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Men, myself, I

Richard Nicoll's move into menswear starts with dressing himself, writes Francesca Fearon.

Friday, 14 September, 2012, 12:29am

Shape shifter

Avant-garde designer Hussein Chalayan is appealing to the masses. Jing Zhang catches up with him in Paris.

10 Sep 2012 - 1:41pm

Jacky Tsai talks skulls and fashion

After nearly eight years in Britain, the young Shanghai-born artist still speaks in hesitant English, albeit with a faint cockney accent. "Art is always a voice in me, which is pretty cool as I don't have any language talent," he says.

16 May 2013 - 12:59am

Face value

Latest launches are designed to beautify and boost skin quality, writes Tama Lung.

22 Nov 2012 - 12:02am

Beauty treatment

A tribal tradition that saw pubescent girls tattooed to render them ugly to marauding males is dying out. Words and pictures by Brent Lewin

3 Nov 2012 - 11:36pm

One sharp object

Amanda Harlech's role at Chanel might be ambiguous but the respect she commands is clear. Jing Zhang finds Karl Lagerfeld's muse surprisingly down to earth.

31 Aug 2012 - 3:55pm

Shanghai Station

As seen at the opening of Louis Vuitton's first maison in the mainland, the flamboyant Marc Jacobs certainly knows how to put on a show, writes Divia Harilela.

31 Aug 2012 - 7:40pm

Prada to open 80 more stores worldwide in next 12 months

While it expects growth in the mainland luxury market to slow down, Italian fashion giant Prada plans to press ahead with its strategy of opening more stores around the world, even though analysts warn that could hurt profitability.

15 Jan 2014 - 4:42pm

A marriage of old and new worlds on Paris catwalks

Christian Lacroix made a return to fashion with a one-off collection for the house of Schiaparelli that paid homage to the Italian designer.

8 Jul 2013 - 9:47am

Italian prison inmates learn about the fashion trade

Women's prison workshops across Italy are joining up under a new commercial fashion brand they hope will help encourage more detainees to learn the trade and give them hope for a future on the outside.

17 Jun 2013 - 10:26am

Covet: Retro summer

If there's one trend to take away from the summer catwalks, it's the 1950s.

14 Jun 2013 - 4:20am

Is this one of the world's most expensive suits? It's a snip at HK$1 million

Video: Boasting 22-carat gold stitching, with a gold waistcoat and diamond-encrusted gold buttons, the one-off is on sale at HK$1 million (US$129,000).

13 Jun 2013 - 4:48am 5 comments

Covet: Safari wear

Saint Laurent would often be photographed wearing his safari jacket - long, touching the thigh, belted and with two breast pockets - paired with flared trousers.

7 Jun 2013 - 2:14am

Spring-summer looks are all about playing it loose

If fashion is a barometer for our current state of mind, then the mood on the street right now is rather relaxed. In quite the turnaround, years of body-con dresses, super high heels, the bling, glitz and glamour have given way to a looser, more relaxed silhouette this summer.

27 May 2013 - 11:02am

Prada's past fashion becomes The Great Gatsby's future

The glamour of the Roaring Twenties has made The Great Gatsby the most talked about movie in fashion circles.

20 May 2013 - 10:12am