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Spinning

Motion carried

Jewellery designer Yael Sonia was in town this week to present her first exhibition in Asia, titled Art in Motion.

Friday, 20 April, 2012, 12:00am

Petal Power

Lace top (HK$2,400) and silk bra (HK$2,000) both by D&G. Gold charm necklace (HK$15,600) by Dolce & Gabbana. Silk shorts (HK$4,900) by Loewe. Silver knot cuff and gold knot cuff (HK$3,650 each) both by Celine. Bangle (HK$1,600) by Niin. Elba sandals (HK$18,400) by Jimmy Choo.

4 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Out of the fog

This page: asymmetric pleated bustier by Lijoseph from Joyce, New World Tower, Central (inquires: 2810 1120). Puff-sleeve blouse (HK$17,900) from Chanel, Prince's Building, Central.

16 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Squaring up to winter

DSquared2's autumn/winter 2008 collection for men incorporates sporty elements inspired by classic ski apparel. Mixing pieces such as puffer jackets and chunky knits with urban items such as dark trousers and skinny jeans, the collection relies on a colour palette of black and red with splashes of tartan print.

29 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Obsession: Featherlight

Although demure is hardly the look most hipsters go for, Erin Fetherston has won a loyal following for her brand of femininity.

Having revived the ladies-who-lunch aesthetic in a cool and fresh way, Fetherston often uses materials such as silk and chiffon in delicate colours including dusty rose, dove grey and pale yellow.

12 May 2008 - 12:00am

Carl Kapp

Who's behind it? Carl Kapp started his eponymous label in 2005 in Potts Point, a moneyed central suburb of Sydney, Australia. Before launching his label, South African-born Kapp worked for various international brands such as DKNY, Kenzo and Designroom. He was also in the running for the position of head menswear designer at Alexander McQueen, in London.

9 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Sheer Pleasure

Transparent sheaths of wispy chiffon and structured organza create a light ethereal look that's barely there.

7 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Fair facts

Date: March 12-13, 9.30am-6pm; March 14, 9.30am-5pm

Venue: Hall 1, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Organiser: Messe Frankfurt (HK)

4 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Interstoff Asia Essential facts

Date/time March 14-15, 9.30am-6pm; March 16, 9.30am-5pm

Venue Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Area 9,000 square metres

Organiser Messe Frankfurt (HK)

7 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Shanghai surprise

Shanghai Tang is paying tribute to its namesake city. Its new fabrics are printed with images of Shanghai such as the Pudong skyline, the Oriental Pearl Tower and a monochromatic cloud-topped cityscape. The collection also includes traditional pieces embroidered with delicate chinoiserie-style birds and trees on printed lace and the brand's signature embroidered lotus.

28 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Mill staff roll with the times

About 2,200 shy rural women arrive in the mills around Coimbatore in southern India every day and start their shifts by changing out of their saris into trousers and putting on their roller skates.

24 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Shape of things to come

This season heralds a new kind of volume, whether it be a cocoon silhouette or a belled sleeve. Whichever you choose, pump it up.

Cover picture:cotton coat with jewelled buttons, hat, platform boots, leather gloves and cashmere stockings from Balenciaga, Queen's Road Central (inquiries: 3428 8086).

3 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

En pointe

Pirouette into autumn with feminine, full skirts with plenty of fabric and ample volume.

18 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Lovely in lace

Delicately feminine lace has emerged as another important fabric of the season. Layered over coloured chiffon and satin, its effect is alluring and elegant. The transparency of the fabric creates a sense of motion and blurs the line between the age of the Romantics and the modern world.

12 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

China spins a profitable yarn

Yangtzekiang Garment Manufacturing is investing hundreds of millions of dollars to ramp up yarn production in China, targeting the European market to hedge against possible new US import quotas.

11 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

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