Vincenzo La Torre

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Vincenzo La Torre

Fashion Editor

Italian-born Vincenzo La Torre is Fashion Editor for the Post and Post Magazine, and started his career in fashion journalism after graduating from Columbia University in New York. He has previously worked for Vogue Japan, Harper's Bazaar Singapore and Prestige Hong Kong. Before joining the Post as fashion editor in 2017, Vincenzo was a member of the launch team of Vogue Arabia in Dubai.

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Dior pulls photo in China show criticised for ‘smearing Asian women’ by portraying a woman with ‘spooky eyes’ and a ‘gloomy face’

French luxury brand Dior has removed from Chinese social media and a Shanghai exhibition a photo of a woman in traditional Chinese costume holding a Lady Dior bag after state media attacked it.

French luxury brand Dior has removed from Chinese social media and a Shanghai exhibition a photo of a woman in traditional Chinese costume holding a Lady Dior bag after state media attacked it.

Dior pulls photo in China show criticised for ‘smearing Asian women’ by portraying a woman with ‘spooky eyes’ and a ‘gloomy face’
24 Nov 2021 - 5:06PM
Kim Kardashian ‘really guided us’ for Fendi x Skims, says Kim Jones ahead of collaboration drop on November 9

Fendi designer Jones reveals how his collaboration with Kardashian’s shapewear brand came about and why he admires her so much ahead of the November 9 drop.

Fendi designer Jones reveals how his collaboration with Kardashian’s shapewear brand came about and why he admires her so much ahead of the November 9 drop.

Kim Kardashian ‘really guided us’ for Fendi x Skims, says Kim Jones ahead of collaboration drop on November 9
29 Oct 2021 - 8:45AM
Phillip Lim on his Aveda sustainable holiday collection collaboration: it pairs Asian representation with environmental impact, fashion designer says

Asian-American fashion designer Phillip Lim, who worked with Aveda on the collection, says the collaboration was an opportunity to couple Asian representation with environmental impact.

Asian-American fashion designer Phillip Lim, who worked with Aveda on the collection, says the collaboration was an opportunity to couple Asian representation with environmental impact.

Phillip Lim on his Aveda sustainable holiday collection collaboration: it pairs Asian representation with environmental impact, fashion designer says
19 Oct 2021 - 8:03AM
Are sneakers the next big investment opportunity? StockX’s Scott Cutler, CEO of the online collectibles marketplace, thinks so

Sneakers, toys and streetwear are joining gold and Hermès bags as financial investments, and the sports-shoe resale market alone is expected to reach US$30 billion by 2030.

Sneakers, toys and streetwear are joining gold and Hermès bags as financial investments, and the sports-shoe resale market alone is expected to reach US$30 billion by 2030.

Are sneakers the next big investment opportunity? StockX’s Scott Cutler, CEO of the online collectibles marketplace, thinks so
18 Oct 2021 - 9:07AM
Put to the test: a laser that remodels your skin by targeting wrinkles, scars and acne, we’re told – and which costs as much as a designer bag

The Lyma Laser will remodel your skin, its creator Lucy Goff says – but is the US$2,500 skincare device worth the hype? We talk to Goff and give it a try to see what all the fuss is about.

The Lyma Laser will remodel your skin, its creator Lucy Goff says – but is the US$2,500 skincare device worth the hype? We talk to Goff and give it a try to see what all the fuss is about.

Put to the test: a laser that remodels your skin by targeting wrinkles, scars and acne, we’re told – and which costs as much as a designer bag
9 Oct 2021 - 5:15PM
From Thierry Mugler and Karl Lagerfeld in Paris to Antwerp, cradle of modern Belgian fashion, and the Met’s Costume Institute, fashion-themed exhibitions to see this autumn

The Chelsea boutiques Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones shopped at in 1960s London recreated, American fashion through the ages – there’s lots for fashion lovers to see.

The Chelsea boutiques Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones shopped at in 1960s London recreated, American fashion through the ages – there’s lots for fashion lovers to see.

From Thierry Mugler and Karl Lagerfeld in Paris to Antwerp, cradle of modern Belgian fashion, and the Met’s Costume Institute, fashion-themed exhibitions to see this autumn
28 Sep 2021 - 8:51AM
CEO of Louis Vuitton willing to trade growth for sustainability in the short term; sees fashion as pivotal to cultural exchange between China and the world

Louis Vuitton is committed to making itself sustainable even at the expense of short-term growth, CEO says, and he welcomes the trade in second-hand LV bags as helping extend their lifespan.

Louis Vuitton is committed to making itself sustainable even at the expense of short-term growth, CEO says, and he welcomes the trade in second-hand LV bags as helping extend their lifespan.

