more and more galas these days, don't you find
it difficult to choose from all the different
fashions worn by all the starlets? The different
fashion designers have, in addition to a more
leisurely style designed to match a more comfortable
and relaxed lifestyle that conforms to a contemporary
pursuit of leisure, also emphasized formal
eveningwear, responding to the requirements
of different kinds of evening parties. These
events help us keep abreast of high fashion!
in this season? Is it oriental? Punk? Soft? Or
even classical? The Grammies, Oscars, and award
ceremonies held in Hong Kong and Taiwan offer
a feast for your eyes, giving the media opportunities
to pick this year's most popular designers and
names. The most memorable ceremony is the 71st
Academy Awards with Nicole Kidmann wearing the
Asian-inspired chartreuse gown. With this unique
glimpse of Asian style, Nicole Kidman became
one of the more stylish figures in the fashion-world.
The collaboration of fashion houses and big name
performers benefits both sides of the relationship,
giving them prominence and leaving us to wait
and see what will be revealed next.
Shanghai, Hong Kong are lit up by different galas,
including champagne parties, showcases for the
latest designs, jewelry exhibits, or even the
opening for the latest lounge bar. Have you prepared
for the most exciting parties found in today's
social functions? The abundance of different
brands makes choosing your own style and flavor
a pain. A few years go in Taiwan the taste and
enthusiasm in events did not come close to Hong
Kong's. But now all the big labels can be found
in the Taiwanese market, causing a thriving local
fashion scene. We can now see who are the darlings
of the fashion world and who is now the hot topic.
In recent year's Celine's Karen Mok line has
made quite a stir--all of us are waiting in anticipation
for the next collaboration.
are numerous classic brand names giving new names
a start, such as Galliano's Christian Dior, Karl
Lagerfeld's Chanel, Christopher Bailey's Burberry
Prosum, and even Tom Ford who is leaving Gucci.
Instead of continuing traditional fashion lines,
designers from these fashion houses have broken
from tradition and decided to create new and
innovative styles. They put out brave new designs,
using cutting edge style, meticulous tailoring
and the bold use of colors, for all to see, giving
us great offerings from the fashion world and
challenging and spurring on our thoughts about
it seems that the well-know names in the fashion
world are the only choice. European independent
designers however have always attracted me, and
so I suggest Italian or London street fashion.
They are the best choices for not only bringing
out your own individual characteristics, but
also for not hurting you in the pocketbook!