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  1. How Parisian panache caught the eye of modern women

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yves Saint Laurent and Lanvin. But now the country is capturing a new segment of the market with contemporary brands with broad appeal to a new generation of women. Following in the footsteps ... it comes to fashion,' says Ariane Zagury, founder of Rue Madame. 'Also, there has been a trend in France for French women to be very feminine and adopt fashion codes while being casual. ...

  2. Women role models

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... By Lauren Crothers Today is Women's Day, marking the 95th year that women have been honoured through this international event. Women have come a long way socially, politically and economically over the past century. A hundred years ago, women did not have the right to vote. Many had no choice but to stay home to cook, clean and care for their husband and children. ...

  3. Single point of contact

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jason Wordie Women's and gender studies programmes have been an academic growth industry in recent years throughout the world, and Hong Kong has been no exception to this trend. Recent studies of Chinese women have documented the lives of sworn spinsters and other single women who decided- for various reasons- to live separate existences from men, adopt ...

  4. Magazines - Style

    Queen of Spade

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by HANS

    ... vital aspect of a business model. And Kate Spade is among the fashion world’s enthusiastic proponents. Since 2005, Kate Spade has been working with Women for Women International, a humanitarian non-government organisation working in eight countries, providing financial and emotional support to female survivors of conflict. The group’s programmes help women achieve self-sufficiency through ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 3, 2013

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... It is admirable of Meredith McBride to write about how women need to speak out against male harassment everywhere ("Break the silence", April 25). The fact that she ran into a despicable man on the MTR shows that Hong Kong may fancy itself a "world city", but it nevertheless hasn't done much to educate that portion of its male population who disrespects women. One can lose ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong art shows its global creative colours

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Hong Kong art shows its global creative colours A distorted life-sized taxi, a symphony of sounds made by MTR turnstiles, five women dressed up as Hong Kong's five tallest buildings. These are just a few of the Hong Kong-inspired contemporary art pieces at an exhibition that opens today. The Hong Kong Eye exhibition on show at ArtisTree, Tai Koo ...

  7. Comment - Blogs

    Guess who's coming to dinner

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 09:57am by Jason Y Ng

    ... Jason Y Ng In many parts of the world, dinner parties are a time-honoured tradition. Self-respecting men and women open up their homes to regale friends with home-cooked food and stimulating conversation. The cultural significance of these gatherings is evidenced by the prominent role they play in literature and films. In Mrs Dalloway, Virginia Woolf devotes the entire book ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Museum gets 'kissing guards' from first local art donor

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... is a "constructed situation" where a pair of museum guards - two men, two women or a man and a woman - kiss each other when a visitor enters an exhibition space. The live encounter comments ...

  9. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Hermès' Christophe Lemaire brings 'slow fashion' to mainland

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

    ... it's important for women to keep a distance from fashion," he says when we meet in the hotel. "I don't understand this idea that to be cool or elegant, you have to buy a specific ... the luxury label is taking an exhibition of women's products titled "All About Women" to the mainland. VIP customers from the Asia-Pacific have been invited to attend. ...

  10. All about Yves' sense of style

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the mixture of colours and patterns, the use of block colours, minimalist black dresses and jumpsuits for women and even leopard prints. Many of Saint Laurent's designs from the 1960s ... into context,' said Chatenet, who has worked with the Alaia and Hermes brands. In 1968, women wearing trousers were barred from some New York restaurants or from their workplaces in France. Saint Laurent ...




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