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  1. dress diary

    Posted May 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... became a fashion designer... how inspiring! When we get to the store, Kanch picks out a few two-toned silk taffetas and a few brightly coloured satins. We finally decide on a dark blue taffeta ...

  2. News - World - LANGUAGE

    The 12 words that show which sex you are: experts use language to define gender divide

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 11:21pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian He says codec, she saystaffeta: the sex of words Do you know what découpage is? Tresses, taffeta, and mascarpone? Then you're statistically more likely to be female. ... 58), scimitar (86, 58), kevlar (93, 65), paladin (93, 66), bolshevism (85, 60), biped (86, 61), and dreadnought (90, 66). The 12 with the largest difference in favour of women were taffeta (48, ...

  3. The Golden Age of Couture: Paris and London 1947-1957

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Exhibition on post-war couture featuring items drawn mainly from the Victoria and Albert Museum's collections of French and British fashion and photography, including a silk taffeta evening dress by Cristobal Balenciaga (left). A Le French May programme. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$20 (HK$10 on Wed). ...

  4. Looking great in grey

    Posted Oct 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The look: Diesel The look: iBlues Killah printed top HK$590 BCBG Max Azria leather bag HK$5,400 Slowear Monica skirt in dark grey taffeta HK$4,650 Diesel Nevy 8YQ Still Life jeans HK$2,000 Diesel grey heels HK$2,000 iBlues gloves HK$880 Chevignon grey hooded jacket HK$595 Lloyd grey shoes HK$2,710 iBlues knitted top HK$2,980 ...

  5. Sex, politics, art

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

    ... by portraits of 17th-century prostitutes swathed in linen, taffeta and silk. For men the theme is an art lover from England on a grand tour of Italy in summer. There are clothes for every occasion: ...

  6. Shimmer and shine

    Posted May 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Satin, silk and taffeta- these luxurious fabrics catch the light, making you the star attraction. Accessorise with gotta-have handbags and chunky bangles. This page: silk and lace camisole ... wrap-around silk top ($4,620), satin and crocodile-inset skirt ($45,460) and leather and fabric handbag ($33,550) from Gucci, The Landmark. Bangles, as before. Taffeta dress ($9,750) and belt ($2,550) ...

  7. Even Star

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stand out from your surroundings in a sensational dress. Tulle beaded dress by Ralph Lauren (enquiries: 2523 9966). Shoes (HK$4,500) by Roger Vivier. Halterneck dress (HK$76,390) by Versace. Scarf, stylist's own. Silk taffeta plaid dress (HK$62,950) by Ralph Lauren. Scarf by Martin Margiela (enquiries: 2869 7707). Scooped-neck evening gown by Escada (enquiries: 2302 ...

  8. Winter wiles

    Posted Aug 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Emporio Armani's autumn/winter collection features feminine outfits in shades of grey, brown and black with a dash of purple. Puffy taffeta skirts (right; $2,300) go with slim fitted jackets featuring lifted shoulders (right; $6,500), while delicate gauze blouses are adorned with silk ribbons and bows that escape from beneath jacket sleeves and collars. In addition ...

  9. style meter

    Posted May 21st 2006, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... Divia Harilela WHAT'S HOT Silk It is the fabric of the season and comes in various forms, including taffeta, chiffon and organza. Dancewear Get your Flashdance outfits out- leotards and leggings have been spotted at Chanel and Marc Jacobs. Metallic handbags They add lushness to this season's neutrals. Go for copper and gold tones to complement summer's whites. ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION

    Between the lines

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm

    ... and bracelet (HK$6,500), both by Miu Miu. Tribal earrings, same as before. Bangles by Prada (inquiries: 2845 6678). Heels (HK$8,750) by Jimmy Choo.   Fox and mink coat (HK$242,000), cotton taffeta ...




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