Fashion

What do Kanye, Trump and Prince Andrew have in common?

The world seems to be suffering from an outbreak of the Dunning-Kruger effect, whereby people think they’re far smarter than they really are.

20 Jan 2020 - 2:18PM
Why white trainers were the shoe of the decade

Fashion designer Phoebe Philo kicked off the trend in Adidas Stan Smiths in 2011, and nearly every big brand followed suit. But at what environmental cost?

17 Jan 2020 - 3:17AM
Start the new year by sparking joy with a wardrobe detox

Still undecided whether to chuck or keep? If you haven’t worn it in a year, bin it.

13 Jan 2020 - 5:00AM
Golden Globes: J-Lo and Scarlett Johansson steal the show

A-listers made some of the strongest statements on the red carpet, giving young starlets a run for their money.

7 Jan 2020 - 3:46PM
From pups to princesses, milliner Awon Golding on dressing heads

Her Hong Kong upbringing and Anglo-Indian heritage influence her designs and help her bring some exoticism to British millinery.

2 Jan 2020 - 11:00AM
Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ 50th – the Kardashians, Beyoncé, Snoop Dogg

Celebrities see out the year on a black-tie high as LA A-listers come together to celebrate the hip hop mogul’s milestone.

17 Dec 2019 - 3:39PM
How to wear glitter make-up for the holidays

A face full of shimmer, as seen at Valentino’s haute couture show in Beijing, may be taking it a bit too far, because a little goes a long way.

10 Dec 2019 - 3:51PM
Diamonds and dinosaur bone jewellery from New York’s Xiao Wang

Former model and actress uses recycled gold, diamonds and unusual stones, such as cosmic obsidian and fossils.

6 Dec 2019 - 12:17AM
Opinion | The case against Christmas presents

Is it really better to give than to receive? Try neither. With so much waste clogging up the planet, it’s time we tried a new approach.

30 Nov 2019 - 8:11AM
Watches from DuFa, Junghans and Omega for that special someone

Gift ideas for him: whether he’s a Bauhaus enthusiast, a fan of face functions or just fancies himself as an international man of mystery.

27 Nov 2019 - 8:30PM
Gift guide 2019: 10 things we’d like to find under the tree this year

From Gucci luggage to limited-edition Cartier jewellery, there is plenty to inspire an indulgent holiday season.

26 Nov 2019 - 8:15AM
Need a party dress? Fashion rentals are the way to go

In Hong Kong, rent runway fashion from as little as US$20 a day at companies such as Yeechoo, Wardrobista and Pret-a-dress. It’s no-waste, and it lets you experiment wearing something you’d probably never buy.

23 Nov 2019 - 7:41AM
How Malaysian model Deborah Henry is empowering refugee children

The former model’s non-profit organisation Fugee.org trains refugees to produce jewellery for her accessories brand Fugeelah and learn a range of business skills, with profits helping to support a school for refugees

25 Nov 2019 - 10:50AM
Granny chic: why going grey may have a silver lining

Grey hair is a full-fledged fashion trend, but you don’t have to be young and gorgeous to carry it off. Let’s make this a movement against the pressure to never age

19 Nov 2019 - 10:36AM
Hong Kong fashion brand that wants you to buy fewer clothes

With their industry knowledge and family-owned factory, Christine Chow and Ivan Tang, the founders of Tove & Libra, talk about creating an environmentally responsible women’s fashion line.

7 Nov 2019 - 12:39PM
Michael Kors, Emporio Armani, Fossil – super smartwatches

With all the usual bells and whistles, the MKT5080, Julianna HR and ART5023 are competing for your attention

4 Nov 2019 - 7:30PM
Opinion | A below average-sized Briton on the perils of shopping in Hong Kong

Struggling to find clothes in her size – a UK size 12 – a Briton says it’s easier and cheaper to fly to Britain and shop there instead.

1 Nov 2019 - 10:35AM
Real fur vs fake fur: which is worse, and do we really need either?

As more and more brands ban fur from their shelves, it seems faux fur – made from plastic – is gaining traction. But more plastic is the last thing our planet needs.

5 Nov 2019 - 3:58PM
Weiss, IWC and Bell & Ross: three aviation watches for high-fliers

Big, bold aviation watches that pay tribute to some old-timers. Despite lacking on heritage, some watchmakers, like Weiss and Bell & Ross, are hitting the spot with their offerings

29 Oct 2019 - 9:34AM