Leona Liu

Leona Liu

Leona Liu is the Editor of STYLE, covering a variety of lifestyle topics from fashion to design. She has previously worked at iconic titles like VOGUE, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, National Geographic and most recently, the design magazine Perspective.

Latest from Leona Liu

Fashion billionaire Renzo Rosso, owner of Diesel, Margiela, Marni and Viktor & Rolf owner talks about luxury after coronavirus and his China strategy

The Italian owner of Diesel, Margiela, Marni and Viktor & Rolf talks about luxury after coronavirus

6 Aug 2020 - 6:00AM

The Italian owner of Diesel, Margiela, Marni and Viktor & Rolf talks about luxury after coronavirus

Fashion billionaire Renzo Rosso, owner of Diesel, Margiela, Marni and Viktor & Rolf owner talks about luxury after coronavirus and his China strategy
Opinion | Paris Couture Week 2020 goes digital, with inventive shows from Chanel, Dior, Valentino and an end – for now – to fake celebrity tickets and ego-driven front row politics

Fashion weeks usually see media, celebrities and influencers battle for the best seats – but this year’s live-streamed show left the drama to the collections

29 Jul 2020 - 3:14PM

Fashion weeks usually see media, celebrities and influencers battle for the best seats – but this year’s live-streamed show left the drama to the collections

Paris Couture Week 2020 goes digital, with inventive shows from Chanel, Dior, Valentino and an end – for now – to fake celebrity tickets and ego-driven front row politics
Who is Princess Norodom Pongsoriya, the beautiful Gen Z Cambodian royal beloved in China?

Recognised at home and in China for her beauty and brains, this young member of Cambodia’s much revered but low-key royal family is starting to make her mark

23 Jul 2020 - 12:52PM

Recognised at home and in China for her beauty and brains, this young member of Cambodia’s much revered but low-key royal family is starting to make her mark

Who is Princess Norodom Pongsoriya, the beautiful Gen Z Cambodian royal beloved in China?
Melania Trump loves them, but would you spend over US$60,000 on a Hermès Birkin bag in an online auction?

Beloved by the Kardashian clan and Victoria Beckham, luxury handbags from coveted designers like Chanel and Hermès have reached record prices at an online-only auction

5 Jun 2020 - 6:13PM

Beloved by the Kardashian clan and Victoria Beckham, luxury handbags from coveted designers like Chanel and Hermès have reached record prices at an online-only auction

Melania Trump loves them, but would you spend over US$60,000 on a Hermès Birkin bag in an online auction?
Hermès, Gucci and Cartier – the best summer looks to wear, even while in lockdown

A-list celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry and Julia Roberts are showing off their red-carpet looks even while in self-isolation, so why not follow their lead?

1 Jun 2020 - 3:00AM

A-list celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry and Julia Roberts are showing off their red-carpet looks even while in self-isolation, so why not follow their lead?

Hermès, Gucci and Cartier – the best summer looks to wear, even while in lockdown
Melania vs Ivanka Trump in fashion – what do Donald Trump’s wife and eldest daughter’s wardrobe choices really say, and who dresses better?

Donald Trump’s wife and daughter Ivanka Trump face equally ferocious fashion scrutiny – how do their sartorial approaches differ, and what can we work out from their wardrobes?

28 May 2020 - 6:58PM

Donald Trump’s wife and daughter Ivanka Trump face equally ferocious fashion scrutiny – how do their sartorial approaches differ, and what can we work out from their wardrobes?

Melania vs Ivanka Trump in fashion – what do Donald Trump’s wife and eldest daughter’s wardrobe choices really say, and who dresses better?
Not shaped like a Victoria’s Secret model? How Gucci, Christian Dior, Kenzo – even Rihanna’s Fenty – are going body-positive to suit women of every size

Brands including Gucci, Christian Dior, Kenzo – even Rihanna’s Fenty – and others are showcasing looks to suit all body types and shapes

16 May 2020 - 10:00AM

Brands including Gucci, Christian Dior, Kenzo – even Rihanna’s Fenty – and others are showcasing looks to suit all body types and shapes

