Nicolas Ghesquière

She's a rainbow

Psychedelic silk chiffon gown by Vera Wang, available at Joyce (enquiries 2524 7828). Cotton dress (price tbc) by 10 Crosby Derek Lam. Custom-woven, kidskin leather sandals with lacquered heels (HK$8,000) by Gio Diev.

Friday, 2 March, 2012, 12:00am

Label of love

'I didn't want people to think that I could ever pretend to be him or replace him ... but the thing was to keep the spirit of the brand alive,' says Sarah Burton, discussing her decision to fill the shoes of Lee Alexander McQueen as creative director of his eponymous label.

11 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Bare with me

Designer Tom Ford likes to get naked. Apparently he once conducted an interview with a journalist entirely in the buff and has been known to appear in magazine shoots in nothing but his birthday suit.

3 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Catwalk confidential

In Milan

Hi Divia, it's official: the party is over. It's goodbye to glitz and hello to a new era of austerity. Good! I've had it with muffin-top waistlines and pelmet hemlines - soooo tacky.

16 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Hide and chic

As the latest autumn-winter merchandise trickles into Hong Kong's stores, it's time to think about updating your wardrobe with smart pieces that will last you until February. Gone is spring's futuristic fembot. In its place is a strong, stylish woman.

29 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Laetitia Yu

Style secrets of the hip and fashionable

Investment banker

Wardrobe staple?

Suits for work.

Fashion no-nos?

Looking like you walked out of brand XX's lookbook, page XX.

Favourite shoe designer?

Jimmy Choo Couture, Dolce & Gabbana and Christian Louboutin.

Must-have accessory?

26 Feb 2007 - 12:00am


An insider's guide to your favourite fashion brands

31 May 2006 - 12:00am

A user's guide to Paris collections

Optimism ruled the runways at the Paris collections, where designers of all ages, origins and affiliations - avant-garde and old-school, extroverted and obscure - said au revoir to Sars, war and a lagging luxury market by embracing a new femininity for spring. Here, everything you need to know - the mood, muses and miscellany - about next season.

Heard at the shows

26 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Get ready to wear...

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3: Arrive in Paris on the red-eye flight after a 'whatever' week in Milan, where micro-mini, Suzie Wong-inspired cheongsams and Wan Chai heels are apparently what every woman will want to wear next spring. We'll see about that.

16 Oct 2002 - 12:00am