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  1. Fashion makes a statement for middle-class buyers

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com The size of the mainland's fashion market is expected to triple over the next decade to 1.3 trillion yuan (HK$1.56 trillion) as younger people spend more on clothing and as spending increases in smaller cities, The Boston Consulting Group says. 'The profile of a typical fashion consumer in China is a middle-class person, ...

  2. Double the pleasure as fashion twins launch first local flagship store

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. This past weekend, the most famous twins in fashion after Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen arrived in town. Dean and Dan Caten of DSquared2 launched their first local store on the hip happening lane called On Lan Street in Central. But for the big opening party and fashion show, they dragged their many sartorial fans all ...

  3. Thin fashion leaves women feeling fat

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... that fit, according to an Eating Disorders Association survey. The association urged the fashion industry to provide a wider choice of clothing sizes and to refrain from displaying XS-sized clothes ... to lose weight blindly to wear smaller clothes. They feel guilty or ashamed for wearing a large size. This can increase the risk of developing eating disorders.' She criticised the fashion ...

  4. Fashion with conscience

    Posted Jul 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and a brighter future. 'Much can be accomplished through fashion,' Imelde Cavalleri said. 'It is not simply frivolity.' www.cambodianchildrensfund.org I Pinco Pallino, The Peninsula ...

  5. Coping with the economic crisis

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The economic downturn has badly affected business activities in Hong Kong. The fashion industry is also feeling the pinch. According to a news report, there's no demand for models ... of the fashion industry, which includes garment manufacturing, design, photography and writing about the latest trends. Then, in the long run, you could become an image director or the editor ...

  6. Classic British branding

    Posted May 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daks From a bespoke tailoring service set up in Middlesex Street in London in 1894, Daks (right) has grown into one of Britain's leading fashion houses. British Designer of the Year Giles Deacon, and Daks menswear design director Bruce Montgomery combine the brand's renowned tailoring skills with luxurious fabrics and clean lines. For women the luxury collection ...

  7. Reds in the pink

    Posted Feb 17th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... Alan Robles, Manila Filipinos have a soft spot for romance, so it is no surprise to hear that deep in the forests and mountains, even the dedicated soldiers of the communist New People's Army go through the rituals of love, courtship and matrimony. W ...

  8. Charity launch is child's play

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The non-profit organisation Kids4kids threw a luncheon at the Conrad Hotel on May 28 to launch a fund-raising drive for its outreach programmes and a competition called Writing for a Cause. The aim is to give students the chance to express themselves and develop social awareness through writing. There was a children's fashion show and a teenage band. At the lunch were ...

  9. No complaints about variety as model and openly gay American bishop fly in

    Posted Oct 19th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... daughter is one of the hottest models on the international fashion circuit. Anne Watanabe is her name and the 1.75-metres-tall, 21-year-old catwalk sensation is coming to Hong Kong next week to receive a prize from a fashion magazine next Friday. Recently, she also became the exclusive face for Anna Sui fashion and cosmetics. A very different celebrity coming our way is Anglican Bishop ...

  10. Shoot first, ask questions later

    Posted Jan 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jing Zhang jing.zhang@scmp.com Trust an incident involving shopping, luxury fashion and taking pictures to spark an impromptu political protest in Hong Kong. What has turned into the political storm of the week- specifically for Italian fashion label Dolce & Gabbana, the target of this protest- was instigated by a guard at the store telling off a local photographer. ...




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