• Sat
  • Dec 27, 2014
  • Updated: 10:32am


Bond issue talk buoys I.T. despite profit slide

I.T chairman Sham Kar-wai says the retailer will rely less on discounts this year. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Shares of fashion retailer I.T rose to a two-month high of HK$3.20 yesterday despite an 18 per cent drop in net profit following news that it will issue a dim sum bond.

Saturday, 4 May, 2013, 4:56am

Briefs, January 22, 2013

Fashion retailer I.T

Mobile phone subscribers on the mainland reached 1.11 billion by the end of last year, according to data released by the country's three giant telecommunications operators. China is the world's largest mobile phone market by subscribers, with a user pool of one sixth the global population.

22 Jan 2013 - 4:57am

In-crowd helps I.T paint Shanghai red

Zhang Zilin

A string of local celebrities were flown to Shanghai for a gala party hosted by avant garde fashion retailer I.T to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its first shop opening on the mainland.

More than 900 guests attended the event on Saturday in Shanghai's Taipingqiao Park, in the Xintiandi district.

30 Oct 2012 - 3:11am

For I.T, dragon year's all about the rabbit

Local fashion brand I.T has hopped to it to reveal a new collection featuring cutesy bunny My Melody.

The range of 20-plus styles and accessories featuring the bunny character - brought to you by Sanrio, the Japanese company behind Hello Kitty - was launched on Tuesday at its flagship store in Causeway Bay.

2 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Patchy fashion week needs a good ironing

Last week marked the beginning and end of Hong Kong's fashion week. Didn't realise? You weren't the only one. Amidst an otherwise dull week, a highlight was the glamorous Fashion Extravaganza, with its line-up of independent international designers.

27 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

I.T pins revenue hopes on mainland

Fashion retailer I.T yesterday said it expected the mainland market to be its largest revenue contributor within five years, after reporting a 41 per cent increase in net profit.

25 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

HK Streets


Clutch: Naraya Dress: Vivienne Westwood Shoes: Rachel Comey


Shoes: Fred Perry Shorts: Uniqlo Tee: unknown


Tee: O'Quinn Shorts: No Fear Sandals: Kustom


Outfit: Taiwanese brands


2 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Chic off the old block

Fashion has become much more ingrained in culture in the past few generations. 'Many parents now maintain fashion as a part of their lifestyles and they want it to reflect through their kids,' says Calvin Yu, co-founder of new luxury children's eyewear label Sons + Daughters, at the launch of its debut collection.

2 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

On a steamy summer's day, Zucca's models wrap up but still keep their cool

While most of us are still getting used to the high summer, fashionistas are already thinking a couple of seasons ahead.

At Japanese fashion house Cabane de Zucca's autumn-winter showcase on Friday, models trotted down the runway in faux-fur boas, tweed coats and woollen cardigans featuring abstract patterns inspired by American experimental filmmaker Kenneth Anger.

26 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

The new wave

Peter Pilotto: This British-based label is designed by Austrian-Italian Pilotto and Belgian-Italian Christopher De Vos, who met studying in Antwerp, Belgium. The label won Best Emerging Talent Award at the 2009 British Fashion Awards. The label's signature look is famed for cosmic prints and sculpted yet soft ladylike shapes.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Spars come out to celebrate launch

I.T. store grand opening

Where: 1 Hysan Avenue

When: April 26

What: Fashion chain I.T threw a star-studded party to celebrate the opening of its four-storey store in Causeway Bay. Fashion lovers watched boxing bouts and tap-dancing performances.

29 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

The IT crowd descends on opening party for four-storey I.T store in Causeway Bay

Fashion retailer I.T threw a lavish soiree for the grand opening of its four-storey, 25,000 sq ft store on Hysan Avenue in Causeway Bay.

About 1,000 guests came out for the party, including a long list of celebrities and socialites.

28 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Hot crowd celebrates opening of new I.T branch with mix of styles

The I.T Sexy N' Rock party was steamy, but not necessarily in a good way. It had a good vibe, with the DJ dropping remixes of old-school pop and hip hop, and dancers putting on a show on the bar.

12 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Fashion firm I.T more than doubles earnings

Fashion retailer I.T more than doubled its earnings for the year to March, mainly because of cost-cutting measures, fewer promotions and a better performance from its mainland operation.

The group said net profit increased 148 per cent to HK$253.7 million from the year before. Turnover rose 9.6 per cent to HK$3 billion.

3 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Obsession: Mata Hari bags

Celebrities such as Nicole Richie and Kanye West have already tried their hand at fashion design so it was only a matter of time before Asian stars got in on the act.

7 Sep 2009 - 12:00am