Vincenzo La Torre

Italian-born Vincenzo La Torre 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.
Vincenzo La Torre
Italian-born Vincenzo La Torre 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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Updated: Chanel explains why cruise show in Hong Kong cancelled; other major social events also scrapped

French luxury house Chanel says ‘considering the current situation’, its cruise fashion show at Kai Tak cruise terminal in November is off; amid ongoing protests, global brands unlikely to hold major events in city for foreseeable future.

6 Sep 2019 - 12:08PM

French luxury house Chanel says ‘considering the current situation’, its cruise fashion show at Kai Tak cruise terminal in November is off; amid ongoing protests, global brands unlikely to hold major events in city for foreseeable future.

Updated: Chanel explains why cruise show in Hong Kong cancelled; other major social events also scrapped
Lab-grown diamonds – how can they be precious? It’s like cloning animals, Dior jewellery head says

For Victoire de Castellane, whose exuberant creations in 20 years as head of Dior Joaillerie changed her industry, fine jewellery is all about the gems, which makes her uneasy about replacing them with mass-produced stones.

3 Sep 2019 - 2:00PM

For Victoire de Castellane, whose exuberant creations in 20 years as head of Dior Joaillerie changed her industry, fine jewellery is all about the gems, which makes her uneasy about replacing them with mass-produced stones.

Lab-grown diamonds – how can they be precious? It’s like cloning animals, Dior jewellery head says
Lenny Kravitz rocks double denim on the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards

The toned 55-year-old left little to the imagination with his bare chest chain-mail necklace.

3 Sep 2019 - 2:13PM

The toned 55-year-old left little to the imagination with his bare chest chain-mail necklace.

Lenny Kravitz rocks double denim on the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards
Chinese designer denied visa to attend New York Fashion Week amid US-China trade war

Chinese designer Xiaojuan Yang, founder of label I Love Pretty, and her team have been denied visas to travel to the US. This comes a the number of Chinese tourists travelling to the US has declined amid trade tensions.

26 Aug 2019 - 11:59AM

Chinese designer Xiaojuan Yang, founder of label I Love Pretty, and her team have been denied visas to travel to the US. This comes a the number of Chinese tourists travelling to the US has declined amid trade tensions.

Chinese designer denied visa to attend New York Fashion Week amid US-China trade war
Opinion | Boycott this, boycott that – where do you draw the line? Progressives and posturing nationalists don’t seem to know

Versace, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, and in the US Equinox and SoulCycle – all have faced calls for consumer boycotts. Yet where do their accusers draw the line? At the very least they are being inconsistent, if not hypocritical.

22 Aug 2019 - 9:00AM

Versace, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, and in the US Equinox and SoulCycle – all have faced calls for consumer boycotts. Yet where do their accusers draw the line? At the very least they are being inconsistent, if not hypocritical.

Boycott this, boycott that – where do you draw the line? Progressives and posturing nationalists don’t seem to know
Three blogs celebrating fashionable seniors: if Helen Mirren and Chinatown grannies can do it, so can you

Advanced Style, Sciuraglam and Chinatown Pretty capture the colours, patterns and accessories of some of the most funky pensioners around. Here’s proof you too can be a trend-setter, no matter your age.

17 Aug 2019 - 9:00PM

Advanced Style, Sciuraglam and Chinatown Pretty capture the colours, patterns and accessories of some of the most funky pensioners around. Here’s proof you too can be a trend-setter, no matter your age.

Three blogs celebrating fashionable seniors: if Helen Mirren and Chinatown grannies can do it, so can you
Amazon causes online outrage in China with Hong Kong protest T-shirts

The internet giant has angered Chinese netizens with its T-shirts that read ‘Free Hong Kong democracy now’ and ‘Make Hong Kong free again’. Amazon joins Coach, Versace, Swarovski and Givenchy, which have drawn ire in China.

16 Aug 2019 - 10:43AM

The internet giant has angered Chinese netizens with its T-shirts that read ‘Free Hong Kong democracy now’ and ‘Make Hong Kong free again’. Amazon joins Coach, Versace, Swarovski and Givenchy, which have drawn ire in China.

Amazon causes online outrage in China with Hong Kong protest T-shirts
Chinese flag Birkin bag – the fashion must-have for patriotic celebrities

Chinese celebrities trying to rehabilitate their image after recent controversies may have the perfect bag to add to their wardrobes to make a patriotic statement of allegiance to their home country.

