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The Dictator | The Dictator’s final pearls of fashion wisdom: know yourself, treasure your tailor and never, ever wear cut-off shorts

Hong Kong’s senior style guru on how to be the best version of you

31 Dec 2018 - 9:36AM

Hong Kong’s senior style guru on how to be the best version of you

The Dictator’s final pearls of fashion wisdom: know yourself, treasure your tailor and never, ever wear cut-off shorts
The Dictator | Shine in sequins: where to buy dazzling skirts, from high street to high end

Plus, sculpt your silhouette with corset belts for all budgets

11 Dec 2018 - 9:35AM

Plus, sculpt your silhouette with corset belts for all budgets

Shine in sequins: where to buy dazzling skirts, from high street to high end
The Dictator | How to stay smart throughout the day without having to re-tuck your shirt: bodysuits, not belts

Plus, purple shampoo will eliminate brassy tones in blondes, here’s where to find it

27 Nov 2018 - 12:05PM

Plus, purple shampoo will eliminate brassy tones in blondes, here’s where to find it

How to stay smart throughout the day without having to re-tuck your shirt: bodysuits, not belts
The Dictator | The winter wedding dilemma: what to wear and where to buy it from

Also, hosiery that won’t have your feet sliding around in your shoes

20 Nov 2018 - 12:02PM

Also, hosiery that won’t have your feet sliding around in your shoes

The winter wedding dilemma: what to wear and where to buy it from
The Dictator | Tracee Ellis Ross rocked a sequinned jumpsuit at the American Music Awards, where can you buy one?

Plus, white leggings for 40-something women – to wear or not to wear

23 Oct 2018 - 12:05PM

Plus, white leggings for 40-something women – to wear or not to wear

Tracee Ellis Ross rocked a sequinned jumpsuit at the American Music Awards, where can you buy one?
The Dictator | How to get an Alaïa look lasercut handbag for less

Plus, where to find skinny-fit sailor pants and, yes, they are a ‘thing’

16 Oct 2018 - 12:07PM

Plus, where to find skinny-fit sailor pants and, yes, they are a ‘thing’

How to get an Alaïa look lasercut handbag for less
The Dictator | Bakuchiol, nature’s new Retinol, is the only anti-ageing skincare ingredient you need to know right now

Plus, where to get your leopard-print fix this autumn

9 Oct 2018 - 12:09PM

Plus, where to get your leopard-print fix this autumn

Bakuchiol, nature’s new Retinol, is the only anti-ageing skincare ingredient you need to know right now
The Dictator | The best designer handbags for under HK$10,000: buy up-and-coming brands like Wandler or Danse Lente

Lesser known labels prove that accessible prices and designer accessories are not mutually exclusive

2 Oct 2018 - 12:07PM

Lesser known labels prove that accessible prices and designer accessories are not mutually exclusive

The best designer handbags for under HK$10,000: buy up-and-coming brands like Wandler or Danse Lente
The Dictator | How to wear the Western trend and not look like a cowboy: don’t go wild

Plus, wide-legged leather trousers from Marc Jacobs, Frame Denim and more

18 Sep 2018 - 1:01PM

Plus, wide-legged leather trousers from Marc Jacobs, Frame Denim and more

How to wear the Western trend and not look like a cowboy: don’t go wild
The Dictator | Where to find the perfect jewellery box, and support local brands, in Hong Kong

Plus luxe versions of Indian block prints

21 Aug 2018 - 12:04PM

Plus luxe versions of Indian block prints

Where to find the perfect jewellery box, and support local brands, in Hong Kong
The Dictator | How to wear polka dots the grown-up way – avoid all references to Minnie Mouse

Plus, where to get festival-friendly eco-glitter for your summer of fun

14 Aug 2018 - 12:13PM

Plus, where to get festival-friendly eco-glitter for your summer of fun

How to wear polka dots the grown-up way – avoid all references to Minnie Mouse
The Dictator | Meghan Markle’s boat-neck dresses – get the look

When Meghan met Harry, the world fell for her distinct style but the former Ms Markle has been rocking the look long before she met her prince

31 Jul 2018 - 12:19PM

When Meghan met Harry, the world fell for her distinct style but the former Ms Markle has been rocking the look long before she met her prince

Meghan Markle’s boat-neck dresses – get the look
The Dictator | Where to buy beaded bags, this summer’s must-have accessory

Plus, wide-legged white jeans might sound impossible to pull off, but with the right tailoring – and a stain remover stick in hand – you can join the social media stars in this daring trend

24 Jul 2018 - 12:16PM

Plus, wide-legged white jeans might sound impossible to pull off, but with the right tailoring – and a stain remover stick in hand – you can join the social media stars in this daring trend

Where to buy beaded bags, this summer’s must-have accessory
The Dictator | Why belted swimsuits are the best bet for summer, and where to find them

Swimwear with a belt can create the illusion of an hourglass figure, although make sure to try before you buy

17 Jul 2018 - 12:18PM

Swimwear with a belt can create the illusion of an hourglass figure, although make sure to try before you buy

Why belted swimsuits are the best bet for summer, and where to find them
The Dictator | Shorts worthy of an Instagram influencer, and which shoes to wear with a green dress

From Alexander McQueen to Uniqlo, paperbag-waist shorts are this season’s must have

