Leona Liu

Leona Liu

Leona Liu is the Deputy 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

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
How to pair Boucheron, Cartier and Chaumet high jewellery with the latest haute couture from Fendi, Valentino, Dior and more

We paired high jewellery presented at Paris Couture Week with haute couture from leading luxury brands to create gorgeous looks

18 Jan 2020 - 8:00AM

We paired high jewellery presented at Paris Couture Week with haute couture from leading luxury brands to create gorgeous looks

How to pair Boucheron, Cartier and Chaumet high jewellery with the latest haute couture from Fendi, Valentino, Dior and more
Why Shiloh Jolie-Pitt is an LGBTQ+ fashion icon – from streetwear hoodies to red carpet glitter

From streetwear hoodies to red carpet glitter, the teenager’s repertoire of staple looks prove it

16 Jan 2020 - 9:43AM

From streetwear hoodies to red carpet glitter, the teenager’s repertoire of staple looks prove it

Why Shiloh Jolie-Pitt is an LGBTQ+ fashion icon – from streetwear hoodies to red carpet glitter
Why Chinese people wear red during Lunar New Year – and how to master the style like a modern millennial

Are you ready for the Year of the Rat? These bags from Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent, Giorgio Armani and more might help you see in the start of a new zodiac in style

13 Jan 2020 - 11:40AM

Are you ready for the Year of the Rat? These bags from Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent, Giorgio Armani and more might help you see in the start of a new zodiac in style

Why Chinese people wear red during Lunar New Year – and how to master the style like a modern millennial
Emily Blunt and Sienna Miller turn out for Gucci’s cinema screening of American Woman, hosted by Anna Wintour

Why are celebrities so excited about this 2018 film, set in a small town in Pennsylvania, and following a woman’s search for her missing teenage daughter?

10 Jan 2020 - 11:00AM

Why are celebrities so excited about this 2018 film, set in a small town in Pennsylvania, and following a woman’s search for her missing teenage daughter?

Emily Blunt and Sienna Miller turn out for Gucci’s cinema screening of American Woman, hosted by Anna Wintour
Stefano Ricci’s Fall/Winter 2020 collection echoes the classic Italian lifestyle – with Venice as the perfect backdrop

New collection makes it easy for men to switch from work to leisure mode as well as for formal occasions

9 Jan 2020 - 12:00PM

New collection makes it easy for men to switch from work to leisure mode as well as for formal occasions

Stefano Ricci’s Fall/Winter 2020 collection echoes the classic Italian lifestyle – with Venice as the perfect backdrop
Taylor Swift disappointed, Nicole Kidman dazzled and Billy Porter brought US$14 million of jewels – the best and worst-dressed celebrities at the Golden Globes 2020

Forget who went home with a trophy – which celebrities won the battle for the red carpet?

6 Jan 2020 - 6:35PM

Forget who went home with a trophy – which celebrities won the battle for the red carpet?

Taylor Swift disappointed, Nicole Kidman dazzled and Billy Porter brought US$14 million of jewels – the best and worst-dressed celebrities at the Golden Globes 2020
Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden and Rebel Wilson on the red carpet for Cats premiere in New York – in pictures

Based on the record-breaking Broadway show, Tom Hooper’s adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical boasts an all-star cast – who turned out in style for the movie’s Manhattan premiere

6 Jan 2020 - 3:00PM

Based on the record-breaking Broadway show, Tom Hooper’s adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical boasts an all-star cast – who turned out in style for the movie’s Manhattan premiere

Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson,  James Corden and Rebel Wilson on the red carpet for Cats premiere in New York – in pictures
Indian millennials, ‘silver wave’ shoppers and sustainable practices will define fashion and design trends in the 2020s

New technologies, fresh philosophies, the global environmental crisis and shifting demographic spending power will all define the face of fashion and design in the decade ahead

6 Jan 2020 - 10:00AM

New technologies, fresh philosophies, the global environmental crisis and shifting demographic spending power will all define the face of fashion and design in the decade ahead

Indian millennials, ‘silver wave’ shoppers and sustainable practices will define fashion and design trends in the 2020s
Rakul Preet Singh and Anushka Sharma, Ayushmann Khurrana vs Kartik Aaryan – who was the best-dressed at Bollywood’s Filmfare style 2019?

