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
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
‘Women should feel confident, no matter their size’: Jyoti Singh

The Fiji-born designer’s size-inclusive Singapore-based brand has made her a favourite among women around the world.

25 Oct 2019 - 8:34AM
Helen Mirren makes regal entrance at Catherine The Great premiere in LA

British Oscar winner and star of The Queen once again looked the part as she graced the red carpet

29 Oct 2019 - 3:38PM
New watches by Chopard, H. Moser & Cie and Vacheron Constantin

Steel reissues of mechanical timepieces are designed to keep the price down and attract a new, younger generation of fans. However, at HK$320,000, the Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955 appears to be the exception.

21 Oct 2019 - 8:30PM
Cara Delevingne’s daring holier-than-thou denim jumpsuit

Kudos to the stylist for protecting the model-turned-actress’ modesty.

22 Oct 2019 - 5:09PM
We lost the family fortune during the 1967 riots: Lo Kai-yin

The jewellery designer recalls how her grandfather, a farmer from southern China, built his fortune in Hong Kong, and how she got her big break at Cartier.

18 Oct 2019 - 3:01PM
‘I don’t believe in boring’: Alice + Olivia’s Stacey Bendet

The founder of fashion label Alice + Olivia, which just showed its spring/summer 2020 collection at New York Fashion Week, talks about her colourful dresses and how she is empowering women through her brand.

18 Oct 2019 - 6:31AM
A three-step beauty regime ideal for the autumn

Take some time out for a little pampering, with first, a refreshing exfoliator from Fresh, second, a moisturising body butter from Kiehl’s and third, a Moroccanoil treatment for the tresses.

16 Oct 2019 - 12:57PM
Madonna’s ‘Sex’, Kate Moss for CK: Fabien Baron on 40 years in fashion

The sought after art director’s new book looks back on a four-decade career. Influencers are too generic and not luxury enough, he says.

15 Oct 2019 - 4:57PM