Rive Gauche

Flying colours

Fashion looks on the bright side this season, with greens, purples, oranges and pinks in light fabrics and classic cuts. Eye-popping sequins, beads and bold accessories push femininity to the limit

Monday, 7 March, 2005, 12:00am

Banking on it

New restaurant Rive Droite Rive Gauche (below) is bringing a slice of Paris to Hong Kong. The modern French restaurant (the name refers to the Left and Right Banks in the City of Lights) has opened in Onfem Tower on Wyndham Street. Taking up two floors, Rive Droite Rive Gauche features a bar, 60-seat dining area and large outdoor lounge with garden.

16 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Most wanted

From chic croc to wild animal prints and high-shine metallics, here are those coveted waiting list items for autumn

Mink monogram bag ($48,900) from Louis Vuitton

Black Mandarin velvet clutch with jade ($4,950) from Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche

Lilac patent loafers ($3,900) from Tod's

Peacock blue suede wedge boots ($4,700) from Hogan

6 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Night swimming

Make a splash in this season's sexy, one-piece swimsuits with revealing cut-outs, deep decollete, vibrant colours and punchy prints.

Above: pleated satin one-piece ($5,380) from Gucci, the Lee Gardens II, Causeway Bay. Horn-handled zebra bag ($25,950) and strappy sandals ($4,200) from Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche,

13 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Spring colour

Vibrant knits, relaxed leathers, graphic patterns and sexy cut-outs are key looks for the season ahead. Get more mileage by investing in them now, adding or subtracting as desired - or as the thermometer dictates.

Previous page: satin bodysuit ($5,520) and drawstring trousers ($5,080) from Gucci,

The Landmark, Central.

29 Feb 2004 - 12:00am


He wears a shirt ($3,890), turtleneck sweater ($5,450), belt ($1,450) and trousers ($3,990), by Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche. She wears a satin bustier top ($26,600) and skirt ($10,770), by Tom Ford for Gucci.

6 Dec 2003 - 12:00am


He wears a jacket ($9,830), trousers ($3,990) and turtleneck sweater ($5,450), all by Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche. She wears a pea coat ($12,900) by Marni and beaded gloves ($6,400) by Manimarte, both from Joyce, Central.

6 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Heel, boy

Angular silhouettes bring out the confident spirit of assertive women this season. Adopt the look of a power vixen with snugly cinched jackets, hip-hugging trousers and killer stilettos with tough-chic details.

30 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Something for the weekend

A bit of bubble gum, a pinch of bondage and a sprinkle of humour are the ingredients of a great weekend. Indulge in your wildest side while keeping your cool with vibrant face paint, vertigo-inducing stilettos and plenty of attitude.

26 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Vintage nights

Cutting-edge styles may dominate this season, but when it comes to evening wear, nothing beats nostalgic glamour and feminine silhouettes. Slip on a slinky gown and your favourite stilettos and travel back in time to the champagne-fuelled 1920s.

20 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

A user's guide to fashion

Red alert Nokia's spin-off luxury line, Vertu, has launched the Bordeaux Stainless Steel Phone (below), the first coloured mobile phone in its Signature Collection.

13 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Worn to be wild

HELD ON THE TERRACE OF THE NEW Centrium building on Wyndham Street, Central, the Yves Saint Laurent spring/summer 2002 fashion show was a sea of safari-hued, animal-printed clothing and fur - on and off the catwalk.

25 Feb 2002 - 12:00am