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Feature: Style Spotlight — Singh Street Style.com


    Serious Heritage Haute.   By: Alba Brunetti Istanbul, Turkey   As a child I spent my summers in Italy and loved to watch the fashionably dressed take long leisurely walks down the city’s main street. It was like being in a new fashion show every day.  Later, I discovered N.Y.’s own

Feature: Crowning The Women of Dakar

Image courtesy of F'Orisa Sile Tumblr

  My Own Hair Odyssey in Senegal    By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada ‘You must never push a black woman in a pool. Or splash her. You must never even joke about that. Our hair… it’s a serious affair.” Rwandan-born Alice levels her earnest gaze across the table from me. Years later, I couldn’t remember what...

Feature: Highlights from Aurora Fashion Week Russia Spring/Summer 2014

Aurora Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014 from St. Petersburg Russia

      St. Petersburg showcased their Spring/Summer 2014 season. Check our favorites out!    By: Hina P. Ansari   Aleksander Khrisanfov    With a collection of muted colours with strategic punches of sharp hues such as beaming yellow and gorgeous garnet red, Aleksander Khrisanfov’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection soft style with a solid sophisticated statement. ...

Feature: Highlights from Fashion Week Panama 2013

L-R: Gaby Y Norma Valenzuela, Annie Chajin & Juan David Velez at Fashion Week Panama 2013

  Pret-a-Panama.   By: Hina P. Ansari     In Panama City,  the runways sizzled with that country’s gorgeous fashionable week. Here are three designers that made our highlight list!   Annie Chajin   Annie Chajin was founded by two sisters in 2006. Annie and Farah Chajin created this brand with is influenced by Panamanian...

Feature: Ramp1885′s 2013 Roundup: Our Fave Global Fashion Weeks

Our Ramp1885 Roundup of Fave Global Fashion Weeks of 2013 (pictured here: Muscat Fashion Week 2013). Part of our global roundup of favourite fashion weeks from around the world in 2013.

        Cheers to another fashionable year!    ‘Tis the season for countdowns and so we thought why not do one ourselves! This year has been very very good to us with the fabulous roster of global fashion weeks that we have had the pleasure of showcasing. So as everyone looks back at...

Feature: Q&A with Alternative Limb Project’s Sophie de Oliveira Barata

VIctoria Modesta and her "Stereo Leg" designed by Alternative Limb Project. Photography by Rosemary Williams

    Snow Queens and Feathered Warriors: In conversation with Alternative Limb Project’s Sophie de Oliveira Barata   By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada   Sophie de Oliveira Barata is reimagining the human body, limb by limb.   She is the founder of the Alternative Limb Project, where she works closely with amputees to...

Feature: Highlights from Ukrainian Fashion Week S/S 2014

L-R: Avtandil, Anouki Bicholla & Chuyko at Ukrainian Fashion Week SS 2014 inspwall

    The runways of Kiev Ukraine shone brightly as they presented their Spring/Summer 2014 collections. These are the designers who really made us stop and swoon!     By: Hina P. Ansari Avtandil   Avtandil Tskvitinidze has been sketching clothing since he was a kid. So talented was he that his mom...

Feature: Highlights from Ghana Fashion & Design Week 2013

(L-R): Ajepomaa Design Gallery, Emefa Cole Jewellery, Tuedor and Wright at Ghana Fashion & Design 2013

      We love getting a dose of culture and Island flare during Ghana Fashion & Design Week where the catwalks of Accra, Ghana rocked with the latest from the country’s notable designers. Here are three that we instantly fell in love with!   By: Hina P. Ansari   Tuedor and Wright...

Feature: ‘Veiled’ Threat – Montreal, Canada’s Hijabistas Speak Out

Montreal Protesters against Quebec's Charter of Values Photography courtesy of cbc.ca/Ryan Remiorz/CP

          The  Quebec Charter of  Values and their battle against the hijab. Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé By: Ottawa, Canada     A storm is brewing in Montreal, Canada’s most fashionable city.   The provincial state, which famously stayed out of the bedrooms of the nation in 1967, has instead elected to...

Feature: Style Spotlight On Performance Artist, Eden of Eden And The Swan

Flawless Eden

    Eurochic.      By: Triston Hong Kong/Shanghai, China   Eden is a pin-up model and sartorially savvy neo-burlesque performance artist forging ahead with a new show, Eden and The Swan, and cultivating new looks along the way. She gives us insight into her creative process behind the scenes and on the red...

Feature: New York Musician Dani Elliott is Sonic & Sartorial

Dani Elliott

      Dani Elliott: Sonic & Sartorial. By: Triston Hong Kong/ Shanghai, China     Sonic SuperWoman Dani Elliott knows her way around a note. The musician is back again with her latest EP that will more than satisfy her current fans and introduce her to an even wider audience. Her  self-titled...

Photo Feature: “City Chic” from Shanghai China

City Chic

      Fashion photographer Yocky Zhang sent us this fabulous shoot, “City Chic”  shot on location in Shanghai, China.   Crew credits:   Photographer :     Yocky Zhang @yockyzhang.com Stylist :                    Yali Qian  (CLÉMENT & CLÉMENT ) Make-Up:            ...

Feature: Highlights from Fashion Week Mexico Spring/Summer 2014

L-R: JI+B, Black, Rhapsody & Lorena Saravia Spring/Summer 2014 at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Mexico

    A Fresh Crop.    Direct from Mexico City, Spring/Summer 2014 brings forth a fresh perspective.   By: Hina P. Ansari       JI + B “Blue Blood”   Former architects turned designers Jesus Ibarra and Bertholdo Espinoza have created their brand over a decade ago. Having presented their collections in...

Feature: Highlights from South Africa Fashion Week F/W 2014

L-R: Sober, Erre, Larisa Terblanche & Narainsamy Fall/Wintr 2014 at South Africa Fashion Week

    The runways of South Africa sizzled where they presented the Fall/Winter 2014 season and here are our favourites!   By: Hina P. Ansari       ERRE   As part of this brand’s mantra of exploration and travel, this season’s Fall/Winter 2014 line fully embraces the colourful and textural world of...

Feature: L.A. author & singer, Dahlia Schweitzer dishes on her style


  Dahlia Schweitzer: The Looks | The Books By: Triston Hong Kong / Shanghai, China     If you are on a budget, there are thrift shops in every city that can fit not only your tastes, but your budget. Depending on your personal sense of style, there are plenty of possibilities to suit you up...