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Feature: L.A. author & singer, Dahlia Schweitzer dishes on her style

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  Dahlia Schweitzer: The Looks | The Books By: Triston Hong Kong / Shanghai, China     If you are on a budget, there are thrift shops in every city that can fit not only your tastes, but your budget. Depending on your personal sense of style, there are plenty of possibilities to suit you up...

Feature: Highlights from CPFW Fashion Premiere Night (Part One)

L-R: Kim Gan, Noel Crisostomos, Leonard Co & Norman Noriega

      Filipino fashionable summit.      By: Hina P. Ansari Photography by  Alan Flores/CPFW       PLDT Canada Philippine Fashion Week made its home in Toronto during the week of June 15-20th. The very first fashion week of its kind piqued with a fantastical fashion night at Toronto’s prestigious Roy...

Ramp’s Global Fashion Roundup/July 26th

"Isluchinia" by design student, Alexandra Perez

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The runways were filled with young creative design spirit by the student designers!

  The runways at Colombia Moda 2013 were filled...

Global Designer Spotlight: Tokyo’s Yasutoshi Ezumi

Yasotoshi Ezumi Fall/Winter 2013-14

        Hailing from Hiroshima, Japan, designer Yasutoshi Ezumi knew fashion was in his destiny. Looking towards the iconic works of Alexander McQueen as his inspiration when starting out, this Central St. Martins graduate, became an assistant working with McQueen. He continued to make his mark by honing his knitwear skills...

Global Designer Spotlight: Kostume from Buenos Aires, Argentina

Kostume Fall/Winter 2013-14

      True Identity   By: Hina P. Ansari   Camila Milessi and Emiliano Blanco not only are partners in business but also in life and it’s with that infectious energy that they decided to launch Kostume in 2001. Now with a decade under their belt they are regarded as one of...

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,...

Feature: Highlights from Buenos Aires Fashion Week F/W 2013-14

L-R: Paula Ledesma, Kostume & Quier

    The fashion scene in Argentina sizzled at Buenos Aires Fall/Winter 2013 collections. Here are a few cool lines that we want to wear…now!    By Hina P. Ansari   Marianna Dappiano “Refracted”   Her collection is inspired by “fractals” a mathematically based philosophy of geometric shapes and corresponding equations is the...

Feature: Highlights from Tokyo Fashion Week (Part One) F/W 2013-14

L-R: Yasutoshi Ezumi, Jotaro Saito & Motonari Ono

    We are halfway through Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week-Tokyo and their Autumn/Winter 2013-14 presentations — here are designers that we need to talk about right now.   By: Hina P. Ansari     Dressed Undressed   When you are nominated to be a finalist for the prestigious international Woolmark prize by...

Feature: A Giving Fair in Rio de Janeiro

Feira Grátis da Gratidão

    A unique fair embraces human interaction and spirit of giving.    By: Emanuelle de Gondra Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   “Bring whatever you want, or nothing. Get whatever you want, or nothing.”   The quote seen above is the motto of “Feira Grátis da Gratidão”, what could be translated into something...

Feature: Rome’s My Cup of Tea

My Cup of Tea

    This groovy atelier showcases independent artistic brilliance.    By: Petia Dimitrova Rome, Italy   Anyone interested in exploring the fine fashion products of budding Italian designers can have a look at their exhibits in My Cup of Tea – a former  artist’s mezzanine atelier which now has been transformed into a...

City Style Snapshot: Jerusalem

Jerusalem Skyline

  Jerusalem style — eclectic blends of trendy and traditional.   By: Lauren Sirt Jerusalem, Israel   When most people think of Jerusalem, they often visualize a city filled with ancient ruins and biblical history; however, for those of us who call this place home, Jerusalem encompasses so much more than its historical...

Global Designer Spotlight: Durban’s Bianca Warren

Bianca Warren Autumn/Winter 2013 at South Africa Fashion Week

      This young designer shows us how the world can really be her oyster.    By: Hina P. Ansari   We recently showcased Bianca Warren as she presented the Autumn/Winter 2013 collections at South Africa Fashion Week. She was one of our favourites and of course when presented with...

Video Feature: Diane Von Furstenberg Spring/Summer 2013 New York

Diane Von Furstenberg Spring/Summer New York 2013

Diane von Furstenberg, New York Spring/Summer 2013

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Feature: Vintage Room: From the world to Foligno and back

A classic marching band jacket

A trip to Italy proves that there’s always room for vintage love.  By Amel Gaaloul Tunis, Tunisia    This summer I was lucky enough to return to a small town I had once visited when I was a student: Foligno, in the Italian province of Umbria. Also known as...

Global Designer Spotlight: Berlin

Designer Eric Farr II

      The Current State of Fashion. By: Triston Berlin, Germany     Fresh off the heels of yet another stellar Fashion Week in Berlin, my mission was to find some of Berlin’s top up and coming designers to find out what’s hot on the streets of the world’s most IT city, as well...