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Bervin Cheong

bervin@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Bervin Cheong

21 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Malaysians mourn the passing of iconic designer Karl Lagerfeld

PETALING JAYA: News of Karl Lagerfeld’s death was met with widespread shock and sadness here in Malaysia, especially from those in the local fashion community who have been inspired by his genius.

Chanel-ling creativity: Lagerfeld was well known for pushing the boundaries in fashion.
25 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

M’sian gems adorn ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

PETALING JAYA: Beautiful people, lavish setting, exquisite fashion. Crazy Rich Asians is all about gla­mour – with one Malaysian je­­wellery firm lending a hand in its opulence.

Dazzling adornments: Hui Cin (left) and Winnie showing jewellery worn by Yeoh in the film.
21 May 2018 | 3:50 PM

Why Birkins are good investments: For divorced women, it can solve financial woes

PETALING JAYA: There are Malaysian women who have sold off their designer accessories, including Birkin bags from Hermes, to get out of a tight spot in life.

An employee holds an Hermes diamond and Himalayan Nilo Crocodile Birkin handbag at Heritage Auctions offices in Beverly Hills, California September 22, 2014. – Reuters.
10 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Long queues, hot sun cannot keep voters away

MALAYSIANS came in droves to cast their votes as early as possible undeterred by the long queues and the scorching morning sun.

9 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Kepong constituents willing to accept unfamiliar faces

WHOEVER wins in Kepong will be expected to deliver the goods in the coming years.

Despite rapid development, Kepong folk have largely retained their traditional way of life.
1 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Jeweller to the stars aims to inspire Malaysian women

PETALING JAYA: She started her business from her bedroom, but today, international stars the likes of Gigi Hadid, the Kardashians and Jessica Alba are wearing her designs.

22 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bernard presents his special designs at Buckingham Palace

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s fas­hion king Datuk Seri Bernard Chandran, whose exquisite designs are appreciated by an international clientele including Brunei royalty, can now count British royalty among those fascinated with his work.

In a class of his own: Bernard presenting one of his designs to Kate at Buckingham Palace.
3 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Berjaya's Chryseis and Naza's Faliq tie the knot

PETALING JAYA: Congratulatory messages are pouring in for newlyweds Chryseis Tan and SM Faliq SM Nasimuddin as guests at the wedding took to Instagram to post snaps and wishes.

Meant for each other: Chryseis and Faliq sitting together after their solemnisation. — Photo credit: Instagram
2 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Designers: Miss Universe pageant national costumes meant to wow

PETALING JAYA: Outrageous as it seems, Malaysia’s nasi lemak-inspired national costume for the 66th Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas may have already served its purpose.

14 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Long-time reader of The Star bags prize giveaway

PETALING JAYA: She is not a bag person, but is now the proud owner of a DKNY bag. Gina Eng Lee Cheng is the first winner of The Star’s Bag That Bag contest, which runs weekly.

Trendy arm candy: Winner of the ‘Bag That Bag’ competition, Gina Eng Lee Cheng.