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Sansai Saito & Jotaro Saito Spring/Summer 2015 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo

Sansai Saito & Jotaro Saito Spring/ Summer 2015 Mercedes-Benz Tokyo Fashion Week

  Heritage Haute   By: Hina P. Ansari Toronto, Canada   The design duo team of Sansai Saito & Jotaro Saito brings forth their iconic heritage-infused collection of jaw-dropping Kimonos for Spring/Summer 2015 at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo. The beauty of covering global designers is witnessing their beautiful capacity of being able to weave the...

Feature: Highlights from China Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014 (Part 2)

L-R: Beauty Berry, Sheguang Hu & Ji Wenbo Haute Fashion Collection

  Gravitas.    By: Hina P. Ansari   Here is our 2nd part of our China Fashion Week Coverage. This time around it was so dark and beautiful!   Beauty Berry Springtime heralds rich eggplant hues for both of this brand’s menswear and womenswear line. A relaxed aura with beautiful strapless maxi dresses in chiffon...

Feature: Highlights from Mercedes-Benz China Fashion Week SS 14 (Part 1)

Mercedes-Benz China Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014 L-R: Wei Liu Toray, Ne Tiger 1982, Hu Lulu Heureka & Zeng Fengfei

    Beijing brilliance.   By: Hina P. Ansari   Mercedes-Benz China Fashion Week brought for such an array of amazing designers during their Spring/Summer 2014 presentations, we had to present it in two parts. Enjoy part one!     Hu Lulu Heureka   The collection boasts...

Global Designer Spotlight: Young Native from Ancaster, Canada

Actress and R&B singer, Ay Jihu for Young Native Fashion

  Stitch-by-stitch storytelling.   By: Hina P. Ansari   Having grown up in North Vancouver and White Rock, British Columbia and currently based in Ancaster Ontario, fashion designer and stylist, Angela DeMontigny wanted to be able to capture the true essence of Canada’s Native community from one stitch to the next. With over...

Feature: Haider Ackermann at Colombia Moda 2013 in Medellin, Colombia

Haider Ackermann runway show which opened Colombia Moda 2013

    Decade of Decadence.   By: Hina P. Ansari   *This is part of Ramp 1885′s newest series, “Fashion Travelogue–Medellin Edition” where we personally highlight the runways of the city’s fashion week, explore the city’s greater style scene including cool boutiques and fab street style and chats with the city’s style makers. Perfect for...

Global Designer Profile: Jon De Porter Jewelry from Toronto, Canada

Jon De Porter Jewelry

       Pearls of wisdom.   By: Hina P. Ansari   Don’t you love it when a job leads you to your dream job? That’s what happened with jewellery designer, Jon De Porter. While working as a flight attendant, he discovered his love for pearls during a trip to Beijing, China. Fast-forward...

Global Designer Profile: Crossover Bollywood from Hong Kong

Crossover Bollywood fashion house from Hong Kong

        East meets East.    By: Triston Hong Kong     Crossover Bollywood is not just a trend. It’s a lifestyle. As their fashion realm expands to include countries outside of India, here is an introduction into the brand that changing the face and status of Indian couture. This Q&A  with designer...

Feature: Matryoshka: Singular Style from Hong Kong

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      This designer and photographer celebrates the inimitable vibe of this electric city.   By: Triston Hong Kong   Hong Kong is a singular city. Fashion staples and trends collide and align unlike no other city in the world. From Wellington Street to Granville Circuit in the district of TST, this is truly...

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: 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: Toronto’s Cara Cheung’s Spring/Summer 2013

Cara Cheung with her models for her Spring/Summer 2013 presentation

      Cara Cheung taps into the darkness and into the light, with her Spring/Summer 2013 collection.    By: Tessa Johnson Toronto, Canada     Body conscious wear is not for everyone, but for the woman who is comfortable in her own skin and a trendsetter, Cara Cheung’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection is...

Feature: Singapore’s Digital Fashion Week

Details of a Guo Pei creation

      Singapore continues to blaze the digital fashion trail with their unique runway presentations.    By: Sheryl Goh Singapore   On 20th October 2012  the world’s first Digital Fashion Week (DFW) took the virtual world by storm. For one week, DFW streamed live fashion videos to viewers all around the world in a move that...

Highlights from Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival 2012

Kilimology

    With “Innofashion” as this season’s theme, it’s clear that in Indonesia, culture is courted, homage is heightened, and the fabrics are pretty fantastic!    By: Hina P. Ansari     Denny Wirawan “Kilimology”   Taking the iconic tribal prints often found in Kilim rugs of Turkey, Persia, Denny wanted to use...

On the streets of…Osaka, Japan

Punk meets pink

    Cherry Blossom Chic I !  Fashionistas: Tis the season to break out the spring vibes and let your inner rainbow shine. It’s such a gorgeous way of bringing in the new season of rejuvenation, so we present to you our Cherry Blossom Global Street Style Edition!   Location: Osaka, Japan  ...

On the streets of…Osaka, Japan

On the streets of...Osaka, Japan

      In da house.    Fashionistas: This awesome pair shows us that style is definitely a personal affair.   Secret: Work it. Whether you’ve got a fabulous bag or serious chains — if you aren’t giving your look a 100% then you best be staying at home.   Breakdown: Various shades of neutrals...