Jennifer Cardenas | South China Morning Post
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Jennifer Cardenas

Structural Engineering

Razor-sharp scissor cuts and origami-inspired folds fashion beautifully into angular pieces that cinch at the waist for a feminine touch.

1 Jil Sander 2 Versace 3 Ana Sekularac 4 Yves Saint Laurent 5 Marc Jacobs 6 Bottega Veneta 7 Balenciaga

Friday, 5 September, 2008, 12:00am

Folk Song

Bohemian chic grows up this autumn/winter as designers adopt a fresh take on the hippie revolution. Luxurious silks in paisley prints and sequins offer an unexpected twist to the free spirit.

1 Giorgio Armani 2 Roberto Cavalli 3 Dries van Noten 4 Hermes 5 Chloe 6 Anna Siu 7 Gucci

5 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Nature Calls

Eco-chic takes on a new meaning this autumn as florals, foliage and feathers fluttered down the catwalks, ensuring designers remain devoted to the green movement.

1 Erin Fetherston 2 Gary Graham 3 Fendi 4 Diane von Furstenberg 5 Paul Smith 6 Burberry Prorsum 7 Missoni

5 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Rust Proof

Brighten grey winter days with golden shades of copper, ochre and burnt orange - the perfect palette for a subtle Seventies throwback.

1 Dior 2 Lela Rose 3 Prada 4 Halston 5 Giles 6 Bottega Veneta 7 Donna Karan

5 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Omm-azing Barcelona

Just off Barcelona's Passeig de Gracia and walking distance from a shopper's paradise, Hotel Omm is well located and a true reflection of all that makes the city so architecturally and stylishly cool.

2 May 2008 - 12:00am

Mumbai goes hip

Mumbai is not a city immediately associated with nightlife, but its latest entertainment concept, Blue Frog, is a must-see. The 1,000-square-metre complex which opened this year includes a restaurant, lounge, club, sound stage, recording studio and sound lab in the heart of Mumbai's mill district.

2 May 2008 - 12:00am

Marc of excellence

This month MGM Grand's signature Parisian brasserie Aux Beaux Arts, welcomes back restaurant consultant Michelin-starred Philippe Marc. Chef Marc, who has designed the Aux Beaux Arts menu periodically, returns to his native France to source ingredients. From May 7-18, Marc will showcase his spring/summer menu. To make sure you get to taste the new menu, place reservations early.

2 May 2008 - 12:00am

Case Studies

Whether you're Mauritius or Aspen-bound, make sure you keep it together on holiday with classy luggage.

Avietta overnight bag by Valextra HK$66,200

Small Vernis by Yves Saint Laurent HK$25,950

Bielmonte by Ermenegildo Zegna HK$8,400

Hold all by Bottega Veneta HK$22,480

Trolley by Goyard from Harvey Nichols HK$41,690

2 May 2008 - 12:00am

Cosmetics with a Conscience

I'VE WANTED TO BE involved in the beauty business since I was a teenager when I spent a lot of time putting makeup on my friends. My dream became a reality in the 1980s when I created my first product. I decided to enter cosmetology school and get a gig at a department store to pay the bills.

11 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Pick of the Crop

This season trousers are rolled up or cropped and perfect with everything from sporty tees to casual shirts.

14 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Neutral Ground

Soft tailoring in muted shades of white and grey make for an elegant daytime look.

14 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Colour Therapy

Turn up the heat this spring/summer with bright blues, greens and pinks that will set you apart from the crowd.

14 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Earn Your Stripes

Team coloured stripes in all shapes and sizes with painterly prints and florals for a laidback style.

14 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Run With It

Hit the pavement with these trainers for a cool casual look.

Pablo by Yves Saint Laurent HK$2,750

Lace-up sneakers by Gucci HK$3,500

Beijing 08 sneakers by BOSS Orange HK$2,550

Limited edition sneakers by Dolce & Gabbana HK$4,100

Silver sneakers by Dior Homme HK$3,500

14 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Handle With Care

Bags are in vogue this season so get your hands on one of these.

Soana Sac de Sport by Louis Vuitton HK$19,600

Poacher Weekend by Dunhill HK$7,450

Manhatten by Yves Saint Laurent HK$10,950

Rock Intrecciato Nappa Duffel by Bottega Veneta HK$96,150

Bag by Prada Enquiries: 2526 2831

14 Mar 2008 - 12:00am