Beauty & Fashion

Swiss bank UBS to change much-mocked dress code

FRANK JORDANS Yahoo! News 18.01.2011
Swiss bank UBS to change much-mocked dress code

Good news for Swiss bankers: They may soon be allowed to wear red underwear, black nail polish — and even eat garlic. Swiss banking giant UBS AG said Monday it is revising its 44-page dress code telling its Swiss staff how to present themselves, w...

Hong Kong prepares for Asia's largest fashion extravaganza

The international fashion industry is this week descending on Hong Kong for the Asian garment world's largest event and the second largest fashion fair in the world, outside the one held annually in New York in February and September.

In the boudoir with Vivian Luk, Hong Kong's poshest dressmaker

Vivian Luk, a former protégé of Vera Wang who has designed red carpet gowns for the world’s most recognizable leading ladies, is down on her haunches niftily draping and pinning a baby blue shift dress on a mannequin in her studio. She gives quiet...

Vladimir Putin's 'mistress' on cover of Russian Vogue

The newly appointed editor of Russian Vogue has courted controversy by putting Vladimir Putin's alleged mistress on her first front cover.

Foreign Fast Fashion Swoops In

Cathy Yan The Wall Street Journal 05.12.2010
Foreign Fast Fashion Swoops In

Foreign luxury brands are well acquainted with Hong Kong’s consumer market, but now cheaper foreign labels are moving in too.

Madame Tussauds Hong Kong is calling for Asia’s design stars

Showcase your creative flair and win HK$2,000 in a “Rock Gaga Style” Fashion Design Competition.

Lips as Red as a Rose

Amy Ma The Wall Street Journal 28.10.2010
Lips as Red as a Rose

Gwyneth Paltrow once said, “Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick.” Red lipstick, often dubbed “beauty’s little black dress” is a quintessential component to any makeup bag. Janice Lam, a Hong...

Two students become latest Hong Kong fashion success story

When a pair of Hong Kong students couldn't afford the clothes they loved, they made them themselves. Now it's their business

The Ugg Craze Has Swept Hong Kong

New York Magazine 16.10.2010
The Ugg Craze Has Swept Hong Kong

Uggs were supposed to be functional shoes, for romping around in the snow and staying warm when the heater breaks. Those functions, and those functions alone. The boots have become, however, a statement "It" item utilized for fashion purposes prob...


Australia's Next Top Model presenter Sarah Murdoch announced the wrong winner during the live final on Tuesday.

Woman Has World's Largest Breast Implants Removed

Sheyla Hershey’s fight to save her M cup breast implants came to an end Thursday, as she underwent surgery in Richmond, Tex., to have them removed, reported.

Sotheby's Hong Kong to Hold Important Watches Autumn Sale 2010

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Important Watches Autumn Sale 2010 will be held on 6 October at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. This season’s sale will offer a total of 300 lots estimated over HK$43 million / US$5.5 million. Highlighting a not...

22-year-old Mexican beauty queen crowned Miss Universe 2010

Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete was crowned Miss Universe 2010 during the finals of the beauty pageant held in Las Vegas on Monday night.

Givenchy supermodel -- used to be a man! [PHOTO]

A FRENCH fashion house has caused a stir after announcing its latest stunning supermodel signing used to be a MAN.

Miss Hong Kong 2010 Pageant Winner Toby Chan

Shamaly Paul Freaky Gossip 02.08.2010
Miss Hong Kong 2010 Pageant Winner Toby Chan

The 2010 Miss Hong Kong Pageant is a beauty pageant, organized by the foremost Hong Kong television station, Television Broadcasts (TVB). This was held on August 1, 2010. The 22 years old Toby Chan (1.71m) is the new Miss Hong Kong 2010.

Something Lingering in the Lingerie? Bed Bugs Hit Victoria's Secret

Under where? Talk about unmentionable. Victoria's Secret had to close for a few hours this week after a bed bug sighting in the store on Lexington Avenue at 58th Street.

Vaseline launches skin-whitening Facebook app for India

Skincare group Vaseline has introduced a skin-lightening application for Facebook in India, enabling users to make their faces whiter in their profile pictures.

Hong Kong model AngelaBaby has been driven to tears

Stunning Hong Kong model AngelaBaby has been driven to tears by a string of media reports that she has had cosmetic enhancements, including a face lift, teeth correction, nose job, double-fold eyelid surgery, cheekbone reduction, chin surgery and ...


Warning: Mature language, but funny as hell

Slideshow: Ten Best Looks From Hong Kong Fashion Week

The Paris Couture showings weren't the only runway looks making waves this week. On the other side of the globe, Hong Kong Fashion Week quietly unfolded, showcasing menswear, womenswear, swimwear, accessories, shoes, and more for spring/summer 201...

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