The curved heel
Walter Steiger does it in sexy snakeskin.
Retro swimwear styles
Channel that inner Marilyn.
A thigh-high splitSunday, 8 July, 2012, 12:00am
Light, folksy summer dresses
A bit of broderie anglaise works wonders this season.
Hermes' new range of swimwear
Perfect for chic poolside lounging.
A gingham shirt
An Amy Winehouse favourite and Marc Jacobs spring-summer staple.
Sunburn and tan lines20 May 2012 - 12:00am
Who started it? Australians Bonnie Coumbe and Carlos Aviles launched Seventh Wonderland at Miami Swim Fashion Week in 2008. Coumbe, who designed and created her first swimsuit at the age of 13, plays the creative yin to Aviles' business yang, a role it seems she was destined to take.15 May 2011 - 12:00am
A dash of colour3 May 2009 - 12:00am
1 Diesel's (20 Queen's Road Central, tel: 2525 0540) spring collection features jeans (HK$1,450 and up) that give Balmain a run for its money. Washes for women include the beaten-up Bastoni and the bleached, vintage Lhela wash (pictured). Also look for loose chambray shirts, belted dresses, slit skirts and short jumpsuits.5 Apr 2009 - 12:00am
Less tacky than bikinis. Go for 1950s-inspired numbers.
Forget Gwyneth Paltrow's 7-inch heels; bring back comfy trainers and flats.
Pashminas1 Jun 2008 - 12:00am
With summer just around the corner, many people will soon head to swimming pools and beaches to counter the sweltering heat. Swimwear has to be one of the hottest clothing items in stores at this time of year.18 May 2007 - 12:00am
About 60 Tung Chung residents and their children - some in swimsuits - held a demonstration yesterday to press the government to build a public swimming pool in the district.
The residents complained that the district did not have enough recreational facilities.26 Jun 2006 - 12:00am
More than 40 local and international brand names took part in the Gold Coast Yacht and Country Club's annual boat show held last weekend in Castle Peak Bay. The brands included Azimut, Benetti, Pershing and Fairline.10 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
Trashy chic handbags Ecoist, a hot new handbag line, is making waves with its funky styles made from recycled sweet wrappers, food packaging and soft-drink labels. Check it out at www.ecoist.com.7 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
With the warmer weather finally upon us, you can expect more free time to lounge on the beach and soak up the sun. Ditch your old Speedos and climb into a pair of Hom swim shorts for the summer. The brand offers a modern range of men's swimwear and this season's collection includes a series of different styles, including Sierra (right; $290).24 Apr 2005 - 12:00am
Good news for all you ladies out there tonight! How often do you get to see some hard-bodied men parading around in their underwear at a bar at night? Get the girls together at Loft 9 at 10pm for the Aussie Bum Men's Swimwear Fashion Show.11 Aug 2004 - 12:00am
I am a big fan of Peter Thomas Roth's skin lightener for my brown spots and don't really want to change brands, because it works! Can I buy it in Hong Kong?
Pale And Interested, Kowloon Bay18 Jul 2004 - 12:00am
With runways awash in retro designs and with vintage shopping the new connoisseurship, it's time to give credit where credit is due. Enter Fashion Flashbacks, a new DVD of vintage newsreels from the 1950s and 60s, two decades that remain sources of inspiration for designers.30 May 2004 - 12:00am
Perfect for riding the waves or making a head-turning impression at your poolside party, this summer's swimsuits are so delicious you should wear them with nothing but high heels and a generous splash of your favourite fragrance.
PHOTOGRAPHER John Paul Pietrus
stylist Loic Masi
HAIR Eric Bezanet
MAKE-UP Greschka8 Jun 2003 - 12:00am