Romans who broke into a designer clothes store at the weekend have joined the ranks of the world's most bungling thieves after being caught pretending to be clothes mannequins.Wednesday, 19 December, 2012, 4:36am
Just how much is the fashion industry hurting? It seems models are now the latest budget line to be cut. The days of Linda Evangelista not getting out of bed for less than US$10,000 appear to be over. Last Friday, fashion labels Max Mara and Sportmax presented their autumn/winter collections at the popular Star Street bar 1/5 Nuevo for media and guests to preview.14 Jul 2009 - 12:00am
An exhibition showcasing artworks by 30 visual arts students from local secondary schools is on. The students express their feelings about Hong Kong's hectic lifestyle through innovative installations.
Aedas City Sanctuary is organised by the Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation in collaboration with the University of the Arts London.15 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
Coated in eerie white dust, the workers look like restless ghosts as they shuffle between rows of lifeless torsos, shelves of disembodied heads with staring eyes and untidy piles of arms and legs. When they speak, their talk is of the supernatural too.13 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Q Should big trucks be banned from Fairview Park Boulevard?
Limiting the size of trucks in residential areas is common practice in most cities. It should be obvious to every official that residential areas are out of bounds for semi-trailers and commercial vehicles over 18 tonnes.9 Feb 2007 - 12:00am
Five things we're all wondering about ...
1. Climate change affecting Hong Kong ... you know it's worrisome when the temperature rises faster than the Hang Seng Index.
2. Donald Tsang's re-election campaign ... Like the US president, he says he's going to cut taxes, improve the environment and come up with an exit strategy - for pregnant mainland women.8 Feb 2007 - 12:00am
HK women are trimmer than those in Spain, says chain store
Plumper mannequins will not be seen in the Hong Kong windows of Spanish fashion chain Mango, despite a pledge by the chain to fatten up its image at home.1 Feb 2007 - 12:00am
Four mannequins wearing sexy pink-and-black lingerie, standing on a second-floor balcony, have been attracting a lot of attention from Times Square shoppers in the past six months. But women wondering what the shop - named Closer - looks like on the inside will feel like children in a sweet shop the moment they enter.2 Jul 2006 - 12:00am
A 'female' dummy with flesh-like 'skin' and muscle that mimics a woman's figure is being built by Polytechnic University researchers to help design more comfortable and stylish underwear.21 Dec 2003 - 12:00am
THERE are presumably still some people interested in OJ Simpson and the Princess of Wales; people who have recently returned from an extended period of space travel, for example, or emerged from a three-year coma. For them this is a big night, with part one of The OJ Simpson Murder Trial (Pearl, 9.30pm) preceded by Behind The Palace Walls (Pearl, 8.30pm).29 Nov 1995 - 12:00am
WORLD has capitulated in no uncertain terms in the face of an onslaught of two decent films from the opposition.9 Feb 1994 - 12:00am