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Fashion

Covet: Retro summer

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

Friday, 14 June, 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

Designing talent sashays off runway into homes

Experience has taught one of the world's most successful businessmen, Donald Trump, that "you're generally better off sticking with what you know". But some people just can't help pushing the envelope, among them the current seam of fashion designers crossing over into homeware.

15 May 2013 - 2:53am

Asia invests in European fashion brands

An appreciation of heritage, an eye for a bargain, or perhaps a bit of both - whatever the mix of factors, Asian investors have been acquiring prestigious, if sluggish, European brands for more than a decade, often bringing fresh verve to the businesses.

14 May 2013 - 11:14am

Big-hearted Hong Kong executive gets to be fashion celebrity for a day

When Eve Patton joined 40 glamorous women from around the globe for a classic car tour of Tuscany in 2011, she did it in style: in a 1957 Ford Thunderbird.

11 Nov 2013 - 3:50pm

Heart and Seoul of fashion: Korean opportunities

There was a time when the rest of Asia looked to Japan for fashion trends. That has changed over the past decade in the wake of Hallyu, or the Korean Wave, a tide of Korean television dramas and pop groups which gained popularity around the world.

6 May 2013 - 11:20am

Covet: Surreal

Fashion has always been about testing the boundaries of the imagination.

3 May 2013 - 5:17am