what's HOT what's COOL: October 2012
This toffee coloured tote from Flying Scissors is so sweet, it’s good enough to eat.
RMB 3,680. Flying Scissors. Available at www.flyingscissors.cn
Explore your wild side with this gold-sequined animal jacket by House of Wilde. Appropriate for those nights when feline fetishes are untameable. Rawr.
RMB 1,391. House of Wilde. Available online at www.zooq.com
When it comes to partying, go hard or go home. Wear this Swarovski-jewelled knit cap from BAPE and make it clear that you've got enough funds to make it rain.
RMB 1,999. BAPE Store, Unit 3, Bldg 7, Xintiandi, 181 Taicang Lu, near Madang Lu. Tel: 6385 1996. Web: www.bape.com
China in your Hand
Enjoy some pop art with your artesian coffee; these cheerful cappuccino cups, combine two of life’s richer pleasures.
RMB 1,160 / two illy Francesco Clemente Cappuccino cups and 250g ground coffee. Café 108 in The Langham Xintiandi. 99 Madang Lu, near Taicang Lu. Tel: 2330 2288. Web: www.xintiandi.langhamhotels.com
Prim and Proper
For making a smart impression this season, we like this dainty lightweight piece from ½ Eternity, teamed with a nice block colour suit. Trés chic!
RMB 395. ½ Eternity, available at Xinlelu.com Showroom. 87 Wuyuan Lu, near Changshu Lu. Tel: 6247 2033. Web: www.1-2eternity.com
Looking to add another dimension of attractiveness to your already well-dressed self? Spritz a bit of L’eau De Chloé and watch the boys follow you wherever you go.
RMB 550. L’eau De Chloé, available at Sephora. 629 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Sinan Lu. Tel: 5306 6073. Web: www.sephora.cn
Nothing adds a spring to your step quite like new undies, and these purple and pink briefs will perk up any unhappy bum.
RMB 59. Gap. 819 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu. Tel: 6215 7050. Web: www.gap.com
Want a denim one-zie to wow the crowd? Ba-bam! You’ve got it! A deceitfully awesome two-in-one that makes dressing up a no-brainer.
RMB 2,398. G-Star Raw. Shop 338A, Grand Gateway Shopping Mall, 1 Hongqiao Lu, near Huashan Lu. Tel: 6447 0515. Web: www.g-star.com
Those cheery summer months may be over, but being blue isn’t such a bad thing. These cute pumps from Chloe Chen are anything but glum.
RMB 1,380. Chloe Chen. 174 Xiangyang Nan Lu, near Huaihai Zhong Lu. Tel: 6375 6822. Web: www.chloechen.com
You Spin Me Right Round
This isn’t your average office chair! For the child at heart, we’ve got just the right piece of furniture to bring back those early, whimsical memories.
RMB 4,530. Magis, available at Design Republic. 88 Yuqing Lu, near Wukang Lu. Tel: 6082 3882