Edward Chiu, editor of the men's lifestyle site hypebeast.com greets us in his apartment in Fo Tan, dressed head-to-toe in grey-toned creations by Croatian-born wunderkind Damir Doma.Friday, 28 September, 2012, 10:41am
Hong Kong has long taken Japan as a major inspiration for fashion that offers an alternative to the big European houses. But a new contender is working its way into the hearts, minds and wardrobes of local style seekers. Korean fashion is becoming a powerful force - designed for Asian shapes and offering a relaxed, slightly Westernised version of Asian cool.6 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Rick Owens27 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Art jamming13 May 2009 - 12:00am
Hot at Chanel, Dior and Yves Saint Laurent, although we are not sure how this will look on girls with hips.
It's all about experimentation: camel with purple, green with mustard - the choice is up to you. Just don't go too wild.
Going gothic7 Sep 2008 - 12:00am
Shirts off their back9 Jul 2008 - 12:00am
Indigo will hold an event featuring Chako bags of vintage obi and kimono fabrics, and John Ferdinand unisex jewellery accessories, as well as the boutique's unique denim selection. Owner Eizelle Taino will give advice on how to wear this season's wide-legged jeans. Friday April 11, noon-9pm, Indigo, G/F, 32A Staunton Street, Central, tel: 2147 3000.9 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
Jean Paul Gaultier's fox-fur sling bags
We prefer our bags without legs or tails, thank you.
D&G's neck scarves
The Queen was a great film but no one wants to dress like her majesty.
Louis Vuitton's conical hats
A little too religious for our liking.16 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
The first Adidas NBA Basketball store has opened in Hong Kong. The 355sqft store (below) features basketball-inspired elements such as hoop stands, and will carry the latest Adidas NBA jerseys and graphic tees, available from the end of the month. Adidas NBA Basketball shop, Shop OT 270, Level 2, SportX, Harbour City, TST, tel: 2736 7055.25 Jul 2007 - 12:00am
Dover Street Market in London, which was started by Comme des Garcons designer Rei Kawakubo, has become a hotspot for fans of edgy designer labels. Those unable to make the journey to Britain can browse the community's new online store.17 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
Sculptural Japanese label Comme des Garcons has finally opened its first store in Hong Kong. The three-storey, white-panelled 'White Box' boutique in Central will stock all the brand's men's and women's lines, except for Tao, as well as accessories and small leather goods.15 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
Most designers are narcissistic peacocks who want to get as much press as possible for themselves. Not so with Japanese avant-garde label Comme des Garcons' founder Rei Kawakubo (above). Local agent I.T. opened a new three-floor shop last Friday in On Lan Street, Central, and the reclusive designer and her husband arrived that morning for the opening. However, she declined to do any press.3 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
An insider's guide to your favourite fashion brands
Who started it?
Born in 1942, Rei Kawakubo studied literature at Keio University in Tokyo. After graduating, she worked at a textile company, before becoming a stylist in the 1960s.21 Jun 2006 - 12:00am
Style secrets of the hip and fashionable
Since comfort is essential, jeans, because they're easy to wear. They can also be paired casually or dressed up.
What do you always wear?1 May 2006 - 12:00am