Happy Sprays

J'adore L'eau (HK$850) by Dior

L'Eau d'Issey A Drop of Cloud (HK$675) by Issey Miyake

Essence (HK$795) by Narciso Rodriguez

Sweet Lime & Cedar Cologne (HK$980) by Jo Malone

Friday, 3 April, 2009, 12:00am

Survival tips

So, you've got a big date planned, but at the last moment you discover something is horribly wrong - you find your breath smells like that of a 1,000-year-old dragon, a pimple the size of Mount Fuji has erupted on your chin, or, when you go to pay the bill, your credit card is blocked. Fear not.

12 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Eau de cologne vs eau de toilette

e Eau

Most perfumes are complex combinations of natural materials, such as essential oils, and synthetic products that increase the lasting power and intensify the smell, explains Laurice Rahme, perfume expert and founder of Bond No9 perfumes (and who has also previously worked for Lancome, Annick Goutal and Creed). The products combine to form an aromatic compound.

10 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Yeeming Woo

Cologne: Calvin Klein Escape. 'I've been wearing it since university.'

Shirts: Pal Zileri. 'It's an Italian brand. They're comfortable and easy to wear, and they match a lot of what I have. Viktor & Rolf also make nice white shirts.'

Shoes: Pour la Vie 'They make good dressy shoes. They're also really comfortable. I love Debut for sneakers.'

20 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Ng qualifies for elite grade final

Hong Kong's Fenella Ng Kar-loc rowed into uncharted waters yesterday when she became the first local rower to qualify for the 'A' final at the World Championships in Cologne, Germany.

Ng qualified for the elite race after finishing third in yesterday's semi-finals. She now has a chance of getting among the medals.

11 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Attitudes hurt economy

Cologne: Negative psychological attitudes stemming from confusion over tax reform and high unemployment are holding back the German economy, the IWD economic research institute says.

26 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Change of venue for Gunners

ARSENAL: The Gunners' UEFA Cup first round, second leg clash with German side Borussia Monchengladbach has been switched to Cologne because facilities at Borussia's own stadium are not up to European requirements.

6 Sep 1996 - 12:00am