As we’re gingerly stepping into Spring, our wardrobe can afford to shed a few layers. But if you’re not ready yet to part with your favourite scarves, now is the perfect time to wear them as a bandana. From 1950’s pin-up girls to the latest Spring/Summer 2016 collections, women have…

Earrings are an easy accessory to complement a hairstyle and lighten up an outfit. Usually found in identical pairs, they play a vital role in enhancing facial symmetry, our traditional idea of attractiveness and beauty. The more symmetrical a woman’s face, the more attractive she is, so conventional wisdom goes.…

Perfumes draw on emotions, eliciting delight and elation. Like jewellery, in many ways. Famous fragrances have long been inspired by precious gemstones, evoking nuances of light and iridescence, of longing and desire. Taking this to heart is The Royalé Dream, the world’s most expensive perfume collection to date. Launched at Amber…

For an out-of-job young actress whose credentials had mostly been parts in tiny independent films on a shoestring budget, Brie Larson has come a long way to be a Golden Globes Best Actress winner. The 26-year-old lead actress of Room — a 2015 drama about the boundless love between a mother and…

Soft and delicate, the colour pink represents grace, femininity and tenderness. But beyond colour-gender norms, pink has also taken on symbolism of strength, optimism and compassion. The pink ribbon for breast cancer awareness, for instance, encourages hope and conviction among breast cancer patients and their family. In jewellery, pink diamonds…

Luxury timepiece brand, Audemars Piguet hosted an exclusive VIP party last Wednesday, 23 March 2016 in the heart of Hong Kong to celebrate the unveiling of their new lounge for Art Basel Hong Kong 2016. Held at Duddell’s in Central, Hong Kong, 600 guests including renowned actress Sandra Ng, were in…

Minimalistic jewellery pieces are an epitome of the new age. Linear lines and bold edges are celebrated as clean works of art, inspired by modern architecture and asymmetrical fashion. Yet, the addition of curvatures suggests one of a more organic nature. The interweaving of precious metals suggests fluid handiwork, while…

Children of celebrities often end up living out their lives in the long shadows of their famous parents. Not so Jade Jagger, the free-thinking daughter of Mick and Bianca. Barely out of her teens, she was exhibiting successfully as a painter, and at just 29 she assumed creative directorship of…

As a man, loving fine jewellery could be an issue. How does one indulge in that world without coming across like Liberace or any other over-the-top drama queen? We shan’t talk design; instead let’s get back to basics. picking a precious stone is the first hurdle. I love diamonds. I…

Stylised depictions of African men have for centuries played muse to artists and jewellers alike. The use of ebony, precious gemstones and meticulous craftsmanship have long captivated craftsmen and customers with decorative, colourful designs. For jewellery designer Wilfredo Rosado, his favourite piece to wear is his own Urban Prince 18k yellow…