15 Aug 2019 - 5:02PM

Chinese celebrities trying to rehabilitate their image after recent controversies may have the perfect bag to add to their wardrobes to make a patriotic statement of allegiance to their home country.

Chinese flag Birkin bag – the fashion must-have for patriotic celebrities
Hollywood choreographer Benjamin Millepied on Carmen remake and life with Natalie Portman

Millepied’s choreography for the film Black Swan helped make ballet cool for a young generation. A classicist, he likes to experiment, for example by using live cinema in a production of the ballet Romeo and Juliet.

8 Aug 2019 - 4:00PM

Millepied’s choreography for the film Black Swan helped make ballet cool for a young generation. A classicist, he likes to experiment, for example by using live cinema in a production of the ballet Romeo and Juliet.

Hollywood choreographer Benjamin Millepied on Carmen remake and life with Natalie Portman
Dior’s US$14,000 couture outfits for kids, and Rosie from Shanghai, its No 1 customer and designer’s ‘muse’

Would you invest in a couture outfit for your child? You can at Baby Dior, whose top customer is Roselyn Yin, a Chinese girl who lives in Shanghai, where Dior will present a special children’s collection next month.

3 Aug 2019 - 8:31PM

Would you invest in a couture outfit for your child? You can at Baby Dior, whose top customer is Roselyn Yin, a Chinese girl who lives in Shanghai, where Dior will present a special children’s collection next month.

Dior’s US$14,000 couture outfits for kids, and Rosie from Shanghai, its No 1 customer and designer’s ‘muse’
Elizabeth Hurley’s son pays homage to dress that made his supermodel mother a global star

Elizabeth Hurley’s son looks just like his mom and just channelled her with an outfit reminiscent of the iconic Versace safety pin dress that put Hurley on the map.

31 Jul 2019 - 10:26AM

Elizabeth Hurley’s son looks just like his mom and just channelled her with an outfit reminiscent of the iconic Versace safety pin dress that put Hurley on the map.

Elizabeth Hurley’s son pays homage to dress that made his supermodel mother a global star
Fashion designer Simone Rocha on Brexit, Hong Kong protests and femininity – ‘It’s brave to stand up and have your voice heard’

The London-based designer, whose father is Hong Kong-born designer John Rocha, readies to open her first store in Hong Kong. She reflects on 10 years in the industry, and the bravery of the protesters against extradition law changes.

30 Jul 2019 - 12:08PM

The London-based designer, whose father is Hong Kong-born designer John Rocha, readies to open her first store in Hong Kong. She reflects on 10 years in the industry, and the bravery of the protesters against extradition law changes.

Fashion designer Simone Rocha on Brexit, Hong Kong protests and femininity – ‘It’s brave to stand up and have your voice heard’
Mike Moh outshines Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio at Once Upon a Time in Hollywood premiere

The rising Korean-American star, who plays Bruce Lee in the Quentin Tarantino-directed film, shows his fashion flair alongside Hollywood veterans.

29 Jul 2019 - 2:42PM

The rising Korean-American star, who plays Bruce Lee in the Quentin Tarantino-directed film, shows his fashion flair alongside Hollywood veterans.

Mike Moh outshines Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio at Once Upon a Time in Hollywood premiere
Jennifer Lopez at 50: her best looks, from the dress that launched Google Images to 2018’s black bikini

The actress and singer, who turns 50 today, set the internet alight in 2000 in a green Versace dress with plunging neckline, and 19 years on she’s never looked better. Here are our favourite J-Lo looks from the past 12 months.

24 Jul 2019 - 11:23AM

The actress and singer, who turns 50 today, set the internet alight in 2000 in a green Versace dress with plunging neckline, and 19 years on she’s never looked better. Here are our favourite J-Lo looks from the past 12 months.

Jennifer Lopez at 50: her best looks, from the dress that launched Google Images to 2018’s black bikini
H&M trumpets its first collaboration with a Chinese designer, but collection will only be sold in Asia, Canada

Swedish fast-fashion giant and Angel Chen team up on capsule collection Chen hopes will raise the profile of Chinese designers; unusually, it will only sell in parts of East Asia and Canada – suggesting H&M doubts its global appeal.

