Get Organised: Baraboux Handbags

Baraboux, Handbags, Organised, Accessories, Fashion, Style, Paris, Caroline Issa, Autumn/Winter 2014,Princess Reema Bandar Al Saud

The Caroline (left) and snakeskin pochette (right)

I’m the type of person that carries the world with me in my handbag so you can imagine how messy and disorganised it is when I try to find anything inside. There are so many beautiful designer bags out there but all of them are impractical wh[......]

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MO & Co: Pioneering Contemporary Fashion in China

Mo & Co, China, Fashion, Contemporary, Edition 10, Jenny Kam, Guangzhou, Retail, Style, Liu Wen, Freja Beha Erichsen, Lane Crawford, Lab Concept

Edition 10, autumn/winter 2014

For years the contemporary fashion scene has been dominated by American brands like Diane Von Furstenberg and Theory, although the French have also jumped on the bandwagon with labels like Carven.

In Asia, specifically China, where luxury sales are slowing do[......]

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What’s Hot and What’s Not this week…

What's Hot and What's Not, Style, Trends, Fashion, Spring/Summer 2014, Gisele Bundchen, Altuzarra

Peasant blouses

Who else is obsessed with Altuzarra’s resort collection?

Comfortable and chic, exactly what we are looking for in a summer pant.

The denim jacket
Making a comeback but with luxe details such as frayed edges and dark washes.

The one piece
So much chicer[......]

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Bag This: Kara Handbags

Bags, Kara, Accessories, New York, Hong Kong, Style, Shopping, Fashion, Trends, Backpacks, Autumn/Winter 2014

Backpacks from Kara Autumn/Winter 2014

Thanks to designers like Alexander Wang and Chanel, the most wanted bag for spring/summer 2014 is  the backpack. But before you start toting around your old JanSport, bear in mind that it’s all about  luxe styles made from high quality fabrics like leath[......]

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Shopping Update: Tod’s and TopShop Open Men’s Only Boutiques


J.P Tod’s Sartorial room at the new Tod’s men’s boutique in Hong Kong

Who says women have everything? In the past few weeks, several men’s wear dedicated brands or stores have opened up in Hong Kong. First up is Tod’s first ever men’s wear boutique located at the Landmark in Central. Measurin[......]

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What’s Hot and What’s Not this week…

What's Hot and What's Not, Style, Trends, Fashion, Stella McCartney, Chloe, Hong Kong, China, Spring/Summer 2014

A white jacket

Great for all hours and lightens up any outfit.

Silk sweatpants
Casual yet luxe – what could be better?

Halter tops
It’s all about showing off your toned arms and tanned back this summer.

Lace-up heels
The  shoes to own this summer. We love Aquazurras.


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The Ultimate Shirt Dress: Alex Black

Shirt Dress, Alex Black, Tailoring, Summer, Trends, Style, Fashion, Hong Kong, China

From left to right: The Josephine, Kate and Eloise

In this heat it’s hard to look chic and stay cool, which is why shirtdresses are my ultimate style solution for the summer. They were also a big trend on the spring/summer catwalks  with plenty of covetable styles from brands like Tod’s, Celi[......]

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Trend Alert: Mandals

Trend, Mandals, Shoes, Spring/Summer 2014, Sandals, Flats, Fashion, Style, Givenchy, Celine, Prada, Marc Jacobs

Mandals at Marc Jacobs (left) and Prada (right)

There are some fashion trends that I blatantly ignore while others eventually win me over because I keep seeing them everywhere (persistence evidently pays off). It’s a case of the latter for mandals, which have been haunting me since Phoebe Phi[......]

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Jeweller to Know: Dinh Van

Jeweller to Know, Dinh Van, Paris, France, Jewellery, Diamonds, Luxury, Hong Kong, China, Jean Dinh Van

Seventies white gold cuff (left) and bracelet (right)

Designer jewellery is a hard sell in a competitive market like Hong Kong especially when a brand is not one of the big guns ie Cartier or Van Cleef & Arpels. However there are a group of independent jewellers, especially from Paris, th[......]

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What’s Hot and What’s Not this week…

What's Hot and What's Not this week, fashion, style, trends, spring/summer 2014, Stella McCartney, Hong Kong, China

Barely-there slip dresses
Super sexy and perfect for the sweltering heat.

A fun alternative to summer’s stripes – see Burberry.

Fluted skirts
We love Celine’s. If you are about taking risks, try J.W Anderson’s.

Pleated backs
A cool design detail that makes this tricky tre[......]

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