Some Key History

Milestones

1975
- Mrs. Shia Ping Lee founded Shiatos Ltd. The first boutique opened at The
Peninsula Hotel.

- Appointed agent for Lalique (changed distributorship to Lalique Asia Ltd in 2001, a joint venture with Lalique S.A. France)

- Appointed agent for Baccarat
1980 - 1987
1980
- Appointed agent for Van Cleef & Arpels for HK market

1981
- Opened Van Cleef & Arpels boutique, one of the first tenants to enter The Atrium, The Landmark

1984
- Appointed agent for Christofle for HK market and extended to Taiwan in 1990

1985
- Appointed agent for Raynaud for HK market
- Appointed distributor for La Table Hermès for HK market
- Appointed agent for D.Porthault for HK market

1986
- Appointed agent for Bernardaud for HK market
- Mrs. Shia Ping Lee was bestowed the title "Chevalier de L'Ordre National Dul Merite" by the French Government

1987
- Mr. Thomas Lee founded the Fook Ming Tong Tea Shop.
1990 - 1994
1990
- Founded Shiatos Ltd Taiwan Branch
- Appointed agent for Goebel and M.I. Hummel for the Greater China region

1991
- Founded Shiamas Ltd in HK
- Established the first multi-brand boutique, Exclusivités at the Ocean Terminal.
- Appointed agent for Alexandre de Paris for the Asian region

1992
- Founded Shiamas Ltd Taiwan Branch
- Appointed agent for Versus of Italy
- Appointed agent for Trussardi of Italy
- Appointed agent for Versace V2 for HK and Taiwan market

1993
- Launched M.I. Hummel Club in HK
- Shiamas acquired Fook Ming Tong Tea Shop and entered the tea business

1994
- Launched M.I. Hummel Club in Taiwan.
- Established the hair accessories brand Chic & Mode
- Appointed agent for D&G of Italy for HK market
1995 - 2000
1995
- Appointed agent for Coach of the USA for HK market

1999
- Appointed agent for Steiff of Germany for HK market
- Appointed agent for Anne Klein of the USA for HK market
- Appointed agent for Fendissime of Italy for HK market
- Appointed agent for Narumi of Japan for HK and China market
- Appointed agent for 4ºC of Japan for HK market

2000
- Set up Shiatos Ltd representative office in Beijing
- Appointed agent for Forge de Laguiole of France for the Greater China region
- Launched the Steiff Club in HK
2001 - 2005
2001
- Founded Lalique Asia Ltd, a joint venture with Lalique S.A. France to take care of Lalique's business development in the Asia region
- Established Lalique's representative branch in Taiwan
- Appointed distributor for Rosenthal of Germany for HK market

2002
- Hangzhou Shiamas Limited became a business partner of Shiamas in Hangzhou, China
- Appointed distributor for Puiforcat for HK market

2003
- Shiatos Ltd became a holding company in HK
- Established joint venture Sino-Oceans Ltd in HK
- Established Sino-Oceans (Shanghai) Trading Co Ltd and Beijing Sales Office
- Renamed Shiatos Ltd Beijing representative office to Hangzhou Shiamas Ltd Beijing Office

2004
- Mrs. Shia Ping Lee, the founder of the company was bestowed the title "Chevalier Dans L'Ordre National De La Legion D'Honneur" by the French Govenment

2005
- Established Hangzhou Shiamas Ltd Shanghai Office
2006 - Present
2006
- Established Exclusivités' five storey, 26,000 sq. ft. flagship store in Central HK
- Appointed agent for L'esprit & le vin of France for the Greater China region
- Appointed agent for Greggio of Italy for the Greater China region

2007
- Became 50% Joint Venture partner of Shanghai Baolong International Trading Co Ltd

2008
- Established the Grand Exclusivités with 12,000 sq.ft. flagship store in Plaza 66, Shanghai
- Appointed worldwide licensee for production and distribution of Alexandre Zouari Hair and Fashion Accessories

2009
- The Founder of the Company, Mrs. Shia Ping Lee bestowed by the President of France the rank of "Officier de la Legion d'Honneur" to compliment her and the companies under her leadership to promote France. She is the first female in Hong Kong being awarded the honour

2014
- Obtained the exclusive license for production and distribution of Philip Treacy Hair Accessories in Greater China
- Opened Philip Treacy boutique at Elements, the first Philip Treacy boutique outside London. Launched Philip Treacy hat and hair accessories collection

2020's
- Alexandre Zouari, Exclusivités and Fook Ming Tong Tea Shop operating in Hong Kong, China & other regions with exciting new venture coming up