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PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 25 April, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 25 April, 2007, 12:00am

Go green


Local organic clothing boutique Xtreme Green has launched an online store featuring men's, women's and children's clothing. All items available have organic certification, while others are certified Fairtrade. Choose from seven different brands, including HUG, Bishopston Trading Company, Seasalt and Blue Canoe. www.xtremegreen.com.hk


Well travelled


Louis Vuitton celebrates its heritage with the Travels - Travellers exhibition, featuring antique trunks dating from 1880. Sixteen trunks and boxes from the Louis Vuitton Museum in Asnieres, Paris, will be on display. A pamphlet details the history and background of each piece. Until May 6 from 10am to 8pm at the Atrium, the Landmark, Central, inquiries: 2736 6100.


A Klein time


CK Calvin Klein has opened a 1,300sqft store in Central. The boutique is decked out in matte metallic fixtures with grey stone floors (right), in keeping with the brand's new design concept. Shop A, G/F, Melbourne Plaza, Central, tel: 2526 8808


Frill seeker


Alberta Ferretti is launching a girls' collection, aimed at four- to 12- year-olds. It will feature every- thing from trousers to T-shirts and embroidered coats and will make its debut during Milan fashion week in September. It will be available in stores in spring next year.


Moss have


Christie's will auction rare shots of Kate Moss next month in London, reports vogue.co.uk. Highlights include a black and white photo taken by Corinne Day when Moss was 16, and a Vogue 1993 shot of her in a pink tank top and black trousers, against a white wall decorated with fairy lights.


Bride of place


Max Mara may be revered for its coats, but the brand hopes it will have the same success with its latest venture: its first bridal collection. According to WWD, the Italian brand will launch the collection next month.


A new leaf


Giorgio Armani has designed a Swarovski crystal for his own use. The leaf-shaped Diamond Leaf stone has a special metallic coating and made its debut on the finale dress at the designer's autumn/winter show in Milan. The last time Swarovski collaborated on such a project was during the 1950s with Christian Dior.


 
 
 
 

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