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There is neither an emblematic logo nor an interlocking alphabet in sight. There isn't a signature colour or motif that gives it away, or a shimmering clasp or lock that draws the eye.

24 Oct 2014 - 11:00am

It takes more than a slogan T-shirt to make a statement on the runways of Paris. Be it theatrical staging or inspirations for the collections, the veterans of fashion houses know how to get the...

23 Oct 2014 - 9:53am

Among the luxe denim and 1970s boho hippie looks on the catwalks of Milan last month was the designer who has been catching everyone's eye for the past three seasons.

22 Oct 2014 - 11:52pm

Luxury jewellery brand Vara of London is much like a sparkling biography of its founder Mayuri Vara.

The collection is inspired by Vara's own travels and her time living in Britain and Hong...

16 Oct 2014 - 4:43pm

Corina Larpin was at a party, wearing a large flower-shaped ring set with blue sapphires, a piece she made and gave to herself as a birthday gift. A woman came up to her and offered to buy it.

16 Oct 2014 - 4:43pm

Oriental influences are prominent on the runway and on the front row, from geisha-esque make-up to kimono-inspired silhouettes and prints that reinterpret Japanese typography. Others look to the...

16 Oct 2014 - 10:45am

Stuart Weitzman’s classic 50/50 boots combine comfort with style. And it only gets better from here. In collaboration with creative maestros including Huishan Zhang, Erickson Beamon and KTZ,...

23 Oct 2014 - 1:06pm

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When Tory Burch conceived her eponymous label at her kitchen table just over 10 years ago, little could she have known it would become a global fashion powerhouse. Jing Zhang finds out how the...

12 Oct 2014 - 3:17pm

 

This season bids farewell to some of the best talents in the trade and meanwhile embraces others’ major comebacks.

13 Oct 2014 - 10:52am

Spring-summer 2015 fashion weeks came to an end as the curtain fell on the Paris shows, which featured a more relaxed aesthetic with plenty of loose and languid looks, while sportswear continued...

3 Oct 2014 - 10:22am

It's an auspicious day for John Ray, creative director of Dunhill. He's a Scotsman and the phone interview is taking place on the day his country votes in a referendum on whether to become...

29 Sep 2014 - 10:30am

Luxury fashion houses have long courted artists and photographers to create cutting-edge images for their brands.

But recent years have seen a rise in another kind of collaboration: luxury...

29 Sep 2014 - 10:30am

Ika Butoni is an Indonesian-born, Hong Kong-based fashion designer whose collections are all about the detail - from wild printed pants to figure-hugging cocktail dresses.

26 Sep 2014 - 11:14am

Last Saturday's dinner in Milan raised US$1.5 million for the American Foundation for Aids Research - the charity founded by the late actress Elizabeth Taylor.

26 Sep 2014 - 11:14am

When Georges Vuitton, son of Louis Vuitton, created the origina

25 Sep 2014 - 5:24pm

The contemporary fashion market has been dominated by American designers for years. But that is slowly changing, thanks to some serious competition from the industry's latest hotspot: Scandinavia...

22 Sep 2014 - 10:50am

Phillip Lim is taking us on a tour of his brand's new store in New York - a huge but minimalist space, with high ceilings and quirky furnishings he hand-picked - when his business partner, Wen...

22 Sep 2014 - 10:49am

Zhu Chongyun, the glamorous Chinese entrepreneur and designer who has taken over Krizia, has vowed to maintain the historic fashion house's made-in-Italy heritage.

22 Sep 2014 - 7:55am

Film, television, stage, publishing - Tina Liu has many accomplishments under her belt. And there's a good chance that belt came from Tina's Choice, the hip accessories store Liu set up in...

16 Sep 2014 - 1:07pm

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22 Sep 2014 - 9:11pm

Have you read our story on the Royal Castles Stay? http://bit.ly/1quDTAi

Here are six things you’ll need to travel like a folklore princess. 

 

22 Sep 2014 - 9:11pm

He may have been born into the gem trade, but Jack Vartanian's destiny was far from set in stone. Indeed, the jewellery designer with a dedicated Hollywood following has made a career out of...

7 Sep 2014 - 10:29pm

It's often said in fashion that it is all about timing, catching the zeitgeist just before it hits. It looks as if that has just happened at Hogan, the luxury sneaker brand.

7 Sep 2014 - 10:29pm

One piece is a diamond, sapphire and enamel dragonfly shining bright blue, others are birds and bees gleaming with gold and diamonds.

6 Sep 2014 - 10:22pm

Change is afoot in the retail luxury world, and it's bringing back some good old-fashioned values. From conspicuous consumption and the steroidal demand for logos on everything, we're seeing the...

6 Sep 2014 - 10:27pm

Striking looks and a killer body are essential, but it takes more than that to take your career global. Confident, stylish and intelligent, rising stars Mia Kang, Kimberly Verge and Angie Ng are...

4 Sep 2014 - 5:46pm
 

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