A week ago it was confirmed that London has retained its title as the most fashionable capital in the world for the second consecutive year thanks to the winning combination of the Olympics and the Duchess of Cambridge, who was doing her bit for British designers on her SFriday, 21 September, 2012, 10:53am
Shoes (HK$6,700) by Nicholas Kirkwood
Dress by P.A.R.O.S.H (HK$6,900), available at Harvey Nichols
Bag (HK$7,000) by Versace
Patent shoes (HK$11,200) by Jimmy Choo
Bag by Emilio Pucci (emiliopucci.com), available at On Pedder
Bag (HK$3,600) by Christopher Kane2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
The British Fashion Council made it clear at the start of London Fashion Week that nurturing a relationship with Chinese customers remains a priority. The council's chairman, Harold Tillman, says Britain should be doing more to encourage Chinese shoppers to visit London and wants to make it easier for them to obtain a visa for the country.24 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Paris30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Peter Pilotto: This British-based label is designed by Austrian-Italian Pilotto and Belgian-Italian Christopher De Vos, who met studying in Antwerp, Belgium. The label won Best Emerging Talent Award at the 2009 British Fashion Awards. The label's signature look is famed for cosmic prints and sculpted yet soft ladylike shapes.22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
Big names such as McQueen or McCartney tend to abandon London fashion week in favour of Paris, leaving behind edgy young designers who add eccentricity to the capital's shows.16 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Go hell for leather and create dark, sleek, sexy looks in autumn's must-have material.
Lifestyle cover: dress (HK$33,000) by Christopher Kane from Joyce, Queen's Road Central. Gloves from Versace, Pacific Place, Admiralty (inquiries: 2918 1008). Ankle boots (HK$10,000) from Celine, The Landmark, Central.18 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
Fashion has a cruel habit of blowing hot and cold on young designers who are thrust into the limelight and then tossed aside when the next big thing comes along. It has happened to many fledgling British talents over the years - but Christopher Kane is determined that it won't happen to him.13 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
This young British designer and Versace consultant is a name to watch. His spring collection included neon dresses made from lace and lycra - very hip!
Draping and ruching (right)
They add detail and texture to spring's neutrals. Look for soft fabrics such as jersey.
Ribbons25 Feb 2007 - 12:00am