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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...

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:            ...

“Check the Rhythm” Directed by Yocky Zhang Shanghai, China

Check the Rhythm

 

“Check the Rhythm” Directed by Yocky Zhang Shanghai, China

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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...

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...

Photo Feature: “Gothic Tales” from Shanghai, China

"Gothic Tales" Photography by Yocky Zhang

      Direct from Shanghai, China, fashion photographer Yocky Zhang takes on a fantastical tale of luxury with a Gothic sensibility.   Here’s the story as told by Yocky: “The original concept for this photo spread  is to take a contemporary spin on a fairy tale with a slight Gothic feel. We choose a fairytale style...

Fashion Video: “Lost In Memory” from China

"Lost In Memory" directed by Yocky Zhang from Shanghai China

    Our latest fashion video is direct from one of our contributors from China.   Photographer Yocky Zhang (you will remember his work “Different Dynasty” photo feature) has taken a turn into fashion video direction with his first production of “Lost In Memory”   Click here to see this cool...

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...

Photo Feature: “Different Dynasty” from China

"Different Dynasty" by Yocky Zhang

Shot in Zhujiajiao, China, fashion photographer Yocky Zhang takes us on a dynastic journey where fashion is fêted through the prism of culture, couture and all things regal.   The story as told by Yocky:   “It was based on the style from different Chinese dynasties. The stylist combined designer’s work with traditional Chinese theatre accessories....

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...

Global Designer Spotlight: Shanghai

Flying Scissors Moonlight Crossbody shoulder bag in electric pink

      Flying Scissors, a modern Chinese brand offering stylish leather accessories with a rock chic edge.   By Sophie Lloyd Buenos Aires, Argentina   When you think of leather shopping in China, the first thing that probably comes to mind is fake Louis Vuitton and Mulberry handbags, and you’d be right. But there...

Photo Feature: “Urban Edge” from NingBo, China

Photoshoot for designer Helen Lee by Yocky Zhang

Shot on location at NingBo, China, Beijing & Shanghai-based photographer, Yocky Zhang brings to us this fabulous photo shoot (see photos below), revealing the interplay between urban elements and China’s natural essence.     The story in Yocky’s own words: This shoot was for Chinese fashion designer Helen Lee. Here we used  mainly...

Feature: Audi Star Creation 2012 at Audi Fashion Festival in Singapore

Japanese designer Tatsuya Tsukahara shows his collection

    The two-day event, showcased emerging designers from 7 countries including South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Indonesia, Japan and Thailand.   By: Hina P. Ansari   Audi Star Creation as part of Audi Fashion Festival, is an opportunity to give these young upstarts a place where their creations can be seen...