Paco Rabanne may have pioneered the space-age look back in the 1960s (see page 6), but today's designers are reinterpreting his legacy in a more wearable way. Star Trek outfits are long gone and in their place are minimalist cuts, technical fabrics and cool finishes.Friday, 20 January, 2012, 12:00am
Rue du Mail spring/summer dresses
Gorgeous and out now.
As seen on Sergio Rossi shoes - to die for.
Fitted summer suits
Smart casual at its best.
Soft chiffon skirts
Remind us of Natalie Portman in Black Swan.
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Lace top (HK$2,400) and silk bra (HK$2,000) both by D&G. Gold charm necklace (HK$15,600) by Dolce & Gabbana. Silk shorts (HK$4,900) by Loewe. Silver knot cuff and gold knot cuff (HK$3,650 each) both by Celine. Bangle (HK$1,600) by Niin. Elba sandals (HK$18,400) by Jimmy Choo.4 Mar 2011 - 12:00am
This page: asymmetric pleated bustier by Lijoseph from Joyce, New World Tower, Central (inquires: 2810 1120). Puff-sleeve blouse (HK$17,900) from Chanel, Prince's Building, Central.16 Jan 2011 - 12:00am
The S. Nine women's wear label explores first love with its Un Premier Amour spring-summer collection. Founder and designer Susanna Ngao (centre left) debuted her edgy yet romantic new collection to a lucky few, including Secret Stylist blogger Lucy Haslewood (centre right), at the brand's trunk show at the Forest Bird boutique and cafe on Monday.10 Nov 2010 - 12:00am
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
Black cotton dress, HK$4,550, Eryn Brinie24 Sep 2010 - 12:00am
Woollen dress with zip detail (HK$64,250) by Versace. Boots (HK$11,500) by Christian Dior. Bangles (HK$650) by Mischa Designs.
Silk dress (HK$35,000) by Christian Dior. Cotton belt (HK$600) by Mischa Designs.
Silk crepe side-hole dress (HK$18,500) by Gucci. Enamel bangles (HK$5,000) and (HK$6,300) by Hermes. Boots (HK$4,200) by Diane von Furstenberg.3 Sep 2010 - 12:00am
Lifestyle cover: silk dress (HK$24,980) from Jean Paul Gaultier, Lee Gardens Two, Causeway Bay. Silk epaulette trench coat with matching belt (HK$24,000) by Burberry Prorsum from Burberry, Alexandra House, Central. Suede ribbon tie-up platform heels (HK$10,800) from Fendi, The Landmark, Central.4 Apr 2010 - 12:00am
Former Hong Kong resident Malin Andren has launched a range of sublime silk dresses (HK$3,000 each) as part of her debut label, Malina. The dresses, which include strapless, maxi and kimono styles, are hand printed on Korean silk and chiffon and feature patterns by the Swedish designer.7 Oct 2009 - 12:00am
Split and polish
Shoes this season are fierce and sexy, or so dictates Giuseppe Zanotti. Standouts include the asymmetrical ankle bootie (HK$6,950), which resembles an ankle boot on one side and a more revealing strappy sandal on the other. The shoes are available at Giuseppe Zanotti, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2805 0890.
Prints charming6 Sep 2009 - 12:00am
You're going to need them to balance out the big shoulders this season.
Mixing it up with metallics
Pair a metallic skirt with a chiffon top or a sequinned skirt with a nude blouse - chic when it's done right.
Cause you gotta wear your bling everywhere.6 Sep 2009 - 12:00am
Haider Ackermann - the Paris-based designer delivered his best collection, with masculine tailoring, wrapped and draped long dresses and leather jackets, the latter embellished with exquisite antique embroidery (right).29 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
Trends come and go but the free spirited, easy-to-wear Boho look always seems to creep back into wardrobes season after season.
A modern version of the hippie-chic style of the 1970s, the Boho look has been a big hit in the past few years thanks to trendsetters such as Kate Moss, the Olsen twins and Sienna Miller.23 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
DSquared2's autumn/winter 2008 collection for men incorporates sporty elements inspired by classic ski apparel. Mixing pieces such as puffer jackets and chunky knits with urban items such as dark trousers and skinny jeans, the collection relies on a colour palette of black and red with splashes of tartan print.29 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
Although demure is hardly the look most hipsters go for, Erin Fetherston has won a loyal following for her brand of femininity.
Having revived the ladies-who-lunch aesthetic in a cool and fresh way, Fetherston often uses materials such as silk and chiffon in delicate colours including dusty rose, dove grey and pale yellow.12 May 2008 - 12:00am