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Feature: “Don’t Speak” the latest fashion collage from Rotterdam

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    By: Iris van Gelder Rotterdam, The Netherlands   Introduction:  This is part of our ongoing series of fabulous collages submitted  to us by Rotterdam-based artist, Iris van Gelder. We love to see how fashion can inspire each person’s perspective. So in that spirit, we bring to you, the beauty of “Don’t Speak”.  ...

Global Designer Spotlight: Vilnius

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    Embroidery Boom!    By: Deniss Zelenkov Riga Latvia       Lithuanian artist Severija Incirauskaite-Kriauneviciene  blows our mind with “ethnic kitsch” and introduces her textile version of peculiar “tuning“ as unconventional yet functional design.   Severija’s works mostly involve cross-stitching and embroidery on metal objects (can you imagine?) from plates, pans,...

Feature: “Sea Me” The Latest Fashion Collage from Rotterdam

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  By: Iris van Gelder Rotterdam, The Netherlands   Introduction:  This is part of our ongoing series of fabulous collages submitted  to us by Rotterdam-based artist, Iris van Gelder. We love to see how fashion can inspire each person’s perspective. So in that spirit, we bring to you, the beauty of “Sea Me”.   Backstory:...

Global Designer Spotlight: Berlin

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    This daring leather couturier presents an unrivalled bold and provocative vibe.    By: Triston Berlin, Germany   Leather lovers that don’t know about Daniel Rodan’s designs can now consider themselves formally introduced. Known as a leather designer to the stars, his clothes have been featured on Tina Turner, David Hasselholf, and songstress Kyss...

Global Designer Spotlight: Salvador da Bahia

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      Feminine Brazil created by this designer’s fusion of artistic elegance and the gravitas of history.  By: Sarah J. Montoro Salvador da Bahia, Brazil     At the time I had met Roney George at a coffee shop in Salvador, my entire Portuguese lexicon consisted of “door”, “thank you”, “shut up”...

Global Designer Spotlight: Skingraft from Los Angeles, California

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      The view of L.A.’s alternative label, Skingraft during STYLE Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2012.    By: Sonia Lowe Toronto, Canada   Think Californian fashion. Imagine illustrious brands few can afford, hip-hugging bell bottoms, vintage fringe. Clogs. Think floral and free love. The odd hemp bracelet, done-to-death peace signs, beach hair and...

On the streets of…Berlin, Germany

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      Shoes shoes glorious shoes!   Fashionista: It’s clear the beat of Berlin is a sole event.   Location: The fashion catwalk called Platz shows that shoes all over this fashion forward city comes in fabulous shapes, sizes and various levels of coolness.   Secret: Pleasure for pain is so passé here. Comfort is...

Global Designer Spotlight: Animaze from Toronto, Canada

Animaze pyjamas!

  Playful Doodles Add a Touch of Sophistication By: Danielle LaValle Toronto, Canada   Julie Jenkinson is a self-taught Toronto based artist. Her work focuses on playful imaginary animal forms and intertwined abstract animal forms. Her illustrations are also featured on textiles and wallpaper. I came across these bow ties (below) and pyjama...

Global Designer Spotlight: Sepha Designs from Accra, Ghana

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 (slideshow)   Newcomer to the fashion scene, SEphA Designs shows the beauty in African diversity.    By: Francesca Andoh Accra, Ghana   SEphA Designs is a newcomer in the Ghanaian fashion industry that uses African textiles to showcase the beauty and diversity of the African culture in clothing and...

Feature: “Travelled The Sea” Fashion Collage From Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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      By: Iris van Gelder Rotterdam, The Netherlands   Introduction:   We received a series of simply fabulous collages which we could not turn away. All done by Rotterdam-based artist, Iris van Gelder, we would love to share them with you as part of our feature section. So enjoy this first one, as...

Photo Feature: “Extinct” by Michael Morrison from New York City

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(slideshow) New York photographer Michael Morrison takes us back to the dawn of time with a fierce warrior set to make her mark in fashionable history. ...