Not shaped like a Victoria’s Secret model? How Gucci, Christian Dior, Kenzo – even Rihanna’s Fenty – are going body-positive to suit women of every size
With Ferragamo’s Viva pumps a Gen Z must-have shoe, creative director Paul Andrew gives the Italian luxury brand a gender-neutral, eco-friendly update

At Ferragamo, Paul Andrew combines the brand’s exquisite Italian craftsmanship with a hi-tech and sustainable approach for a new generation of fans

11 May 2020 - 2:00AM

At Ferragamo, Paul Andrew combines the brand’s exquisite Italian craftsmanship with a hi-tech and sustainable approach for a new generation of fans

With Ferragamo’s Viva pumps a Gen Z must-have shoe, creative director Paul Andrew gives the Italian luxury brand a gender-neutral, eco-friendly update
Why Canada Goose sees sustainability as key to fashion’s future – CEO Dani Reiss explains

Boss of the Canadian luxury winter jacket brand shares his views about the industry’s future post-coronavirus, his strategy for China, and explains why he believes sustainability is fundamental to fashion

23 Apr 2020 - 12:49PM

Boss of the Canadian luxury winter jacket brand shares his views about the industry’s future post-coronavirus, his strategy for China, and explains why he believes sustainability is fundamental to fashion

Why Canada Goose sees sustainability as key to fashion’s future – CEO Dani Reiss explains
Ivanka Trump: From that ‘Coronavirus dress’ to her Vera Wang wedding gown, what do the US first daughter’s fashion choices really say?

Catwalk model, steely businesswoman, beloved bride, mother and unlikely international diplomat – what can we learn from the US first daughter’s sartorial choices?

17 Apr 2020 - 8:00PM

Catwalk model, steely businesswoman, beloved bride, mother and unlikely international diplomat – what can we learn from the US first daughter’s sartorial choices?

Ivanka Trump: From that ‘Coronavirus dress’ to her Vera Wang wedding gown, what do the US first daughter’s fashion choices really say?
The coronavirus outbreak may have postponed Lady Gaga’s new album release but her fashion sense has made a comeback

The fashion icon has gone back to her one-of-a-kind style as she sports Alexander McQueen, Versace and Thierry Mugler in her new music video

28 Mar 2020 - 2:00PM

The fashion icon has gone back to her one-of-a-kind style as she sports Alexander McQueen, Versace and Thierry Mugler in her new music video

The coronavirus outbreak may have postponed Lady Gaga’s new album release but her fashion sense has made a comeback
Is Coronavirus increasing online luxury shopping? We ask the CEO of upcycling fashion resale platform Vestiaire Collective

Vestiaire Collective CEO Max Bittner says he has seen an increase in seller activity since the coronavirus took hold, as shoppers find sustainable shopping solutions online

24 Mar 2020 - 11:48AM

Vestiaire Collective CEO Max Bittner says he has seen an increase in seller activity since the coronavirus took hold, as shoppers find sustainable shopping solutions online

Is Coronavirus increasing online luxury shopping? We ask the CEO of upcycling fashion resale platform Vestiaire Collective
Maluma and Cate Blanchett are rocking tribal patterns for summer – with Louis Vuitton and Saint Laurent, here’s how you can, too

From intricate jacquard to pretty paisley, adopt an urban, tribal vibe in the summer collections for Louis Vuitton and Saint Laurent

21 Mar 2020 - 5:00AM

From intricate jacquard to pretty paisley, adopt an urban, tribal vibe in the summer collections for Louis Vuitton and Saint Laurent

Maluma and Cate Blanchett are rocking tribal patterns for summer – with Louis Vuitton and Saint Laurent, here’s how you can, too
Meet coronavirus victim Tien Nguyen – Vietnam’s richest heiress – who fled London in a US$360,000 chartered plane

Following socialite sisters Nga Nguyen and Nguyen Hong Nhung, Instagram influencer Tien Nguyen is the third Vietnamese celebrity to test positive for Covid-19

30 Mar 2020 - 5:14PM

Following socialite sisters Nga Nguyen and Nguyen Hong Nhung, Instagram influencer Tien Nguyen is the third Vietnamese celebrity to test positive for Covid-19

