Buzzwords and buzz phrases are to be expected in the world of business, where the trick is to appear clever by using words such as 'paradigm' and 'granulise' as many times as possible, whatever the context. Sometimes these buzz phrases enter the general vocabulary and, useful or not, there's no denying they are shaping the world around us.24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Sole mates17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
If there were such a thing as a royal family in Florence, the Ferragamos would be it. The brothers and sisters, their children and mother - Wanda Ferragamo, widow of Salvatore and a powerful Italian matriarch - are the most famous people in this gorgeous, historic city, but remain respected, private, unsullied by gossip and tabloid-worthy shenanigans.7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Italian fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo chose the upscale Sevva restaurant, in the Prince's Building in Central, for the local launch of its new scent Signorina.
French perfumer Sophie Labbe flew into town for the Thursday event to meet her local fans.6 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Italian luxury fashion house Ferragamo has done business the old-fashioned way for decades with the factories that make its goods - 'a firm handshake and a look in the eye'.
And this very Italian way of doing business will continue even amid technological change and cost pressures, according to company chairman Ferruccio Ferragamo, who visited Hong Kong late last year.30 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
In your stride
Salvatore Ferragamo has channelled Marilyn Monroe with the glamorous open-toe calf and lizard skin Cherie pump (bottom; HK$5,950). For a bold yet feminine look, there's the Clementina boot (left; HK$9,950), available in black and dark brown. Salvatore Ferragamo is in Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2845 2718.
Bag lady9 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Things are smartening up this season as designers focus on beautifully tailored pieces made from traditional British fabrics. Well-cut suits, jackets, waistcoats and trousers come in black and white checks as seen at Yves Saint Laurent, while dark tweed jackets take centre stage at Chanel.16 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
While made-to-measure shoes are offered by luxury brands ranging from Ferragamo to Ermenegildo Zegna, the demand for bespoke shoes in Hong Kong is growing as men struggle to find the perfect fit.9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Italy's unification, 24 Italian designers - including Brioni, Roberto Cavalli and Salvatore Ferragamo - came up with their own interpretations of the country's green, white and red national flag for an exhibition.18 Jul 2011 - 12:00am