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  • Jul 13, 2014
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Soho hipster

While there is a growing revival for the classic way of dressing, there is also a trend towards a more casual, less put together look. The wearer looks like he doesn't give a damn about fashion when, in fact, he's put a lot of thought into it.

Friday, 10 February, 2012, 12:00am

Editor's picks: Scarves

Leopard print never goes out of style but go for unusual colour combinations such as blue and orange. Leopard print scarf (HK$7,000) from Louis Vuitton, The Landmark, Central, tel: 8100 1182

10 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Editor's picks: shawls

London based accessories label Swash designs unique, vintage-inspired prints on silk such as this yellow and white style featuring chains and jewels. Jewels in gold shawl (HK$3,800) by Swash from On Pedder, Queen's Rd Central, tel: 2118 3489

9 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Mayor orders Islamic dress code

The mayor of Tangerang, a suburb of Jakarta, has ordered its civil servants to cover up and wear Islamic dress on Fridays, the Islamic day of worship.

The women will be required to wear Islamic headscarves and loose, arm-covering shirts, and men will have to wear loose-fitting Islamic shirts, said the mayor's spokesman.

9 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

A user's guide to fashion

The b team Could this be the new cult trainer? Agnes b and sportswear label Le Coq Sportif have teamed up for a French tour-de-force with these nubuck and leather runners. Available in three colour combinations for men and women, they cost $680 from Agnes b shops.

20 Aug 2000 - 12:00am

Pashmina passions

British Vogue is already declaring the death of pashmina, while the Americans are still raving about the silk-mixed wool - turned into shawls, scarves and even bathrobes - that has become one of fashion's hottest commodities of the past couple of years.

10 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Passions rapt in pashmina

Juliana Wong and Nora Leung are sitting in a room at the Furama Hotel. It is 10.30 on a Friday morning and the doorbell has hardly stopped ringing. 'Yesterday was crazy,' says Ms Leung. 'I mean, scary. There were 40 ladies in this room at one time all wanting to buy.' The telephone rings. It is a supplier from India, taking more embroidery orders and arranging a meeting later in the summer.

6 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

Decorative style with Indian flair

Hong Kong is currently in the throes of an Indian moment. While fashion and accessory sales across the board are lacklustre, specialists in Indian shawls, embroidered clothes and jewellery are reporting buoyant business: Delhi-based designer Leetu Shivdasani held an exhibition in early November of embroidered jackets and fluid tunics and sold some 200 pieces within two days.

25 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Luxury leather

The German accessories brand Seeger is often described as 'cashmere in leather' because of its impossibly soft and pliant texture - one that has won it fans like Barbra Streisand and Pierce Brosnan.

19 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Dressing decently

In response to Tim Moore's letter, headlined 'Dress code open to question' (South China Morning Post, August 8), I write further to clarify the Islamic view on women's dress.

20 Aug 1997 - 12:00am