Meet coronavirus victim Tien Nguyen – Vietnam’s richest heiress – who fled London in a US$360,000 chartered plane
China’s coronavirus response ‘demonstrated its evolution into a world superpower’, says Stefano Ricci CEO

CEO of Italian luxury brand Stefano Ricci praises Beijing’s robust response to the Covid-19, in a frank interview about consumer trends across Asia

2 Apr 2020 - 12:31PM

CEO of Italian luxury brand Stefano Ricci praises Beijing’s robust response to the Covid-19, in a frank interview about consumer trends across Asia

China’s coronavirus response ‘demonstrated its evolution into a world superpower’, says Stefano Ricci CEO
What to wear between seasons: Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana and Givenchy show us the colours

The SS20 runways highlight pastels and prints as the best choices this season for spring or summer excursions

14 Mar 2020 - 2:00PM

The SS20 runways highlight pastels and prints as the best choices this season for spring or summer excursions

What to wear between seasons: Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana and Givenchy show us the colours
Neon colours, enormous florals, vinyl trench coats, huge totes and crossbody sling bags – spring/summer 2020’s hottest fashion trends

Crossbody sling bags and sheer see-through designs will be big for the season ahead, while ‘utility dressing’ – cargo pants, trucker jackets and functional vests – is also trending

5 Mar 2020 - 11:19AM

Crossbody sling bags and sheer see-through designs will be big for the season ahead, while ‘utility dressing’ – cargo pants, trucker jackets and functional vests – is also trending

Neon colours, enormous florals, vinyl trench coats, huge totes and crossbody sling bags – spring/summer 2020’s hottest fashion trends
Melania Trump in India – what political statements did the First Lady’s wardrobe make? (and which brands were in her suitcase?)

Fashion critics applauded Melania’s thoughtfulness in subtly honouring India’s heritage – what do you think of her exotic sash at the Taj Mahal?

28 Feb 2020 - 2:57PM

Fashion critics applauded Melania’s thoughtfulness in subtly honouring India’s heritage – what do you think of her exotic sash at the Taj Mahal?

Melania Trump in India – what political statements did the First Lady’s wardrobe make? (and which brands were in her suitcase?)
Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada, Fendi and Valentino all mined streetwear cool with these pumped-up, bright-hued ‘luxury’ sneakers

Luxury designers Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada and Valentino have created pumped up sneakers using bold colours and streetwear style

23 Feb 2020 - 10:00AM

Luxury designers Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada and Valentino have created pumped up sneakers using bold colours and streetwear style

Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada, Fendi and Valentino all mined streetwear cool with these pumped-up, bright-hued ‘luxury’ sneakers
Karl Lagerfeld, one year on: Chanel and Fendi designs pay tribute to the master designer

Taking inspiration from Woody Allen’s 2013 black comedy Blue Jasmine, starring Cate Blanchett, STYLE presents an Upper East Side tribute featuring vintage designs by Lagerfeld

19 Feb 2020 - 6:29PM

Taking inspiration from Woody Allen’s 2013 black comedy Blue Jasmine, starring Cate Blanchett, STYLE presents an Upper East Side tribute featuring vintage designs by Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld, one year on: Chanel and Fendi designs pay tribute to the master designer
5 women’s watches for the month of love – which one would Rihanna choose for the red carpet?

As more female stars are bringing timepieces onto the red carpet, here are our five favourite luxury watches that pay tribute to love, gemstones and the universe

17 Feb 2020 - 2:00AM

As more female stars are bringing timepieces onto the red carpet, here are our five favourite luxury watches that pay tribute to love, gemstones and the universe

5 women’s watches for the month of love – which one would Rihanna choose for the red carpet?
Boucheron adds 8 new Question Mark necklaces to its Signature High Jewellery collection

Unveiled at Paris Couture Week, these new pieces see creative director Claire Choisne add her personal take to the French luxury jeweller’s historic designs

12 Feb 2020 - 2:00AM

Unveiled at Paris Couture Week, these new pieces see creative director Claire Choisne add her personal take to the French luxury jeweller’s historic designs

