Earning his stripes

Paul Smith in his office in Covent Garden, London. Photos: Gino Sprio/eyevine; Rex Features

A 'normal guy' from Nottingham, Paul Smith has built his fashion empire with quiet dignity and an all-seeing eye. Jing Zhang reports.

Monday, 12 November, 2012, 9:42am 1 comment

My Life: Chris Bonington

Photo: Stuart Walker

The British mountaineer, who recently took part in a Hong Kong student leadership programme, tells Liana Cafolla about the thrill of the climb.

3 Nov 2012 - 11:29pm

My life: JR

Photo: Nora Tam

The French photographer and artist, known only by initials, explains to Lana Lam why he and the major brands are 'enemies on the street'.

20 Oct 2012 - 11:34pm

May Wong marries William Chan

William Chan and May Wong will be married today at the Aberdeen Marina Club, where 150 guests are expected. Photo: Hilary Chan

May Wong wasn't in the mood for love when she was introduced to William Chan.

"I was still recovering from the break-up of my last relationship and my self-esteem was at an all-time low," she said. "I'd stopped believing in love." But William turned her into a believer again.

29 Sep 2012 - 3:11am

My life: James Galway

My life: James Galway

The man with the golden flute talks to Richard Lord about touring, musical education and why he prefers performing alongside his wife.

29 Sep 2012 - 11:49pm

My life: Heland Lee

My life: Heland Lee

The film director, actor and Occupy Wall Street activist talks to Rong Xiaoqing about fighting for the rights of the less-privileged.

9 Sep 2012 - 12:03am