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Clothing Sizes

All the right curves

The experts pick their top brands for shapely girls

Audrey Sun from Harvey Nichols: 'Try Halston Heritage, Tibi, Red Valentino, Jaeger London and Missoni.'

Wednesday, 4 August, 2010, 12:00am

Budding catwalk models wanted in showcase for young designers

Interested in fashion, strutting down a catwalk and having your last name abbreviated to just a single initial? The Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation and the University of Central Lancashire are jointly organising two fashion shows for young designers next month.

5 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Obsession: polka dots

Everyone says stars and stripes are the trend of the season, but polka dots are also popping up in fashion magazines. This print is both classic and fun, making it perfect for summer items such as tops, bikinis and dresses.

19 May 2008 - 12:00am

In your closet: Ivy Chung

Wardrobe staple?

Suits, dresses and fun tops for cocktail hour.

What do you wear to work?

Suits on weekdays and a dress or nice top and trousers on Fridays.

Favourite fashion designers?

Alberta Ferretti, Lanvin and Max Mara.

Fashion no-nos?

Low-cut tops, logo mania and anything in bright red.

1 Oct 2007 - 12:00am


Large bust: Choose halter-neck styles with thick straps that flatter the cleavage. Underwire support is a must.

Small bust: Bandeau styles and triangle tops flatter smaller busts, while light colours on the top draws attention upwards. Push-up bras help give the illusion of fuller breasts.

21 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

It's back to '50s and the Audrey look

It is not hard to see where the inspiration for many of this season's collections is coming from - those neat little suits with short fitted jackets over straight or A-line skirts are just oh-so Audrey.

7 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Honey, I shrunk the shirts

Small is beautiful this summer as shirts and tops in teeny-weeny sizes put navels on display. Jeans are skintight and jackets cropped for a look which proves too little is never enough.

Styling: Alex De Campi.

Hair and make-up: J. Maskrey.

Model: Erika Falconeri at Elite.

Thanks to Titan Laundry, Cadogan Street, Kennedy Town.

9 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Sizing up

NEW ZEALAND, with a land area of 268,000 square kilometres, is a similar size to Japan, the Philippines, Britain or Italy.

It extends 1,600 kilometres from north to south, which is about the same length as California. The population of 3.4 million is relatively low for the size of the country, with 12 people per square kilometre.

6 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Baby-boomers find out hips ain't what they used to be

DROP the personal trainer. Lose the rice cakes. No amount of pain is going to maintain that perfect size eight figure the way a clothing maker can just by fiddling with labels.

10 Feb 1993 - 12:00am