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Haori di TiTi Spring/Summer 2015 at Tokyo Fashion Week

Haori de TiTi at Tokyo Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015

Springtime Style. by: Hina P. Ansari   Yoichi Nagasawa has been in the Tokyo fashion scene since her debut collection STIL in 1991. Sine then she has launched various other off shoot brands with Haori de TiTi being established in 2014.  Her Spring/Summer 2014 palette consists of soft pastels, flowy silhouette with abstract structure akin...

On the streets of….Medellin, Colombia (Part 1) *Colombia Fashion Week Special*

After-dark Global Street Style from the parties of Colombia Moda 2013

    Sizzling Street Style at Colombia Moda 2013     By: Hina P. Ansari     Well in case you haven’t heard, I am down south — in South America that is — for a Colombia Moda 2013, their official fashion week in magical Medellin. While running from my front row seat of one...

Feature: Highlights from Ukrainian Fashion Week FW 2014

L-R: Inna Ighnatievska, Litkovskya, Marta Wachholz & Iryna Dil at Ukrainian Fashion Week FW 2014

    Ukrainian designers collected in Kyiv to showcase their Fall/Winter 2014 collection. Here are four designers that we loved!   By: Hina P. Ansari   Litkovskaya She burst onto the Ukrainian fashion landscape with her first collection in 2006. Since then, designer Lilia Litkovskaya she collected various awards including Best Designer-2009 award...

Feature: Mon & Velarde’s Spring/Summer 2015 from Medellin, Colombia

Mon & Velarde Spring/Summer 2015 from Medellin, Colombia

      Port of Call. By: Hina P. Ansari   Mon & Velarde “El Puerto” Spring/Summer 2015     “During quiet periods, rather than taking an aeroplane to the capital, I preferred go down to the large seaport through the river” – Alvaro Mutis, The Tramp Steamer’s Last Port of Call – Page 39...

Global Designer Spotlight: Catching up with Purse ‘n Boots from Vancouver, Canada

The European Boot by Purse 'n Boots

    Smart Style.  By: Marina Radovanovic Toronto, Canada   Since our last chat with designer Elizabeth Anne LeGear, she has designed a brand new line to add to the Purse ‘n Boots roster of spectacular boots!   The Canadian Elizabeth Anne Shoe brand now expanded and offers delightful, beautiful and practical boots...

Feature: Style Spotlight — Singh Street Style.com

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    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: 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: A Charming Historical Re-connection at a Paris Boutique

Ceinture Fléchée a traditional French Canadian scarf/belt

  Paris, France – ‘Terre de nos aïeux’ (‘Our home and native land’)   By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada   In a boutique specializing in wool trends, I reconnect with La Parisienne and Le Parisien, who believe me to be one of France’s prodigal daughters, returned from the pages of history.   All shimmers...

Global Designer Spotlight: ‘Pop Food’ Jewellery By Glenda Lopez from Valencia, Spain

Pop Food by Glenda Lopez

      Pop Art.   By: Marina Radovanovic Toronto, Canada   We have featured this bright, talented and highly creative young woman who creates stunning jewellery  based on various elements of nature and further expanded to include human architecture, design and mechanics. Now, Lopez has a whole new twist that she introduced with her...

On the streets of…Leicester, England

Office Chic Street style by Shriya Pancholi

      Office Chic     Fashionista: Shriya Pancholi     Location: Leicester, England     Breakdown: In this photo, I’m wearing black tapered trousers with short split sides, a striped white and blue blouse and black and gold high heels. The outfit is completed with a gold Michael Kors watch, patent black belt,...

Feature: Womenswear at Istanbul Fashion Week F/W 2013

L-R: Argande; Simay Bulbul; Nihan Buruk & Gamze Saracoglu Fall/Winter 2013

      Our  Fall/Winter 2013 favourites from the women wear designers at Istanbul Fashion Week in Turkey!     Nihan Buruk    Designer Nihan Buruk leads the charge of a new legion of style makers that possess the unique avant-garde spirit. Her theme of her Fall/Winter 2013 collection represents the “utopian world,...

Feature: Our Trend Alert! It’s Full-On Spring Bling!

Spring Bling!

  Trends: Spring Bling…for Eternity! Get wrapped up in these stunning rings!  By: Triston Hong Kong     Vivienne Westwood, Prada and Chanel have showcased eternity rings in all of their runway shows. Wherever you are, you can get the same look courtesy of Blue Nile & the Jewellery Reserve.     It...

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,...

Photo Feature: Avant La Fête from Vienna, Austria

Avant la Fête

  Direct from Vienna Austria, fashion photographer Martin Siebenbrunner let us peek into to the often closed-off ritual of a woman preparing for celebratory night out.   Here we present to you “Avant la Fête”.   *scroll down to see entire story*                      ...

On the streets of…Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul Style Watch: Slim cuts, comfort and colour!

In the bustling city of Istanbul,  it’s all about slim cuts, comfort and lots of colour!    By: Alba Brunetti Istanbul, Turkey       It’s the day before spring begins and we’re still not 100 percent convinced. We’ve had some deliciously warm days and shockingly cold ones and today is right there in between....