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Amy Winehouse

Briefs, January 9, 2013

Argentina's Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. Photo: AFP

Second inquest returns same Winehouse ruling

Wednesday, 9 January, 2013, 4:18am

Talking points

Kary Ng Yu-fei

Gay rights groups tackle CY

8 Jan 2013 - 2:57am

Style meter

HOT

Light, folksy summer dresses

A bit of broderie anglaise works wonders this season.

Hermes' new range of swimwear

Perfect for chic poolside lounging.

A gingham shirt

An Amy Winehouse favourite and Marc Jacobs spring-summer staple.

NOT

Sunburn and tan lines

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

2012 Grammy Nominees (CD)

First released in 1995, the Grammy Nominees series of CDs is an annual feast of some of the biggest tracks of the year - as well as a surprising number of little-known songs.

24 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Open your eyes to new sounds

First released in 1995, the Grammy Nominees series of CDs is an annual collation of some of the biggest tracks of the year - as well as a surprising number of little-known songs.

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Lioness (CD) Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse's death in July left a gaping hole in the music world. Few artists before or since match her distinctive style, stellar vocals and honest lyrics. As expected, a posthumous album has been released, a tribute to the talented yet deeply troubled singer.

13 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Late diva's music lives on

This summer, the world lost a musical talent like no other. As tragic as it was, no one can truly say it was a surprise: let's be honest, Amy Winehouse's long battle with substance abuse was no secret. Addiction ultimately ended her career (many would argue well before her death) and life.

1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Phil O'Sullivan, director of News Production, CNN International

What I'm reading: Freedom by Jonathan Franzen. He puts at least one great sentence on every page.

16 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Lenka

Lenka Kitec, Sep 29

Lenka dropped into Hong Kong for a concert at the Kowloon Bay International Trade and Exhibition Centre (Kitec) last week as Typhoon Nesat edged towards the city. After a morning of fretting whether the concert would be cancelled, fans of the Australian pop singer were happy to hear that it would go on.

9 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Back to Black Amy Winehouse (CD)

Back to Black was released almost five years ago and it catapulted Amy Winehouse to stardom. The husky-voiced singer with her laid-back, bluesy, quirky delivery has since become a global success. The album has rocketed back to the charts since her untimely death aged 27 in July.

9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Candice Moore, actress/stage director

What I'm listening to: Back to Black by Amy Winehouse. Her recent passing was very sad and a real loss. She leaves behind a great musical legacy.

What I'm reading: The Director's Craft by Katie Mitchell. She's a prominent theatre director in Britain and it's very helpful for me to have a good reference and learning point to help me progress as a director.

14 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Tragic singer's last message to mother

Top quote from a celebrity

'I love you, Mum'

2 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Globetrotting

Beverly Hills

31 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Club 27 welcomes it newest member

Amy Winehouse's untimely end will no doubt provoke widespread theories that the age of 27 is cursed if you're a hard-living music artist.

25 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Style meter

HOT

Prada's Madras bag

Just yummy.

Fetish-inspired shoes

But don't try walking in them.

Minimalist collared dresses

Simple lines, sleek silhouette, what's not to love?

Playing with proportions

Oversize or undersize - we are loving this trend.

NOT

15 May 2011 - 12:00am

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