James Chau

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 25 March, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 25 March, 2007, 12:00am

News anchor

Suit: Sam's Tailor. 'They understand what I need - tapering down the back, padding in the shoulders and enough space for a microphone battery pack.'

Watch: Bulgari Diagono and Cartier Tank Francaise.

Shoes: Tod's.

Fragrance: Hermes d'Orange Verte for Men (for day), Dolce & Gabbana By (for evening) and Ralph Lauren Black (for everything).

Movie: The Wings of the Dove.

On iPod: 'Everything ... but particularly Gotan Project, the Georgia Mass Choir, Teresa Teng [Lai-kwan], Luis Miguel and a lot of Stevie Wonder.'

Idols: 'My mum and dad. Who else?'

Last books read: Ten Episodes in China's Diplomacy by Qian Qichen, Letters to Olga by Vaclav Havel and The Life of Indira Nehru Gandhi by Katherine Frank. 'I'm not a great fan of fiction, as you can see.'

On bedside table: 'Three alarm clocks for when I anchor the morning news.'

Most memorable interviews: 'Jimmy Choo, because good shoes are a lifelong investment; Daniel Libeskind, because Freedom Tower honours the spirit of September 11; and Lord Snowdon, because he inspired me to be the best.'

Can't live without: paper, pen and God.

Never leave home without: Hope. 'Because every day is a brand new day - and better than the last.'