Mann, Chief Technology Advocate at Splunk and @DevOpsSummit Conference Chair, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The cloud market growth today is largely in public clouds. While there is a lot of spend in IT departments in virtualization, these aren’t yet translating into a true “cloud” experience within the enterprise. What is stopping the growth of the “private cloud” market? In his general session at 18th Cloud Expo, Nara Rajagopalan, CEO of Accelerite, explored the challenges in deploying, managing, and getting adoption for a private cloud within an enterprise. What are the key differences between wh...
"Logz.io is a log analytics platform. We offer the ELK stack, which is the most common log analytics platform in the world. We offer it as a cloud service," explained Tomer Levy, co-founder and CEO of Logz.io, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit, held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Adding public cloud resources to an existing application can be a daunting process. The tools that you currently use to manage the software and hardware outside the cloud aren’t always the best tools to efficiently grow into the cloud. All of the major configuration management tools have cloud orchestration plugins that can be leveraged, but there are also cloud-native tools that can dramatically improve the efficiency of managing your application lifecycle. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, ...
In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo, Robert Doyle, lead architect at eCube Systems, will examine the issues and need for an agile infrastructure and show the advantages of capturing developer knowledge in an exportable file for migration into production. He will introduce the use of NXTmonitor, a next-generation DevOps tool that captures application environments, dependencies and start/stop procedures in a portable configuration file with an easy-to-use GUI. In addition to captur...
"ReadyTalk is an audio and web video conferencing provider. We've really come to embrace WebRTC as the platform for our future of technology," explained Dan Cunningham, CTO of ReadyTalk, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at WebRTC Summit at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Due of the rise of Hadoop, many enterprises are now deploying their first small clusters of 10 to 20 servers. At this small scale, the complexity of operating the cluster looks and feels like general data center servers. It is not until the clusters scale, as they inevitably do, when the pain caused by the exponential complexity becomes apparent. We've seen this problem occur time and time again. In his session at Big Data Expo, Greg Bruno, Vice President of Engineering and co-founder of StackIQ...
One of the hottest areas in cloud right now is DRaaS and related offerings. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Dale Levesque, Disaster Recovery Product Manager with Windstream's Cloud and Data Center Marketing team, will discuss the benefits of the cloud model, which far outweigh the traditional approach, and how enterprises need to ensure that their needs are properly being met.
Containers have changed the mind of IT in DevOps. They enable developers to work with dev, test, stage and production environments identically. Containers provide the right abstraction for microservices and many cloud platforms have integrated them into deployment pipelines. DevOps and Containers together help companies to achieve their business goals faster and more effectively. In his session at DevOps Summit, Ruslan Synytsky, CEO and Co-founder of Jelastic, reviewed the current landscape of D...
In 2014, Amazon announced a new form of compute called Lambda. We didn't know it at the time, but this represented a fundamental shift in what we expect from cloud computing. Now, all of the major cloud computing vendors want to take part in this disruptive technology. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, John Jelinek IV, a web developer at Linux Academy, will discuss why major players like AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Bluemix, and Google Cloud Platform are all trying to sidestep VMs and containers...
IoT is at the core or many Digital Transformation initiatives with the goal of re-inventing a company's business model. We all agree that collecting relevant IoT data will result in massive amounts of data needing to be stored. However, with the rapid development of IoT devices and ongoing business model transformation, we are not able to predict the volume and growth of IoT data. And with the lack of IoT history, traditional methods of IT and infrastructure planning based on the past do not app...