Mary Agnew

Forever 21

Forever young Famous for youthful, laid-back Californian designs, Forever 21 has become the go-to brand for budget-conscious shoppers. Its flagship store in Causeway Bay has been packed with customers since its soft opening in January.

Sunday, 18 March, 2012, 12:00am

Out shopping

Boodles of charm

The pink and white diamonds featured in Boodles' Waterfall ring (above; HK$312,000) and the warm tones of the Blossom Rose necklace (below; HK$28,500) are a dazzling way to transition from winter to spring. Boodles is available at Lane Crawford, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2118 3388.

Repetto action

26 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Out shopping

Tribal pursuit

Parisian designer Shourouk Rhaiem is all about excess and we love her over-the-top jewellery collection, especially the tribal-themed Mumba Devi necklace (left; HK$11,000) and the Nova headpiece (above; HK$5,500). Shourouk Rhaiem is available at Harvey Nichols, The Landmark, Central, tel: 3968 2668.

Keeping it surreal

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

A perfect cut

The work of artisan jeweller, Hong Kong's own Wallace Chan (, has enjoyed a revival in recent years. 'Wallace Chan is doing some incredible things. His work is in demand,' says Mei Giam, associate vice-president of the jewellery department at Christie's Hong Kong.

9 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Out shopping

Let's get carried away

20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Out shopping

Dutti calls Massimo

13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am


Who started it? Husband and wife duo Ignacio Garcia and Paola Sinisterra are the dream team behind Hong Kong-based label Tangram, which launched just last month. Colombian-born Sinisterra and Spanish-born Garcia have been living in Hong Kong and using the city as a source of inspiration since 2008.

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Out shopping

Leggy beauties

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Pet peeves on the MTR

1. Miserly manners

30 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Forum to tackle environment

Kids4Kids, a Hong Kong charity, is inviting youngsters to take part in a forum on Saturday at Chinese International School in Braemar Hill. The 'Powered by Youth' event will focus on empowering young people to improve conditions for less fortunate children.

22 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Out shopping

Wild things

Japanese brand Moussy has continued the trend for animal prints with its fun Leopard tunic cardigan (right; HK$690). Match it with the Dirty Crush three-quarter-length trousers (above right; HK$790) for a fresh and youthful autumn look. Moussy is in Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2736 8261.

Heart of gold

18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Out shopping

What a girl wants

Staying true to its name, Blugirl has come over all feminine this season. The ruffled bolero (HK$5,050) and silk appliqued babydoll dresses (all left; HK$6,900 each) create a head-to-toe look in demure shades of neutral creams and beige. Blugirl is in The Landmark, Central, tel: 2801 5921.

Great outdoors

26 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Poubelle International

Poubelle International June 3, Grappa's Cellar

A packed house at Grappa's Cellar witnessed a return to form by local indie-pop maestros Poubelle International. The launch of the pop-playing trio's second EP, Sans Controle, was met with riotous applause from the dedicated following they have developed since coming together in 2007.

12 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

It works for me

Ho Sin Tung

The large industrial spaces of Fo Tan have become a haven for artists that need space in Hong Kong without the outrageous city prices. So in 2008, when Ho Sin Tung graduated with a degree in Fine Art from the Chinese University, it was quite natural for her to commandeer a space in the district with three of her classmates.

3 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Beauty buzz

Who doesn't want to look younger? These relatively easy to use products promise to wipe years off your face without breaking the bank.

3 Apr 2011 - 12:00am