Interview: Up Close and Personal with Thom Browne

Interview, Thom Browne, Fashion, Designer, New York, Men's Wear, Style, Hong Kong, China

As with women’s wear, there are several men’s wear designers that have defined how men dress over the years. In the 1990s it was all about Raf Simons while Hedi Slimane made a huge impact with his skinny suits at Dior Homme in the early noughties.

For this decade, that title goes to New York[......]

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Common Projects Showroom: The Next Generation of Australian Designers

Common Projects, Showroom, Australian designers, Fashion, Hong Kong, Morgan Marks, Livia Arena, MM Sohn, Style, China

Livia Arena’s AW15 collection

Australia has always had a great track record when it comes to fashion designers – in just the past few years the country has given us cool brands like Camilla & Marc and Sass & Bide. If you are looking to discover the next generation of talents then chec[......]

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What’s Hot and What’s Not this week…

What's hot, What's Not, Fashion, Style, Trends, Spring/Summer 2015, Jason Wu, Lanvin, Hot, Not

A suede dress
Summer suede has never looked so chic courtesy of designers like Jason Wu and Tibi.

Ripped knee jeans
Get a pair because its part of fall’s 1980s comeback.

Goodbye cuffs, these jangly favourites are back on the hot list!

Silk pyjama shorts
The new summer[......]

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The New Face of Gucci: Autumn/Winter Advertising Campaign and Pop Up Space

Gucci, Autumn/Winter 2015, Advertising Campaign, Pop Up Space, Collection, Fashion, Style, Alessandro Michele, Hong Kong, The Landmark

These days it takes more than just a famous designer to make a fashion brand successful (case in point, Alexander Wang’s recently ended tenure at Balenciaga). In the case of Gucci, tides have turned in a positive way thanks to new creative director Alessandro Michele, who has finally brought som[......]

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Time After Time: Audemars Piguet’s Millenary Watch

Audemars Piguet, Millenary, Watches, Timepieces, Switzerland, Luxury, Freida Pinto, Fashion, Style, Accessories

Audemars Piguet’s new Millenary campaign

Luxury watches have always been considered a man’s domain but that is fast changing, as more women continue to invest in timepieces. For a while it was all about elaborate, bejewelled styles, but the next big trend sees a return to haute horlogerie as[......]

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Creatures of Comfort: Gram shoes

Gram, Shoes, Sneakers, Comfort, Stockholm, Sweden, Alexis Holm, Accessories, Footwear, Hong Kong, fashion, Style

They say the Swedes do it better. Ok, so it may not apply to everything but we have to admit that we are partial to chic footwear label Gram, which is bang on trend right now considering that fashion cannot get enough of comfortable shoes.

Launched in 2005 from Stockholm – one of the owners A[......]

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Jeweller to Know: Sophie Birgitt

Jeweller to Know, Sophie Birgitt, Sophie Birgitt Dubif, Jewellery, Diamonds, Accessories, Fashion, Style, Hong Kong

Kinetic earrings and Reflection ring

Hong Kong has always been a hub for jewellery manufacturing, but in recent years the city has started to attract more international designers looking to base themselves here. This has injected the local scene with a fresh new perspective as this new breed[......]

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Five Minutes with handbag designer Sara Battaglia…

Five Minutes, Sara Battaglia, Handbags, Designer, Accessories, Giovanna Battaglia, Fashion, Style, Italy, Hong Kong, On Pedder, Interview

Is it just me or have handbags become boring? Over the past few years every brand has adopted a “less is more” approach, taking the fun out of accessorising. Of course there are always exceptions to every rule – and in this case it comes in the form of Sara Battaglia handbags.

Founded by Ital[......]

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Local Encounters: Sau

Local Encounters, Sau, Clothing, Fashion, Hong Kong, Cheryl Lau, Style, Trends, Autumn/Winter 2015, China

Highlights from autumn/winter 2015 include the Isla shirt (far left)

Four years ago Hong Kong seemed stuck in a rut when it came to local fashion talent, but now there’s no shortage of hip brands intent on putting the city back on the style map.

One of our latest discoveries is Sau, which[......]

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What’s Hot and What’s Not This Week…

What's Hot, What's Not, This Week, Style, Trends, Fashion, Chloe, Spring/Summer 2015

The embroidered white dress
A must-have this summer, whether its embroidered with threads, lace or eyelets (anything from Chloe is our top pick).

Tassel tops
From festival gear to high fashion staple!

Self Portrait
The hot new label that’s all about chic cocktail wear at a[......]

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