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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Kim Kardashian’s 10 most striking looks ahead of her 40th birthday: from animal prints to fashion icon

As Kim Kardashian turns 40, we take a trip down memory lane and look at how her style has evolved over the years, from animal prints to fashion icon.

18 Oct 2020 - 10:15PM

As Kim Kardashian turns 40, we take a trip down memory lane and look at how her style has evolved over the years, from animal prints to fashion icon.

Kim Kardashian’s 10 most striking looks ahead of her 40th birthday: from animal prints to fashion icon
Ten fashion statements by Lenny Kravitz as the chiselled singer comes out with memoir looking back at his early years in New York

Lenny Kravitz is looking good and looking back – the 56-year-old with enviable physique and an unerring sense of style has a tell-all memoir out called Let Love Rule, about growing up biracial in New York.

10 Oct 2020 - 6:59PM

Lenny Kravitz is looking good and looking back – the 56-year-old with enviable physique and an unerring sense of style has a tell-all memoir out called Let Love Rule, about growing up biracial in New York.

Ten fashion statements by Lenny Kravitz as the chiselled singer comes out with memoir looking back at his early years in New York
Rihanna praised for using plus-size men to model Savage X Fenty underwear collection, breaking a barrier few in fashion have dared to cross

US pop singer Rihanna has added a menswear range to her underwear brand – and has chosen plus-size males to model some of the items. They quickly went viral on social media, with fans praising the move.

8 Oct 2020 - 1:31PM

US pop singer Rihanna has added a menswear range to her underwear brand – and has chosen plus-size males to model some of the items. They quickly went viral on social media, with fans praising the move.

Rihanna praised for using plus-size men to model Savage X Fenty underwear collection, breaking a barrier few in fashion have dared to cross
Covid-19 stokes interest in health and fitness, and sportswear chains such as Lululemon, Decathlon, and Sweaty Betty reap the benefits

While most fashion retailers are struggling, in Hong Kong activewear companies such as Lululemon, Decathlon, and Sweaty Betty are expanding to take advantage of rising interest in health and fitness amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

7 Oct 2020 - 7:15AM

While most fashion retailers are struggling, in Hong Kong activewear companies such as Lululemon, Decathlon, and Sweaty Betty are expanding to take advantage of rising interest in health and fitness amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19 stokes interest in health and fitness, and sportswear chains such as Lululemon, Decathlon, and Sweaty Betty reap the benefits
The legacy of Kenzo: five fashion players in Asia talk about the influence of late designer Kenzo Takada

Kenzo Takada was one of the first Asian fashion designers to make it big in the West, with his label Kenzo, and influenced many others to go global. Five names in Asian fashion ponder his legacy and the impression he made on them.

6 Oct 2020 - 11:28AM

Kenzo Takada was one of the first Asian fashion designers to make it big in the West, with his label Kenzo, and influenced many others to go global. Five names in Asian fashion ponder his legacy and the impression he made on them.

The legacy of Kenzo: five fashion players in Asia talk about the influence of late designer Kenzo Takada
Why Selling Sunset, The Duchess and Emily in Paris are three of the most stylish shows on Netflix

Stuck at home and in need of some fashion inspiration? There’s plenty to be found on Netflix, particularly in the outfits worn by Christine Quinn, Katharine Ryan and Lily Collins. .

30 Sep 2020 - 11:00AM

Stuck at home and in need of some fashion inspiration? There’s plenty to be found on Netflix, particularly in the outfits worn by Christine Quinn, Katharine Ryan and Lily Collins. .

Why Selling Sunset, The Duchess and Emily in Paris are three of the most stylish shows on Netflix
‘It’s been tough’: luxury fashion magazine Vogue Singapore’s editor-in-chief on its ‘super difficult’ launch amid Covid-19 chaos, downturn

‘Super difficult’ is how Norman Tan, editor-in-chief of Vogue Singapore, describes the launch of the luxury fashion magazine’s 27th global edition amid the disruption and economic downturn triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic.

23 Sep 2020 - 5:29PM

‘Super difficult’ is how Norman Tan, editor-in-chief of Vogue Singapore, describes the launch of the luxury fashion magazine’s 27th global edition amid the disruption and economic downturn triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic.

