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Diamonds are forever, but colourful gemstones are now
Hong Kong maternity wear gets hip

Mothers-to-be spoiled for choice with eye-catching prints and stylish swimwear.

3 Dec 2015 - 11:25AM

Mothers-to-be spoiled for choice with eye-catching prints and stylish swimwear.

Hong Kong maternity wear gets hip
Hong Kong’s ffiXXed Studios wins Yoox.com’s Asian sustainable fashion award

E-tailing giant partners with ethical fashion champion Esthetica to reward eco-conscious industry practices; winners’ control of production cited as key factor.

12 Nov 2015 - 8:00AM

E-tailing giant partners with ethical fashion champion Esthetica to reward eco-conscious industry practices; winners’ control of production cited as key factor.

Hong Kong’s ffiXXed Studios wins Yoox.com’s Asian sustainable fashion award
Top five fringed bags of the season
Where to buy Kanye West's Yeezy collection in Hong Kong

West's unisex collection inspired by the London riots of four years ago

16 Apr 2016 - 12:55PM

West's unisex collection inspired by the London riots of four years ago

Where to buy Kanye West's Yeezy collection in Hong Kong
Lace has its own place: Agent Provocateur opens Hong Kong stand-alone store

British lingerie brand  known for its risqué advertising is growing fast in China and worldwide

30 Oct 2015 - 12:50PM

British lingerie brand  known for its risqué advertising is growing fast in China and worldwide

Lace has its own place: Agent Provocateur opens Hong Kong  stand-alone store
Pill popping: Damien Hirst’s Cathedral Collection for jewellery label Hoorsenbuhs
Inside, Prada's latest IT bag; Erdem dresses for autumn
LA fashion label Co's must-haves for the Hong Kong autumn

Alba Pinto tells the story of the line's well-connected founders, Stephanie Danan and Justin Kern, the Hollywood stars who wear their clothes, and what Hongkongers will like about them.

26 Oct 2015 - 11:32AM

Alba Pinto tells the story of the line's well-connected founders, Stephanie Danan and Justin Kern, the Hollywood stars who wear their clothes, and what Hongkongers will like about them.

LA fashion label Co's must-haves for the Hong Kong autumn
BlkSheep Empire offers kickass shoes for the independent woman
Chiara Ferragni shoes - Charlotte Olympia meets Lulu Guinness

Italian social media's line is all cute and pop-culture - and uber-cool with it 

2 Sep 2015 - 3:10PM

Italian social media's line is all cute and pop-culture - and uber-cool with it 

Chiara Ferragni shoes - Charlotte Olympia meets Lulu Guinness
Wander lust: nomad-inspired fashions take a classy turn
Model Lu Yan’s capsule line is a day-to-night triumph

Comme Moi produces functional and stylish designs that can easily transition from the office to the cocktail bar.

17 Aug 2015 - 3:35PM

Comme Moi produces functional and stylish designs that can easily transition from the office to the cocktail bar.

Model Lu Yan’s capsule line is a day-to-night triumph
Sportswear line Domin8 to open Hong Kong pop-up

Ziggy Bautista, founder of the  sportswear line, tells Alba Pinto he's excited to showcase the brand to Hong Kong's gym rats.

17 Aug 2015 - 3:36PM

Ziggy Bautista, founder of the  sportswear line, tells Alba Pinto he's excited to showcase the brand to Hong Kong's gym rats.

Sportswear line Domin8 to open Hong Kong pop-up
Why we love Sally Lapointe's silk blouses and leather trousers

Designer who's dressed stars such as Lady Gaga and Katy Perry has a flair for the dramatic and, for us mere mortals, a knack for making ordinary pieces stand out.

18 Jul 2015 - 10:36PM

Designer who's dressed stars such as Lady Gaga and Katy Perry has a flair for the dramatic and, for us mere mortals, a knack for making ordinary pieces stand out.

Why we love Sally Lapointe's silk blouses and leather trousers
Spring-summer 2015 picks from Missoni, Azzedine Alaia, Delpozo
The hottest beachwear for summer 2015 in Hong Kong

This season's beachwear trends range from peekaboo mesh and bright bikinis in hi-tech fabrics to classy retro monochrome one-pieces. We ask local tastemakers for tips on how to sizzle this summer.

1 Jul 2015 - 5:29PM

This season's beachwear trends range from peekaboo mesh and bright bikinis in hi-tech fabrics to classy retro monochrome one-pieces. We ask local tastemakers for tips on how to sizzle this summer.

