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Manish Arora

Paris Fashion Week: girls will be boys

The biggest show of the day started at 8.45pm at the L'ecole Nationale Superiuer des Beaux Arts with guests nibbling finger sandwiches and sipping on glasses of Perrier Jouet.

Friday, 28 September, 2012, 1:03pm

Thomas Blakk

Who started it? Just launched in Hong Kong, Thomas Blakk, the man and his eponymous brand, are based in Florence, Italy. Having worked under the aegis of Pauric Sweeney, Manish Arora and other innovative designers, last year Blakk set up his own bag label, which he describes as 'technical, punk, minimalist and futuristic'.

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Patchy fashion week needs a good ironing

Last week marked the beginning and end of Hong Kong's fashion week. Didn't realise? You weren't the only one. Amidst an otherwise dull week, a highlight was the glamorous Fashion Extravaganza, with its line-up of independent international designers.

27 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Ascent of Man

According to Manish Arora, fashion has become a bit boring. 'Maybe that's not exactly the right word,' he says. 'More conservative. Paco Rabanne was never conservative, and I didn't want to lose that.'

20 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Joyce taps street-carnival ambience to launch 2012 spring-summer collection

Local fashion retailer Joyce took the style pack out of their comfort zone for the preview of its spring-summer 2012 collection.

It booked seven cafes, boutiques and galleries on hip Tung Street and Tai Ping Shan Street in Sheung Wan for the two-day event that began on Monday.

11 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Milestones and missteps

Fashion 2.0

23 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Indian kicks

With the launch of Vogue in Mumbai and designer Manish Arora gaining international recognition, all eyes are on India. To strengthen his presence in the global fashion arena, Arora has teamed up with sports brand Reebok to create a couture trainer collection called Fish Fry for Reebok, named after the designer's secondary label.

11 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

New Delhi, India

Edwin Lutyens, the early 20th-century city planner of New Delhi, called his creation the 'Rome of Hindoostan'. Little did he know how apt the Italian reference would turn out to be. India's capital has emerged as a centre of global fashion, its beautiful people no less fabulously frocked than the high-heeled who totter along the ancient streets of Italy's eternal city.

27 May 2007 - 12:00am