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  • Nov 24, 2014
  • Updated: 10:43pm

If it looks like wool, and it feels like wool, then it must be wool, you might think. But the silky, fluffy hat, scarf and gloves made by Wouf are in fact made with recycled dog hair sourced from...

24 Nov 2014 - 5:40pm

Kate Davies’s career in antiques began with a 19th century mahogany butler’s tray – a piece that would have been used by the butler of a grand English estate to carry silverware from the pantry to...

21 Nov 2014 - 9:15am

From its appearance, it's difficult to believe that the nondescript building in Tsing Yi houses the Mass Transit Railway Corporation's nerve centre.

21 Nov 2014 - 5:35pm

Malcolm Gladwell was in Hong Kong at an interesting time. Here to address a crowd at the Barclays Asia Forum, he had been fascinated by the view from his hotel room of umbrella movement tents.

21 Nov 2014 - 10:33am

It was once taboo to talk about depression, mood disorders, and mental health issues in general in Chinese culture. However, in recent years, a growing number of people in Hong Kong have been...

18 Nov 2014 - 9:19pm

The media plays a vital role in promoting gender equality, particularly in how women and men are depicted. That is the drive behind the BBC's 100 Women project - a series of features, an annual...

14 Nov 2014 - 7:03pm

Presented Channel

4 Nov 2014 - 5:24pm

Opinion

Health

Gastric bands, bypasses and balloons: these weight-loss surgeries are among the solutions of last resort for the obese. But rather than go under the knife, a new type of diet could be a safer and...

24 Nov 2014 - 5:44pm
Arts & Culture

A blend of experimental work and all-time classics on Friday night left music lovers with mixed feelings, but their appreciation for home-grown artists was uniform.

23 Nov 2014 - 7:18am
Technology

No pain, no gain. People who gladly underwent electric shocks for cash in an experiment were more willing to sacrifice money to reduce others' pain than they were to reduce their own.

23 Nov 2014 - 8:40am
Books

A new book takes note of 75 years of the American jazz label, writes Peter Conrad.

22 Nov 2014 - 11:15pm
Beauty

Be sweet to your skin this winter with these versatile grape seed oil-infused products.

22 Nov 2014 - 10:18pm
Travel

Brimming with history and postcard-perfect scenery, tiny Malta packs a big punch. Words and pictures by Tim Pile.

22 Nov 2014 - 10:15pm
Interiors & Living

With her own home filled to bursting, an interior designer divided a second apartment into a stylish granny flat for guests and storage space for a vast music collection.

22 Nov 2014 - 10:54pm
Fashion & Watches

Lower prices are one of the factors driving mainlanders to shop for luxury goods abroad, which is why outlet malls in Europe and the US have become a top destination for travellers.

21 Nov 2014 - 5:43pm
Family & Education

Learning how to manage and save money are key life skills, and these basics of financial awareness can be taught to children as young as kindergarten age.

21 Nov 2014 - 5:35pm
Food & Wine

Back in the early 1970s when Australian wines were regarded by many English wine lovers as too vulgar an idea to contemplate, the comedy team Monty Python produced a sketch in which Eric Idle...

21 Nov 2014 - 10:39am
Motoring

Anders Bilidt has been married for seven years, but his attachment to his 1973 vintage BMW goes back 22 years. "You could argue I have more history with my first classic car than I do with my own...

1 Oct 2014 - 10:27pm

Magazines

23 Nov 2014

The arduous ascent of an unconquered Sichuan mountain

20 Nov 2014

Jeff Koons: bad boy of American art

19 Nov 2014

Local chefs create spicy menus for the more adventurous diners

16 Nov 2014

Young entrepreneurs win a trip to Silicon Valley

13 Nov 2014

The music Issue

9 Nov 2014

The late art dealer C.T. Loo is loved and loathed for having sold Chinese treasures to the West

7 Nov 2014

Cate Blanchett on her love for theatre and her challenges with Blue Jasmine

6 Nov 2014

Korean film stars learn life lessons

2 Nov 2014

European Alzheimer’s patients and their Chiang Mai care homes

3 Oct 2014

Oscar de la Renta celebrates femininity and beauty in his work

5 Sep 2014

A scintillating array of this season's most coveted fashion and jewellery

3 Sep 2014

Alfresco dining is gaining popularity among busy Hongkongers who want to unwind

18 Jun 2014

Time for tea

7 Apr 2014

Space invaders: ‘The final frontier’ is ready for tourists later this year

11 Nov 2013

Inside China’s booming contemporary-art market

2 Oct 2013

Precious gems meet powerful make-up for the party season

Fashion & Watches

After opening a store in London's prestigious Sloane Square last month, British jeweller Monica Vinader is now in Hong Kong to inaugurate her eponymous IFC boutique, the first in Asia.

21 Nov 2014 - 5:43pm

Food & Wine

Spirits have been part of the product mix at the Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Fair from its start in 2008, but this year was the first year they were prominent.

21 Nov 2014 - 10:39am

Beauty

If you're bored with your regular manicure, how about printing your Instagrams on your nails? Spa chain Sense of Touch has brought in Nailae technology, which prints out any pattern or photo of...

19 Nov 2014 - 11:03pm

Health

Beyond the skyscrapers and traffic-choked streets, Hong Kong is a paradise for runners. On January 25, some 73,000 people will take part in the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon.

24 Nov 2014 - 5:44pm

Motoring

Forget men and their wheels - it's time for the ladies to press the pedal to the metal, writes Daniel Scheffler.

6 Jun 2014 - 1:00am

Travel

For most travellers the hills to the west of Kathmandu mean only one thing: the buzzing resort city of Pokhara, which draws many thousands of tourists every year.

19 Nov 2014 - 11:01pm
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Arts & Culture

A new Grace Kelly biopic starring Nicole Kidman has drawn derision from critics and disdain from Monaco's royal family, writes James Mottram.

22 Nov 2014 - 11:16pm

Books

It's hard to throw a rock without hitting an object that has changed the world in someone's eyes. Hunt through bookshops and there you will find titles on all manner of purportedly world-changing...

22 Nov 2014 - 11:15pm

Interiors & Living

What: Beatles Sergeant Coffee Table/Ottoman

Why: This unit, on brass castors, features a classic pop print of the Beatles on chenille fabric

How much: HK$10,980

Where: Tequila...

19 Nov 2014 - 4:37am

Technology

Handling stress could make your children better at dealing with their own problems, research reveals.

23 Nov 2014 - 6:05am

Horoscopeswith Shelley von Strunckel

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY

Scorpio: October 23-November 21

Letting go of plans you’ve worked hard to organise won’t be easy.

Chinese Zodiacwith Edwin Ma Lai-wah

TODAY'S ALMANAC

Auspicious for: grand openings
Bad for: immigration
Auspicious direction: north
Lucky colours: pink
Lucky numbers: 3, 4

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