Fashion & Watches | South China Morning Post
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  • Jan 29, 2015
  • Updated: 10:17pm
Sportswear-inspired fashion combines street chic with comfort

Hectic lifestyles and a predilection for practicality drive trends these days. So designers continue to tap into a growing appetite for sportswear-inspired garb that combines street chic with the...

28 Jan 2015 - 11:42pm
On Pedder's Marika Nanni on her style choices for work and home

Though her closet is mostly monochrome, the communications director of On Pedder fills her home with warm, handmade pieces reminiscent of her half-Thai background.

29 Jan 2015 - 4:24pm
On Pedder's Marika Nanni on her style choices for work and home

Fashion editor Jing Zhang, in Paris for this week's  spring-summer haute couture shows, shares her thoughts on the collections day by day.

29 Jan 2015 - 11:20am
On Pedder's Marika Nanni on her style choices for work and home

From Paris, South China Morning Post fashion editor Jing Zhang shares the most striking looks from the spring-summer 2015 haute couture shows.

29 Jan 2015 - 2:20pm
On Pedder's Marika Nanni on her style choices for work and home

 

Italian house Versace was the first to step into the prestige whirl of handmade women’s fashions collections for spring-summer 2015 as the haute couture shows kicked off in Paris.

26 Jan 2015 - 12:39pm
3D face scanner delivers form-fitting eyewear accurate to within 0.1mm

Benoit Ams points a scanning machine at my head and slowly walks in an arc in front of me. "Stay still and kindly move your hair from your face," says the Belgium entrepreneur and managing...

26 Jan 2015 - 12:06pm

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Hong Kong during Lunar New Year can be a blessing: the city empties and its streets are suddenly passable. Many people, however, still opt to escape the fireworks and festivities. If you're one...

24 Jan 2015 - 10:43pm

I saw some sweet, sparkly flat shoes with food emblems on them and assumed they were Anya Hindmarch, as she did those cute bags. However, I looked at her website and found no trace of them. So,...

24 Jan 2015 - 10:19pm

HOT:

The well-groomed brow More refined than last year's bushy trend.

24 Jan 2015 - 10:56pm

While Milan is home to Italy's fashion giants, Florence is the epicentre of Italian culture and craftsmanship, and favoured by many smaller, boutique brands, including leather accessories label...

24 Jan 2015 - 10:19pm

Jennifer Loiselle created this eponymous mix-media jewellery label after a maternity leave hiatus. She had worked as a fashion stylist and writer for several newspapers in India, Australia and...

24 Jan 2015 - 10:19pm

22 Jan 2015 - 12:31pm

Those who bemoaned the skinny fit will be happy to see jackets and blazers with a more relaxed cut, while some designers moved towards baggier, longer pants.

22 Jan 2015 - 2:47pm

Those familiar with the Star Street area may have noticed the sudden disappearance of contemporary art space Galerie Huit, which opened a few years ago.

21 Jan 2015 - 9:56pm

Despite a slight decline in domestic luxury consumption last year, mainland consumers are shopping for more high-end cosmetics, leather goods, watches and jewellery from overseas through online...

21 Jan 2015 - 1:51pm

21 Jan 2015 - 10:46am

To women in the top echelons of business and politics in China, couturier Grace Chen Yehuai is one of a handful of go-to luxury bespoke designers.

20 Jan 2015 - 6:37pm

Is the skinny suit's grip on menswear fashion starting to ease? That was the question many were asking as the new autumn-winter menswear collections rolled out in London from January 9 to 12....

19 Jan 2015 - 6:00am

Sleek and simple is how we like our fashion, and few can deliver as well as Berayah. Geometric cuts and precision tailoring give the label's traditional designs a distinctive, quirky edge.

17 Jan 2015 - 10:39pm

Talk to any luxury watch executive and they'll happily tell you (off the record, of course) that the faster they can put 2014 behind them, the better.

16 Jan 2015 - 6:40am

US actress Lauren Bacall was one of the brightest stars of Hollywood's golden age. Her seductive, throaty voice and glamorous image set her on the path of a long and successful career on the stage...

16 Jan 2015 - 6:38am

Female designers tend to know instinctively what women want and Mary Katrantzou is no exception.

16 Jan 2015 - 6:30am

The parent company of Japanese clothes retailer Uniqlo has demanded its two major Chinese suppliers overhaul working conditions after a rights group exposed mistreatment of workers.

16 Jan 2015 - 5:35pm

My mother gave me a jumper by St James, a French label from Normandy that we discovered while on holiday there. I have managed to lose it, unfortunately, and wish to replace it as soon as possible...

17 Jan 2015 - 10:10pm

Creative director Danielle DiFerdinando founded the brand while interning at Bergdorf Goodman. A cosmetics buyer at the department store was bowled over by her designs, and encouraged the Maryland...

17 Jan 2015 - 10:10pm

A friend just got back from her hols and her skin looks AMAZING. Mine always gets scaly and pale in Europe's winter weather. She says her secret is "facial discs", as if everyone knows what that...

17 Jan 2015 - 10:10pm
 

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