Known affectionately as the subcontinent’s Met Gala, Bollywood’s greatest divas and most swoon-worthy gents were all out for the Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards 2019

4 Jan 2020 - 2:00PM

Known affectionately as the subcontinent’s Met Gala, Bollywood’s greatest divas and most swoon-worthy gents were all out for the Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards 2019

Rakul Preet Singh and Anushka Sharma, Ayushmann Khurrana vs Kartik Aaryan – who was the best-dressed at Bollywood’s Filmfare style 2019?
4 of Gong Li’s most memorable movies – from Farewell My Concubine to Mulan

As the renowned Chinese beauty celebrates her 55th birthday on New Year’s Eve, we look back at her most memorable roles

31 Dec 2019 - 11:06AM

As the renowned Chinese beauty celebrates her 55th birthday on New Year’s Eve, we look back at her most memorable roles

4 of Gong Li’s most memorable movies – from Farewell My Concubine to Mulan
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker premiere – Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Kelly Marie Tran dazzle on the red carpet in London

Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Kelly Marie Tran dazzled on the red carpet in London’s Leicester Square

26 Dec 2019 - 3:00PM

Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Kelly Marie Tran dazzled on the red carpet in London’s Leicester Square

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker premiere – Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Kelly Marie Tran dazzle on the red carpet in London
How LVMH, Cartier and other luxury jewellers are engaging with millennials – with a VIP Ritz Paris guest suite and celebrity endorsements

Beauty and fashion brands struggle to keep up with phenomenal growth of jewellery

21 Dec 2019 - 12:00PM

Beauty and fashion brands struggle to keep up with phenomenal growth of jewellery

How LVMH, Cartier and other luxury jewellers are engaging with millennials – with a VIP Ritz Paris guest suite and celebrity endorsements
From Melania Trump visiting Queen Elizabeth to Rihanna at British Fashion Awards, who were the worst- and best-dressed celebrities?

The Hadid sisters, Lady Gaga, Liu Wen and Jessica Jung impressed us this year, but who shocked us with the worst outfits?

19 Dec 2019 - 12:00PM

The Hadid sisters, Lady Gaga, Liu Wen and Jessica Jung impressed us this year, but who shocked us with the worst outfits?

From Melania Trump visiting Queen Elizabeth to Rihanna at British Fashion Awards, who were the worst- and best-dressed celebrities?
Puppy love: Gucci, Dior, Celine and Tod’s are just some of the luxury brands showing off snuggle-worthy designs

Bright colours, impressive prints and sleek designs mark the latest by luxury designers such as Gucci, Dior, Celine and Tod’s

2 Jan 2020 - 12:35PM

Bright colours, impressive prints and sleek designs mark the latest by luxury designers such as Gucci, Dior, Celine and Tod’s

Puppy love: Gucci, Dior, Celine and Tod’s are just some of the luxury brands showing off snuggle-worthy designs
How to get Rihanna’s regal look at the British Fashion Awards

Rihanna wowed at London’s Fashion Awards, channelling vintage and regal charm in her own Fenty – here’s how you can get the same look

9 Dec 2019 - 4:00PM

Rihanna wowed at London’s Fashion Awards, channelling vintage and regal charm in her own Fenty – here’s how you can get the same look

How to get Rihanna’s regal look at the British Fashion Awards
Jungkook? Jimin? J-Hope? Which BTS member looked the most dapper at K-pop’s MAMA awards?

It might be zero surprise that BTS swept four top awards – including Worldwide Icon of the Year – but with all members decked out in Hedi Slimane’s Celine menswear, which of them looked best on the red carpet?

6 Dec 2019 - 4:20PM

It might be zero surprise that BTS swept four top awards – including Worldwide Icon of the Year – but with all members decked out in Hedi Slimane’s Celine menswear, which of them looked best on the red carpet?

Jungkook? Jimin? J-Hope? Which BTS member looked the most dapper at K-pop’s MAMA awards?
Queen Elizabeth greeted Melania Trump at the Nato summit – did the US first lady dress to impress?

In June, the US first lady joined US President Donald Trump and his children on a trip to Buckingham Palace, but at Nato, she and Trump went alone

4 Dec 2019 - 4:35PM

In June, the US first lady joined US President Donald Trump and his children on a trip to Buckingham Palace, but at Nato, she and Trump went alone

Queen Elizabeth greeted Melania Trump at the Nato summit – did the US first lady dress to impress?
Can Lanvin, France’s third-oldest fashion house, be revived? New CEO Jean-Philippe Hecquet thinks so

Chinese conglomerate Fosun, which bought Lanvin in 2018, hopes that its long-term commitment and clear vision will take the 130-year-old brand to a much wider stage

4 Dec 2019 - 2:14PM

Chinese conglomerate Fosun, which bought Lanvin in 2018, hopes that its long-term commitment and clear vision will take the 130-year-old brand to a much wider stage

Can Lanvin, France’s third-oldest fashion house, be revived? New CEO Jean-Philippe Hecquet thinks so