Knitting lessons give grandmother a boost

There are few better examples of the health benefits of volunteering than Leung Fong - who is still teaching knitting at the age of 86, six years after having a cardiac pacemaker fitted.

Tuesday, 8 January, 2013, 6:04am

Wild and woolly

Don't be surprised if the 'Happy Man' statue at the entrance to Langham Place in Mong Kok is wearing a pair of colourful knitted trousers next time you visit. Knit graffiti artist Magda Sayeg is in town with her bag of woolly tricks.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:16pm

Out shopping

Strings attached

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Feeding creative streak

Despite the range of digital forms in entertainment available today, children continue to be drawn to traditional handicraft activities.

19 May 2012 - 12:00am

Hidden treasures

Just because it's hidden under that new dress or those nice jeans doesn't mean underwear isn't affected by the latest trends in shape, colour or pop culture.

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Style meter


Exotic purple

See Salvatore Ferragamo's seasonal exploits with fashion's most mysterious hue.

Manolo Blahnik

Sarah Jessica Parker's favourite shoemaker celebrates his 40th anniversary in Hong Kong.


Knitted clutch bags

Definitely not our cup of tea.

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Celebrity knitters cast on and get clicking to bring some winter warmth to underprivileged families

For the posh 'it' girls in town, knitting does not seem to be a likely hobby, but a group of local ladies were willing to join the knitting club for a good cause.

24 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Dandy & Dapper

I've heard compression tights are a good thing, but don't know if I can face the humiliation. How am I supposed to wear them in public?

13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

All wrapped up in knots of love for charity's winter warmer

As the weather cools, thoughts turn towards those who might need help keeping warm in the approaching winter nights. To that end, Lane Crawford has pledged to donate a minimum of 3,000 blankets to the Crossroads Foundation, to be distributed locally and internationally to families in need.

7 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Fabrics and prints focus of trend forecasters

If the ever-changing world of textiles is your business, this season's Interstoff Asia Essential - at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre starting on Thursday - is not to be missed.

3 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Look cool this winter

With a change in seasons to cooler weather, it is time to wrap up with equally cool looks straight from the catwalk. Falling temperatures mean the return of layers, whether it's a chunky knit over a floaty dress or structured blazer over jeans and a T-shirt.

30 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Out on a whim

Most designers seem to be adopting androgynous shapes and dark fetishist looks for their autumn-winter collections. But Taiwanese-born designer Wenlan Chia, based in New York, is determined to bring the fun back into fashion.

5 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Dandy & Dapper

I saw a guy at the Sevens wearing an awesome T-shirt that looked like one of those big logo Polos but it had a sexy girl on it instead. Any chance you guys know where I could find one?

24 Apr 2011 - 12:00am


Who started it? Emma Hales and Adam Entwisle are the design team behind edgy street label Horace. They both worked for British brand Buddhist Punk and have extensive experience in fashion design, from bespoke bridal to high-end and streetwear. Entwisle graduated from London's Central St Martins College of Art and Design with a master's in womenswear.

30 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

The goods

Self made

17 Oct 2010 - 12:00am