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— by Kavita Daswani: Christina Chiu’s grandmother lived on The Peak in Hong Kong, and memories of her sense of style inspired the Asian-American as she was writing her novel Beauty. Chiu took a shoemaking class for research for her book, which is centred around the life of a young fashion designer in New York, and now makes shoes and boots…

Image courtesy of Christina Chiu