The hottest beachwear for summer 2015 in Hong Kong
What to buy: Reem Acra gowns, Cos bags and jewellery by Joanna Laura Constantine

We like summer gala wear, silver-lashed Scandinavian minimalism and whimsical accessories.

6 Jul 2015 - 5:04PM

We like summer gala wear, silver-lashed Scandinavian minimalism and whimsical accessories.

What to buy: Reem Acra gowns, Cos bags and jewellery by Joanna Laura Constantine
Blue serge suits: why denim will always be in style

Denim has clung to the catwalks since time immemorial, and it's in no hurry to leave. Today double denim is back with style icons Katy Holmes, Olivia Palermo and SJP donning contrasting shades and cuts on chunky clogs, killer court shoes and roughed-up Converses.

4 Jun 2015 - 12:49AM

Denim has clung to the catwalks since time immemorial, and it's in no hurry to leave. Today double denim is back with style icons Katy Holmes, Olivia Palermo and SJP donning contrasting shades and cuts on chunky clogs, killer court shoes and roughed-up Converses.

Blue serge suits: why denim will always be in style
Treat yourself to the latest from Céline, Vivienne Tam, Toga

Minimalists can't get enough Céline’s latest Ring bags, and Tam's black and white chinoiserie is taboo-breaking.

23 May 2015 - 10:35PM

Minimalists can't get enough Céline’s latest Ring bags, and Tam's black and white chinoiserie is taboo-breaking.

Treat yourself to the latest from Céline, Vivienne Tam, Toga
What to buy: Le Sac 11 from Armani, funky floral shoes by Prada
News flesh: this summer's fashion is about showing a bit of skin

Sheers, slits, crop tops and cut-outs will be all the rage in summer 2015, in lines as varied as Christian Dior, Topshop and Alexander Wang.

15 May 2015 - 4:23PM

Sheers, slits, crop tops and cut-outs will be all the rage in summer 2015, in lines as varied as Christian Dior, Topshop and Alexander Wang.

News flesh: this summer's fashion is about showing a bit of skin
Get your fashion fix with Sarah Lai, Yazbukey, and Alex Mika

Pop culture It's Betty Boop meets Roy Lichtenstein at Yazbukey this season, with bags inspired by Parisian clichés and pop culture. Pick up the camera and nail varnish clutches (HK$9,900 each; right and far right) at Harvey Nichols, Pacific Place, Admiralty.

11 May 2015 - 10:50AM

Pop culture It's Betty Boop meets Roy Lichtenstein at Yazbukey this season, with bags inspired by Parisian clichés and pop culture. Pick up the camera and nail varnish clutches (HK$9,900 each; right and far right) at Harvey Nichols, Pacific Place, Admiralty.

Get your fashion fix with Sarah Lai, Yazbukey, and Alex Mika
Mother's Day gifts from Dior; Fendi channels Italian actress Silvana Mangano
Spring-summer looks from Giorgio Armani, Isabel Marant, Tod's

Since gingham made an appearance in spring lookbooks, it was only a matter of time before tartan marched onto the summer runways. Giorgio Armani has some of the best takes on the pattern in its latest collection of tailored jackets, trousers and cady silk blouses.

18 Apr 2015 - 10:06PM

Since gingham made an appearance in spring lookbooks, it was only a matter of time before tartan marched onto the summer runways. Giorgio Armani has some of the best takes on the pattern in its latest collection of tailored jackets, trousers and cady silk blouses.

Spring-summer looks from Giorgio Armani, Isabel Marant, Tod's
Stella McCartney + Adidas' capsule collection, Savas' eccentric basket case

Oscar de la Renta once said: “Now is the most exciting time in fashion. Women are controlling their destiny, the consumer is more knowledgeable, and I have to be better every single day.” Inspiring words from the man who used to dress Jackie Kennedy. 

11 Apr 2015 - 7:26PM

Oscar de la Renta once said: “Now is the most exciting time in fashion. Women are controlling their destiny, the consumer is more knowledgeable, and I have to be better every single day.” Inspiring words from the man who used to dress Jackie Kennedy. 

Stella McCartney + Adidas' capsule collection, Savas' eccentric basket case
Converse All Star gets the Warhol treatment; Sacai meets Nike
Prada jewellery goes vintage, Armani gets royal
Fashion picks from Lulu Guinness, Jimmy Choo, and DVF
De Beers diamonds, Charlotte Olympia flats and Self-Portrait dresses

If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, then De Beers is every woman’s BFF … because a diamond is forever, get it?

14 Mar 2015 - 10:37PM

If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, then De Beers is every woman’s BFF … because a diamond is forever, get it?

De Beers diamonds, Charlotte Olympia flats and Self-Portrait dresses