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Celebrating 40 years, French brand Aigle opens intimate store in Central

Hong Kong fashionistas have long made the pilgrimage to gargantuan malls like IFC and Harbour City for their retail fix, but Aigle is hoping to lure them to a cosier shopping experience with the launch of their latest store on Des Voeux Road.

Tuesday, 26 June, 2012, 12:00am

How the West was worn

Architect and interior designer Jason Schlabach used to shun the working boots he had to wear growing up in a farm in Ohio, but now that he's based in Hong Kong, he'd go to great lengths to get his hands on a pair.

23 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Spoilt for choice

In the Sex and the City sitcom, the four fashion-conscious stars are often teased about confusing pretty shoes with love. With the various styles to choose from this season, it is understandable that women's passion for shoes can border on unabashed obsession.

30 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Cosy styles for cooler seasons

Girlish delight was the sentiment of the day at an H&M showroom when 10 junior reporters visited last month. An air of excitement ran through the much anticipated workshop, as the fashion addicts kept their eyes and ears open for any style tips, and the latest news in fashion, and tried on items from the new collections. Here's what they learned:

11 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Bright ideas on how to be a party popper this season

It's not easy to find a New Year's Eve party to match your expectations. Finding an outfit for said party can be just as stressful.

29 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Grab a ride to the height of fashion

On Leigh (blonde)

Black cotton jacket with embellishment, HK$2,980, LaRok Luxe

Black cotton top, HK$480, Eryn Brinie

Black leather belt, HK$2,390, Dell'Est

Blue jeans, HK$3,090, Atos Lombardini

Black ankle boots, HK$4,590, Kaliste

On Heather

Black cotton dress, HK$4,550, Eryn Brinie

24 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

On style, she rules

I'm starting to get grey hair and it's awful. I want to cover it without having to expose my entire head to chemicals and I really don't want it to be noticed by anyone or to look different, if you know what I mean. I heard about something called Touch Back but it doesn't seem to be sold in Hong Kong and I don't want to order online. Are there alternatives?

22 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

On style, she rules

I loved the Steven Meisel photos of Rihanna in Italian Vogue. Where can I get those fab finger cover things?

Going Under Covers, Sheung Wan

1 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Editor's pick: Ankle boots

Soften this season's hard-edged looks with this lace style. It's not as delicate as it appears and is made from mesh printed with a lace pattern. Paola Botty (HK$9,600) from Christian Louboutin, On Lan Street, Central, tel: 2118 0016

14 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Maleroom

Cuff love

2 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Obsession: cut-out booties

Ankle boots or booties: whatever you like to call them, they are here to stay. Unless you have super thin pins this trend is hard to pull off, but where there's a will, there's a way.

2 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

The metro

Where I come from, shoes are a national obsession - Imelda Marcos made that clear with her extensive collection. Growing up, I remember my mother hiding her shoe purchases from my father. She wasn't fooling anyone, though.

5 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

5 great: Boots

Go for something unusual with this fold-over, non-adjustable style. Made from suede and leather, they also give the illusion that you're wearing a pair of socks with pumps. Boots (HK$11,900) from Marc Jacobs, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2810 0784

3 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

New Sioux

Italian footwear brand Berluti looked west for inspiration for its new Indio shoe collection. Inspired by the footwear of Native Americans, the shoes are described as 'city trainers'. These lightweight shoes feature an inner sole with gel that moulds to the arch, making them perfect for the executive on the go. Other features include Berluti's signature saddle-stitching.

27 May 2007 - 12:00am

Grant Thatcher

Style secrets of the hip and fashionable

Publisher and editor of Luxe City Guides

Favourite fashion designers?

Most of my clothes are made for me. When you live in a city of tailors you'd have to be dumb as a box of rocks not to use them. But Ozwald Boateng and Thierry Mugler cut a mean jacket.

Wardrobe staple?

15 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

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