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Behind the label: Christopher Shannon


Thursday, 30 August, 2012, 7:48pm

The treasure's all mine

Despite her protests that she is not a big shopper, Lumen Kinoshita's wardrobes (note the plural) tell a different story.

In the second bedroom that has been transformed into a walk-in closet, walls covered in bags, fur coats and moon boots are evidence to the contrary.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:54pm

Dandy & Dapper

I had jacket envy on my last business trip. The man across the aisle had a fantastic travel jacket (like a blazer, not anorak) and kept all his stuff in secret pockets. It didn't wrinkle even though he didn't ask the stewardess to hang it up. Where can I get such a thing?

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

Classic couture

'For me,' Carine Roitfeld says, 'it's a very easy jacket to wear, almost like a denim jacket - but more chic. And the most beautiful things you don't see. They're inside and hidden: the silk, the details, the little chain and the cut. It's very subtle.'

22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

No pain and a lot to gain

Comfort and ease may not spring to mind when one thinks of fashion.

With Karl Lagerfeld losing roughly 42kg to fit into skinny jeans by Hedi Slimane in 2001, and hordes of women nipping and tucking into corsets while teetering on stiletto heels, is it possible to dress to impress without feeling starved, squeezed and tortured? Apparently so.

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Dandy & Dapper

Chaps, good to see Doc Martens back in fashion. I have my short back'n'sides, my DMs, my jeans and my Fred Perry polos, but where can I get one of those khaki flying jackets with bright orange lining? Please something affordable and not from those fancy Central stores. Get the Ska on the iPod and it's 1982 all over again!

11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

On the horizon

Cut-out wool and mesh dress (HK$9,900) by Emporio Armani. Knee-length jacket with medusa medallion buttons (HK$38,050) by Versace. Lace and crochet flowers and fur balls blouson (HK$39,500), shorts (HK$17,800) and patent leather platform boots (HK$13,000) all by Louis Vuitton.

Dusty pink faux fur jacket (HK$24,900) by Prada.

3 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

The goods

Rest his sole

8 Jan 2012 - 12:00am


Unless you're a pimp or a rapper-turned-fashion-designer, the fur coat can be a risky statement for a man to make. So how do you keep yourself warm and look cool at the same time?

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Soft touches

Sequin sweater, suede gloves, horsehair belt, tan wool skirt, fur stone and pearls all by Donna Karan. Point silver heels with fur cuff by Gianvito Rossi.

9 Dec 2011 - 12:00am