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Red is the color of prosperity and happiness in Chinese culture, so by default, we wear red to celebrate the lunar new year. But why not dress in this scrumptious hue of tangerine for a change? It’s fresh, energetic and most importantly, it’s synonymous with auspiciousness in Chinese!
Salmon would be another nice option since “fish”(魚) has the same pronunciation as “surplus”(餘)…a bit far-fetched maybe, but do click in and check out the other outfit featuring a very lovely salmon pink trench coat designed by local brand The Layers.
Wish you all a Happy Year of the Sheep! Meeeeeehhhhh!
As a cat lover, I’m ashamed that I haven’t heard of “Ocelot” before reading the description of this Coach carryall bag. Not entirely sure about the difference between ocelot prints and leopard prints, but I love how those on this bag look vaguely like smooches.
Stuart Vevers said in an interview that he has one aim as Coach’s new creative director: to add “cool” to the brand. I guess by now no one would dispute that he has done it, and more.
Click in to find out more about Coach’s SS 2015 collection featuring the artwork by Gary Baseman and the dreamiest color palettes.
Hong Kong Fashion Week organised by HKTDC is the biggest fashion event in Asia, participated by both local design talents and international brands. Closing the 4-day event this year is Shanghai Tang‘s fashion show unveiling its FW15 ready to wear and couture collection.
The collection is glamorous, sophisticated and to my surprise, very contemporary. Any reference to the orient is subtle, mostly found in collar details, the use of Chinese knots and a pop of jade and scarlet.
Click in to see my captures of the show and tell me what you think of the pieces!
Futuristic with a hint of dark romance – The unexpected harmony of the contradictory elements is what I love about this look.
And don’t ever underestimate the power of tulle, it’s softened the toughness of the metallic accessories so effortlessly and single-handedly.
INSIDE: 3 lovely illustrations from readers, 3 recent favorite quotes and 3 picks of sweet sneakers.
Has your festive spirit vanished yet? Mine certainly hasn’t, especially as I’m now looking at these outfit pix taken during Xmas time.
Click in to see my 2 other festive outfits, my 3 recommendations of flirty bags, previews of Charlotte Olympia & Anya Hindmarch SS15 collections and some beauti-food I had recently.