10 Jul 2018 - 8:00AM

From Alexander McQueen to Uniqlo, paperbag-waist shorts are this season’s must have

Shorts worthy of an Instagram influencer, and which shoes to wear with a green dress
The Dictator | Where to buy recycled fashion in Hong Kong – brands that use marine plastic

Treat your conscience as well as your wardrobe with the eco-friendly Adidas x Parley line

25 Jun 2018 - 12:45PM

Treat your conscience as well as your wardrobe with the eco-friendly Adidas x Parley line

Where to buy recycled fashion in Hong Kong – brands that use marine plastic
The Dictator | Where to find maternity clothes you can wear after the bump is gone

Several websites and brands, such as Hatch and Beyond Nine, offer clothes for ‘before, during & after’ pregnancy

18 Jun 2018 - 12:46PM

Several websites and brands, such as Hatch and Beyond Nine, offer clothes for ‘before, during & after’ pregnancy

Where to find maternity clothes you can wear after the bump is gone
The Dictator | Amal Clooney’s yellow royal wedding dress and where to find it

The human rights lawyer dazzled at the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in a custom-made Stella McCartney outfit

6 Jun 2018 - 5:15PM

The human rights lawyer dazzled at the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in a custom-made Stella McCartney outfit

Amal Clooney’s yellow royal wedding dress and where to find it
The Dictator | Where to buy eco-friendly shampoo bars in Hong Kong, and cut down on plastic packaging

Minimise your environmental impact by buying solid, chemical-free shampoos from brands such as Lamazuna and Einnoc

4 Jun 2018 - 12:48PM

Minimise your environmental impact by buying solid, chemical-free shampoos from brands such as Lamazuna and Einnoc

Where to buy eco-friendly shampoo bars in Hong Kong, and cut down on plastic packaging
The Dictator | How to choose the right bikini for your body type, and where to buy them

Plus, dresses that are literally like works of art

24 May 2018 - 6:31PM

Plus, dresses that are literally like works of art

How to choose the right bikini for your body type, and where to buy them
The Dictator | From Beyoncé to Madonna, everyone is wearing crowns and halos – here’s where to find them

From Lana Del Rey’s winged headpiece to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s halo, this year’s star-studded Met Gala offered up some divine inspiration

18 May 2018 - 5:47PM

From Lana Del Rey’s winged headpiece to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s halo, this year’s star-studded Met Gala offered up some divine inspiration

From Beyoncé to Madonna, everyone is wearing crowns and halos – here’s where to find them
The Dictator | Blake Lively’s sexy and sophisticated blazer dress: where to find it

Wearing just a jacket is fine, as long as you make wise lingerie choices

14 May 2018 - 12:33PM

Wearing just a jacket is fine, as long as you make wise lingerie choices

Blake Lively’s sexy and sophisticated blazer dress: where to find it
The Dictator | Meghan Markle’s stunning cape dress: where to find it

Find dresses similar to the Stella McCartney creation worn by the future royal to the queen’s birthday party

2 May 2018 - 7:04PM

Find dresses similar to the Stella McCartney creation worn by the future royal to the queen’s birthday party

Meghan Markle’s stunning cape dress: where to find it
The Dictator | Mules and slides – what’s the difference and where to find the latest offerings

Plus, where to shop for on-trend round straw bags – not Bali, for starters

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Plus, where to shop for on-trend round straw bags – not Bali, for starters

Mules and slides – what’s the difference and where to find the latest offerings
The Dictator | Skorts continue the ’90s fashion revival: where to find the best ones in Hong Kong

Plus, tracking down a clutch with a long tassel

23 Apr 2018 - 12:33PM

Plus, tracking down a clutch with a long tassel

Skorts continue the ’90s fashion revival: where to find the best ones in Hong Kong
The Dictator | How to make your hands look younger, and reverse the ageing process

Plus, where to find the hottest dresses with multicoloured fringe

16 Apr 2018 - 5:00PM

Plus, where to find the hottest dresses with multicoloured fringe

How to make your hands look younger, and reverse the ageing process
The Dictator | The Frankenstein dress: how to wear this freakishly cool trend

Asian designers have been rocking the look made up by sewing together incongruous fabrics and patterns for ages

10 Apr 2018 - 8:01AM

Asian designers have been rocking the look made up by sewing together incongruous fabrics and patterns for ages

The Frankenstein dress: how to wear this freakishly cool trend
The Dictator | The ugly sneaker trend: what’s so cool about them?

Plus, terry cloth blazers, the new poolside must-have, for both men and women

2 Apr 2018 - 5:48PM

Plus, terry cloth blazers, the new poolside must-have, for both men and women

The ugly sneaker trend: what’s so cool about them?
The Dictator | Clueless about tartan? How to wear plaid like cult fashion icons Cher and Dionne

Alicia Silverstone and Stacey Dash’s unique outfits from the 1995 movie are enjoying a runway resurrection

21 Mar 2018 - 7:13PM

Alicia Silverstone and Stacey Dash’s unique outfits from the 1995 movie are enjoying a runway resurrection

Clueless about tartan? How to wear plaid like cult fashion icons Cher and Dionne
The Dictator | White booties: the shoes for spring-summer 2018

Plus, the ideal cape for your next summer holiday

14 Mar 2018 - 7:33PM

Plus, the ideal cape for your next summer holiday

White booties: the shoes for spring-summer 2018