Business is a family affair for Italian fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo.Tuesday, 2 October, 2012, 4:56am
Bulgari began life as a jeweller, but the Italian company has also excelled as a watchmaker. Now the luxury brand has turned the spotlight on its timepieces with a showcase of wristwatches in the atrium of Central's IFC Mall.
Master watchmaker Pascal Legendre and the managing director of Bulgari's timepiece division, Guido Terreni, flew in from Italy for Thursday's opening ceremony.2 Oct 2012 - 4:57am
Compared with Hong Kong's pace, London can seem slow. Shops, check-outs, public transport and even the pace of escalators; I suggest you take a deep breath before stepping off the plane.
That deep breath (and maybe a handful of tranquillisers) was much needed as British Airways lost my luggage.28 Sep 2012 - 10:37am
Italian luxury fashion house Prada, which posted strong first-half earnings growth of nearly 60 per cent, is confident in the market in the near term despite the sluggish global economy.
Prada said in a filing yesterday its net income for the six months to July jumped 59.5 per cent from a year earlier to €286.4 million (HK$2.86 billion). Net revenue was €1.55 billion, up 36 per cent.25 Sep 2012 - 4:30am
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Military-inspired styles and heavy coats are out in force this season.22 Sep 2012 - 11:25pm
Guests at the inaugural night of the My Stage My Place fashion show series last Wednesday in Pacific Place are wearing trends from the next season.
To boost incentives to shop for the new season, the Admiralty mall's promoters have enlisted high-fashion brands for a series of events.18 Sep 2012 - 4:09am
Stefano Pilati, the designer who departed last season after a decade at the helm of Yves Saint Laurent, has signed on to Italian suiting powerhouse, Ermenegildo Zegna. Zegna Group announced last week the designer would oversee all menswear and the group's womenswear label, Agnona, from January.14 Sep 2012 - 9:35am
Tailors are racking up air miles as rapidly as their custom-made and bespoke orders will carry them, writes Abid Rahman.14 Sep 2012 - 12:32am
Hardy Amies' eclectic background took him from twee tweeds to space suits, and Essex to Savile Row. Francesca Fearon examines how his legacy is influencing the brand's creative director, Claire Malcolm.14 Sep 2012 - 12:40am
Cartier's illustrious watch and its latest iteration tick all the right design boxes, writes Abid Rahman.14 Sep 2012 - 12:48am
Iconic Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani opens up about the evolution of fashion over his almost five decades in the industry, writes Jing Zhang.14 Sep 2012 - 1:00am
Burberry Group's flagging sales growth suggests an end to a three-year rally in the luxury-goods industry as wealthy shoppers cut back on past indulgences.13 Sep 2012 - 4:53am
Entering the room at the Puli Hotel in Shanghai, Christophe Lemaire looks serene. In a few hours, Hermès will present its first womenswear show in China, inside the imposing halls of the Shanghai Exhibition Centre on Nanjing Lu.12 Sep 2012 - 10:27am