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  1. Gilded stage

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Monte to Savonarola, or Silvio Berlusconi to Cosimo the Elder. But as Italy imposes new austerity measures in a bid to bolster a bruised economy, it's worth remembering how the emergence ...

  2. Living la dolce vita in the land of glamour

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jing Zhang jing.zhang@scmp.com Studying Latin at a girls' grammar school in rainy Manchester, England, understandably made Italy seem like a land of style and glamour. The stories ... Italy,' I thought at age 12. Romantic tales of merchants trading silks and gorgeous ornaments for the ladies of rich households made me almost forget my inherent communist leanings. Although ...

  3. Out Shopping

    Posted Jul 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mary Agnew Season's greetings The simple elegance of Max Mara's bright orange tote-style leather bag (right; HK$4,280) matched with the royal blue patent-leather wallet (below; HK$1,880) are the perfect accessories to help you negotiate the tran ...

  4. Italy: where even the procrastinating churchgoer will make an appearance in celebration of the little boy born on La Notte di Natale

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... and festivities native to their own area. Rather than piling a plate high with the usual turkey and ham, says Marco Maria Cerbo, consul deputy head of mission at the Consulate-General of Italy in Hong ... is only one of the many things to get used to when spending the holiday season in Italy, as even Santa Claus has a rival in this country. Old Father Christmas, better known as Babbo Natale ...

  5. Artist finds utopia with Aseria

    Posted Jan 28th 2011, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... of the label's collection in 2005. The resultant promotional campaign was implemented at the brand's outlets around the world and covered by fashion media in Italy and France. I guess that was when ...

  6. In the next issue of STYLE...

    Posted Dec 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It's all about luxury. We fill our flute with bubbly and toast the best Champagne houses in France, and find out why Italy has the leather goods market stitched up. We dip into the best beauty products money can buy and look at the role Peru plays at Zegna. Out January 8 ...

  7. Asian demand boosts Prada sales

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the company's home market of Italy. Year-on-year sales in the Asia-Pacific leapt 45 per cent for the period, compared with 37.3 per cent in Europe and 21.7 per cent in Italy. Sales in the American ... relatively stable,' said Alfred Ying, an equity analyst with Piper Jaffray Asia Securities. Ying said sales growth for Prada in the European market excluding Italy fell to 25 per cent in May ...

  8. Business on a handshake fits Ferragamo just fine

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... visited Hong Kong late last year. With some blaming expensive production costs for Italy's economic troubles, the pressure for the country's highly regarded manufacturers to outsource ... is standing firm. 'Because we are 100 per cent made in Italy the market is worried about the high costs and all that,' Ferragamo said, noting that his competitors had relocated part ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Artist Lee Kit mulls how to put Hong Kong's best foot forward

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Local curator Lee Kit has been tasked with presenting Hong Kong to the world at the 'art Olympics' in Italy this summer M+, the West Kowloon Cultural District's upcoming ... memories. The Venice Biennale, often considered the "art Olympics", is one of the world's biggest contemporary art events. More than 80 countries will send exhibits to Italy in June ...

  10. HK streets

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nobody Shoes: Wrisim Amber (customer service) Outfit: unknown brands Lucas Sunglasses: Ray-Ban Scarf: Zegna Jacket: from Italy Pants: custom tailored Shoes: Berluti Sian Jumper: H&M Denim ...




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