CEO of Louis Vuitton willing to trade growth for sustainability in the short term; sees fashion as pivotal to cultural exchange between China and the world
23 Sep 2021 - 6:08AM
Beyoncé at 40 still turning heads with her fashion choices – we share our favourites, from matching Gucci with daughter Blue Ivy to stunning Schiaparelli at the Golden Globes

Beyoncé lets her clothes do the talking, and as she turns 40 the singer is still making headlines for her outfits. We share some of her most stunning looks through the years.

Beyoncé lets her clothes do the talking, and as she turns 40 the singer is still making headlines for her outfits. We share some of her most stunning looks through the years.

Beyoncé at 40 still turning heads with her fashion choices – we share our favourites, from matching Gucci with daughter Blue Ivy to stunning Schiaparelli at the Golden Globes
3 Sep 2021 - 8:18PM
The five most searched celebrity wedding dresses in 2021 and the designers behind them

From a royal wedding or three, to singers who got married this year, here are the five most searched wedding dresses of 2021 thus far.

From a royal wedding or three, to singers who got married this year, here are the five most searched wedding dresses of 2021 thus far.

The five most searched celebrity wedding dresses in 2021 and the designers behind them
28 Aug 2021 - 5:46PM
Beyoncé and Jay-Z star in upcoming Tiffany & Co ad campaign, posing against a never before seen Basquiat painting

The hip-hop power couple are the latest, and the highest profile, celebrity ambassadors recruited by the prestigious American jeweller - and the brand has given a peek at their first ad campaign.

The hip-hop power couple are the latest, and the highest profile, celebrity ambassadors recruited by the prestigious American jeweller - and the brand has given a peek at their first ad campaign.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z star in upcoming Tiffany & Co ad campaign, posing against a never before seen Basquiat painting
23 Aug 2021 - 2:41PM
Sephora Hong Kong announces training on unconscious bias and inclusivity for all staff by end of August, is ‘sorry to hear’ about alleged racist behaviour

Sephora Hong Kong has said it has reached out to a Pakistani woman who took to Instagram to detail alleged racial profiling, and has announced training for all its staff on unconscious bias and inclusivity this month.

Sephora Hong Kong has said it has reached out to a Pakistani woman who took to Instagram to detail alleged racial profiling, and has announced training for all its staff on unconscious bias and inclusivity this month.

Sephora Hong Kong announces training on unconscious bias and inclusivity for all staff by end of August, is ‘sorry to hear’ about alleged racist behaviour
18 Aug 2021 - 11:05AM
Sephora Hong Kong accused of racial profiling, Pakistani woman calls for boycott of the brand after ‘rude and racist’ treatment by its staff

A Pakistani woman has taken to Instagram to call for a boycott of Sephora Hong Kong after she alleged experiencing ‘rude and racist’ treatment by its staff in one of its stores in the city.

A Pakistani woman has taken to Instagram to call for a boycott of Sephora Hong Kong after she alleged experiencing ‘rude and racist’ treatment by its staff in one of its stores in the city.

Sephora Hong Kong accused of racial profiling, Pakistani woman calls for boycott of the brand after ‘rude and racist’ treatment by its staff
18 Aug 2021 - 11:00AM
How the Meghan Markle effect transformed the fortunes of three fashion brands, from the makers of a white shirt to a baby blanket

As Meghan Markle, wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, turns 40, we take a look at three fashion brands whose fortunes have been changed by the ‘Markle effect’.

As Meghan Markle, wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, turns 40, we take a look at three fashion brands whose fortunes have been changed by the ‘Markle effect’.

How the Meghan Markle effect transformed the fortunes of three fashion brands, from the makers of a white shirt to a baby blanket
4 Aug 2021 - 5:25AM
Can sustainable fashion be affordable? And should it be, when too many of us treat clothes as disposable? Experts weigh in

Making responsible choices as an educated consumer is a luxury not everyone can afford. Industry insiders consider how the appeal of sustainable fashion can be broadened.

Making responsible choices as an educated consumer is a luxury not everyone can afford. Industry insiders consider how the appeal of sustainable fashion can be broadened.

