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    Future of fashion

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by SAMANTHA LIM

    ... technology has always been inherent to fashion, mirroring its fast-paced, ever-evolving nature, and its openness to innovative new design concepts. In the same way that the sewing machine revolutionised the rate and way in which garments were produced, new technologies are restructuring the landscape of today's fashion. High-end fashion houses have adopted the term "fashion ...

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    Glass art is in the limelight again

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:15pm by JOSH SIMS

    ... too," he adds. "That classic crystal decanter cut definitely fell out of favour- it felt old-fashioned. And yet, we're even seeing that appear in bars and restaurants again- ...

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    Luxury car makers turn focus to women drivers

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:21pm by DANIEL SCHEFFLER

    ... to accessories, jewellery and cosmetics. Chanel and Saint Laurent (then Yves Saint Laurent) set forth as haute couture brands and today are empires spanning everything from fashion to household goods. ... Fashion Week in September last year by launching an exclusive apparel and accessories collection. Not to be missed is their crocodile skin handbag, sculpted to mimic the front grille ...

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    Subtle sophistication the way forward for luxury travellers in China

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:46pm by Joanne Lam joanne.lam@scmp.com

    ... is fighting its way to the top. We’ve seen it in fashion, and hospitality experts now say we can also expect a more subtle approach to luxury hotels. “[With Chinese nationals], we can see ... to talk them out of it,” he says. With hotels, as with fashion, it seems that truly luxurious hotels should be timeless. As Nagata puts it: “They should age gracefully.”   ...

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    Scents of adventure

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:58pm by DANIEL SCHEFFLER

    ... to memory and emotion." It comes as no surprise then that the world's biggest perfume retailers have capitalised on this particular phenomenon. Fashion houses are clearly keen to get ... Jordanian calamus and bitter orange, was inspired by the concept of Arabian nights, and the fashion house targeted the Middle Eastern market accordingly. Sahara Noir was launched exclusively ...

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    Eyewear names have a vision for luxury

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 11:15pm by Vivian Chen

    ... Such demand has made luxury eyewear an overnight success. Luxury glasses have turned into fashionable accessories. "Just like suits, shoes and watches, eyewear has become a key accessory," ... Knowledgeable customers have developed even more sophisticated tastes. "They are not satisfied with fashion brands because they're too common," Chan says. Instead, they look for special ...

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    Tiers of joy: couture cakes raise the bar for edible art

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 11:17pm by Vivian Chen

    ... her watch so much that she had her private jeweller make matching earrings and asked me to make a cake in the same fashion," Pang says. Couture cakes often carry meaningful messages too. ... in high-end fashion and grew up in a family that constantly entertained with grand and memorable parties. My exposure to this world of beautiful expectations had never ceased, so creating couture ...

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    Glowing old

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... Harilela Glowing old The motto of luxury consumers in Asia used to be: "Out with the old, and in with the new." But that sentiment is starting to change as vintage fashion becomes increasingly popular throughout the region. As luxury brands have become more ubiquitous, the Chinese consumer is now looking for unique fashion items that are exclusive and available to only an elite ...

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    Shoes shine

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... shoe addict, Carrie Bradshaw, the focus of footwear today has long shifted away from function to fashion, while designers debate the balance of aesthetics and practicality. "Shoes ... It's just flattering." Practical courts and even flats have made major fashion statements over the past seasons. "In addition to the man-tailored-inspired Oxford lace-ups and smoking ...

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    In the name of vanity

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Melissa Pearce

    ... at the side of social luminaries, fashion leaders or stars of the stage and screen. "The fabulous minaudières were probably the most refined and imaginative of all aesthetic products of the age of art deco," says arts journalist and editor Meredith Etherington-Smith. "[They reflect], in miniature, all the major art and fashion trends of the time, and [provide] a fascinating ...




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