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Carina Lau reveals her pride in husband Tony Leung's film role

Veteran actress Carina Lau Ka-ling was radiating with pride for hubby Tony Leung Chiu-wai's performance in Wong Kar-wai's newly released action-packed drama The Grandmaster.

Monday, 14 January, 2013, 3:56am

Chaumet, jeweller that makes women feel like princesses, opens in city with tiara show at IFC

A tiara might not be an everyday wardrobe essential, but Thierry Fritsch believes every woman deserves her own crown.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Element of style

Is it possible to attain perfection? Five-star hotels are so pass?- now it's all about six and seven stars. Even Nigel Tufnel, the heavy-metal guitarist in the film This is Spinal Tap, went that little bit further with an amplifier that went all the way to 11.

21 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Alive and ticking after 200 years

Chaumet exhibition launch dinner

Where: Mandarin Oriental

When: April 28

What: High jewellery house Chaumet held a dinner to celebrate the launch of its 'Creating Watches for 200 Years' exhibition, recalling its highlights in watchmaking history. Guests flocked to take photos with French actress Sophie Marceau.

6 May 2011 - 12:00am

French screen goddess in sparkling form

'We share a love of art and cinema, and ideas on the evolving values of time and female beauty.' French actress Sophie Marceau (pictured) could have been speaking about an old friend, but she was, in fact, describing her relationship with jewellery house Chaumet at the brand's 'Creating Watches for 200 Years' exhibition launch in Central yesterday.

29 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Mad about the watch

One of my favourite books is A Rebours, by French writer Joris-Karl Huysmans. Written in 1884, and published as Against Nature in Britain and Against the Grain in the United States, it's really about nothing much at all. There's no real plot, no thrilling sword fights, no glamorous wenches, yet it caused a storm throughout Europe when it was first published.

3 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

The goods

Crystal clear

27 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Jewel purpose

1 Fish necklace by Chopard (price on request)

2 Necklaces by Tiffany & Co (prices on request)

3 White gold, diamond and sapphire necklace by Chaumet (HK$8.93 million)

4 White gold and diamond ring by Piaget (price on request)

5 Precieuse trefle ring by Dior Joaillerie (HK$3.67 million)

7 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Passionate team eyes mainland

How many shops does Europe Group of Companies have in Hong Kong and on the mainland, and how many more do you intend to open?

15 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Out shopping

Jewels in the crown

27 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Clear picture

1 Antique French chandelier from Tequila Kola (HK$43,900)

2 Crystal egg bowls from Tree (large, HK$4,650; medium, HK$3,450; small, HK$1,850)

3 Woods of Euphoria decanter (HK$7,800) by Marcel Wanders for Baccarat

4 Sun table by Versace (inquiries 2537 1009)

5 Bacchantes limited-edition vase by Lalique (HK$690,000)

4 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Inside story

Double Tourbillon by Greubel Forsey HK$3.39 million

Meccanico by De Grisogono HK$2.5 million

Moonstruck by Ulysse Nardin HK$739,200

Trainmaster Secometer by Ball Watch HK$79,980

Annual Calendar by Girard-Perregaux HK$245,000

Senator Chronometer by Glashutte Original HK$254,500

11 Dec 2009 - 12:00am


1 Super-hip French brand APC is known for producing preppy classics with a twist. For its winter collection, it has collaborated with Seattle-based Crescent Down Works, which is renowned for goose-down coats, to create a jacket (HK$8,799) that comes in a cool shade of navy with a detachable hood. Available at APC, Wyndham Street, Central, tel: 2537 6993.

18 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Out shopping

1 As part of its 125th anniversary celebrations, Bulgari has reinterpreted some of its iconic designs, including the Leoni handbag. A classic, structured bag featuring a circular lion-head clasp, it comes in crocodile skin (right; HK$88,700), lambskin and pony hair. The bags are available at Bulgari, Chater House, Central, tel: 2523 8057.

13 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Style bites

Sander has designs on Uniqlo

Jil Sander has returned to the fashion world, but this time as design consultant for Japan Uniqlo. The German designer will oversee the brand's women's and men's apparel collections, reports WWD.

Massages for mums-to-be

1 Apr 2009 - 12:00am