This season sees more designers jumping on the anti-fur bandwagon (take a bow, Stella McCartney), which has resulted in more experimental winter fabrics being used on the catwalk.

Friday, 11 November, 2011, 12:00am

The goods

Tickled Pink

18 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Gripping stuff

Weekender by Bally HK$24,490

Weekender by Paul Smith HK$6,850

Calfskin bag by Yves Saint Laurent HK$13,950

Croc-print tote by Mulberry HK$8,250

Duffel by Bottega Veneta HK$16,980

Calfskin holdall by Hermes HK$30,200

Calfskin weekender by Versace HK$16,750

12 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Editor's picks: Agendas

Looking for something small enough to fit into your handbag? Opt for this style covered in a colourful fabric depicting butterflies for an Eastern touch. Feng Shui Diary (HK$290) from Shanghai Tang, Pedder St, Central, tel: 2525 7333

4 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Street threads

1 The Reiss spring/summer women's collection is bang on trend with colour blocking combined with a neutral palette. This Charlotte one-shoulder cocktail dress (pictured; HK$2,899) captures a key silhouette of the season with its asymmetric neckline.

17 May 2009 - 12:00am

Make a case

Pull-along case by Dolce & Gabbana HK$12,900

Pull-along and laptop case by Loro Piana HK$38,900 and HK$28,600 respectively

Duffel bag in croco leather by Tod's HK$251,900

Topas Titanium cabin trolley by Rimowa HK$8,380

Blue monogrammed by Louis Vuitton HK$19,100

Monogrammed weekender by Loewe HK$8,800

8 May 2009 - 12:00am

Street threads

Cool looks

22 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Out shopping

1 To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Piaget's Miss Protocole watch, the brand has created 10 accessories, each incorporating the timepiece. Among the offerings is a crocodile iPhone holder and a stylish black tie (left) for the evening. Available by special order at Piaget, Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2311 1122.

24 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

5 great: patchwork bags

This lightweight shopping tote is made from patches of smooth leather in some of the season's hottest colours. Tote (HK$4,000) from Comme des Garcons, On Lan Street, Central, tel: 2869 5906

28 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Still not a plastic bag

Flushed with the success of its runaway hit, the ultra-affordable 'I'm Not a Plastic Bag' tote, the latest collection of Anya Hindmarch bags returns to the label's luxurious origins. The spring/summer collection features pieces that won't go out of style once the season passes.

9 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

5 great: Updated classics

Style icons such as Kate Moss and Madonna have been seen toting this style. Spring sees the Muse reincarnated in cerulean blue leather. Handbag (HK$11,950) from Yves Saint Laurent, Alexandra House, Central, tel: 2868 0092

14 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Perfect timing

Hermes has a knack for fusing function and fashion and the newest Passe-passe watch is no exception. The design features an interchangeable leather strap and a tiny screw that easily pops off to release the stainless-steel face from the band.

28 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

For your arm only

To take the concept of luxury up a notch, Loewe has introduced a new made-to-order service for its customers. Using the label's six signature bag shapes, the service allows buyers to select a leather from Loewe's swatch book, which includes calf, matte or polished crocodile and ostrich.

14 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Smooth operator

Known for its discreet yet ultra-luxurious pieces, Loro Piana has released two handbags for the autumn. In keeping with the label's classic aesthetic, the understated bags are made with materials such as smooth calfskin and python skin. The sleek Draycott (above; HK$24,600) is crafted out of French calfskin, with a small pocket on the front and a snap fastening.

14 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

For snappy dressers

Yves Saint Laurent has gone croc-crazy with this season's accessories. Featuring embossed crocodile patterns on materials such as patent leather, calfskin and suede, the collection of purses, totes and heels is slick, elegant and reminiscent of 1950s glamour.

30 Sep 2007 - 12:00am