While luxury brands have been consolidating their stores in China and slowing down on expansion, the multibrand category seems to be booming. Hong Kong based retailer I.T, which has been in China for over 10 years now, is taking the category to the next level with a store in Beijing that showcas[......]
Choose a style with a little shine for the festive season.
A slip dress
Naughty but nice. We love Lanvin and Louis Vuitton’s versions.
The perfect accompaniment to wide leg pants or leather skirts.
The maxi skirt
Adding unexpected drama to your party[......]
The high fashion world is so caught up with women’s wear that we forget how big the men’s wear market is, especially in Asia. Apparently Givenchy agrees as it recently opened its first men’s pop-up shop in Hong Kong.
Men’s only shopping areas are nothing new in this city (The Landmark’s basem[......]
As the weather cools down, I’ve started to think about updating my sweater wardrobe. While Pringle of Scotland hasn’t been high on my fashion radar lately, their latest collection has made me rethink that all together.
The knitwear brand has recently released The Princess Grace collection whi[......]
Everyone is taking about the rise of multibrand boutiques in China, what with recent high profile openings including Lane Crawford in Shanghai and Galeries Lafayette in Beijing. What we’ve found more exciting however, is the rise of independent fashion boutiques which offer emerging brands a multi[......]
Biker jackets with texture
Update this classic with texture in the form of exotic skins or quilting.
Forget the colourful neon trends of the past. It’s all about bold white sparklers for the festive season.
Delicate but elegant, they are the perfect ac[......]
I hate fashion cliches and one of my pet peeves is when designers try to incorporate Chinese elements into their designs to “appeal” to the mainland market. A lot of the time the connection seems forced and the results can be disastrous. But there are times when designers get it right, which is[......]
What’s interesting about the next generation of Chinese designers is that many of them draw from their lives and experiences in the West to create a new style for the East. Someone whose work I have been following for a while is Yang Li. Like his counterparts Huishan Zhang and Masha Ma, his styl[......]
This season I am about all things geometric, especially jewellery, which is why I have my eye on Brigetta Jewellery’s latest collection. Designed by Taiwanese jeweller Bridget King, who is based between San Francisco and Hong Kong, the designs are the perfect balance of classic and edgy which I[......]