Nude and black
The colour combo for autumn.
For a cool Studio 54 vibe - just choose retro-inspired styles.
Black peep-toe bootiesSunday, 3 October, 2010, 12:00am
Button-down denim skirts
A mumsy favourite gets a cool update at Stella McCartney.
Houlihan cargos from J Brand
Everyone's talking about (and wearing) these skinny jeans/cargos hybrid.
Shoulder duster earrings
Statement earrings are back.
Shearling jackets27 Jun 2010 - 12:00am
Coat dresses 1940s-inspired elegance at its best.
Chunky chokers They will transform any outfit in your wardrobe this season.
Embellished tights Way cooler than those leather leggings.
The cage skirt Bondage meets fashion.
Animal-print leggings Cougars need not apply.30 Aug 2009 - 12:00am
The skirt Replacing the dress as spring's must-have item. Go for pencil styles made with metallic or textured fabrics.
Nude nails Grey and black are too depressing. It's time to go back to something tried and tested.
Bright shoes Consider shifting your shoe colour from candy hues to jewel tones.15 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
Any combination goes - at least it keeps us looking happy during the downturn.
Because none of us can resist looking a little sparkly, even though the holidays are over.
1920s glamour8 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
Thanks to television show Gossip Girl, this style staple is no longer limited to preppy boys.
It's finally cold enough to wear them! Go for metallic styles or anything by Chanel.
Old-school is back, thanks to the recession.
Long johns4 Jan 2009 - 12:00am
Who wants to pay HK$400 for a brow shaping in this economy?
Cotton On New from Australia, well-made cotton separates at very affordable prices. Perfect for the credit crunch.
Irreverent jewellery that has never looked cooler.
Brogues, for women14 Dec 2008 - 12:00am
Even though floral dresses are a favourite in the summer months, winter florals also made an appearance on the autumn catwalks of brands such as Chloe. The best thing about this trend is that you don't need to buy new pieces for autumn.10 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
Take a walk on the dark side with this pair of black cotton tights covered in a hot pink skull print. Tights (HK$395) by Emilio Cavallini from Pedder Red, Wellington St, Central, tel: 2118 3712
This pair of thick grey tights features a thick band of purple around the calf for an unusual look. Tights (HK$499) from Frapbois, Paterson St, Causeway Bay, tel: 2895 323610 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
The eight-inch heel
Apparently six inches weren't enough for designers. God help us.
Forget hair, you'll find these on shirts and skirts come spring.
This gothic style favourite is back. Head to Givenchy for must-have styles.
Costume jewellery19 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
A well-tailored blazer
Invest in something fabulous now, because they will be all the rage for autumn.
The luxe-distressed look
But don't go overboard - think silk tops with frayed hems or blazers with exposed seams on the outside.
Leather Converse trainers16 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Try cool, young labels such as Los Angeles-based Free City.
Artists were the inspiration for spring, with designers such as Chloe and Dolce & Gabbana showing clothes that looked hand painted.
Long live soft and pretty layers.3 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
Go for a show-stopping gown. This season saw plenty of 3-D styles with details such as origami.
Experiment with colour. Black is safe but take cues from the catwalks which were awash in vibrant shades of purple, yellow and fuchsia.12 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
Leather jackets A must-have this season. Go for the biker look as seen at Hermes (right) or something more avant garde from Sharon Wauchob.
Colour blocking This trend is appearing on styles from designers such as Jonathan Saunders and See by Chloe (as spotted on Mischa Barton).
Sweater dresses Comfortable, warm and chic.4 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
Have you got the nerve to shimmer in this season's lustrous gold and silver tones?
Lifestyle cover: metallic jacket (HK$7,050) by Black Label from BOSS Hugo Boss, Pacific Place, Admiralty. Top (HK$3,295) from Anteprima, IFC Mall, Central. Skirt (HK$3,995) by Anteprima Plastiq from Anteprima. Ankle-boots (HK$3,200) from Hogan, Pacific Place. Tights, stylist's own.14 Oct 2007 - 12:00am