Project Runway

S.Nine designer kicks up a storm despite looming gloom of a typhoon to launch her fun Friday

Fashion designer Susanna Ngao of S.Nine kicked off her first Friday Shopping Night with a bang last week. Despite a pending typhoon signal No8 alert, fans braved the gloomy weather for a fun shopping event at Ngao's Central studio.

Tuesday, 3 July, 2012, 12:00am

Cut out for a career in fashion design

When Connie Wong Lan-sam was a fashion student, she made it a priority to dress to impress. She would dress up from head to toe for school, wearing eye-catching make-up, along with matching accessories and clothing. Now, with 10 years of experience in fashion design, she has become more down to earth with her outfits, but her passion for fashion has never slackened.

1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Channel hop

There's a great line in Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris, which Channel hop just happened to watch about five minutes ago. It comes from the author Gertrude Stein - or, at least, her character in the film. 'The artist's job is not to succumb to despair,' Stein says, 'but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existence.'

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

DVF kickstarts 'Fashion Trilogy' campaign

Pacific Place is introducing its spring-summer collections with not one but three fashion presentations in the atrium of the Admiralty shopping mall.

24 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Iconic styles

Fashion today moves at lightning speed. Once customers had to wait months after Fashion Week to discover which styles which would be popular the following season. Now with the internet and social media, they can access information instantly, resulting in a constant demand for something new and exciting.

9 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Runway winner makes online fashion debut

When Millana Snow was filming Project Runway last year, instead of aiming to become America's next top model, she aspired to have her own show. Now, after being crowned the most recent winner of the reality fashion competition, it seems prospects in both fashion and show business are bright for Snow.

15 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Orange Burst

Bright and bold, tangerine looks best worn in solid blocks as Marc Jacobs did with his SS11 RTW collection.

1 Sweet Orange, Cedarwood and Sage hand wash by Grown (HK$220), available at Joyce Beauty

2 Shoes by MELLOW YELLOW (HK$2,300) available at Harvey Nichols

3 Lipstick in Neon Orange by MAC (HK$180)

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Sartorial bonanza

Kate Ng, 15, Queen Elizabeth School

Island School's second Vivacity charity fashion show took place on April 4. The show's theme was 'Old Hollywood Glamour plus Masquerade'. Nine leading brands and four student designers presented their creations during the event that served as a fund-raiser for earthquake victims in Japan and New Zealand.

13 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Wrapping up China

Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg has been given many titles in her life - mother, working girl (via Dolly Parton's song of the same name), princess and president (of the Council of Fashion Designers of America). While she may never be America's first lady in the political sense, she comes close in the sartorial stakes.

30 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Versatile Ottimo can get back on track for Million Challenge

Improving four-year-old Ottimo is back to his preferred course at Happy Valley tonight and ready to throw his hat back in the ring as a genuine contender for the 1010 Million Challenge by winning the Hoi Lai Handicap (1,650m).

15 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

An all-gals affair for a women's cause

Instead of fashionable dresses, a CD launch drew the town's gabby gals to The Landmark's Diane von Furstenberg shop on March 25. The designer compiled the Proud to be Woman CD, a collection of songs by female artists, to be sold to support the women's organisation Vital Voices. Models also presented von Furstenberg's spring collection.

22 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

One day it's the in thing, the next day it's out - and then you call it vintage

How do you maintain the value of an old dress? Call it vintage. Lane Crawford IFC hosted a trunk sale on Friday for New York vintage- stylist-to-the-stars Juliana Cairone (right). All the usual tai-tais and society gals attended to check out the second-hand couture and one-of-a-kind jewellery made especially as accessories for Cairone's classic items.

9 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Obsession: Obama Love tote

The Obama craze has caught on in the fashion world and designer Diane von Furstenberg has created a special tote to celebrate her admiration for the US President.

30 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Q&A: Nathan Jenden

When did you get into fashion?

7 May 2008 - 12:00am

Kaleidoscope Eyes

Eurasian model Cara G turns heads with rainbow-inspired eyeshadows and fuschia lips.

3-D circle top (HK$39,350) by Burberry Prorsum. Pedal sleeve dress by Jean-Paul Gaultier (enquiries: 2733 9055). Headpiece by D&G.

Chiffon dress (HK$9,300) by Just Cavalli.

11 Apr 2008 - 12:00am