Designer Eri Utsugi allows her surrealism-inspired, avian-themed fashion show in Central to take flight

Japanese designer Eri Utsugi was all smiles at the Mercibeaucoup fashion show on Wednesday, held at the IR1968 restaurant in Central.

Utsugi presented fashionwear for both sexes from her brand's kooky, avian-themed autumn-winter collection.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:56pm

It's time to see the light

The Look: Celine

The Look: Issey Miyake

The Look: Diesel

MaxMara HK$6,380

Pennyblack HK$880

iBLUES HK$1,780

Reiss HK$3,599

7 For All Mankind HK$1,480

Replay HK$2,630


Fratelli Rossetti HK$3,320

25 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Japanese designer looks on the bright side

Most designers will say that black is a chic and safe bet when it comes to clothes. But for Japanese designer Tsumori Chisato, the colour should be used with caution, if at all.

12 May 2010 - 12:00am

Stop the clock

Premium UV Age Reverser SPF40 PA+++ (HK$450) by Helena Rubenstein

Sugar Acai Age Delay body cream (HK$780) by fresh

Total Anti-Aging Face Care by Issey Miyake enquiries 3695 3105

Creme Royale (HK$5,880) by Orlane

Brighter By Nature Anti-Stress Treatment Lotion (HK$250) by Origins

3 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Happy Sprays

J'adore L'eau (HK$850) by Dior

L'Eau d'Issey A Drop of Cloud (HK$675) by Issey Miyake

Essence (HK$795) by Narciso Rodriguez

Sweet Lime & Cedar Cologne (HK$980) by Jo Malone

Feerie (HK$1,200) by Van Cleef & Arpels

Un Matin d'Orage (HK$2,700) by Annick Goutal from Joyce Beauty;

3 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Nicolai Bergmann

Floral artist

Designer: Masamichi Katayama.

'He is best known for conceiving the interiors of the Bape [A Bathing Ape] stores ... his concepts turn shopping from a potentially mundane process into an experience.'

17 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Powder room

Issey Miyake has a new fragrance, L'eau d'Issey pour Homme Intense (HK$345/75ml, right). A warm, sensual fragrance, Intense is spicier than the original L'eau d'Issey pour Homme.

28 Aug 2007 - 12:00am


My label

Naoki Takizawa, design director at Japanese label Issey Miyake, will step down after showing his final collection at Paris Fashion Week in October. Takizawa, who has overseen the Miyake men's line for 13 years and the women's line for seven years, will launch his own label within the Issey Miyake group. The new label, Naoki Takizawa, is set to launch next year.

19 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Shirley Ip

Top: Sport Max and Y's from Yohji Yamamoto. 'I love plain tops in good quality cotton with a nice cut.'

Dress: 'I have quite a few concert dresses by BCBG. They are nicely cut, of good material and a good price. For skirts, I like Issey Miyake.'

Jeans: Chevignon. 'They are of good quality, well cut and make your lower body look great.'

11 Sep 2005 - 12:00am



Prints and patterns make a showing in all this season's collections in an explosive mix of colours. Exotic flowers, madras checks, tie-dye, variegated stripes and psychedelic shapes take menswear into a new dimension

14 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Issey Miyake

Who? The 1970s was a time of cultural amalgamation on the runway and Japanese designer Issey Miyake was among the first Japanese designers to show a collection in Europe. Combining oriental elements with contemporary, western tailoring, the designer has since won international acclaim.

13 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

The Ultimate Trip

Michael Lai Siu-tin, Composer and concert producer

To relax:

Qingdao Island, China

3 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

A user's guide to Toyko

Tokyo to go If you have a yen for shopping, there's nothing more exhilarating - or overwhelming - than a trip to Tokyo. Every brand under the rising sun is available there, including lots you may have never heard of.

8 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

On The Rack

Avant-garde agoraphobes should love this outfit from Issey Miyake. Inspired by car safety airbags, it is guaranteed to make an impact and offers the ultimate in personal space protection. Would you go near someone wearing it?

'I love it. Really!' Dora Chan, freelance writer

15 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

primary colours

Absolute citrus colours, with a twist of dark denim, are the cool cocktail for autumn/winter. Shades of orange and green were served up in all the international fashion capitals, from sorbet pastels to acid hues.

10 Oct 1999 - 12:00am