‘It’s been tough’: luxury fashion magazine Vogue Singapore’s editor-in-chief on its ‘super difficult’ launch amid Covid-19 chaos, downturn
Why Cate Blanchett is raiding her closet for red-carpet looks – ‘it’s chic to repeat’

Cate Blanchett took to the red carpet at the 2020 Venice Film Festival in outfits she’s previously worn to highlight how sustainability can be stylish.

18 Sep 2020 - 5:43AM

Cate Blanchett took to the red carpet at the 2020 Venice Film Festival in outfits she’s previously worn to highlight how sustainability can be stylish.

Why Cate Blanchett is raiding her closet for red-carpet looks – ‘it’s chic to repeat’
Zendaya is a fan: Peter Do’s ‘true luxury’ wardrobe staples for women ‘tired of trendy’ give label head start on fashion’s repositioning after Covid-19

Peter Do grew up in Vietnam owning five items of clothing, worn until they wore out. When he started his own fashion label, he made clothes you don’t throw away. That’s given him a head start as luxury fashion refocuses on timeless classics.

10 Sep 2020 - 5:15AM

Peter Do grew up in Vietnam owning five items of clothing, worn until they wore out. When he started his own fashion label, he made clothes you don’t throw away. That’s given him a head start as luxury fashion refocuses on timeless classics.

Zendaya is a fan: Peter Do’s ‘true luxury’ wardrobe staples for women ‘tired of trendy’ give label head start on fashion’s repositioning after Covid-19
Why diamonds are Hong Kong jewellery designer Nicholas Lieou’s best friend

Nicholas Lieou has teamed up with Sotheby’s Diamonds to produce fine jewellery inspired by nature with a new generation of clients in mind.

8 Sep 2020 - 11:15AM

Nicholas Lieou has teamed up with Sotheby’s Diamonds to produce fine jewellery inspired by nature with a new generation of clients in mind.

Why diamonds are Hong Kong jewellery designer Nicholas Lieou’s best friend
Luxury stores exit Russell Street, Hong Kong, once the world’s priciest retail strip, amid tourist slump over Covid-19 and protests

Rolex, Omega, Kiehl’s and La Perla have all closed stores in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay shopping hub in recent weeks, following Prada’s exit, amid slump caused by protests and Covid-19 pandemic.

8 Sep 2020 - 9:16AM

Rolex, Omega, Kiehl’s and La Perla have all closed stores in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay shopping hub in recent weeks, following Prada’s exit, amid slump caused by protests and Covid-19 pandemic.

Luxury stores exit Russell Street, Hong Kong, once the world’s priciest retail strip, amid tourist slump over Covid-19 and protests
For fashion label Burberry, ‘social retail’ store in Shenzhen, China, may set the way but Hong Kong is here to stay, CEO says

Hong Kong set the standard for retailing in Asia, says fashion label Burberry’s CEO, but Shenzhen in southern China, with its mass of tech workers under 30, is the place to chart its future with a pilot ‘social retail’ store.

8 Aug 2020 - 3:42PM

Hong Kong set the standard for retailing in Asia, says fashion label Burberry’s CEO, but Shenzhen in southern China, with its mass of tech workers under 30, is the place to chart its future with a pilot ‘social retail’ store.

For fashion label Burberry, ‘social retail’ store in Shenzhen, China, may set the way but Hong Kong is here to stay, CEO says
Adele channels Beyoncé in matching Marine Serre print

In a recent Instagram post in praise of Beyoncé’s new ‘visual album’, British singer Adele is seen sporting the same Marine Serre pattern as the American star.

12 Aug 2020 - 10:10AM

In a recent Instagram post in praise of Beyoncé’s new ‘visual album’, British singer Adele is seen sporting the same Marine Serre pattern as the American star.

Adele channels Beyoncé in matching Marine Serre print
Why Meghan Markle’s shirts are such a hit with fashion fans and royal followers

Since her first public appearance with Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, who turns 39 this week, has been applauded for her minimalist fashion looks and her love of a simple shirt.

3 Aug 2020 - 7:06PM

Since her first public appearance with Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, who turns 39 this week, has been applauded for her minimalist fashion looks and her love of a simple shirt.

Why Meghan Markle’s shirts are such a hit with fashion fans and royal followers
Is Lane Crawford better placed than other department stores to survive the pandemic?

Chinese designers represent the future of fashion, says Andrew Keith, president of Lane Crawford, and Chinese luxury consumers will be more important than ever after the pandemic.

