D'Lust

Obsession: Mercedes Castillo Shoes

OK we admit it, we are real snobs when it comes to shoes. That being said, the contemporary shoewear market has really evolved in the past few years, with more brands that are being led by super talented accessories designers that focus on quality as well as style.

Mercedes Castillo is a name tha[……]

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The Vine

Vintage Icons: Byronesque x Vestiaire Collective

Sheer tank by Helmut Lang; Fragile bag by Maison Martin Margiela

What makes vintage clothing so unique is that so many of the pieces are a real testament to the history of fashion and capture the cultural zeitgeist of the time (unlike what’s happening in fashion currently, but that is a whole oth[……]

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D'Luxe

Bags of Style: Roksanda’s Handbag Collection

We’ve been fans of Roksanda Illincic’s gorgeous dresses from the day she started, but now she’s given us more to obsess over with her luxe yet playful bag line. Although it made its official debut two years ago, spring/summer 2018 marks her first full-fledged collection with styles ranging from esse[……]

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Features

Interview: Artist & Gucci Collaborator, Helen Downie of Unskilled Worker

The Tiger That Lost Its Stripes by Unskilled Worker, exhibited at Art Central Hong Kong 

Anyone who’s on Instagram will immediately recognise the whimsical yet melancholic portraits by Helen Downie aka Unskilled Worker. The mum-turned-artist was first discovered by ShowStudio’s Nick Knight, befor[……]

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The Vine

Welcome to Shoe Heaven: Marthalouisa.com

Candy-coloured shoes at Marthalouisa.com

When it comes to shoes, women can border on obsessive. It’s surprising then that it has taken this long for someone to launch an e-commerce site dedicated to our favourite accessory.

Marthalouisa.com, which goes live today, is the answer to every shoe l[……]

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D'Luxe

Sports Luxe: Introducing Movers & Cashmere

Movers & Cashmere Series II

Who doesn’t love a beautiful piece of cashmere? Our only gripe is that the majority of styles in the luxe category tend to err on the conservative or more formal side.

Things however are changing as more designers are becoming creative with this luxe fabric. Our[……]

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The Vine

From All Saints to Celine and COS: Three Fashion Pop-Ups To Know About

Looking to spend your Chinese New Year bonus? Here are three new pop-up stores worth checking out.

All Saints

We have always been fans of edgy British label All Saints so we were super excited when we heard they were opening a pop-up in Hong Kong  Known for its cool East London aesthetic,  the[……]

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D'Style

What’s Hot and What’s Not This Week…

HOT
Ultraviolet
This shade is officially Pantone’s colour of the year.

Crystal-inspired fashion
Everyone’s talking about ABC, a streetwear brand that uses crystal infused dyes to create its cult T-shirts.

Knitted skirts
The style to own this winter (preferably with a fringed hem).

The[……]

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The Vine

Trend Alert: Sustainable Activewear

Phvlo’s new collection

Sustainability is still a hot topic among many fashion brands, but there are still some segments of the market that haven’t quite embraced it. Activewear was lagging behind but  things are changing as several new eco-friendly activewear collections have hit the market.

F[……]

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D'Lust

Soloviere: The Shoe Brand Everyone is Talking About

A selection of sneakers from Soloviere

As much as we love our APL or Adidas Boosts, there are times when you want a more polished shoe, that’s just as comfortable and easy to wear as a sneaker. It’s these very attributes that make casual shoewear brand Soloviere so appealing.

The independent l[……]

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