Beauty & Fashion

Lagerfeld defends luxury in time of economic crisis

Fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld on Tuesday came to the defence of luxury in a time of economic crisis, criticising ratings agencies and rejecting a climate of "general gloominess".

Hong Kong canto-pop queen Joey Yung is the new face of Bossini's latest Toy Story collection

Sure, we all have some Toy Story collectible somewhere in our homes, but the time couldn't be riper for the launch of Bossini's brand-new Toy Story collection. After all, Asia's only Toy Story Land opened its doors at Hong Kong Disneyland last Fri...


Brazil mulls ban on lingerie-clad Gisele Bunchen ad

Brazil's Ministry for Women called Wednesday for the suspension of a television ad featuring lingerie-clad supermodel Gisele Bundchen, saying it reinforces the stereotype of women as sex objects.

Botched Breast Implant Surgery Leaves Mom with 'Uniboob'

A Los Angeles woman is speaking out about a botched plastic surgery that left her with symmastia, or a “uniboob.”


Michelle Obama dazzles in New York, wearing diamond bangles by H-Town's Katie Decker ($42K cuffs)

That was no ordinary bling on the wrist of First Lady Michelle Obama at the DNC fundraiser in New York Tuesday night. Those fancy diamond cuffs were the creation of 23-year-old Katie Decker, whose namesake jewelry line has been making a serious sp...

Massimo Bonini's first worldwide concept store opens in Hong Kong

Massimo Bonini, a renowned Italian showroom for Italian brand name shoes and accessories, today (September 12) announced the recent unveiling in Hong Kong of its first worldwide concept store. Situated in the Lee Gardens, Causeway Bay, the Hong Ko...


Sotheby's Hong Kong to hold important watches sale in October

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Important Watches Autumn Sale 2011 will take place on 6 October at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Following the consecutive record-breaking sales in the past three seasons, the upcoming sale promises even great...

Florida lawmaker hands out belts under saggy pants ban

A Florida lawmaker is welcoming students back to school by handing out 200 leather belts to help them comply with a new state law that bans saggy pants on campuses.


Abercrombie to pay 'Jersey Shore' cast to stop wearing its clothes

Clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch said it would offer "substantial payment" to MTV's The Jersey Shore's cast members to stop wearing the brand on air.

Men, You May Judge Your Peers

Jason Chow The Wall Street Journal 16.07.2011
Men, You May Judge Your Peers

The Mr. Hong Kong pageant, an annual televised male beauty contest broadcast by local network TVB, is opening itself to be scrutinized by the sex that it’s showcasing: Men, for the first time in the pageant’s history, will be allowed to attend and...


Hong Kong fashion focuses on the next big things

Innovation seems to be the catchphrase being bandied about at this year's Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring /Summer - and it's a word that covers both the styles being shown by Asia's hottest young designers and the materials they are putting to u...

HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week opens

Fibre2fashion.com 05.07.2011
HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week opens

More than 1,700 exhibitors are taking part in the HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer and the concurrent HKTDC Summer Sourcing Show for Gifts, Houseware & Toys, which opened July 4 and continue until July 7 at the Hong Kong Convention a...


Boston Mayor Asks Nike To Remove Controversial T-Shirt Window Display

Mayor Tom Menino doesn’t like Niketown’s new window display at its Newbury Street store and he wants it taken down.

Now we've really seen it ALL: Lady Gaga leaves nothing to the imagination as she hits the dancefloor in a sheer body suit

After accidentally exposing her nipples as she arrived at the CFDA Fashion Awards, Lady Gaga decided she may as well go the whole hog at the after-party.The flamboyant singer ended up removing her custom-made Mugler gown to just the sheer bodysuit...


'Botox Mom' says she made up the tale about injecting her daughter for beauty pageants

First came balloon boy. Now there's Botox mom. The woman who horrified mothers everywhere by claiming she injected her 8-year-old pageant princess daughter with Botox said in a deposition that she made it all up.

Mother who injected daughter with Botox loses custody

San Francisco Chronicles 17.05.2011
Mother who injected daughter with Botox loses custody

A San Francisco mother who injected her 8-year-old daughter with Botox for beauty pageants has lost custody of her child.


Shaletta Porterfield, Miss Wisconsin USA, drop out of Miss USA pageant after identity theft charges

A top contender for next month's Miss USA title has dropped out of the pageant after being charged with identity theft.

Lady Gaga wears phallic boots on 'American Idol'; Show producers cover up naughty bits with logo

Talk about a dil-don't. American Idol producers weren't happy with Lady Gaga's phallic footwear on Wednesday night.


Designer Galliano to face French trial in June

Former Dior designer John Galliano will go on trial on June 22 on charges that he made racist insults, accusations that rocked the fashion world and cost him his coveted job.

Christie's Hong Kong Announces Magnificent Jewels Spring Sale

Christie’s, the world’s leading auction house for the sale of extraordinary jewels will present its spring sale of magnificent jewels on 31 May at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. With a pre-sale estimate exceeding HK$550 million/US$7...



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