Out of My Closet: Grace Chan

Out of My Closet: Grace Chan

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Grace Chan knows her way around all the local boutiques, from the cool upstairs stores in Causeway Bay to the shops tucked away in Sham Shui Po. The bag designer and founder of accessories brand Glush takes her indie brands seriously.

Friday, 9 November, 2012, 2:07pm

5 great: beaded necklaces

1. For something timeless, you can't beat elegant silver beads. Wear them long or use the extra clasp to form a two-strand choker. Choker/necklace (HK$3,950) from Tiffany & Co, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2845 9853.

31 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Stick your neck out

Forget bags, a statement necklace is what you want for autumn. Our favourites:

Phillip Lim's extra-long, multiple-strand gold chain necklace decorated with coloured resin discs.

Lanvin's to-die-for chunky pieces (above left) made from heavy metal, locks and crystals - part-industrial, part-glam.

16 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Pearls of wisdom

Comme Des Garcons is known for its avant-garde approach to fashion. By working classic strands of pearls into the label's signature designs, creative director Rei Kawakubo has devised a unique jewellery collection that fashionistas will be fighting over. Each pearl is selected by experienced artisans and is unprocessed.

21 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Designer dazzles with diamonds

Diamonds are a politician's best friend. Not quite sure who was in charge of the government on Tuesday evening as all the senior bods were at the opening of the new luxurious boutique of Carnet in Prince's Building in Central.

11 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Ware with all

Everyone is producing homeware these days: fashion houses, luggage companies and now jewellery designers. In the case of American John Hardy - who made a name for himself crafting bold silver bangles, chokers and earrings in Indonesia - it makes perfect sense. The jeweller turned his flair for design to home interiors when he created a nest for himself in Bali and needed to furnish it.

25 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Precious metals

Light up your wardrobe with a glimmer of silver and a flash of gold as metallics take centre stage this season. Glittering dresses, shimmering separates and sparkling accessories will have you shining like the stars.

31 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Bring on the bling

Bags, shoes and all things in between stand out, thanks to the bling factor. In the eyes of Tom Ford, Galliano and Marc Jacobs have upped the competition for jewellery with a range of blinging accessories, all dripping diamantes, rhinestones and high shine.

8 Mar 2004 - 12:00am