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Oscar De La Renta

Oscar de la Renta offers John Galliano way back into fashion

For many in the public eye, a drunken outburst like that made by fashion designer John Galliano in December 2010 would have been a terminal blow to reputation and career.

Sunday, 20 January, 2013, 4:44am


Balmain has opened the gilt-edged doors of its first Hong Kong store. The Paris-based luxury label had been available at Joyce, Swank and Lane Crawford, but the couture house's store can now be found in Harbour City.

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

Check Points

The past 10 years have seen a resurgence in heritage brands, with forgotten names such as Balmain and Burberry being given new leases of life under fresh design talent. The latest name to watch is classic British tailoring label, DAKS, which was founded in London in 1884.

2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am



3 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Michael Van Der Ham

Who started it? Designer Michael Van Der Ham was born in the Netherlands and studied at a small independent fashion school. At 21, he moved to London, where he did several internships with designers such as Alexander McQueen and Sophia Kokosalaki. He then went on to do a master's degree in fashion at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.

9 May 2010 - 12:00am

Pure drama

Lifestyle cover: jacket (HK$13,150) and jeans (HK$4,954) from Maison Martin Margiela, 18 On Lan Street, Central. Belt (HK$10,800) by Azzedine Alaia from Joyce, 16 Queen's Road Central.

Right: dress (HK$7,450) from Ann Demeulemeester, 10 On Lan Street. Jewelled belt worn as necklace (HK$26,800) from Dolce & Gabbana, Alexandra House, Central.

12 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

style meter


Thin belts

Go for an extra-long brown leather style wrapped twice around the waist.

The tribal vibe

Designers such as Oscar de la Renta went exotic this season. If you can't pull it off, consider donning an accessory such as an ikat scarf.

Grab bags

24 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Jessie Leong

Wardrobe staple?

Jeans, no particular brand.

As long as they're cut nicely.

What do you always wear?

A simple white shirt - I like styles from Ann Demeulemeester and Dries Van Noten.

Handbag pick for this season?

A shiny croc boston bag from my Muiik collection.

Favourite shoe designer?

24 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Symbolic meaning

Known for its fun designs, LeSportsac has teamed up with renowned artist and illustrator Anders Wenngren for its latest collection. Wenngren's work has appeared in magazines such as W and Harper's Bazaar and he has collaborated with designers such as Zac Posen and Oscar de la Renta.

23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Top fashion packs the tent at Luxury Week finale

The MasterCard Luxury Week series of fashion shows wrapped over the weekend with a couple of the more prestigious dressmakers packing the tent at Chater Garden.

10 Sep 2007 - 12:00am