22 Jul 2019 - 7:48PM

Swedish fast-fashion giant and Angel Chen team up on capsule collection Chen hopes will raise the profile of Chinese designers; unusually, it will only sell in parts of East Asia and Canada – suggesting H&M doubts its global appeal.

H&M trumpets its first collaboration with a Chinese designer, but collection will only be sold in Asia, Canada
Why Chanel resists selling online, and why menswear isn’t on its agenda: president of fashion at luxury house explains

In wide-ranging interview, Chanel’s president of fashion talks about the importance of continuity, why the luxury house still resists selling online, and its war on fakes. He also reveals Chanel will show its 2020 cruise collection in Hong Kong.

20 Jul 2019 - 8:29PM

In wide-ranging interview, Chanel’s president of fashion talks about the importance of continuity, why the luxury house still resists selling online, and its war on fakes. He also reveals Chanel will show its 2020 cruise collection in Hong Kong.

Why Chanel resists selling online, and why menswear isn’t on its agenda: president of fashion at luxury house explains
Fan Bingbing wears Givenchy in rare public appearance, showing luxury industry has moved on from tax scandal

It seems that not all fashion brands have shunned embattled Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, who last year disappeared from the spotlight after being embroiled in a tax-evasion scandal.

17 Jul 2019 - 10:32AM

It seems that not all fashion brands have shunned embattled Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, who last year disappeared from the spotlight after being embroiled in a tax-evasion scandal.

Fan Bingbing wears Givenchy in rare public appearance, showing luxury industry has moved on from tax scandal
Karl Lagerfeld, fur, and the future of Fendi: Silvia Venturini Fendi on her memories of ‘genius’ designer

Silvia Venturini Fendi, who worked with the German designer at the Italian fashion house, says she’ll continue pushing boundaries as he did. She also recalls Lagerfeld the man, ‘an adopted Roman but also a tourist’.

14 Jul 2019 - 7:15PM

Silvia Venturini Fendi, who worked with the German designer at the Italian fashion house, says she’ll continue pushing boundaries as he did. She also recalls Lagerfeld the man, ‘an adopted Roman but also a tourist’.

Karl Lagerfeld, fur, and the future of Fendi: Silvia Venturini Fendi on her memories of ‘genius’ designer
How Celine Dion slayed Paris Fashion Week, with a little help from stylist Law Roach

The singer transformed the French capital into a catwalk at the recent haute couture shows, in a series of showstopping looks from Valentino, Miu Miu and Richard Quinn.

16 Jul 2019 - 3:34PM

The singer transformed the French capital into a catwalk at the recent haute couture shows, in a series of showstopping looks from Valentino, Miu Miu and Richard Quinn.

How Celine Dion slayed Paris Fashion Week, with a little help from stylist Law Roach
Beyoncé and Blue Ivy dazzle at Lion King premiere in matching Alexander McQueen outfits

The singer, who lends her voice to the character of Nala in the new computer-animated film, showed that her superb style runs in the family.

11 Jul 2019 - 10:44AM

The singer, who lends her voice to the character of Nala in the new computer-animated film, showed that her superb style runs in the family.

Beyoncé and Blue Ivy dazzle at Lion King premiere in matching Alexander McQueen outfits
‘We do things our way’: fashion label Aje celebrates Australia rather than trying to copy Paris or Milan

Adrian Norris and Edwina Forest, the design duo behind Aje, have turned the disadvantage of being so far from the world’s fashion capitals to their advantage, by taking inspiration from Australian nature and culture.

7 Jul 2019 - 5:34PM

Adrian Norris and Edwina Forest, the design duo behind Aje, have turned the disadvantage of being so far from the world’s fashion capitals to their advantage, by taking inspiration from Australian nature and culture.

‘We do things our way’: fashion label Aje celebrates Australia rather than trying to copy Paris or Milan
From Chanel to Dior to Valentino: five of the best shows from haute couture week in Paris

The most glamorous week on the fashion calendar has just finished in Paris. From Dior’s show at its legendary atelier to Armani’s A-list extravaganza, here are five of the highlights.

6 Jul 2019 - 3:30PM

The most glamorous week on the fashion calendar has just finished in Paris. From Dior’s show at its legendary atelier to Armani’s A-list extravaganza, here are five of the highlights.

From Chanel to Dior to Valentino: five of the best shows from haute couture week in Paris
Rihanna’s new Fenty collection is dazzling – but will women actually wear it?

