Satin

Behind the label: Waldmann

Behind the label: Waldmann

Sunday, 9 September, 2012, 12:03am

Sheets to ensure sleep

In every home, a good night's sleep can be enhanced with quality bed sheets, but deciding on the right product can be difficult. A high-thread count does not necessarily indicate a good quality bed sheet. The numbers don't include other, more important indicators of quality such as fibre quality, yarn size, construction and finishing, says Panda Pascal from linenplace.com.

13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Out shopping

Garden variety

14 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Too good to be undercover

Some people may think nothing of spending thousands of dollars on the latest fashions, but shop for their underwear at the bargain basement bin. However, the billion-dollar lingerie industry proves that men and women do care what's underneath.

25 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Brave Kid decision may come to haunt Whyte

While champion jockey Douglas Whyte doesn't lie awake worrying that he has yet to win the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby, he probably has one crazy wish leading into tomorrow's $16 million classic.

13 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

GI Joes and Janes

Fashionistas on the look-out for hip new labels will be pleased to learn Greyhound, an edgy label from Thailand that specialises in clean and sleek urban looks, has opened a store in Hong Kong. This season, the women's collection features vintage tailoring with a military feel. The range is based predominantly on a palette of muted tones such as grey, auburn, ivory, navy and black.

28 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

5 great: satin accessories

This purple satin clutch with a jewelled clasp comes with a long detachable beige strap to take you from day to night. Clutch (HK$3,500) from Marni, the Landmark, Central, tel: 2845 7632

17 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Wedded bliss

A wedding may be the bride's big day but that doesn't mean the bridesmaids should not also shine. With this in mind, Vera Wang, the designer of choice for celebrity bridal wear, has created a collection aptly named Maids.

8 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Take a bow

Whether you love Israeli fashion designer Alber Elbaz's look or fancy showing your masculine side, Treizeor's bow ties are a fun and modern reinterpretation of the classic. Designed to clasp around the neck, waist or hair, each bow tie is handmade and embellished with an unusual range of trimmings.

21 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Clutch bags

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8 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Stepping out

Bruno Frisoni, Roger Vivier's creative director, is making his mark this season with an exclusive new fabric. Made from nylon and satin, the fabric features a bold geometric pattern in various colour combinations including black on black, grey on brown, silver on gold and bronze on beige.

30 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Go boho

If you're looking for stylish flip-flops that will take you from the beach to cocktails, then check out local label Bohemian Babe. Established in 2002 by Angel Castano, each pair is made in the Philippines and hand-embellished with fabrics such as cotton and satin, intricate beading or shells. Popular designs include the pansy beaded flower and hand-painted mother-of-pearl (above).

23 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Petal detector

The B. Fendi bag comes with a chain strap and is made of lamb leather and silk. It features beaded floral embroidery and makes a great accessory for a night out on the town ($15,800) from Fendi, the Landmark, Central, tel: 2524 1339

10 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Animal crackers

After taking the handbag world by storm, Anya Hindmarch is now focusing on her shoes and clothes collections. Watch out for this season's funky animal-print T-shirts with dog and horse motifs in baby blue and orange ($1,300). To complement the tees, there are, of course, matching bags. The canvas and satin bags cost $2,280.

8 May 2005 - 12:00am

Call of the siren

Black satin Mao collar dress (price on request) from Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Alexandra House, Central, tel: 2868 0092. Crystal brooch ($1,100) and crystal drop earrings ($1,300) from Lane Crawford, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2118 3388.

10 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

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