Can sustainable fashion be affordable? And should it be,  when too many of us treat clothes as disposable? Experts weigh in
1 Aug 2021 - 10:15AM
Wellness as a status symbol has only been enhanced by the pandemic, says Eddy Tang, head of EC Healthcare, who’s bullish on the industry’s future as he reflects on a humble start

The head of Hong Kong’s biggest non-hospital medical services provider, Eddy Tang, on how EC Healthcare got started, his ethos and how wellness has become even more of a status symbol amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The head of Hong Kong’s biggest non-hospital medical services provider, Eddy Tang, on how EC Healthcare got started, his ethos and how wellness has become even more of a status symbol amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Wellness as a status symbol has only been enhanced by the pandemic, says Eddy Tang, head of EC Healthcare, who’s bullish on the industry’s future as he reflects on a humble start
23 Jul 2021 - 11:47AM
Tokyo Olympics: which team has the coolest outfits? Lacoste, The North Face, Giorgio Armani and Ralph Lauren top the podium

From Team Italia in Giorgio Armani to Team USA wearing Ralph Lauren to Hong Kong in Fila, we run a critical eye over official gear from the Olympics.

From Team Italia in Giorgio Armani to Team USA wearing Ralph Lauren to Hong Kong in Fila, we run a critical eye over official gear from the Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: which team has the coolest outfits? Lacoste, The North Face, Giorgio Armani and Ralph Lauren top the podium
27 Jul 2021 - 10:34AM
Amid online shopping’s rise, American Eagle flagship store opens in Hong Kong – the brand’s Andrew McLean explains why, and weighs in on mom jeans vs skinny jeans

Opening bricks-and-mortar stores goes hand in hand with rise in online shopping, American Eagle’s Andrew McLean says of its big new Hong Kong shop that includes sister brand Aerie.

Opening bricks-and-mortar stores goes hand in hand with rise in online shopping, American Eagle’s Andrew McLean says of its big new Hong Kong shop that includes sister brand Aerie.

Amid online shopping’s rise, American Eagle flagship store opens in Hong Kong – the brand’s Andrew McLean explains why, and weighs in on mom jeans vs skinny jeans
19 Jul 2021 - 4:15AM
Angela Merkel’s style evolution as one of the world’s most powerful women

Her boxy, baggy pantsuits may not be the height of glamour, but departing German chancellor Angela Merkel’s signature style reflects her no-nonsense approach to politics.

Her boxy, baggy pantsuits may not be the height of glamour, but departing German chancellor Angela Merkel’s signature style reflects her no-nonsense approach to politics.

Angela Merkel’s style evolution as one of the world’s most powerful women
15 Jul 2021 - 6:15PM
Cannes 2021: the hottest looks from the No. 1 red carpet, where Bella Hadid’s golden lung necklace, strategically placed, stole the show

Bella Hadid had the most talked about look of the Cannes Film Festival, but Jodie Foster, Andie MacDowell with their grey tresses, Spike Lee in pink and some notable debutantes graced the Croisette too.

Bella Hadid had the most talked about look of the Cannes Film Festival, but Jodie Foster, Andie MacDowell with their grey tresses, Spike Lee in pink and some notable debutantes graced the Croisette too.

Cannes 2021: the hottest looks from the No. 1 red carpet, where Bella Hadid’s golden lung necklace, strategically placed, stole the show
13 Jul 2021 - 8:45PM
Hypebeast founder Kevin Ma on golf – his latest passion – how the fun has been sucked out of sneaker collecting, and the secret to the streetwear company’s continued growth

Hypebeast founder Kevin Ma looks back on its roots in sneaker culture, his move to Hong Kong and its launch as a business, and how it is able to keep branching into new areas – golf being the latest.

Hypebeast founder Kevin Ma looks back on its roots in sneaker culture, his move to Hong Kong and its launch as a business, and how it is able to keep branching into new areas – golf being the latest.

Hypebeast founder Kevin Ma on golf – his latest passion – how the fun has been sucked out of sneaker collecting, and the secret to the streetwear company’s continued growth
8 Jul 2021 - 10:52AM
Princess Diana’s most memorable looks in Dior, Versace, Tod’s and more ahead of 60th birthday tribute

With the unveiling of the first official sculpture of the Princess of Wales on July 1 for what would have been her 60th birthday, we celebrate the looks that marked her out as a style icon.

With the unveiling of the first official sculpture of the Princess of Wales on July 1 for what would have been her 60th birthday, we celebrate the looks that marked her out as a style icon.

Princess Diana’s most memorable looks in Dior, Versace, Tod’s and more ahead of 60th birthday tribute
30 Jun 2021 - 4:40AM
Can Tag Heuer compete with Apple and the smartwatch set? CEO Frédéric Arnault believes they can and more

Frédéric Arnault says the luxury watchmaker can successfully compete in the hi-tech world of smartwatches without compromising the legacy and heritage of the brand.

Frédéric Arnault says the luxury watchmaker can successfully compete in the hi-tech world of smartwatches without compromising the legacy and heritage of the brand.

Can Tag Heuer compete with Apple and the smartwatch set? CEO Frédéric Arnault believes they can and more
24 Jun 2021 - 12:15PM
Can Thai skincare brands ever compete with Korean, Japanese beauty or global names like L’Oreal and Estée Lauder?

