The Vine

Tory Burch Opens Shanghai Flagship and Launches China Exclusive Collection

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Watch out Michael Kors, Tory Burch is fast on her way to conquering China!

Last night the stylish designer unveiled her latest coup in the form of a super chic flagship boutique, located in Shanghai’s Jing-An Kerry Centre.  To celebrate, Tory hosted a private dinner at the Peninsula Hotel whe[......]

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Denim Demons: Marques Almeida

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Marques Almeida x capsule collection

London has so many talented designers, but one of my favourites as of late are Portuguese design duo Paulo Almeida and Marta Marques, founders of hip label Marques Almeida.

After completing their MA in Fashion at Central Saint Martins[......]

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Jeweller to Know: Maria Black

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Klaxon earrings (left) and Stripe ring (right)

I discovered London based jeweller Maria Black during a recent trip to Copenhagen. I hadn’t heard of the brand before but I kept seeing her dainty yet edgy designs in all the cool boutiques around town. There was something alluring in her use of[......]

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Fashion Masterclass: Statement Coverups

Fashion masterclass, statement coats, autumn/winter 2015, trends, fashion, style, lucia tait, coats, coverups

Ponchos by (from left to right): Roberto Cavalli and Burberry Prorsum

It’s time to ditch that worn out trench and toss your leather biker, because the statement coat is this season’s new essential. Playful patterns, vibrant hues, graphic prints, longer lengths and unconventional materials set[......]

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What’s Hot and What’s Not this week…

What's Hot and What's Not this week, style, trends, fashion, autumn/winter 2014

Cropped sweaters
The cropped top gets a winter-appropriate update making it perfect for layering.

Frayed denim
It’s denim, couture style courtesy of brands like Marques Almeida.

Military outerwear
Time to join the fashion army (again).

The tuxedo dress
Replacing summer’s shi[......]

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Exclusive: Interview with Acne founder Johnny Johansson

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Acne co-founder Johnny Johansson

Tomorrow marks the opening of Swedish band Acne’s first store in Hong Kong at Ice House Street in Central. The brand has been opening a slew of boutiques around the world in style capitals like Paris, London and Los Angeles so this is just the next step in its[......]

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Skin Deep: Blitz x 3.1 Phillip Lim Exotic City Handbags

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Ryder Satchel

Exotic skins are de rigueur these days, especially when it comes to accessories. They have totally gone from boring and old fashioned to cool and covetable thanks to a host of designers who are getting creative with finishes, colours and even shapes.

The latest collection to[......]

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On The Runway

Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015: The Essentials

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Funky florals from McQueen and Celine (left) and denim at Kenzo and Louis Vuitton (right)

Apologies for not posting for so long, but Paris Fashion Week seemed even more gruelling this season than ever before. For me, the whole season was a bit flat. There were no real disasters but no standou[......]

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What’s Hot and What’s Not this week…

Accessories, Fashion, Hong Kong, Must-Haves, Style, Trends, What's Hot and What's Not

Maxi coats
Adding a dash of drama to your autumn wardrobe.

Racer chicks
Spotted everywhere from Zoe Jordan to Marc by Marc Jacobs.

Homespun cardigans
They are getting a luxe spin for fall (pardon the pun)

Flash Tattoos
Who needs jewellery when tattoos look so chic?


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The Vine

Great Danes: By Malene Birger Opens First Boutique in Asia

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By Malene Birger boutique in Causeway Bay

While the Swedes are known for their androgynous style, the Danish have a different look altogether. I discovered this on my recent visit to Copenhagen where I visited one of Denmark’s most popular fashion brands and a personal favourite, By Malene Bi[......]

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