Kapok may be a hipster magnet to most. But for the past 10 years, its founder, Arnault Castel has been expounding on his vision of easy, simple and timeless French lifestyle and design with the12 stores he has set up over in Hong Kong on our shores. To mark the brand’s decade in business, Kapok has declared what it calls its “independence day”. Among the festivities: A party on June 11 as well as a $2,000 shopping voucher giveaway on Instagram. Meanwhile, some of Castel’s closest friends and favourite brands have created special one-off pieces that will be retailing at the Tangs at Tang Plaza stockist and the National Design Centre flagship till June 11. Over the next few pages, we spotlight some of our favourite picks.