Under cover

Under cover

When it comes to coats, this season is all about texture and tones.

Saturday, 15 December, 2012, 11:53pm

Behind the label: Francesco Scognamiglio

Behind the label: Francesco Scognamiglio


29 Sep 2012 - 11:49pm

Creative collaboration serves up some versatile additions to the home

Celebrating a collaboration dating back two decades, Italian fashion house Versace and German tableware producer Rosenthal have launched a limited edition of decorative plates.

20 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Luxury phone firm to expand in China

Handset and accessories manufacturer Atelier Haute Communication plans to expand sales of its expensive luxury smartphones to China's lower-tier cities, as demand for high-end goods grows rapidly in the world's second-largest economy.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

Summer's arrival and new Versace looks lend cheer to fashion crowd

For the final week of Pacific Place's fashion trilogy, it was Versace's turn to showcase its new summer looks in the mall's Garden Court. Models strutted on the specially-built stage as celebrities and fashion lovers sipped their cocktails and looked on.

7 May 2012 - 12:00am

DVF kickstarts 'Fashion Trilogy' campaign

Pacific Place is introducing its spring-summer collections with not one but three fashion presentations in the atrium of the Admiralty shopping mall.

24 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

The goods

The Daks man

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am


Nautical is back this spring, but not in the way you'd expect. Instead of Breton tops and sailor trousers, designers are diving deep into the ocean for a new wave of inspiration. Sea creatures such as starfish are splattered on Versace's sporty dresses, while Mary Katrantzou features digital prints of colourful underwater seascapes teeming with tropical fish.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

colour my world

Shoes (HK$6,700) by Nicholas Kirkwood

Dress by P.A.R.O.S.H (HK$6,900), available at Harvey Nichols

Bag (HK$7,000) by Versace

Patent shoes (HK$11,200) by Jimmy Choo

Bag by Emilio Pucci (, available at On Pedder

Bag (HK$3,600) by Christopher Kane

2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

The goods

Mark of distinction

It's not just the vivid colours and razzmatazz that makes Versace so distinct. We also like the more subtle look of the embossed belt (left; HK$3,200) and caramel leather holdall (above right; HK$27,900). Versace is in Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2918 1008.

Tipping the scales

12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am


Wild, exuberant prints are poised to be one of the big trends of the coming season. While we are still firmly in the grip of winter, it doesn't hurt to start thinking about what to wear once the mercury begins to shoot up again.

27 Jan 2012 - 12:00am


Baccarat Prince's Building, Central, T 2537 2303

CHANEL G/F & M/F, Prince's Building, Chater Rd, Central, T 2869 4898

Club Med 13/F, Winway Building, Central, T 3111 9388

Dior Harvey Nichols, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Rd Central, T 3521 1386

DUNHILL Shop 315-6 Pacific Place, Admiralty, T 2537 1009

6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am


Donatella Versace enters the grand atrium at her Milan headquarters, snapping rapidly in Italian. She is flanked by a gaggle of people, all nervous about a behind-the-scenes incident that took place 28 hours before the SS12 collection was set to debut.

6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am


Starting as a boutique in 1978, Versace has grown in strength and stature. The couture house now encompasses lifestyle hotels and interior ranges from Versace Home Collection to Palazzo Versace. Some highlights include:

6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Leopard print

Leopard print often gets a bad rap when it comes to menswear. Many consider it too gaudy and risqu? and others associate it with dirty old men who prey on young model types. But in the past couple of seasons, more men have warmed to the idea.

18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am