Marisa Cannon

Belgium-based Gary Pill and Fabrice Elfassy launched their minimalist jewellery label in September. Coming from three generations of diamond cutters, Pill remembers being perched on his grandfather’s knee as a child, examining stones in his Antwerp workshop. Elfassy has a retail and product-design background.

Just about everyone in Hong Kong is happy to see October when it arrives. The notorious humidity levels have started to fall and we can think about dressing for style rather than just to avoid heatstroke.


Hong Kong designer Erbert Chong has moved into the realms of gothic glam with his winter collection, moodily titled Black Metropolis.

Quirky combos and layers are winter's saving grace as junk season begins to peter out and women shove their sundresses to the back of the wardrobe. Year on year, one of the season's most resilient trends is contrasting fabrics and textures — the wackier, the better.

Pastels do everything to ease us from lurid summer prints to autumnal tones and we're thankful to Tibi for adding powdery pigments to this year's autumn-winter offering.

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