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Feature: ‘Sexy Salomes,’ Starlets & Civil Rights Leaders: Black Vintage Glamour

Gloria Davy and Reri Grist in Vintage Black Glamour

  ‘Sexy Salomes,’ Starlets and Civil Rights Leaders: Black Vintage Glamour   By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Toronto, Canada   She was the “the sexiest Salome since red-haired Ljuba Welitch.” Margaret Tynes, a soprano.  A diva and grande dame.  And a Black woman. And it was this discovery of a diva in the family that set...

Feature: VAWK F/W 2014 at World MasterCard Fashion Week Toronto

VAWK World MasterCard Fashion Week Toronto FallWinter 2014

    Black Light.    By: Tessa Johnson Toronto, Canada Photography Courtesy of George Pimentel   Impeccable tailoring with subtle metallic embellishments were some of the looks shown during Sunny Fong’s runway presentation on Day 1 of World MasterCard Fashion Week. A diverse selection of models ranging from sample size to the average size woman...

Feature: Menswear at Mexico Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013

Black by Mauricio Olvera and Leonardo de Lozanne Fall/Winter 2013

      Dapper Redux.   By: Hina P. Ansari   Black by Mauricio Olvera and Leonardo de Lozanne     It’s all about making sure that the fashion choices for the fashion forward “versatile, free and independent” male is reflected by the “clean and forceful” designs that is presented in abundance during...

Feature: South Africa Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013-14

L-R: Two; Muntsho; Anmari Honiball & Amanda Laird Cherry at South Africa Fashion Week

        The heat is on.  Womenswear blazed up the ramps in Johannesburg South Africa, where designers brought their A-game when it came to presenting their Spring/Summer 2013-14 collections. Here are our favourite designers!   By: Hina P. Ansari       Amanda Laird Cherry “Groendakkies”   Designer Amanda Laird Cherry...

On the streets of…Berlin, Germany

Berlin Street Style

      Fashionister: Tall Cool One.   Location: Berlin, Germany   Secret: This tall drink of fashion fabulousness was spotted at what easily can be called at a pretty swish boîte. With clean lines, and strategically placed hardware it’s no doubt that this gentleman knows his style.     Breakdown: When in doubt just...

On the streets of…Berlin, Germany

Dark Knight

    Fashionister: This Dark Knight.   Location: Berlin, Germany   Breakdown: Unlike many other parts of the US and Canada, Berlin is spared from the heatwave. Here we have a cool Berliner enjoying a wolkig (cloudy) and rainy evening hence this smart attire being donned for this one’s night out. Notice the cape-like cut...