Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Hong Kong Fashion Geek: What’s on your lust list?
Michael Owen: A Bentley, a private island and a private jet
HKFG: What’s the thing you could live without... but still can’t bear to part with?
MO: My mobile phone…I like to keep on top of my emails so I am constantly looking at my phone but by the time I have replied to one there is normally another ten to reply to. I have a number of contacts in different time zones as well so it can make it difficult to switch off but I love the fact it means I can keep in touch with my family wherever I am.
HKFG: What’s your favourite thing about Hong Kong?
MO: Hong Kong is a great, vibrant, multi-cultural city. The food is good, the people are friendly and landscape is breath-taking. I always look forward to coming here.
HKFG: Tell us your secret ambition.
MO: Whilst I was playing football, I wasn’t allowed to ride so now I have finished, I would definitely like to learn and take part in a charity horse race. Being involved in the sport has given me a real admiration for the work that goes on behind the scenes and how hard the jockeys work.
HKFG: What’s the song that you sing in the shower?
MO: I’m not very good at singing but I am listening to Sam Smith at the moment so I’ve probably been attempting a few of his without thinking.
HKFG: What is your ultimate indulgence food or go-to food when you’re stressing out?
MO: I like a take-away at home with the family but my go-to food would be Nacho crisps and dips
HKFG: Who is the celebrity you would most like to be/trade places with is…? Why?
MO: Frankie Detorri because of the success he has achieved in his sporting field
HKFG: What was your first big investment purchase?
MO: My house which I still live in now
HKFG: What you would wish for if a genie came out of a lamp to grant you three wishes?
MO: Health for friends and family, more time with the children while they are still young, best race-horse in the world
HKFG: What’s your worst nightmare?
MO: Being bored, waking up with nothing to do
HKFG: Last thing you think about before going to sleep?
MO: I normally look at my diary to see what I have to do the next day so am thinking about that before I go to sleep
HKFG: What’s your favourite phone app?
HKFG: What were your last five Google searches?
MO: Hotels in Dubai, Restaurants in HK, Football Results, Manor House Stables and SPEY Whisky