Many people steer clear of an all-white look because they think it's difficult to pull off or easy to get dirty. But is there anything more refreshing and easier on the eyes than a white ensemble?

Friday, 9 September, 2011, 12:00am

A clean slate

We often take the colour white for granted. But it is much more than just a background colour.

White nouns

Take a look at these important white nouns and decide what each of them means.

Is a white elephant exactly what it appears?

1) A white lie

a) A lie that you tell frequently.

13 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

borsch and White Russians

Ever wondered why every little cha chaan teng in Hong Kong - and even the fast-food chains - serve lor soong tong (borsch) as their 'western' soup option? Tasty and readily available all over Hong Kong, borsch is a lingering reminder of the White Russian presence here and elsewhere along the Chinese coast from the time of the Russian Revolution in 1917 until the late 1950s.

6 May 2007 - 12:00am

Beauty Flash

Handy solution

8 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Bright eyes

The skin around the eyes is particularly delicate, and special eye creams are recommended to moisturise, prevent fine lines and provide a good base for make-up. Gently pat a small amount of product around the eyes with your finger tips every morning and night for best results. Usually one bottle lasts for a year, which is definitely a good investment.

25 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Ask Mr. Brain

Why are there white, black and yellow people? Does the colour of the skin serve any special purpose? WANDA TSANG St Rose of Lima's School In common with many species, there is a wide range of variations in hair and skin colour, size and body shape among humans. The most obvious is the range of skin colours.

20 Aug 1999 - 12:00am