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It's no secret that one reason stars and socialites go to so many fashion events is for the free clothes. The usual arrangement is you show up, you get a dress - and for some celebrities that includes an envelope with a fat cheque.

Thursday, 20 March, 2008, 12:00am

How Gigi ditched the girl next door

She used to be known as a girl-next-door type, but that all changed a few months ago when Canto-pop star Gigi Leung Wing-kei appeared on stage in Shanghai wearing sexy outfits and performing some decidedly erotic dance moves.

20 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

The Magic Gourd

Starring: Zhu Qilong, Gigi Leung Wing-kei, Lau Ching-wan (voice)

Director: John Chu Ka-yan and Frankie Chung Chi-hang

Category: I (Cantonese)

In an age where seemingly almost every family movie alludes to pop culture (the Shrek films), or has political undertones (the latest Harry Potter), The Magic Gourd is an anomaly.

16 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Wonder Women

Starring: Gigi Leung Wing-kei, Fiona Sit Hoi-kei, George Lam Chi-cheung

Director: Barbara Wong Chun-chun

Category: IIA (Cantonese)

5 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Tragic mum role took its toll on Leung

Canto-pop star Gigi Leung Wing-kei says playing a tragic mother in Barbara Wong Chun-chun's new film, Wonder Woman, was an upsetting experience.

The movie is an adaptation of Anita Leung Fung-yee's novel about a career woman during the 10 years after the handover. It recalls the financial turmoil of job loss, her son's death from Sars, and her husband's disappearance.

19 May 2007 - 12:00am

'Wonder Woman' tragedy a giggle for actress Fiona Sit

It's supposed to be an emotional tragic melodrama about a woman's struggle with life, career and family. However, Fiona Sit Hoi-kei (below), who co-stars in the new film Wonder Woman - based on author Anita Leung Fung-yee's novel of 10 years in a Hong Kong married woman's tumultuous life - actually found the first edit of the movie kind of funny.

17 May 2007 - 12:00am

A fund night out

Yan Chai Hospital held its 2007 annual ball 2 at the Grand Hyatt grand ballroom earlier this month. The affair was a sparkling success, with entertainers from the music and fashion industry lending their support to the medical centre's fundraising drive to improve facilities and services.

16 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Wonder Gump

Director Barbara Wong Chun-chun (right) has announced her new film will be called Wonder Woman. No, it is not based on the American comic book character. Instead, she explained it will be more like a female version of Forest Gump.

15 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

From Leung's heart

Gigi Leung Wing-kei shed a tear or two when making her latest Putonghua album.

The singer-actress said she let her heartfelt feelings about her separation from pop star Ekin Cheng flow when making A Love Song for Myself.

30 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Gigi proves a class act

Actor and singer Gigi Leung Wing-kei knows what a boost a little support can be for an up-and-comer.

Earlier this week, Leung, who was named ambassador of this year's Outstanding Students' Selection by Yuen Long Junior Chamber, said she was influenced by a scholarship she received at secondary school.

27 May 2006 - 12:00am

Charlie makes time for Mum

Tomorrow is Mother's Day - a time to celebrate with every mother in the world. And actress Charlie Young Choi-neihopes she can spend more time with her mother and family.

13 May 2006 - 12:00am

With spring in their steps

Celebrities were out in force for the launch of Marc Jacobs' spring/summer collection at Cuisine Cuisine in Two IFC.

The young and hip included the brand's long-time supporters Gigi Leung Wing-kei, Karena Lam Ka-yan and Jade Kwan Sum-yin.

5 May 2006 - 12:00am

Bagging a slice of the high life at Ferragamo's castle

It's not enough that beautiful people get paid to promote handbags. Charlie Young Choi-nei, Gigi Leung Wing-kei (left and right, with James Ferragamo) and Karen Mok Man-wai also got invited to stay at the family's castle in Italy when they did the label's Fiera handbag campaign shoot last autumn.

21 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Let the style wars begin

It's going to be a busy week for fashion fans around town. Normally, different brands try to schedule events around each other so they don't clash and have to compete for socialites and the media. However, this week there are some serious head-to-head style battles.

14 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Glass act from Leung

Gigi Leung Wing-kei can now throw away those thick glasses and contact lenses.

The singer-actor underwent laser eye surgery in London this week. She's in the city to take part in a month-long singing and dancing course.

11 Feb 2006 - 12:00am