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  • Aug 21, 2014
  • Updated: 10:12am

The luxury sneaker market is growing in Hong Kong and three local companies are pushing the agenda here and abroad, writes Jing Zhang.

17 Aug 2014 - 9:47pm

In 2010, the world consumed a record 69.7 million tonnes of clothes. That's up from 47.4 million tonnes 10 years earlier, according to statistics from the United Nations Food and Agriculture...

17 Aug 2014 - 9:47pm

The boss of Rubinacci talks about Neapolitan suiting and the Pitti Uomo trade show.

15 Aug 2014 - 12:27am

Some of the world's most talented fashion designers have been discovered at shows held at fashion schools worldwide, such as Antwerp's Royal Academy of Fine Arts and Central Saint Martins in...

11 Aug 2014 - 5:54pm

Christian Wijnants has established himself as an up and coming force in the fashion industry. The Antwerp-based designer, famed for his knitwear, was awarded the prestigious International Woolmark...

11 Aug 2014 - 9:39am

Recent reports that retail sales in Hong Kong fell for a fifth consecutive month in June, down 6.9 per cent year on year, have cast a pall over the sector.

8 Aug 2014 - 9:03am

Spotlighted by London's Fashion Scout as a rising star, the talented young Chinese designer discusses mentorship and moving between China and Britain for her label.

8 Aug 2014 - 8:58am


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Naomi Campbell, the British supermodel as famous for her hot temper as her arresting beauty, says her campaign to counter racism in fashion was inspired by Nelson Mandela.

4 Aug 2014 - 10:29am

Men looking for luxury goods that are truly exclusive and personalised, and out of reach of most customers, are increasingly turning to bespoke services.

1 Aug 2014 - 12:10am

 "I was raised and educated in London. When I was at school I really enjoyed art, but I hated anything academic. Even my teachers encouraged me in my creative subjects but I was unsure how art and...

1 Aug 2014 - 12:10am

When it comes to connecting with customers, shoe designer Edgardo Osorio takes his cues from old-school couturiers such as Dior and Saint Laurent - albeit with his own technological twist.

28 Jul 2014 - 9:44am

Guangzhou isn't exactly China's fashion capital, but the city earned some serious fashion cred after home-grown brand Mo & Co celebrated its 10th anniversary in the futuristic Guangzhou Opera...

28 Jul 2014 - 9:44am

Softly spoken French designer Christophe Lemaire has parted ways with powerhouse luxury label Hermès after four years.

28 Jul 2014 - 9:47am

One of the biggest stories in the watch industry this year was Graff Diamonds, the London-based jewellers, releasing the US$55 million "Hallucination".

25 Jul 2014 - 1:49am

"My fate in fashion was sealed the day I was accepted into the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Although my degree was in advertising and marketing communications, every course,...

25 Jul 2014 - 1:49am

Blurring the gender lines wasn't always as hip as it is today. Back in the 1930s and '40s, when Hollywood starlets such as Marlene Dietrich and Katharine Hepburn first pulled on wide-legged...

21 Jul 2014 - 10:22am

She's already been hailed a "jewellery prodigy" by W magazine, but to meet the head designer of De Beers Diamond Jewellers, Hollie Bonneville Barden, is to realise just how youthful she is.

21 Jul 2014 - 10:22am

One particular runway show at last week's Hong Kong Fashion Week attracted a lot of attention. It wasn't due to outlandish design, but rather for an unusual accessory.

21 Jul 2014 - 10:22am

"I recently fell in love with Austrian artist Franz West's work after my boyfriend [the artist Jeremy Everett] introduced me to it.

18 Jul 2014 - 10:45pm

The first half of couture week in Paris got off to a positive start, showing that these hallowed high fashion ateliers can still be relevant today.

18 Jul 2014 - 10:42pm

When it comes to the influence of pop culture, few can top singer, songwriter, producer and fashion designer Pharrell Williams.

14 Jul 2014 - 6:40am

Haute couture week in Paris never disappoints and several of the heavyweight houses kicked off the recent instalment with aplomb.

14 Jul 2014 - 6:40am

11 Jul 2014 - 12:09am

Three of Hong Kong's hottest young designers - Hei Lau, Harrison Wong and Polly Siu - are out to impress the judges in the regional final of the International Woolmark Prize competition in Tokyo...

7 Jul 2014 - 5:50pm

Designers ditched their recent focus on functionality for something less formal and practical, and so much more fun, for the spring-summer 2015 Paris Menswear shows.

4 Jul 2014 - 12:38am

We all love a designer label and we all love a bargain, but biannual sales only happen, well, twice a year. So what do we do during those other months when we want to feed our designer habit, but...

30 Jun 2014 - 10:01am

The line, long underrated as one of geometry's most basic forms, is getting a lot of exposure on the Milan menswear runway.

30 Jun 2014 - 10:01am


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