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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: pride and prejudice

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Jason Wordie

    ... societies with plural, secular values and broad commitments to social justice. The life of Austin Coates, whose delightful memoir Myself a Mandarin remains the city’s only English-language popular ... (his father, Eric Coates, was a popular light-music composer) and a round peg in a square hole, Coates joined the colonial service in 1949. Hong Kong’s European society was several sizes too ...

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    My life: Diane Pernet

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Divia Harilela

    ... TO FRONT I started wearing black when I was a designer. I felt my clothes were competing with what I was designing so, like (Maison Martin) Margiela, where everyone wears a lab coat, I created ...

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    Something new: The sweet smell of excess

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Kylie Knott

    ... 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, tel: 3717 2889. ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am

    ... him as “manifestly one of the great men of our age”. He was always impeccably dressed and the sherwani long coat, a traditional South Asian garment, is now commonly referred to as the “Nehru ...

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    Then & now: Below the pelt

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Hong Kong's weather may not call for it but a fur coat is still a feather in the cap of the city's affluent social climbers, writes Jason Wordie Below the pelt Autumn in Hong Kong- even if the weather remains relatively warm- brings forth a widespread desire for winter garment display. Padded alpine jackets and fleece-lined coats (many of which would ...

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    Then & now: bad air days

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... tourist season, with clear winter skies becoming a habitual theme in travel writing. Popular local author Austin Coates captured the feeling when he wrote of the "rare beauty of Hong ...

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    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by ATLANTIC

    ... decisions will become easier after Wednesday. If you have to say something unpleasant, you will wrap it in sugar coating. But avoid too many layers or the point may be missed.   ...

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    Then & now: ports in a storm

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... that Jewish refugees were permitted to take was minimal, household goods and personal effects could be transported, and many families initially survived by hawking porcelain, fur coats and luxury ...

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    Bog standards

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... unplanned “Spanish villa” developments have proliferated since the 80s. Whole tracts are encrusted with dust-pink and oyster-grey tiles, which – given a coating of grime, courtesy of our air ...

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    My Life: Ivanka Trump

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Doretta Lau

    ... of handbags; a line of coats; and I'm launching fragrance and sunglasses in the spring. I'm actually opening my first store [it was scheduled to open yesterday] in China, in Beijing- ...



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