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Wellington Boot

These boots are made for fashion ... and Fiona looks great in Union Jack wellies from Hunter

Canto-pop star Fiona Sit Hoi-kei may have just finished two concerts over the weekend, but amid her tiring rehearsals, the 30-year-old still found time to slide into Hunter's latest Union Jack-print Wellington boots last Thursday.

Monday, 9 July, 2012, 12:00am

Celebrating 40 years, French brand Aigle opens intimate store in Central

Hong Kong fashionistas have long made the pilgrimage to gargantuan malls like IFC and Harbour City for their retail fix, but Aigle is hoping to lure them to a cosier shopping experience with the launch of their latest store on Des Voeux Road.

26 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

When it rains, it pours in the world of boots

It seems summer is boots season in Hong Kong. Last summer Aigle, a French purveyor of rubber boots and parkas, opened a pop-up shop in IFC Mall. This year, just in time for typhoon season, the Aigle pop-up is back, this time across the water at Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui.

27 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Out shopping

1 Yves Saint Laurent has launched its third annual Edition 24 range, offering a selection of lightweight separates, silk twill dresses, trenches, evening gowns and jumpsuits. Bags in the collection feature a jumbled YSL print, as seen on the Downtown Delirium tote (pictured; HK$13,950). The range can be found at Yves Saint Laurent, Alexandra House, Central, tel: 2868 0092.

5 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Step Lively

If you plan on doing some serious sole searching this season then make sure you're wearing boots with attitude.

Ankle boots by Balenciaga enquiries 3428 8086

Wellington boots by Burberry HK$7,800

Crocodile boots by Sergio Rossi HK$215,880

Ankle boots by Alaia from On Pedder HK$12,000

5 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Wellies and rain boots

The recent sunshine can't last for ever, so why not check out the following sites, just in case the heavens open in Hong Kong, or you're visiting friends in Gloucestershire ...


30 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Most Wanted

If Cinderella be the icon of the glass slipper then surely the late Princess of Wales is the doyen of the wellington boot.

Photographed in 1988 in tweed skirt and green wellies, she is credited with dragging the rubber footwear out of the mud and onto the feet of the well-heeled.

27 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Rishile Gumboot Dancers

Rishile Gumboot Dancers Shouson Theatre, Arts Centre, February 5 to 8 Those boots were made for talking. And the Rishile Gumboot Dancers did much more than dance with their boots: by slapping and tapping them, they made an extraordinary merry music.

10 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

The Big thing

LONDON: From now till the end of August, Londoners and funsters from all over Britain will be digging out their wellies (that's Wellington boots) for the 'festival season', definitely the big thing for passionate lovers of music, mud and mayhem.

17 May 1998 - 12:00am