Singer’s personal style is widely celebrated, but can she translate that into clothes women will actually buy?

25 Jun 2019 - 11:58AM

Singer’s personal style is widely celebrated, but can she translate that into clothes women will actually buy?

Rihanna’s new Fenty collection is dazzling – but will women actually wear it?
BTS x Uniqlo collaboration to send K-pop fans into overdrive when it drops this week

Called BTS21, the range of T-shirts celebrates the group, which is the biggest K-pop act in the world right now. The range features a series of T-shirts printed with emoji-like characters designed by the seven members.

19 Jun 2019 - 11:32AM

Called BTS21, the range of T-shirts celebrates the group, which is the biggest K-pop act in the world right now. The range features a series of T-shirts printed with emoji-like characters designed by the seven members.

BTS x Uniqlo collaboration to send K-pop fans into overdrive when it drops this week
Hong Kong-themed fashion launch as two million protested – fortuitous or unfortunate?

On the day Hongkongers staged their biggest ever protest, over extradition, a continent away a fashion label presented Bruce Lee-themed T-shirts; although not intended to exploit Sunday’s march, the event did feel a bit off.

19 Jun 2019 - 8:10AM

On the day Hongkongers staged their biggest ever protest, over extradition, a continent away a fashion label presented Bruce Lee-themed T-shirts; although not intended to exploit Sunday’s march, the event did feel a bit off.

Hong Kong-themed fashion launch as two million protested – fortuitous or unfortunate?
Has Anna Wintour made a fashion faux pas?

Zhang Ziyi rocks a stunning, form-fitting, floral Givenchy number in Shanghai but the US Vogue editor’s turn at the Tony Awards could give the brand a bad name

18 Jun 2019 - 12:57PM

Zhang Ziyi rocks a stunning, form-fitting, floral Givenchy number in Shanghai but the US Vogue editor’s turn at the Tony Awards could give the brand a bad name

Has Anna Wintour made a fashion faux pas?
Model Ngoc Trinh’s revealing Cannes outfit causes sensation and possible fine from Vietnamese government

Her cut-out dress was ‘improper, offensive and has caused public outrage’ said a Vietnamese official. Trinh’s dress was no more racy than outfits often worn by celebrities such as Madonna or Emily Ratajkowski.

10 Jun 2019 - 11:27AM

Her cut-out dress was ‘improper, offensive and has caused public outrage’ said a Vietnamese official. Trinh’s dress was no more racy than outfits often worn by celebrities such as Madonna or Emily Ratajkowski.

Model Ngoc Trinh’s revealing Cannes outfit causes sensation and possible fine from Vietnamese government
Jake Gyllenhaal talks Netflix, Spider-Man, Buddhism and the Marvel Universe

Actor who plays Mysterio in the latest Marvel superhero film, Spider-Man: Far from Home, talks about growing up in a show business family, his fascination with Buddhism and his most demanding role.

9 Jun 2019 - 5:00AM

Actor who plays Mysterio in the latest Marvel superhero film, Spider-Man: Far from Home, talks about growing up in a show business family, his fascination with Buddhism and his most demanding role.

Jake Gyllenhaal talks Netflix, Spider-Man, Buddhism and the Marvel Universe
More Bondi than Amalfi, Australian resort wear label Double Rainbouu blurs the lines

Designed for ‘beach babes and pool punks’, Australian label Double Rainbouu evokes the shabby chic of Venice in Los Angeles or Bondi Beach in Sydney rather than glamorous locations like the French Riviera or the Hamptons.

9 Jun 2019 - 7:26PM

Designed for ‘beach babes and pool punks’, Australian label Double Rainbouu evokes the shabby chic of Venice in Los Angeles or Bondi Beach in Sydney rather than glamorous locations like the French Riviera or the Hamptons.

More Bondi than Amalfi, Australian resort wear label Double Rainbouu blurs the lines
Five minutes with Lily-Rose Depp: daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis on parents and privacy

The French-American actor, model and Chanel ambassador talks about upcoming film projects and dressing up in her mother’s designer clothes.

7 Jun 2019 - 12:45PM

The French-American actor, model and Chanel ambassador talks about upcoming film projects and dressing up in her mother’s designer clothes.

Five minutes with Lily-Rose Depp: daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis on parents and privacy