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Army of one

Judging by the wildly successful Call of Duty computer games, it appears that children today love nothing more than ultra-realistic military shoot 'em ups.

Sunday, 5 February, 2012, 12:00am

Narrow minded

Every man past the age of 30 knows how to hide his paunch. Out go the tight-fitting T-shirts, horizontal stripes, jumpers and anything in white. In come the loose-fitting but not billowing clothing, vertical stripes and black, the latter an absolute must.

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Strap stars

What do Ringo Starr, Andrew Ridgeley and John Oates have in common? All three are famous, perhaps unfairly, for being carried by more illustrious and talented band members. However, would Messrs Harrison, Lennon & McCartney ever have reached the heights they did without Starr? Would Wham!

10 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Dandy & Dapper

Living in this climate, my leather watch strap has started to smell, but I don't want to ruin it by cleaning it the wrong way. What is the right way?

10 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Editor's picks: Autumn handbags

Contrasting materials - suede and leather - and colours transform this simple top handle style into a chic yet elegant accessory. Miss Viv bag (HK$2,400) from Roger Vivier, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2810 8690

13 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Editor's picks: Fun watches

Forget jelly shoes, this jelly watch made from silicone comes in an eye-popping shade of red. The strap is interchangeable so you can experiment with different colours. Time Only watch (HK$1,778) by Toywatch from Sogo, Causeway Bay, tel: 2831 8982

23 Nov 2009 - 12:00am


If I get to pick one bag this season, it would have to be a boxy style. Among all the accessory trends, the boxy bag has appeared in various permutations at brands such as Chloe, YSL and Oscar de la Renta. The retro-inspired shape also matches the elegant, ladylike look that has made a huge comeback this autumn.

21 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Editor's pick: autumn bags

If you're looking for something cool but feminine, try this rose- inspired bag featuring overlapping leather pieces that resemble rose petals. Rose handbag (HK$19,500) from Valentino, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2523 8035

3 Aug 2009 - 12:00am


Phone straps personalise your mobile and make it easier to identify. But finding one that fits your personality and stands out from the crowd can be tough. We've found a range of cool straps to inspire you.

Rody blue pony yellow strap (HK$68) egg@gi shop 113 Tel: 3188 5273

24 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

5 great: evening shoes

If you are looking for a style that is more modern, these futuristic multi-strap sandals feature a Lucite back with perforated holes. Leather sandals (HK$8,600) from Chanel, Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2810 0978

8 Dec 2008 - 12:00am