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  1. Hong Kong needs to nurture its indie DNA

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jing Zhang jing.zhang@scmp.com My mouth is open. I'm laughing and drooling at the same time. Friends are watching as designer Elaine Young takes a cheek swab from the inside of my mouth and places it into a sealed tube. She is sending my DNA to a lab ...

  2. Natural selection is in the jeans

    Posted Nov 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Pavan Shamdasani Bespoke clothing has a long, rich history. It's normally associated with high-end tailors like those in London's Savile Row and the made-to-measure suit makers of Hong Kong. The concept is nothing new. But the rise of casual clo ...

  3. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - FASHION

    A marriage of old and new worlds on Paris catwalks

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Francesca Fearon

    ... versus new world order that defined the autumn couture collections on show in Paris last week. Established houses wanted to be perceived as modern while newer ones wanted to prove their historical credentials. The message of tradition versus modernity was eloquently expressed at Chanel, where its old-world tweeds were swept aside halfway through the show and replaced with kinetic, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - COVET SAFARI

    Covet: Safari wear

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by BLUE CARREON

    ... their own interpretation.   It looks great on the runway but is limited in an urban environment where the hunt merely involves hailing taxis. That's why bold, sturdy accessories in natural ...

  5. Magazines - Style

    Shape shifter

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Jing Zhang

    ... that's people's perception. The reality is I always wanted to sell clothes from day one and I always have done." The conceptual versus commercial dichotomy in fashion clearly irks ... I thought that I could tell stories through the body, in the structure, the shape and cut- it evolved naturally." "We are an alternative luxury label," he says of his brand, "I ...

  6. Natural wonder

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheryl Ow Book shelf from OS HK$6,800 Scrapwood stool by Piet Hein Eek from Lane Crawford HK$7,500 Salvage square mirror from Tequila Kola HK$6,480 Rosewood dome humidor from Davidoff HK$47,680 Brim dining table from OVO Home HK$18,800 Blush screen from A ...


    Posted Jun 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Keep your cool during the long summer days in earthy tones that ensure maximum wardrobe flexibility. Lifestyle cover: overcoat dress (HK$11,000) by Nathan Jenden from Joyce, New World Tower, Central. Shoes from Bottega Veneta, The Landmark, Central (inqui ...

  8. Flower power brings natural look to designs

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... designs derived from nature,' said Joanna Hui, chief jewellery designer from Be'vish Fine Jewellery. She said her designs this year were inspired by the forms of flowers, leaves, birds and butterflies in particular. Nathalie Moisy, managing director and designer of Ensemble International, agreed that nature's free-flowing forms and floral shapes would be popular this year, ...

  9. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - FASHION

    Back in Black (and white): Return of the monochrome look

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Jing Zhang

    ... "Globally, our analysts saw a 44 per cent increase in black and white shown on the catwalk for spring-summer 2013 versus the previous season," says Catriona Macnab, chief creative officer ...

  10. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - STYLE

    Designing talent sashays off runway into homes

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... skin for the home? It is a very natural development," he said. John McLennan, managing director of Indigo Living, agrees that some fashion designers view interiors as a natural extension ...




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