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Feature: Highlights from World MasterCard Fashion Week Toronto F/W 2013-14

L-R: Laura Siegel; Sid Neigum & Maison Matthew Gallagher

        Toronto, Canada fêted the Fall/Winter 2013-14 presentations at World MasterCard Fashion Week and here’s a trio that totally turned our heads!    By: Tessa Johnson Toronto, Canada     Laura Siegel “The Chic Nomad”   It’s so inspiring when a designer incorporates culture into their designs, what...

Feature: Australia Fashion Week S/S 2013-14

L-R: Easton Pearson; Romance Was Born & Roopa Pemmaraju

      Sydney sizzled at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia where the Spring/Summer 2013-14 collections were unveiled. Here are our favourites!    By: Hina P. Ansari By Johnny   A mere young’un at only 4 years-old, this label definitely has made its mark in the Australian fashion scene. The winner of the...

Global Designer Spotlight: Guðrun Guðjónsdóttir from Reykjavik’s Huginn Muninn

Guðrun Guðjónsdóttir, Creative Head of Huginn Muninn from Reyjkavik Iceland

        From Fludir to Fashion.  We chat with the creative head of one of Iceland’s noted fashion labels.    By:  Hina P. Ansari   When Guðrun Guðjónsdóttir was just a 16 year-old student in her quaint home town of Fludir, little would she have known that years later and after graduating with...

Feature: Profile of a Muse: Tessa Kuragi

Tessa Kuragi

  Muse Me.  By: Triston Hong Kong   Her looks inspire the best out of designers and photographers worldwide. Her love affair with the camera has been captured by some of the most renown and noted in the industry. In an industry seemingly devoid of interesting characters and unique faces these days, Tessa...

Feature: Chat with Claudia Lumor of Ghana’s Glitz Africa Magazine

Direct from Ghana, Glitz Africa Magazine

We profile founder, Claudia Lumor on creating a magazine that serves African fashion and lifestyle. By: Francesca Andoh Accra, Ghana Glitz Africa Fashion magazine is an emerging Ghanaian fashion and lifestyle magazine that is rapidly capturing the hearts of fashion crowds in Ghana and other parts...

Feature: Highlights from Russian Fashion Week F/W 2013-14

L-R: Marina Makaron Moscow; Tegin; Goga Sabekiya & BEssARION

    From Russia with love.    B:y Hina P. Ansari   In Moscow the Fall/Winter collection was presented as part of Russian Fashion Week. The six-day long fashion summit brought forth an incredible array of design talent. Here are those that made us swoon.   BEssARION This Tbilisi-born designer was named after...

Feature: Menswear from Seoul Fashion Week F/W 2013-14

L-R: D.Gnak by Kang D., Songzio Homme, Leigh, Munsoo Kwan at Seoul Fashion Week 2013 in Korea

    Seoul Fashion Week amped their Menswear at their Fall/Winter 2013 Collections. Check out the designers that we loved!   By: Hina P. Ansari     D. Gnak by Kang D.   Fresh from collecting his degree from the noted Parsons School of Design, DongJun Kang launched his D. Gnak collection with...

Feature: Highlights from Sao Paulo Fashion Week Summer 2014

L-R: Animale, FH by Fause Haten, Joao Pimenta & Cavalera at Sao Paulo Fashion Week Summer 2014

    Sao Paulo Fashion Week was held celebrating the upcoming Summer 2014 season. And in true Sao Paulo style, the runway was the place to party.   By: Hina P. Ansari   Animale   The floral and tropical motif proves as the basis point for Animale’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection. Plenty of asymmetrical cuts,...

Feature: Highlights From Tokyo Fashion Week (Part Two) F/W 2013-14

L-R: DressCamp; Kamishima Chinami; Gut's Dynamite Cabarets & The Dress & Co.

    Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Tokyo  presented their fantastic collections celebrating the Fall/Winter 2013-14 season. Here is a continuation of our coverage with the final roundup of designers who definitely caught our eye!     DressCamp   With designer Toshikazu Iwaya at the helm, DressCamp has been...

Feature: Highlights from Buenos Aires Fashion Week F/W 2013-14

L-R: Paula Ledesma, Kostume & Quier

    The fashion scene in Argentina sizzled at Buenos Aires Fall/Winter 2013 collections. Here are a few cool lines that we want to wear…now!    By Hina P. Ansari   Marianna Dappiano “Refracted”   Her collection is inspired by “fractals” a mathematically based philosophy of geometric shapes and corresponding equations is the...

Feature: Ronaldo Fraga Summer 2014 / Sao Paulo Fashion Week

Ronaldo Fraga Summer 2014

      Sports is the latest muse for this stalwart of style.    By: Hina P. Ansari   Iconic Brazilian designer Ronaldo Fraga delved into his own lineage when it came to his latest Summer 2014 collection he recently presented at Sao Paulo Fashion Week. Tapping into memories of his father regaling...

Feature: Highlights from Tokyo Fashion Week (Part One) F/W 2013-14

L-R: Yasutoshi Ezumi, Jotaro Saito & Motonari Ono

    We are halfway through Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week-Tokyo and their Autumn/Winter 2013-14 presentations — here are designers that we need to talk about right now.   By: Hina P. Ansari     Dressed Undressed   When you are nominated to be a finalist for the prestigious international Woolmark prize by...

Feature: Highlights from Reykjavik Fashion Festival F/W 2013

Mundi & 66º North Collaboration Fall/Winter 2013-14

    Icelandic couture took centre stage at this new fashion fete at Reykjavik Fashion Festival.    By Hina P. Ansari   Anderson & Lauth     Founded in 1934,and noted as the first Icelandic atelier and tailor shop currently has a team of four women who are the brains behind the designs....

Feature: Highlights from Ukrainian Fashion Week F/W 2013-14

L-R: Victoria Gres, Ksenia Kireeva, Elena Burenina & Zalevskiy from Ukrainian Fashion Week F/W 2013-14

    Recently,  Ukrainian Fashion Week  was held showcasing their Fall/Winter 2013-14 season. Out of the jam-packed schedule we picked four designers that stood out for us! Let’s stand up and give them a proper fashion salute!   By: Hina P. Ansari   Victoria Gres   Slick and sultry, this designer...

Feature: From Riga Latvia, Amoralle Spring/Summer 2013

Amoralle lingerie design house from riga latvia

    Alluring Latvian lingerie spreads inspiration across the fashion universe. By Deniss Zelenkov Riga, Latvia   Amoralle, formerly SockBox, makes its triumphant return to fashion under new name and focus. Same style: sensitive night gowns with underlining waistlines; same management: fashion designer and the brand owner – Inese Krumina; different result: introducing...