John Smedley, maker of luxury knitwear since 1784, has attracted its fair share of celebrity customers over the years, including Tom Cruise, Madonna, Nicole Kidman and Sean Connery. Its fine-gauge knitwear products feature Sea Island cotton and New Zealand merino wool. Both fabrics are similar to cashmere and are available in winter colours, such as brown, in crew neck, roll neck, v-neck or polo shirt styles. Prices range from $1,590 to $1,890.
John Smedley is available at Seibu, Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2971 3753, and Langham Place, Mongkok, tel: 2269 1733.