Fashion house Fendi restores Rome's Trevi Fountain

The Trevi Fountain. Photo: Corbis

Legend has it that tossing a coin into the famed Trevi Fountain ensures that the visitor will return to Rome.

Monday, 29 April, 2013, 10:19am

Sportster steals show at Fendi's celebration of Italian design

Fans of Italian design were treated to fashion label Fendi's 'The Whispered Italian Grand Tour' at The Landmark building on Thursday.

25 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

The new artisans

Some people fear change, and technological progress may not sit well with everyone. I, for one, will never understand the appeal of Twitter or the lure of Facebook. That is not to say I am a luddite; I quite like the idea of robot butlers and flying cars. But I tend to pick my battles with modernity.

8 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Buddhist blessings and a HK$8m bill - model confirms wedding plan

Model Marie Zhuge Ziqi has finally confirmed the date for her marriage to entertainment tycoon Ernie Sit. Zhuge was a guest at the showing of Italian fashion house Fendi's new collection at The Space gallery in Sheung Wan on Tuesday, alongside fellow fashion party regulars such as Jennifer Tse Ting-ting, Josie Ho Chiu-yee and Mikki Yao.

9 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Secret Garden

On Louise: white sheer dress, HK$154,000, Louis Vuitton. Printed silk bra from D&G. Pearl beaded bangle, HK$3,800, Escada.

On Emily: Gold silk duchesse dress, HK$135,000, Bottega Veneta. Pearl necklace, HK$8,200, and perspex bangle, HK$1,500, Escada. FF logo gold cuff, HK$2,400, Fendi. Orange taffeta headband, HK$4,300, Tour de Force at Hatwoman.

2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Style Meter


Club Tropicana

Put away the tropical outfits until next spring.

Unflattering abstract prints

Better suited to the art gallery than on clothing.


High-heeled slingbacks

We love this modern version by Bally.

Tortoiseshell shades

13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Winter wonders

1 Fur-lined collar by Marni (HK$3,500)

2 Leather and fur gloves by Max & Co (HK$1,680)

3 Fur collar and scarf by Fendi (HK$5,980)

4 Grey-and-black suede short boots by Chanel (HK$8,400)

5 Olive suede phantom luggage by C?line (HK$18,000)

6 Fur-lined gloves by Alberta Ferretti (HK$1,480)

7 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

'Uberluxe' stands out against ubiquitous labels

Asian markets dip as investors worry that a sluggish US economy will set off another global financial slump. What personal austerity measures have you been adopting?

26 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Get graphic

If you thought colour blocking was just for the summer, think again. Designers resurrected their favourite looks for autumn, but using more graphic and artistic techniques that pay homage to the swinging 1960s. The catwalks were awash with colourful yet bold squares and other shapes, as spotted on Prada's must-have checked dresses and coats (right).

19 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

The goods

Ride the wave

10 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Mum's still the word for stylish leatherworker

Polytechnic University fashion-design graduate Fung Hoi-ming often cites her mother, who loves sewing, as inspiration for her decision to develop a career around needlework. And mother must be proud, as Fung was selected by luxury brand Fendi to represent its Fatto a Mano for the Future exhibition, which highlights hand-made leather goods.

31 May 2011 - 12:00am

Editor's picks: Floral

Take a stroll in the city in these lightweight canvas trainers decorated with a Liberty floral print. They will match well with a pair of shorts. Trainers (HK$655) by Bensimon from Rue Madame, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2234 7880

9 May 2011 - 12:00am

Designer Johanna Ho promotes labels but won't let daughters become brand junkies

Fashion designer Johanna Ho has a dilemma - she dresses her daughters in fancy designer clothes, but she does not want them growing up as brand junkies.

24 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Editor's picks: Red

Ideal for your upcoming travels, this passport holder has a luxe feel with its crocodile embossed leather. Knightsbridge passport holder (HK$700) from Kate Spade, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 3188 1928

Practical and lightweight, this rose-printed nylon tote folds into a separate small pouch for easy storage. Tote (HK$3,200) from Valentino, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2523 8035

31 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Out shopping

Horsing around

Hermes' Rider's Fourre-Tout bag (below; HK$19,500) is casual and practical and big enough to hold all equine essentials. The combination of dark chocolate brown canvas and polished steel clasps adds elegance to an otherwise simple design. Hermes is at Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2575 5424.

Pearls of wisdom

30 Jan 2011 - 12:00am