As the city's leading authority on luxury lifestyle for the past four decades, it's safe to say we've seen our fair share of glitzy parties and glamorous personalities. For our 40th anniversary year, we're sifting through our archives to see how high society has evolved.

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With two months to go before our 40th anniversary issue in September, we take you back to the balls, galas and cocktail parties of the ’90s.


James and Su-Lee Chen at the Christian Dior fashion show held at the Helena May (1999)


Christina Lee at the Queen Elizabeth II Cup at the Shatin Jockey Club (1999)


Louis and Alice Chiu and Che-hung Leong at the Aids Ball held in the Regent Ballroom (1995)


Maria Wu at the Hong Kong Girl Guides Association Ball (1999)


Leigh Tung-Chou, Jackeline Lam and Daphne King-Yao at the Hong Kong Sinfonietta concert at City Hall (1999)


Pauline and Tony Cruz at the Aids Ball (1998)


Pansy and Maisy Ho at the 75th Anniversary of the SPCA held at the Conrad Ballroom (1995)


Joseph Fung at a Lanvin cocktail party held at the French consul-general’s home (1995)


Check out our other Tatler Throwbacks on the 40th anniversary page.

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