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Bali is my muse says jewellery designer Guy Bedarida

Guy Bedarida, chief designer for John Hardy. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Guy Bedarida's business card says a lot about him. It also speaks volumes about the direction of John Hardy, the jewellery brand for which he is creative director and head designer.

Friday, 22 March, 2013, 10:03am

Ups and downs of fashion scene in Milan and London

Burberry's menswear show will move back to London. Photo: AFP

The global fashion markets shift quickly and although Paris remains the undisputed centre, the two other major European cities on the agenda seem to be in a constant power struggle.

18 Mar 2013 - 10:22am

Hot fuzz: The Rise of the Hipster Beard

A hirsute hipster at the Pitti Immagine Uomo show in Florence.

With girlfriend jeans, hobo chic and ironic tattoos becoming mainstream, the male hipster phenomenon already has a lot to answer for. 

18 Mar 2013 - 10:33am

Back in Black (and white): Return of the monochrome look

Marc Jacobs championed black and white for Louis Vuitton. Photo: Reuters

Spring style usually conjures up ideas of dreamy florals and bright, colourful prints. But this year, graphic black and white emerged as a force to be reckoned with.

18 Mar 2013 - 10:38am

A quantum of cool for babies in the fast lane

A quantum of cool for babies in the fast lane

The first thing that comes to mind at the mention of Aston Martin is Agent 007 James Bond. So it was a rather odd event that somehow managed to combine prams and the iconic British sports car.

15 Mar 2013 - 10:12am

Covet: Clear and sheer

Clutch (HK$890) by KlearKlutch from Liger.

15 Mar 2013 - 10:05am

Asian Invasion Project at Joyce, Lee Gardens

Wun with some of his designs at the Joyce pop-up store in Lee Gardens. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Robert Wun might be a perfectionist, but life's flaws inspire him. At just 21 years old, Wun is riding a wave. He has his own eponymous label, a foot in the door at one of the city's fashion stores, exotic good looks ("my dad is Mongolian and my mum's Tibetan - my family tree's a little complicated") and an innate sense of style even when casually decked out, head to toe, in Uniqlo.

15 Mar 2013 - 10:05am

Paris Fashion Week wrap

Louis Vuitton

Paris Fashion Week finished on Wednesday with a powerful finale to the autumn-winter 2013 collections. If the beginning of the nine-day event seemed dark and severe, the ending served to bring out the most playful and positive of next season's designs.

8 Mar 2013 - 10:20am

Covet: stripes

Striped leather pouch (HK$545) from Furla.

Hello, sailor! For the past few seasons stripes have become a recurring theme in runway collections. As with most fashion trends, the look can be traced back to the French, who have been sporting striped Breton tops since they were young. Nowadays, stripes are a permanent part of the fashion landscape, appearing everywhere from Ralph Lauren's rugby shirts and

8 Mar 2013 - 10:30am

The designer world of the Chu brothers

A look from Ground Zero's autumn-winter 2013/14 collection in Paris. Photo: Jonathan Wong

It is said a designer's workspace is the window to their soul. This couldn't ring truer for Hong Kong-based fashion label Ground Zero.

8 Mar 2013 - 10:20am

The rise and rise of shoe designer Sophia Webster

Sophia Webster with some of her designs at On Pedder. Photo: Edmond So

British shoes designers from Rupert Sanderson and Nicholas Kirkwood to Charlotte Olympia have dominated the market in recent years. Now there's a new name to add to the list: Sophia Webster.

4 Mar 2013 - 10:17am

Queen of clicks

Dresses from Erdem's autumn-winter 2013/14 collection. Photo: Reuters

Someone told me that Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was sitting in the front row, along with actresses Kate Beckinsale and Vicki Zhao Wei at Burberry Prorsum. I couldn't see them from where I was sitting, but my source wasn't even at the show. She was watching online.

22 Feb 2013 - 3:04pm

Trends but few friends

Marc Jacobs had an arena-style set at New York Fashion Week. Photo: AP

When New York Fashion Week controversially moved its position in the catwalk season running order, so that rather than happening after London, Milan and Paris, it took an early slot before the others, the idea was to give the city's fashion scene some breathing space out of the shadow of Europe.

22 Feb 2013 - 3:04pm

Do clothes make the woman? Only if we let them

Just because a woman thinks she looks pretty in a particular dress while a man thinks she looks sexy in that dress, there's no reason to be offended. Photo: Reuters

Whether it is India, Hong Kong, Australia or the US, the question of how women should dress or what clothes are "provocative" has been raised in cases of rape or molestation.

18 Feb 2013 - 1:55am

Style guru Janice Wong writes the book of fashion

Angela Hung.

One of Hong Kong's most venerated fashion writers, Janice Wong unveiled her new book last week. The venue couldn't have been a better fit for the style guru, Louis Vuitton's massive storefront in Tsim Sha Tsui.

4 Feb 2013 - 4:41am