14 Jul 2020 - 12:46PM

Chinese designers represent the future of fashion, says Andrew Keith, president of Lane Crawford, and Chinese luxury consumers will be more important than ever after the pandemic.

Is Lane Crawford better placed than other department stores to survive the pandemic?
Momona Tamada, as Claudia Kishi in Netflix’s The Baby-Sitters Club, has to be the most fashionable teen ever on our screens

At 13, Claudia Kishi, a character played by Japanese-Canadian Momona Tamada in Netflix series The Baby-Sitters Club, is a budding fashionista, with artsy looks inspired by ’90s films like Clueless – here’s why we love her.

10 Jul 2020 - 9:14AM

At 13, Claudia Kishi, a character played by Japanese-Canadian Momona Tamada in Netflix series The Baby-Sitters Club, is a budding fashionista, with artsy looks inspired by ’90s films like Clueless – here’s why we love her.

Momona Tamada, as Claudia Kishi in Netflix’s The Baby-Sitters Club, has to be the most fashionable teen ever on our screens
Why Harry Styles, Lizzo and Missy Elliott are fashion icons, even during a pandemic

Whether prompting TikTok memes and DIY moments, wearing fashionable face coverings or embracing old-school glamour while at home, these three musicians remind us that style can still be inspiring.

14 Jul 2020 - 2:51PM

Whether prompting TikTok memes and DIY moments, wearing fashionable face coverings or embracing old-school glamour while at home, these three musicians remind us that style can still be inspiring.

Why Harry Styles, Lizzo and Missy Elliott are fashion icons, even during a pandemic
Wong Kar-wai’s In the Mood for Love, and the cheongsams worn by Maggie Cheung in the film, is still inspiring fashion 20 years on

Maggie Cheung’s cheongsams stole the show when the film was released in 2000 and it is still inspiring designers.

19 Jun 2020 - 12:23PM

Maggie Cheung’s cheongsams stole the show when the film was released in 2000 and it is still inspiring designers.

Wong Kar-wai’s In the Mood for Love, and the cheongsams worn by Maggie Cheung in the film, is still inspiring fashion 20 years on
Opinion | White gay privilege exists in fashion – at Anna Wintour’s Vogue I experienced it first-hand

The fashion magazine, editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, and publisher Condé Nast have been called out for discrimination and lack of diversity. Discrimination at Vogue took various forms when the Post’s Vincenzo La Torre interned there.

16 Jun 2020 - 11:13AM

The fashion magazine, editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, and publisher Condé Nast have been called out for discrimination and lack of diversity. Discrimination at Vogue took various forms when the Post’s Vincenzo La Torre interned there.

White gay privilege exists in fashion – at Anna Wintour’s Vogue I experienced it first-hand
Men’s underwear label CDLP wants a new perspective on masculinity

Swedish men’s underwear label CDLP was founded on the principle that it would avoid the dated perspective of men and masculinity that existing underwear brands promoted.

14 Jun 2020 - 7:15PM

Swedish men’s underwear label CDLP was founded on the principle that it would avoid the dated perspective of men and masculinity that existing underwear brands promoted.

Men’s underwear label CDLP wants a new perspective on masculinity
Cash cows and dead horses: why luxury groups such as LVMH could emerge from pandemic leaner and healthier, by shedding unprofitable brands

Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Dior – a few powerhouse brands account for most of the sales and profits of giant luxury groups. There could be a reckoning for struggling lesser brands amid the fallout from coronavirus crisis.

10 Jun 2020 - 3:05PM

Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Dior – a few powerhouse brands account for most of the sales and profits of giant luxury groups. There could be a reckoning for struggling lesser brands amid the fallout from coronavirus crisis.

Cash cows and dead horses: why luxury groups such as LVMH could emerge from pandemic leaner and healthier, by shedding unprofitable brands
Looting of Louis Vuitton store in Portland, and targeting of other luxury shops, amid US protests send message about social divide

‘Living in Hell’. ‘Eat the Rich’. As protests sparked by the death of African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis have spread, luxury stores have been graffitied, and in many cases looted and vandalised.

1 Jun 2020 - 5:01PM

‘Living in Hell’. ‘Eat the Rich’. As protests sparked by the death of African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis have spread, luxury stores have been graffitied, and in many cases looted and vandalised.

