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Lisa Cheng brings Olivia von Halle's silk pyjamas to Sheer

Lisa Cheng and Olivia von Halle at Cheng's boutique.

If you are looking for the perfect outfit for a pyjama party or a sleepover on a Gossip Girl theme, it might be a good idea to check with Lisa Cheng of Sheer - a lingerie boutique in Central.

Tuesday, 4 September, 2012, 3:14am

Dandy & Dapper

Your piece on a PJ party got me thinking. I've noticed pyjama tops worn as normal day shirts. Is it sloppy or a fashion thing?

6 May 2012 - 12:00am

Pyjama party

American artist turned filmmaker Julian Schnabel brought pyjamas out from under the covers and into mainstream dressing a few years ago by donning his silk sleepwear to a number of exhibition openings and red carpet events. The pyjamas were designed by his then wife, Olatz Schnabel.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am


Who started it? Alejandrina Mejia and Mariela Rovito founded Eberjey in 1996 with the aim of designing 'fun and flirty' lingerie and sleepwear that make women feel confident. The pair met while working at a marketing firm in Miami, in the United States, and found they shared a desire to bring something new to the lingerie market.

21 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Shanghai's quirks are what makes it different

Image is everything, Shanghai's leaders seem to think. With the opening of the World Expo drawing ever-closer, they have stepped up a campaign to stop the predilection of citizens to wear pyjamas in public. The custom is uncouth, uncivilised and unsightly, officials argue. They could not be more wrong.

6 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Shanghai's many proud pyjama-wearers feeling the heat ahead of World Expo

If it's well into the day and you're seeing droves of pyjama-clad people, young and old, running errands in alleyways, taking shelter from the summer heat or roaming supermarket aisles in search of bargains, you must be in Shanghai.

People wearing pyjamas in public has been a hallmark of Shanghai street culture for decades.

5 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Obsession: Kiki de Montparnasse

Women who don't like to spend their hard-earned cash on lingerie will think twice when it comes to New York-based label Kiki de Montparnasse, known for its elegant yet racy lingerie and sleepwear. The collection recently arrived on local shores and is causing quite a stir. This set is the perfect way to make you feel sexy without going overboard.

14 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

on style, she rules

I'm desperate for some black patent Giselle shoes by Kate Spade, size 10. I've looked in the IFC store near my office but apparently they're from last winter. I found them on the Kate Spade website but only in red, which is not going to suit me for work. Any ideas gratefully received.

Kate-ing on Thin Ice, Mid-Levels

27 May 2007 - 12:00am


Get your fashion fix on the Web

This Australian site sells an extensive selection of simple basics for yoga, lounging and sleep in cotton, spandex, silk and fleece.

3 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Pyjama party for youngsters from Wales

They might be wearing Chinese silk pyjamas from Stanley Market, but these young Welsh men are not here to rest.

'There are 18 of us dressed up in Chinese clothes. These are our pyjamas. Fifteen of us are players from the Pencoed Rugby Football Club. This is the first Sevens we've been to,' said 18-year-old player Kyle Barrett. 'I'm a scrum half.'

1 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Seats available for scmp journalism seminar

Parents, teachers and secondary school students interested in attending a seminar on Saturday by young and veteran journalists can call Prudence Lai at 2565 2415 or 2250 3120. Thirty seats are available and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

18 Apr 2005 - 12:00am


Sir Cliff Richard cut the well-worn path down to Sam the Tailor's Burlington Arcade shop yesterday to get fitted out for tonight's Coliseum concert.

The dapper star had Hong Kong's celebrated tailor run him up a Chinese jacket for his press conference yesterday and also bought a variety of bold pin-stripe suits and some funky silk pyjamas.

5 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Pyjama party's strong popular vote has cadres in policy spin

SHANGHAI CITY fathers have spoiled the pyjama party.

With official backing, local newspapers have launched a campaign to stop people from wearing pyjamas on the streets and put sleep wear back in the bedroom.

To residents, stepping out in night wear is a comfortable way to beat the summer heat.

8 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Style guru

Vertical, horizontal and pyjama-style stripes are hot on the spring/summer runways for men and women. Incorporate them into your wardrobe and mix them with your solid staples.

13 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Bananas in pyjamas

OPEN a fashion magazine. Prowl Parisian catwalks. Go shopping in London. Then try to tell me Hong Kong style in all its retro kung-fu kicking, Shanghai-NRG, Tang-tastical flannels of fury is not, like, 'in', baby; not, like, totally Chow Yun 'Phat'.

3 Dec 1995 - 12:00am