Pearl of the orient
La Perla has opened a boutique in Kowloon. Look for the label's complete range of women's intimate apparel as well as pieces from its ready-to-wear and accessories lines. La Perla, Shop 2228, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, TST, tel: 2118 2312.
Rebecca Taylor has opened a store in Kowloon carrying the label's feminine apparel. Rebecca Taylor, LG1-18, Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong, tel: 3106 2816.
The elements of style
Men's shirtmaker Ascot Chang has opened a store at the Elements mall. Ascot Chang, Shop 2013, Elements, Kowloon Station, tel: 2196 8438.
Lo and Modi caring together
Melissa Lo's autumn/winter 2007 jewellery and holiday gift collections and Bina Modi's hand-embroidered fashion pieces will be on sale, with part of the proceeds going to suicide prevention services in Hong Kong. Today and tomorrow, 10.30am to 7pm. Four Seasons Hotel, Central, cash or cheque only, tel: 3196 8888.
Linea Negra goes up a size
Maternity fashion store Linea Negra has moved to a bigger location. Linea Negra, Unit 501, Pacific House, 20 Queen's Road Central, tel: 2522 7966.
T-shirt just the ticket for film fans
Baby Jane Cacharel has released a limited-edition T-shirt for the Hong Kong French Film Festival. There are only 80 pieces available and customers who buy the T-shirt (HK$199 each, right) will receive two free tickets to the French film Boxes (while supplies last). Available now at all Baby Jane Cacharel boutiques, including Shop B, G/F, 50 Paterson Street, Causeway Bay, tel: 2890 7679.
Bags of new adventures
Following its collaboration with Alexander McQueen, Samsonite has tapped design duo Viktor & Rolf to create a Black Label collection of travel bags for the brand for 2009. The collection will focus on soft beauty cases, travel totes and cabin baggage.
New face of Miu Miu
Actress Kirsten Dunst (left) has been named the face of Miu Miu's spring/summer 2008 advertising campaign, shot in Los Angeles by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. Dunst replaces model and actress Laeticia Casta.
Grand exit for Mulberry director
Katie Grand has stepped down as creative director of Mulberry - two months before she was due to take up the position. She will continue as a creative consultant for the brand and a replacement is expected to be named soon.
Adidas and Diesel pair up
Adidas and Diesel have teamed up to launch a new denim line called Adidas Originals Denim by Diesel. Two styles each for men and women will be available at Adidas Originals stores worldwide next year.