The metro

It was Thanksgiving and the moment finally came when it was cold enough to wear a coat.

Monday, 1 December, 2008, 12:00am

Hollywood West

It's a unique phenomenon, but on Oscar night the most gorgeous women were also the most portly.

The red carpet - the world's ultimate catwalk - is usually a place for the very thin and super lithe. But when some of the stars hit the carpet outside the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood last Sunday night, among the most captivating were those who had a bit of a belly.

1 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

frock star

While the city's rich and famous seem to buy evening gowns as often as they do shoes, the rest of us may only need one once in a blue moon. For such a purchase, one option is Opus 1, in Causeway Bay. This shop sells dresses created by in-house designers, as well as some sourced from Europe. Gowns cost from $3,000 to $7,000.

25 Jun 2006 - 12:00am


The floral frock has had a new lease of life. More sophisticated than ever, the traditional summer standby is now splashed with bold prints of hothouse roses or pretty posies. Styled in silk, lurex or high-sheen cotton, these romantic dresses are just the thing for sultry evenings.

Stylist: Nancy Wong.

Model: T from Models 4.

1 May 1994 - 12:00am