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Luxury Brands

Neutral territory

Fashion cover: shirt (HK$3,900) and jacket (HK$15,000), both from Gucci, The Landmark, Central. Hat (HK$1,300) from Comme des Garcons, Ice House Street, Central.

Sunday, 26 February, 2012, 12:00am

Jewel identity

Italian fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo launched a collection of fine jewellery in Hong Kong this week.

The collection was created in partnership with Gianni Bulgari, a descendant of the founder of Italian jeweller Bulgari. He reinterpreted Salvatore Ferragamo's classic Futurista, Vara and Gancino symbols for the jewellery.

24 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Razzle meets dazzle as Ferragamo celebrates

Salvatore Ferragamo's Pacific Place store was buzzing when it hosted a VIP party to launch its first fine jewellery collection, which was produced in collaboration with Gianni Bulgari, the grandson of the founder of the fellow Italian brand which bears his family name.

23 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Out shopping

Dior to your heart

12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Reserving strength

Marathon season kicked off last week and the more committed and athletic among us have been in training for months to conquer those gruelling 26 miles and 385 yards. Marathons are the supreme test of endurance and one can only imagine the high that comes with crossing the finish line. I didn't join the hardy souls last Sunday, however - I find all that huffing and puffing rather off-putting.

12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

LVMH targets fashion brands on mainland

LVMH, the world's biggest luxury group, is intensifying its drive into China by acquiring promising local fashion brands targeting mid to high-end consumers on the mainland, analysts said.

The strategy would help the French conglomerate deepen its understanding of the mainland market and expand faster in the world's second largest luxury market, they said.

10 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

French luxury giant buys into mainland firm

A financial consortium backed by French luxury goods giant LVMH has acquired a 10 per cent stake in mainland fashion maker Ochirly, a sign that global retailers are keen to tap the huge potential of mainland middle-class consumers, people close to the deal said yesterday.

9 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

News

Great Scot earns BFC honour

3 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

male order

Intrecciato sterling silver desk accessories (HK$1,520 to HK$14,500) by Bottega Veneta

Mini projector with leather case (HK$6,900) by Dunhill

Ski helmet by Lacoste (lacoste.com)

Vintage PW1 pocket watch by Bell & Ross (bellross.com)

Gloves in a range of colours by Loewe (loewe.es)

3 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Business on a handshake fits Ferragamo just fine

Italian luxury fashion house Ferragamo has done business the old-fashioned way for decades with the factories that make its goods - 'a firm handshake and a look in the eye'.

And this very Italian way of doing business will continue even amid technological change and cost pressures, according to company chairman Ferruccio Ferragamo, who visited Hong Kong late last year.

30 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

May the dressed man win

All eyes were on Asia at the Paris menswear shows last week as continued political and economic uncertainty in Europe and fears of increasing austerity measures forced designers to look East for both inspiration and refuge.

27 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Moses Chan falls for latest topless model

It was love at first sight for actor Moses Chan Ho at the grand opening of the flagship Ferrari and Maserati showroom in Repulse Bay.

He became instantly inseparable from Ferrari's latest mid-rear-engined convertible, the 458 Spider, after its unveiling by Edwin Fenech, CEO of Ferrari Greater China, and Dr Richard Lee, chairman of distributor Italian Motors.

20 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Gone in 7 minutes: jewel chief's HK$12m ring

Leaving behind a lipstick or even a purse in the ladies' washroom will hardly raise an eyebrow after Caroline Scheufele managed to lose a 16.83 carat emerald ring worth an estimated HK$12.23 million.

18 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Creative sparks

Fashion cover: silk and cotton shirt (HK$4,100) by Giorgio Armani, Chater House, Central. Woven patterned blazer (HK$23,980 for the suit) and gabardine shorts (HK$4,480) by Bottega Veneta, The Landmark, Central. Suede lace-ups by Louis Vuitton, The Landmark (inquiries: 8100 1182).

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Out shopping

Natural wonders

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am