Shape of things to come

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 03 September, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 03 September, 2006, 12:00am

This season heralds a new kind of volume, whether it be a cocoon silhouette or a belled sleeve. Whichever you choose, pump it up.

Cover picture:cotton coat with jewelled buttons, hat, platform boots, leather gloves and cashmere stockings from Balenciaga, Queen's Road Central (inquiries: 3428 8086).

That page: velvet trousers (HK$10,000) from Louis Vuitton, The Landmark, Central. Grey cashmere

jumper and black platform shoes from Chloe, Pacific Place, Admiralty (inquiries:2918 1686). Oversized woollen coat (HK$23,995) by Emanuel Ungaro from The Swank, Alexandra House, Central. Feather hat, stylist?s own.

Left: patent-leather-trimmed tweed woollen coat (HK$25,670) from Yves Saint Laurent, Alexandra House. Plastic head-piece from House of Flora ( Stockings and raffia-trimmed bag, stylist's own.

Right: silk satin dress (HK$9,000) by Roksanda Ilincic from Harvey Nichols, The Landmark (inquiries: 3695 3388). Leather gloves from Balenciaga (inquiries: 3428 8086).

Photography John-Paul Pietrus at

Styling Oxana Korsun

Hair Calam Warrington at CLM London

Make-up Adam de Cruz at Michael John London

Model Dioni Tabbers at Select London