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Japanese all-women dance troupe creates video soundtrack with their bodies

Choreographer Mikiko’s synchronised moves inspired DJ Daito Manabe’s soundtrack to ‘Tone’, which debuted at Hong Kong’s New Vision Arts Festival 2021

Choreographer Mikiko’s synchronised moves inspired DJ Daito Manabe’s soundtrack to ‘Tone’, which debuted at Hong Kong’s New Vision Arts Festival 2021

29 Dec 2021 - 2:35PM
Let’s drink to that! Musicians take audience on sensory journey of sound – and cocktails

The Up:Strike Project’s New Vision Arts Festival show combines works from US, France and Argentina and drinks made from bitter, aromatic Italian spirit

The Up:Strike Project’s New Vision Arts Festival show combines works from US, France and Argentina and drinks made from bitter, aromatic Italian spirit

29 Oct 2021 - 11:22AM
Mastermind of Muji to Go line, collaborator on Shiseido eyewear, inspired by Henri Matisse to paint with drones, Dai Fujiwara is a design chameleon

Dai Fujiwara, a Japanese designer, vacuumed up garbage from city streets and fur shed by animals and spun it into sweaters to make a point about recycling. They form part of a canon of work of astonishing breadth and vision, now on show.

Dai Fujiwara, a Japanese designer, vacuumed up garbage from city streets and fur shed by animals and spun it into sweaters to make a point about recycling. They form part of a canon of work of astonishing breadth and vision, now on show.

7 Mar 2021 - 2:30PM
Do it like J-Lo: Dry January means better skin, deeper sleep and more energy – start 2021 by giving your body a break from booze

Better skin, deeper sleep and more energy: cleansing your body by steering clear of booze is a no-brainer – but have you got what it takes?

Better skin, deeper sleep and more energy: cleansing your body by steering clear of booze is a no-brainer – but have you got what it takes?

5 Jan 2021 - 2:17PM
6 LGBT hookups, break-ups and scandals that shocked Taiwan’s movie and music scenes – from Aaron Yan to Enno Cheng

The self-governed island led the regional conversation by introducing same-sex marriage in 2019, but its LGBTQ+ celebrities haven’t all faced an easy ride

The self-governed island led the regional conversation by introducing same-sex marriage in 2019, but its LGBTQ+ celebrities haven’t all faced an easy ride

23 Apr 2020 - 12:46PM
From Marc Jacobs to Karlie Kloss: How the A-list fashion community is opening up on social media during the coronavirus pandemic

Instagram offers a fascinating insight into how the fashion world is sitting out the Covid-19 crisis – here’s our wrap of the most memorable posts

Instagram offers a fascinating insight into how the fashion world is sitting out the Covid-19 crisis – here’s our wrap of the most memorable posts

15 Apr 2020 - 4:00PM
Cats can act? Taiwan International Cat Film Festival celebrates felines in the movies – featuring stars like Sissi the Red Cat and Busao the Cat

The fifth Taiwan International Cat Film Festival celebrates movies by experimental directors featuring famous felines including Italy’s Sissi the Red Cat and Japan’s Busao the Cat

The fifth Taiwan International Cat Film Festival celebrates movies by experimental directors featuring famous felines including Italy’s Sissi the Red Cat and Japan’s Busao the Cat

14 Feb 2020 - 4:00PM
The best Black Friday gift imaginable? Jewellery owned by Prince – a ‘love symbol’ pendant at US$58,500 and Versace bracelets for US$12,500

You can do better than that 1999 super deluxe reissue – five pieces of jewellery owned by Prince could be yours

You can do better than that 1999 super deluxe reissue – five pieces of jewellery owned by Prince could be yours

29 Nov 2019 - 3:00PM
Sperm requests and 20-hour weeks: how cats can get famous on Instagram – and make their owners some money

One cat goes hiking, another loves to swim in the Australian waters and one even helps to fight climate change, but all these cats are social media influencers with huge followings

One cat goes hiking, another loves to swim in the Australian waters and one even helps to fight climate change, but all these cats are social media influencers with huge followings

20 Oct 2019 - 4:00PM
A ‘haunted’ Hong Kong flat: American tenant tries to get to the bottom of some ghostly goings-on

The smell of cigarettes, jammed locks, a collapsed bookshelf: messages from beyond the grave or just bad luck? A writer investigates after a series of unexplained occurrences at his flat, whose previous resident had committed suicide.

The smell of cigarettes, jammed locks, a collapsed bookshelf: messages from beyond the grave or just bad luck? A writer investigates after a series of unexplained occurrences at his flat, whose previous resident had committed suicide.

29 May 2019 - 3:30PM
From watery lotions to snail slime, why better skincare is a growing trend for Asian millennials

New trends such as double-cleansing are emerging in Asia, where consumers are committed to a thorough regimen at home

New trends such as double-cleansing are emerging in Asia, where consumers are committed to a thorough regimen at home

11 Mar 2019 - 2:46PM
What it’s like: How Taiwan’s female DJs put a new spin on a male-dominated industry

If the 2019 Red Bull Music 3Style World DJ Championships in Taipei is anything to go by, women are working twice as hard to make their mark on music industry

If the 2019 Red Bull Music 3Style World DJ Championships in Taipei is anything to go by, women are working twice as hard to make their mark on music industry

7 Mar 2019 - 10:27AM
The world according to Karl Lagerfeld: remembering a ‘quote machine’

Choupette, Lagerfeld’s beloved cat, 'became the best-paid cat in the world', even though the Kaiser did not want her to work

Choupette, Lagerfeld’s beloved cat, 'became the best-paid cat in the world', even though the Kaiser did not want her to work

19 Feb 2020 - 5:29PM
Are social media influencers ‘walking advertisements’ who signify the slow death of style?

Fashion journalist Katherine Zarrella laments the lack of creativity and individuality among influencers, whose task it is to sell because they are paid to wear certain brands

Fashion journalist Katherine Zarrella laments the lack of creativity and individuality among influencers, whose task it is to sell because they are paid to wear certain brands

18 Feb 2019 - 1:33PM
What it’s like: being a British etiquette coach to wealthy Chinese

Most clients from China seek the whole package, including body language and deportment, how to greet people formally and how to present oneself correctly

Most clients from China seek the whole package, including body language and deportment, how to greet people formally and how to present oneself correctly

13 Dec 2018 - 12:08PM
Christmas gift ideas: the 10 best and most fun fashion books of 2018

Stuck for presents to give your fashion-loving friends who have all the latest gear? We’re here to help out.

Stuck for presents to give your fashion-loving friends who have all the latest gear? We’re here to help out.

23 Nov 2018 - 10:52AM