Looting of Louis Vuitton store in Portland, and targeting of other luxury shops, amid US protests send message about social divide
Ai Weiwei makes art face masks for charity, says: ‘A society that wears masks because of the choices of individuals can defy any force’

Dissident Chinese artist living in exile in the UK teams up with Guggenheim Museum curator on face masks printed with his art, to sell in support of global humanitarian organisations.

29 May 2020 - 12:11PM

Dissident Chinese artist living in exile in the UK teams up with Guggenheim Museum curator on face masks printed with his art, to sell in support of global humanitarian organisations.

Ai Weiwei makes art face masks for charity,  says: ‘A society that wears masks because of the choices of individuals can defy any force’
How Dennis Rodman’s wacky fashion steals the show in The Last Dance

NBA legend Michael Jordan may be the nominal star, but Rodman’s wild hair colours, famous girlfriends and flamboyant looks take the fashion spotlight.

3 Jun 2020 - 4:21PM

NBA legend Michael Jordan may be the nominal star, but Rodman’s wild hair colours, famous girlfriends and flamboyant looks take the fashion spotlight.

How Dennis Rodman’s wacky fashion steals the show in The Last Dance
Asian, but made in America: fashion label inspired by the clothes founders’ immigrant mums used to wear

The founders of New York fashion label Commission look to their past for inspiration for their collections – in particular, what their mums used to wear in Asia in the ’80s and ’90s.

19 May 2020 - 7:25PM

The founders of New York fashion label Commission look to their past for inspiration for their collections – in particular, what their mums used to wear in Asia in the ’80s and ’90s.

Asian, but made in America: fashion label inspired by the clothes founders’ immigrant mums used to wear
Face mask fashion: from Nancy Pelosi to Cindy Crawford, the politicians and celebrities leading the way

Everyone from Emmanuel Macron to Cindy Crawford demonstrate that face coverings are the way forward.

20 May 2020 - 5:09PM

Everyone from Emmanuel Macron to Cindy Crawford demonstrate that face coverings are the way forward.

Face mask fashion: from Nancy Pelosi to Cindy Crawford, the politicians and celebrities leading the way
In Ryan Murphy’s Hollywood, Anna May Wong’s fabulous costumes steal the show

Played by Taiwanese-American actress Michelle Krusiec, the Chinese-American star of 1930s cinema triumphs in glamorous gowns created for the Netflix show by designer Lou Eyrich.

12 May 2020 - 2:50PM

Played by Taiwanese-American actress Michelle Krusiec, the Chinese-American star of 1930s cinema triumphs in glamorous gowns created for the Netflix show by designer Lou Eyrich.

In Ryan Murphy’s Hollywood, Anna May Wong’s fabulous costumes steal the show
Celebrity stay-at-home style: Selena Gomez, Reese Witherspoon and Bella Hadid’s best coronavirus lockdown looks

From Jane Fonda’s sweatpants to Alexa Chung’s high-waisted flared jeans, Instagram is flooded with A-listers flaunting their flair for fashion.

5 May 2020 - 4:18PM

From Jane Fonda’s sweatpants to Alexa Chung’s high-waisted flared jeans, Instagram is flooded with A-listers flaunting their flair for fashion.

Celebrity stay-at-home style: Selena Gomez, Reese Witherspoon and Bella Hadid’s best coronavirus lockdown looks
Social media star Irene Kim on why her fashion label Ireneisgood isn’t like other influencer brands

Many social media influencers start their own brands, but not many become successful. However, Korean-American Irene Kim is confident her clothing line Ireneisgood, launched in September 2019, is here to stay.

21 Apr 2020 - 4:42PM

Many social media influencers start their own brands, but not many become successful. However, Korean-American Irene Kim is confident her clothing line Ireneisgood, launched in September 2019, is here to stay.

Social media star Irene Kim on why her fashion label Ireneisgood isn’t like other influencer brands
Opinion | Luxury fashion brands like Chanel and Dior need to evolve. Here’s how it could start

Luxury brands like Chanel, Dior and Valentino dealing with the fallout from the coronavirus need to find alternatives to unsustainable business models. One way is looking to the hard luxury segment, namely jewellery and watches.

8 Apr 2020 - 6:04AM

Luxury brands like Chanel, Dior and Valentino dealing with the fallout from the coronavirus need to find alternatives to unsustainable business models. One way is looking to the hard luxury segment, namely jewellery and watches.

Luxury fashion brands like Chanel and Dior need to evolve. Here’s how it could start