Thailand’s skincare market is dominated by global giants such as L’Oreal and Estée Lauder, but one home-grown brand is hoping to change that.

Thailand’s skincare market is dominated by global giants such as L’Oreal and Estée Lauder, but one home-grown brand is hoping to change that.

Can Thai skincare brands ever compete with Korean, Japanese beauty or global names like L’Oreal and Estée Lauder?
1 Jun 2021 - 7:02PM
A China warning for global fashion brands from Leaf Greener, influencer and former Elle China editor: ‘Chinese people are really supporting Chinese culture right now’

Leaf Greener, former Elle China fashion editor turned consultant and street style star, gives her perspective on the future of fashion globally and in China after the pandemic.

Leaf Greener, former Elle China fashion editor turned consultant and street style star, gives her perspective on the future of fashion globally and in China after the pandemic.

A China warning for global fashion brands from Leaf Greener, influencer and former Elle China editor: ‘Chinese people are really supporting Chinese culture right now’
29 May 2021 - 7:16PM
Dior chooses Chinese transgender star as an ambassador for its new fragrance campaign

Dior is collaborating with transgender celebrity Jin Xing for a campaign. She was the first person to go public about undergoing gender reassignment surgery in China.

Dior is collaborating with transgender celebrity Jin Xing for a campaign. She was the first person to go public about undergoing gender reassignment surgery in China.

Dior chooses Chinese transgender star as an ambassador for its new fragrance campaign
7 Jun 2021 - 9:51AM
North Korean dictator in tune with Gen Z vibe, bans skinny jeans. Also out: the mullet, and nose and lip piercings

Skinny jeans have been derided by Generation Z on TikTok as an outdated remnant of millennial fashion – now Kim Jong-un has outlawed them in North Korea.

Skinny jeans have been derided by Generation Z on TikTok as an outdated remnant of millennial fashion – now Kim Jong-un has outlawed them in North Korea.

North Korean dictator in tune with Gen Z vibe, bans skinny jeans. Also out: the mullet, and nose and lip piercings
24 May 2021 - 12:27PM
Oscar winner Youn Yuh-jung’s Hong Kong stylist Alvin Goh on the joy of dressing a fearless older woman, and fashion’s ageism

Alvin Goh, who dressed 73-year-old Minari actress for the Academy Awards, says fashion labels pay lip service to diversity. It was a dream to dress someone so fearless, he adds.

Alvin Goh, who dressed 73-year-old Minari actress for the Academy Awards, says fashion labels pay lip service to diversity. It was a dream to dress someone so fearless, he adds.

Oscar winner Youn Yuh-jung’s Hong Kong stylist Alvin Goh on the joy of dressing a fearless older woman, and fashion’s ageism
22 May 2021 - 7:32PM
Teenage fashion label Brandy Melville to replace Rolex on what was the world’s most expensive shopping strip: Hong Kong’s Russell Street

Controversial Italian label Brandy Melville is opening its second store in Hong Kong in a space previously occupied by luxury watchmaker Rolex. The label is popular with teens, but has been criticised for its lack of diversity.

Controversial Italian label Brandy Melville is opening its second store in Hong Kong in a space previously occupied by luxury watchmaker Rolex. The label is popular with teens, but has been criticised for its lack of diversity.

Teenage fashion label Brandy Melville to replace Rolex on what was the world’s most expensive shopping strip: Hong Kong’s Russell Street
17 May 2021 - 10:05AM
With her fashion and beauty lines, Naomi Osaka builds a personal brand – as fellow tennis pro Serena Williams has done

At 23, the Japanese star is making herself a key player off the tennis court as brand ambassador for Tag Heuer and Louis Vuitton, and by launching swimwear and skincare collections.

At 23, the Japanese star is making herself a key player off the tennis court as brand ambassador for Tag Heuer and Louis Vuitton, and by launching swimwear and skincare collections.

With her fashion and beauty lines, Naomi Osaka builds a personal brand – as fellow tennis pro Serena Williams has done
5 May 2021 - 6:28AM
Italian fashion and lifestyle brand La Double J has thrived during the coronavirus pandemic – by turning to wellness

By taking the focus off sales and instead hosting free wellness webinars for its loyal followers, Italian fashion and lifestyle label La DoubleJ created more support for the brand during a tough year.

By taking the focus off sales and instead hosting free wellness webinars for its loyal followers, Italian fashion and lifestyle label La DoubleJ created more support for the brand during a tough year.

Italian fashion and lifestyle brand La Double J has thrived during the coronavirus pandemic – by turning to wellness
15 Apr 2021 - 11:20AM