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

Monday, 9 November, 2009, 12:00am

Dressed to chill

The classic cocktail dress never goes out of style, so celebrate the start of Lunar New Year with a sweet little number and finish off the look with lady-like gloves and spiky stilettos.

1 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Swing club

Send mixed messages with top 1940s looks that fuse contrasting fabrics, colours and textures with a healthy dose of haberdashery. The essentials: cinched waists, defined shoulders, party-girl ruffles and retro accessories.

5 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

'Greedy' tag for mother who stole

An unemployed mother who stole to give her children a Christmas present was called greedy by a magistrate yesterday.

Tai Kwai-mei, 37, was a mother of two boys, aged seven and 16, Eastern Court heard.

She stole to give them gifts she could not afford, defence lawyer Hung Chun-leung said.

23 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

School burgled

BURGLARS broke into the canteen of Good Hope School, Choi Hung, and stole $4,000 from a locked drawer.

12 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Staff robbed

A BURGLAR broke into the Recreation and Culture Branch offices in Wan Chai and stole a watch and loose change belonging to two staff members early yesterday morning.

26 Oct 1993 - 12:00am