A warm receptionfor the undisputed Queen of Cool

The Parisian designer-du-jour Isabel Marant celebrated the opening of her third stand-alone boutique last Saturday night with local fans at Central's Zuma restaurant in Landmark.

Tuesday, 22 May, 2012, 12:00am

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Going native

Wrap up in tribal knits but don't go full Pocahontas.

Country chic accessories

We love this hat by Pucci.

Gilt glory

Add some eccentric gold as we enter the festive season.


Penguin pants

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

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Acne's autumn collection

Scandinavian tough girl chic at its best.

Metallic sheens on dresses

Add a bit of sparkle.

Coloured furs

As seen on stoles and sleeves, but we prefer the faux variety.


Frilly tutu skirts

16 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Chic, elegant, but still packing a punch

These past few weeks have heralded ups and downs for stylish women in the limelight. Emma Watson, once a frizzy-haired, geeky, pre-teen Hermione, officially solidified her status as superstar style icon with yet another Vogue cover, as the Harry Potter film series comes to a close.

29 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Guests at Piaget's mix-and-match party like kids in a candy store - but didn't waste the bubbly

You don't often see a major closet clash on Hong Kong's party scene, but the A-listers were willing to make an exception for the Piaget Heart to Heart party at Domani.

21 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Innovation show raises HK$100,000

South Island School held its fourth annual Innovation charity fashion show. Led by a 20-member team, the event was the result of six months of hard work.

This year's show was futuristic, with South Island's budding designers showcasing very creative designs.

16 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

'He will be a good miler'

Touch Chic was crunched late in betting and quickly chewed-up and spat-out his rivals to kick off his new season for trainer Francis Lui Kin-wai with a first-up victory in the Shek Nga Shan Handicap (1,400m). Backed late to start $3.50 second favourite, Touch Chic always travelled like the winner and quickly disposed of his rivals after some anxious moments for Howard Cheng Yue-tin.

19 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Madeleine Thompson

Who started it? Hong Kong-born designer Madeleine Thompson has spent most of her life going back and forth between here and London. After completing a law degree at Britain's Durham University she embarked on a career in fashion as a buyer for local department stores such as Lane Crawford and Seibu.

28 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Fashion's slaves brave signal No3, collapsing walls, for Agnes b.

On Tuesday night, hip French brand Agnes b. managed to have an in-store show before a store even exists. The invitations for their autumn fashion event were at its flagship shop in the IFC Mall, but as far as we can tell, they don't have one there. Not yet anyway.

8 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

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What's Hot

Raffia hats They topped off spring's looks on the runway and are very Capri.

Gold sandals Glam enough for the evening, while chic flats during the day are perfect for the urban-safari look.

Coin cuffs Choose a statement piece from a brand such as YSL or just go for a simple gold style.

8 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

In your closet: Joyce Chan

Wardrobe staple?

Denim, anything in cotton and oversized tops.

What do you always wear?

Baby-doll silhouettes.

Fashion no-nos?

Combining all the latest trends in one outfit.

Handbag pick for this season?

Burberry's studded Knight bag.

Favourite shoe designer?

22 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

For mums and tots

Juniors need to have their own look as much as their parents, but with safety a top priority. Here are a few ideas for creating a unique style

Children should have their own fashion style that displays their character with a fine balance between quality, comfort, safety and style.

21 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Scottish chic

The perfect accoutrement for rainy weather is a chic Mackintosh raincoat, and designer Elizabeth Lau has brought her collection of quirky macs to Hong Kong just in time for autumn.

2 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

House of hits

Nile Rodgers is buzzing. 'I just had the greatest joy of my life,' says the performer and songwriter with 100 million record sales to his name as he gambols into the press room of a music conference at Hong Kong's Grand Hyatt hotel.

10 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Laurier Avenue West, Montreal

If not totally off the beaten track for tourists, Montreal's stylish, eight-block-long Laurier Avenue West is certainly under the radar. In the middle of elegant patisseries and chic bistros are one-of-a-kind boutiques selling everything from children's designer clothes to swanky homeware. But a shopping trip to Laurier should not be a mad dash for something to wear that night.

3 Jun 2007 - 12:00am