Boucheron adds 8 new Question Mark necklaces to its Signature High Jewellery collection
Alexander McQueen remembered: 6 of the most outrageous shows from fashion’s darkest genius, 10 years after his death

If Jean Paul Gaultier is the enfant terrible of France, McQueen was his British counterpart with designs that were equally beautiful, dark and thought-provoking

11 Feb 2020 - 6:07PM

If Jean Paul Gaultier is the enfant terrible of France, McQueen was his British counterpart with designs that were equally beautiful, dark and thought-provoking

Alexander McQueen remembered: 6 of the most outrageous shows from fashion’s darkest genius, 10 years after his death
Oscars 2020: the worst and best dressed celebrities on the Academy Awards red carpet

Did Saoirse Ronan upstage Scarlett Johansson? Margot Robbie or Charlize Theron – who wore the LBD better? Who tore up the rule book in Chanel? And just what did Billy Porter wear this time?

11 Feb 2020 - 12:41PM

Did Saoirse Ronan upstage Scarlett Johansson? Margot Robbie or Charlize Theron – who wore the LBD better? Who tore up the rule book in Chanel? And just what did Billy Porter wear this time?

Oscars 2020: the worst and best dressed celebrities on the Academy Awards red carpet
Coronavirus: What luxury brands Gucci, Cartier, Hermès and Dior and others are doing to fight the deadly outbreak

French luxury house LVMH stepped up with a donation of US$2.2 million, but what have other luxury houses done to help victims of the Wuhan-born outbreak?

8 Feb 2020 - 7:00PM

French luxury house LVMH stepped up with a donation of US$2.2 million, but what have other luxury houses done to help victims of the Wuhan-born outbreak?

Coronavirus: What luxury brands  Gucci, Cartier, Hermès and Dior and others are doing to fight the deadly outbreak
Valentine’s Day gift ideas: from Celine sunglasses to a Hermès scarf – 4 luxury items you never thought to find in pink

Thoughtful but practical pink-coloured gift items sure to make hearts skip a beat come February 14

7 Feb 2020 - 6:00PM

Thoughtful but practical pink-coloured gift items sure to make hearts skip a beat come February 14

Valentine’s Day gift ideas: from Celine sunglasses to a Hermès scarf – 4 luxury items you never thought to find in pink
A Leica camera or Berluti charger? Romantic travel gift ideas for Valentine’s Day

If you’re plotting a romantic getaway – or simply want to be ready for the next one – these luxury travel gift ideas combine practicality with passion.

7 Feb 2020 - 4:53AM

If you’re plotting a romantic getaway – or simply want to be ready for the next one – these luxury travel gift ideas combine practicality with passion.

A Leica camera or Berluti charger? Romantic travel gift ideas for Valentine’s Day
Gucci and 4 other elegant travel accessories Rihanna might use if she splits from her next boyfriend

The thought of ditching high fashion for comfort on long-haul flights is appealing, but you can still relax with these trendy accessories

31 Jan 2020 - 2:00AM

The thought of ditching high fashion for comfort on long-haul flights is appealing, but you can still relax with these trendy accessories

Gucci and 4 other elegant travel accessories Rihanna might use if she splits from her next boyfriend
How nature-inspired high jewellery from Chanel and Cartier offers the route to prosperity this Lunar New Year

Van Cleef & Arpels, Boucheron and Chaumet also offer tantalising prospects for the Year of the Rat, and beyond.

22 Jan 2020 - 4:23AM

Van Cleef & Arpels, Boucheron and Chaumet also offer tantalising prospects for the Year of the Rat, and beyond.

How nature-inspired high jewellery from Chanel and Cartier offers the route to prosperity this Lunar New Year
5 oriental-style luxury watches just in time for Lunar New Year

Start a new decade – and new Chinese zodiac – with one of these commemorative artisanal timepieces from Harry Winston, Chopard, Graff, Jaquet Droz and Vacheron Constantin

20 Jan 2020 - 2:00AM

Start a new decade – and new Chinese zodiac – with one of these commemorative artisanal timepieces from Harry Winston, Chopard, Graff, Jaquet Droz and Vacheron Constantin

5 oriental-style luxury watches just in time for Lunar New Year