Luxury Brands

Fit for the occasion

This year is a big one for anniversaries: the Brits are celebrating the queen's diamond jubilee; and it's the 150th anniversary of the birth of painter Gustav Klimt; the 128th anniversary of Singapore's Raffles Hotel; and, closer to home, the 15th anniversary of the retu

Sunday, 6 May, 2012, 12:00am

Time for oriental inspiration

As the clouds of uncertainty continue to hover ominously over the global economy, many watch brands did not venture outside their comfort zones at BaselWorld 2012.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Celebrating rebels with a cause

Actress Cameron Diaz's new role is not starring in a Hollywood blockbuster - it is being the 'ambassador' for Tag Heuer's new Link Lady collection. Diaz joins tennis player Maria Sharapova and golfer Suzann Pettersen as one of the three female 'ambassadors' for Tag Heuer.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Ultimate in elegance

Bulgari and Maserati evoke sleek styling and high performance. Few brands carry the prestige of these famous Italian names, so a watch born of their collaboration is in the fast lane to success.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Streak of independence

Adhering to tradition has been the greatest strength of Patek Philippe, and it's a key reason why Thierry Stern has upheld the practices of his father and forefathers since he assumed control of the company three years ago. Stern is the fourth-generation head of Patek Philippe and he firmly believes that his 'duty is to create continuity' for the company.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Creatures of the wild bedazzle

Nature in its most beautiful form is captured in Boucheron's latest horological creations, whether it is the swan or the elephant.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Glittering constellation

It's all about the Co-Axial at Omega. Since the brand developed its in-house Co-Axial base movement in 1999, Omega has been building on it with new and more complicated movements for its annual BaselWorld novelties.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Ceramic touch exudes charm

Established in 1980 by designer and sculptor David Yurman, and his wife and partner Sybil, American brand David Yurman's watch and jewellery designs have been conjuring effortless charm with the help of gold, silver, diamonds, pearls and gemstones.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

White light, white heat

This well-proportioned diamond calfskin clutch (HK$13,500) from Celine is a minimalist girl's dream. Celine is at The Landmark, Central, tel: 2525 1281

Shade your eyes from the sun's bright rays with these cute Miu Miu sunglasses (HK$2,500) Miu Miu is at The Landmark, Central, tel: 2523 7833

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Water proof

Sunglasses by Dolce & Gabbana

Scarf (HK$2,000) by Louis Vuitton

Cut-away swimsuit (HK$1,800) by Paul Smith

Capri S basket bag by Jimmy Choo

Shoes (HK$2,300) by Giuseppe Zanotti

Bracelet by Chanel

Straw hangtag bag (HK$9,950) by Coach

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Comfort zone

Shorts by Zegna Sport

Watch by A. Lange & S?hne

Calamity leather sandals (HK$5,100) by Alexander McQueen

Striped tote bag (HK$10,200) by Dries Van Noten

Suede shoes by Fratelli Rossetti

Tote bags (HK$7,300 each) by Visvim, available at Lane Crawford

Louis Vuitton

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Carry on

Bruton bag in white butter leather by Anya Hindmarch

Belvedere cross-body bags by Goyard

Leather messenger bag by Carven (carven.fr)

Venetia bag (HK$20,900) by Marc Jacobs

Bayswater bag (HK$11,000) by Mulberry

Old Speedy flap bag (HK$271,000) by Louis Vuitton

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Exorbitant suits - dressed in the finest fashion

Exorbitant suits - dressed in the finest fashion

Dressed in the finest fashion.

30 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Bright sparks

Fashion cover: printed shirt (HK$6,680) from Bottega Veneta, The Landmark, Central. Bamboo woven top (HK$37,500) and wool scarf (HK$10,100), both from Louis Vuitton, The Landmark. Bamboo hat (HK$3,900) from Burberry Prorsum, Times Square, Causeway Bay.

29 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Stars come out for a fab fortnight

The past two weeks have been hectic for fashion in Hong Kong. Last Thursday, Berluti held a dinner with its new ready-to-wear designer, Alessandro Sartori, formerly of Z Zegna. Sartori is the first creative director of the luxury Italian shoemaker's clothing line.

27 Apr 2012 - 12:00am