Spiritual ties Eastern spirituality is a fairly common source of inspiration for jewellery designers but Nialaya has taken it a step further. The multicoloured beaded bracelet (below left; HK$3,850), featuring the brand’s signature “healing” stones, would be a colourful companion for any outfit while the skull on the Fuchsia braided band (HK$1,600) gives an edgy twist to a friendship bracelet. Nialaya is available at On Pedder, 18 Queen’s Road Central, tel: 2118 3489.






A very fine line Always effortlessly chic, Ralph Lauren lets classic cuts and beautiful fabrics reign in its autumnwinter womenswear collection. Rich velvet is the cloth of choice for this trouser suit (right; jacket HK$27,000; vest HK$9,800, trousers HK$13,500), which takes a workwear staple and gives it the elegance of evening dress. Simple yet stunning is the timeless floor-length black dress (HK$90,000) featuring gold beading. Ralph Lauren is available at The Peninsula hotel, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2721 1908.






Framing the future Mirror-coated lenses are complemented with angular, edgy frames in Nooka’s new unisex Futurist collection. Available in black or tortoiseshell (left; both HK$1,365), these fun shades will put you in a new frame of mind. The sunglasses are available from www.nooka.com.





Plastic fantastic With its use of unconventional materials, Melissa has provided the world of footwear with some truly remarkable designs. Ideal for work or play the Melissa Peace II (far right; HK$1,000) features a tribal-inspired wedge heel, while the Melissa Virtue (right; HK$700) is a great way to smarten up a casual outfit. Melissa is available from MDreams, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 3106 0111.