Shoulder Strap

Weight of the world on your shoulders

If you carry your backpack using only one strap, you're not carrying it correctly.

Tuesday, 23 June, 2009, 12:00am

5 great: laptop bags

This sturdy and durable laptop bag comes with a rigid handle as well as a detachable shoulder strap. Choose a signature print for a timeless look. Damier laptop case (HK$11,400) from Louis Vuitton, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2736 6100

21 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Chain gang

Many bank balances have suffered in the name of fashion and Marc Jacobs has created yet another collection of bags to test shoppers' will-power. Reinterpreting his popular quilted bags with heavy gold chains, the designer has created pieces that will comfortably make the transition from spring to autumn.

10 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

The Long hello

Handbags seem to get more complicated by the minute, with so many styles and added features to choose from. Loewe goes back to basics this summer with a stylish and functional carry-all that can be used both day and night.

13 May 2007 - 12:00am

what a carry-on

Not since James Bond slid a throwing knife from the side of his secret-agent black bag has the attache case had such an impact on the world of jet-setting business fashion. The Samsonite Black Label collection's Signat Attache is a revival of the luggage maker's 1960s design, which, back then, separated the satchel-carrying boys from the businessmen.

21 May 2006 - 12:00am

Lighten Up

YOU MAY HAVE been very busy preparing for the new school year.

Many students would like to have a new school bag. We love to look smart, of course, however, when you shop around a new bag, don't just focus on its appearance.

The material is also important. To avoid developing back problems, you'd better learn how to keep a healthy weight on your shoulders too.

1 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

straps for cash

Eveningwear for steamy summer nights should be lightweight and low-maintenance. Look for barely-there boudoir-inspired slips with spaghetti straps and lace details.

models: dominique and helen from models international hair: koren from private i and steve from headquarters make-up: theresa rene Location: Trattoria, The Landmark.

17 Aug 1997 - 12:00am