Street threads

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 23 November, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 23 November, 2008, 12:00am

Skin savers

If you thought exotic skin accessories were a luxury reserved for those with massive budgets, then think again. Pedder Red has released a hip collection of shoes and accessories in materials such as snakeskin and eel that looks luxe without breaking the bank. Look for pieces such as the neutral-toned snakeskin platforms (above left; HK$1,395) that will give you an instant style boost. Available from all Pedder Red locations including that at 64 Wellington Street, Central, tel: 2118 3712.

Hot 45s

Japanese denim label 45R has landed in Hong Kong with the opening of its first boutique in Kowloon. Its signature denim dyed with a natural indigo has a loyal local celebrity fan base that includes Eason Chan, Sammi Cheng and Karen Mok. Look out for this pair of painter jeans with subtle distressing (left; HK$2,395). Available at shop 2515, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2175 5545.

Deep Purple

Shades of plum and amethyst are jewel tones that never go out of style. For the autumn-winter season, Kipling has designed a holiday collection of chic yet practical handbags in this royal hue. From the 'Thrill' line, expect pieces such as the roomy Agyness tote in metallic purple with two zip pockets in the front (left; HK$3,990). Available from all Kipling locations including shop 613, Times Square, Causeway Bay, tel: 2953 6188.

Get your Kate's on

Kate Moss' collection for TopShop has finally arrived in Hong Kong exclusively at Lane Crawford (Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2118 2118). Her seventh collection for the brand includes feather and swallow print dresses, her favourite chiffon blouses, and trousers and knits with glam-rock sequins and chains. Standouts include this polka dot ruffled dress (left; HK$1,300).