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Zelda Cawthorne

The bare-faced chic of X-rated Peter

PETER Lau's hair is now very, very long. Otherwise, nothing much has changed. The designer whose definition of ''feminine beauty'' breeds the suspicion that his fashion research is much fortified by X-rated movies and Frederick of Hollywood catalogues, is still at it.

Wednesday, 3 August, 1994, 12:00am

The bare-faced chic of X-rated Peter

PETER Lau's hair is now very, very long. Otherwise, nothing much has changed. The designer whose definition of ''feminine beauty'' breeds the suspicion that his fashion research is much fortified by X-rated movies and Frederick of Hollywood catalogues, is still at it. That is, clothes fit for those euphemistically known as ''working girls''.

3 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Oldest trade inspires young designer

THE world's oldest profession was the inspiration behind a collection which took one of two coveted prizes last night at Hong Kong's most popular student fashion show.

4 May 1994 - 12:00am

Hair-raising!

HAS the world recession - or if you prefer, Hong Kong's soaring inflation - gone to people's heads? Just ask Andros Panayiotou.

''Yes, the economy has definitely had an effect on the hair trade,'' says the boss of La Coupe.

27 Apr 1994 - 12:00am

A look behind the seams

LU LU Cheung was 24 when she started learning ballet. ''Why so late?'' chided her teacher. ''You could have been really good.'' A detailed explanation would have left the teacher blushing with shame at his insensitivity.

13 Apr 1994 - 12:00am

New season springs into colour

GREET the new season in vibrant jelly-bean colours, urges Walter Ma. Play it cool in discreet solids and checks, says William Tang.

Their palettes and fabrics may differ, but the two popular designers concur when it comes to the look for spring 94: slim and graceful, with the emphasis on long skirts and natural silhouettes.

16 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

For the totally confident

THE model at the Hong Kong launch of Christian Lacroix's Spring-Summer '94 ready-to-wear collection looked a little uncertain as she stepped out in a boldly striped calf-length tube dress, floral jacket and opaque patterned hose.

2 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Winning designs going on show

THERE'S nothing like a bit of competition to boost standards, Hong Kong Fashion Week organiser, the Trade Development Council, decided last year.

23 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

That old devil called love

AT ONE point in Soiree, you could swear the words ''You can be a mime'' are being repeated over and over again in Jean-Philippe Heritier's music. This, of course, is pure illusion, but it's not surprising that the ear plays tricks, for the voices - just around the corner of perception - are so much part of this devilishly satirical piece.

31 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

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