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  1. Fashion week has gone out of style

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com On the opening day of Hong Kong Fashion Week yesterday- which is usually the busiest day of the fair- exhibitors sat at their empty booths, slowly eating ... or fashion-trade conventions in Beijing and Shanghai,' Zhang said. The relatively low turnout at the 19th annual Hong Kong Fashion Week for spring and summer fashions reflected Hong Kong's ...

  2. New York designer sees potential for a fashionable mainland

    Posted Oct 25th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Possibly not long from now, we'll see New York-based designer Derek Lam expanding his fashion business further north to the mainland. 'That's partly the reason why I've been trying to spend a lot of time in China. I didn't want to go into China until I really felt comfortable because we are not a very large brand,' Lam (pictured), ...

  3. Instant fashion brand Ziti hits the ground running

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... fashion chain. It was a speed born of necessity. With Hong Kong exporters being hit hard by slumping overseas demand, they need to diversify into the potentially lucrative mainland market to boost ... with the 'Hong Kong' name on the mainland will help Ziti become a showcase of the city's fashion brands. It was a hectic time. Lee, also the sole proprietor of mainland teenage fashion chain ...

  4. Finding a niche in fashion

    Posted Mar 14th 2008, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... designers and manufacturers to add value to their models by making them fashion accessories. But a lack of designers and engineers who are equipped with the know-how in microelectronic technologies ... to the mainland. The industry is heading in two directions: producing timepieces that are fashion accessories and those that feature functions beyond timekeeping. Hong Kong timepiece designers ...

  5. An ideal catwalk to fashion a career

    Posted Oct 28th 2007, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... in the mass media than the gender-bender high fashion models of Europe. Originally from Johannesburg, Mr Oshry came to Hong Kong about six years ago. He's one of the few stayers. Most contracts ... I'm the kind of guy who will always get work... 'There are two types of models: the high fashion ones and then you have the advertising guys [like him] who are all about selling ...

  6. A flair for fashion

    Posted Jul 28th 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... with the senior managers behind the world's biggest fashion brand names and overseeing the opening of yet another designer store on the mainland, it is easy to forget how far the doyenne of Macau fashion and president of the Rainbow Group, Terry Sio Un I, has come. But she certainly hasn't forgotten. Rewind to the early 1980s, and Ms Sio, at just 20 years old, was already hard ...

  7. Fashioning careers

    Posted Feb 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch In the competitive world of fashion, utilising the industry's international potential is critical to success and British designers turned educators, Patrick and Jane ... week seeking work experience opportunities for students who will enrol in a three-year bachelor of fashion design or performance sportswear design at Falmouth University this September. ...

  8. Fashion passion has Ilse in stitches

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sam Spiro Ilse Kerling has a passion for fashion. But the flames of desire didn't start to burn when she was a teenager or when she was in her 20s. It took years of being ridiculed in Hong Kong stores before her 1.8-metre tall, inner-fashion designer was finally unleashed. 'I used to walk into shops in Hong Kong and the staff would just laugh at me. It really got to me. ...

  9. Map collector fashions plan to promote Olympics

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly Map collector Marcopolo Tam Siu-cheung wants to turn part of his extensive collection into haute couture to promote the Olympics. Among his 230,000 cartographs, antique papers and photographs are maps of Olympic cities, and to bolster suppo ...

  10. Seeking person with a passion for fashion

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Susie Gyopos An exceptional career opportunity has just arisen for a highly creative and dynamic fashion professional. Due to a promotion a vacancy has come up and a renowned public body would like to recruit a replacement manager- fashion shows and publications, to head the lifestyle team within its creative department. The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (TDC), ...




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