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Me & George outlets sell a mix of second-hand and out-of-date clothes and accessories. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Clothes certainly make the man (or woman), but the fashion faux pas of wearing the same jacket as your friend may have you wondering: "Where can I get affordable but unique luxury clothes?"

Monday, 4 February, 2013, 4:39am

S.Nine and Indigo in glamorous denim daywear collaboration

Fashion blogger Veronica Li and S.Nine founder Susanna Soo

Susanna Soo, founder of the S.Nine clothing label, has many fans in Hong Kong, and last Thursday they had reason to celebrate. S.Nine kicked off the opening of their pop-up shop in the Soho boutique Indigo with champagne and a special guest stylist and fashion blogger, Veronica Li.

28 Jan 2013 - 5:35am

Oscar de la Renta offers John Galliano way back into fashion

A humbled John Galliano gets a chance to stage a comeback.

For many in the public eye, a drunken outburst like that made by fashion designer John Galliano in December 2010 would have been a terminal blow to reputation and career.

"I love Hitler," he told two Jewish Italian women sitting at a table in a Paris bar. "People like you would be dead today. Your mothers, your forefathers would be … dead [and] gassed."

20 Jan 2013 - 4:44am

Raw and rustic styles to be next big thing, fashion forecaster says

A creation by designer Holly Fulton at the Hong Kong fashion extravaganza at the Convention and Exhibition Centre. Photo: May Tse

Designers are drawing inspiration from the "new geological age", marked by the effects of human activities on earth, to create clothes featuring a rustic texture and ethnic adornments.

Angelia Teo, Asia-Pacific content director at fashion and style forecaster WGSN, calls the theme "Neo-geo".

15 Jan 2013 - 4:30am

Luxury brands put own hands on deck

Burberry is one of several luxury brands that have dispensed with mainland agents to run their shops themselves. Photo: Bloomberg

Luxury brands are increasingly reclaiming distribution rights from their mainland agents to assert tighter control of sales channels and better meet the growing sophistication of shoppers in the world's biggest luxury market.

The latest example is British fashion house Jimmy Choo, which has acquired its China business from partner Kutu.

7 Jan 2013 - 4:31am

Fashionistas' logo love affair shows big is beautiful in Hong Kong

Prada's store in Central. Photo: Bloomberg

It seems bigger is better when it comes to fashion labels and logos in Hong Kong.

You just need to do some so-called window shopping in Central to realise that Prada and Salvatore Ferragamo have got their branding down to an art form when it comes to the Asian consumer.

7 Jan 2013 - 9:04am 2 comments

Profile: Dee Poon

Dee Poon at PYE in Pacific Place. Photo: Warton Li

Dee Poon is the closest thing to fashion royalty in Hong Kong - her father Dickson Poon is the owner of luxury department store Harvey Nichols while her mother Marjorie Yang, runs Esquel, one of the world's largest manufacturers.

4 Jan 2013 - 9:27am

Style Check: the day the world turned on DayGlo

Although we're still in the midst of winter, the many parties and events of the past three months have thrown up a barrage of trends and looks to try out. Now there are sales, sales and more sales, and a heap of festive sparkly outfits no one knows quite what to do with. Got a style hangover? Don't worry, we have it bad, too.

4 Jan 2013 - 8:55am

Letters to the Editor, December 9, 2012

The pageant in Beijing had a loaded message. Photo: Xinhua

Shelf space over comfort at supermarkets

Any would-be cashier in a supermarket and other retail outlet needs to speak English to get the job. But it's not a stringent test because if they can say, "Do you need a bag?" they will get the job.

This is not the only sign of poor management practices.

9 Dec 2012 - 3:06am

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Straw hats with flowers This isn't Midsomer Murders.

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Warm autumnal colours - We're digging this Missoni ensemble

 

2 Dec 2012 - 1:25am

Dramatic open to Singapore Couture Week

Chinese designer Guo Pei's collection is showcased at the Women's Fashion Week - Asian Couture in Singapore.

Singapore Couture Week opened Tuesday night with a dramatic show by Beijing-based couturier Guo Pei...

28 Nov 2012 - 3:46pm

Behind the label: Noriem Sensounico

Behind the label: Noriem Sensounico

 

24 Nov 2012 - 11:06pm

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Floral prints on black - Dolce & Gabbana and Gucci are both fans

 

 

 

 

 

24 Nov 2012 - 11:06pm

The Dictator

The Dictator

I’m seeing more and more tops that mix knitted bits with parts that look like silk scarves. No idea what they’re called, so not sure how to go about searching for one. Any ideas? Scarved for Fashion, Mid-Levels

24 Nov 2012 - 11:06pm

New on the block: Itsie Bitsie, The Repulse Bay

Itsie Bitsie is in The Repulse Bay

Teeny weeny The Itsie-Bitsie Boutique, which specialises in swim and resort wear, has opened just in time for Christmas.

24 Nov 2012 - 11:06pm