Fashion buyers travel the world to go hunting

Yvonne Yung (right), a partner of Tsim Sha Tsui boutique Ladies Wardrobes, makes regular buying trips to South Korea to look for fashionable outfits.

Friday, 10 February, 2012, 12:00am

Austerity shows its stylish side

Eco-hedonism, radical neutrality and 'hyperculture' - what was that again? These are the fashion trends to look out for in an austere 2012/13.

17 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Real-estate agent watchdog tightens new sales oversight

The Estate Agents Authority yesterday issued a fresh directive aimed at tightening oversight of new property sales in Hong Kong to avoid incidents like the Icon 'rubbish dump' fiasco in Mid-Levels.

13 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Fair gives fashionistas a head start in life

Asia's most international fashion event, Fashion Access, starts today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, and it promises to deliver head-to-toe trend intelligence to all attendees.

28 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Trends showcase expands

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council's Fashion Week for Fall/ Winter is Asia's largest and the world's second largest fashion event, and the 2010 fair is set to once again attract close to 1,700 exhibitors to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai.

18 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Dream job for food lovers

Requirements: As a meat buyer, you need to have a good knowledge of food cultures and traditions around the world.

You should have sensitive taste buds and be aware of different trends in the food industry. You also have to try all kinds of meat. It would be an advantage if you love to cook, too.

3 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Artistic pair take to the turntables to DJ the night away

Japanese designer Jun Takahashi was back in town on Monday to unveil his latest spring collection, as well as launch a photo exhibition he collaborated on with artist Katsuhide Morimoto in Joyce Boutique's front window. However, the two seemed more interested in DJ-ing the night away than working the fashion industry crowd.

29 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Creative minds are key players in profession

In today's fast-changing world, where advanced technology is altering the landscape of daily operations, merchandisers have to do more than just follow instructions. Therefore, a creative mind is now essential.

9 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Fashion Week struts into action

Asia's largest fashion fair - Hong Kong Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2008 - kicked off along with the World Boutique exhibition yesterday, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

15 Jan 2008 - 12:00am


Where? Bird has opened its latest boutique on Smith Street, Brooklyn, New York, an eclectic and pretty area nicknamed Restaurant Row that is home to trendy eateries, bars and hip shops.

23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Premier event extends global reach

Exhibitors from Bangladesh, Greece and Hungary are among newcomers who will offer buyers even more choice

FASHION INDUSTRY players are gearing up for an action-packed four days as the opening of Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2007 approaches.

4 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

The worker ants that feed mother fashion

YOU MAY HAVE an eye for bargains and regard yourself as one of Hong Kong's champion shoppers, but that doesn't mean you are qualified to work as a merchandiser or buyer for one of the leading retail stores.

Just as important are a commitment to a fast-paced lifestyle, hard work, sustained pressure, lengthy overseas trips and tough performance targets.

3 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Glossy career is founded on passion and hard work

GONE ARE THE days when a pinch on the cheeks or a dab of the powder puff was enough to cast a rosy glow. These days, beauty demands a lot more attention, or so it seems.

Women are not just looking for ways to accent their features with makeup, but are also hoping to turn back the clock.

1 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Lively market sets the trends

The organiser is listing sellers on its website and helping improve contacts with targeted e-mails in various languages

INTO ITS 21ST year of operations, APLF Fashion Access has come of age as a prime event that provides thousands of buyers from around the world with key products such as handbags, shoes, leather clothes and travel goods.

6 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Top-to-bottom solution will suit buyers and suppliers

PROVIDING A complete end-to-end service is becoming the preferred, and often necessary, way to attract and retain customers.

In fact, vertical integration has become a trend in many industries as companies strive to stay competitive in a shrinking global market.

28 Sep 2005 - 12:00am