Hip restaurant Chez Patrick Deli on Wan Chai's Star Street was abuzz with socialites and fashion editors for the launch of New York-based designer Phillip Lim's spring-summer collection.Tuesday, 15 January, 2013, 5:46am
After a summer of colour blocking, designers are going back to basics with a black-and-white palette for autumn. It's a fail-safe combination. Last spring, Stella McCartney created a bestseller with her black-and-white slimming dresses, and this season Phillip Lim used the contrast to create new effects such as shadowing and trompe-l'oeil on his fitted dresses and sweaters.28 Sep 2012 - 10:51am
These are the ruby slippers Dorothy might wear if she were to negotiate the yellow-brick road today. The red satin heels (above; HK$3,900) are by Badgley Mischka and are available at Harvey Nichols, The Landmark, Central, tel: 3695 3388.
Parisian dolls1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
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 surreal19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Phillip Lim and Lane Crawford collaboration launch party
Where: The Factory, Wong Chuk Hang
When: October 8
What: New York-based Phillip Lim joined Lane Crawford in launching a multi-city video project in Hong Kong. The video features four short films of different cities by four artists, including Paris-based Yi Zhou.5 Nov 2010 - 12:00am
New York-based fashion designer Phillip Lim (pictured left) loves Hong Kong so much that he shunned Paris Fashion Week to party here.
'I skipped Paris and came straight to Hong Kong,' said the fashion golden boy behind the brand 3.1 Phillip Lim. 'I think it's important to be here because I'm Chinese. I feel so connected to my roots when I'm here.'12 Oct 2010 - 12:00am
As a child, Phillip Lim became used to the hum of his mother's sewing machine, as she made garments at home for piece-rate wages. The Lims, the father from Hunan province, mother from Guangzhou, emigrated to California via Thailand (where Phillip was born) and the parents took whatever work was available to support their five children.19 Sep 2010 - 12:00am
Forget bags, a statement necklace is what you want for autumn. Our favourites:
Phillip Lim's extra-long, multiple-strand gold chain necklace decorated with coloured resin discs.
Lanvin's to-die-for chunky pieces (above left) made from heavy metal, locks and crystals - part-industrial, part-glam.16 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Young designers come and go, but every so often one shines. STYLE meets four who are the talk of the fashion world.
Biography1 Sep 2006 - 12:00am