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Feature: Our Exclusive Chat With The Mysterious Genius Behind Lagos Street Style

Chic stylish scenes discovered by Lagos Street Style

  Loving Lagos   By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Toronto, Canada     “Lagosians just do it better,” boasts Buzzfeed’s Bim Adewunmi.   And it’s true.  The evidence is in with Lagos Street Style, a new blog capturing the vibrant and eclectic street styles of the Nigerian city’s fashionistas.   The blog, profiled in Buzzfeed and...

On the streets of…Johannesburg, South Africa

Pretty in Pink!

        Honour Roll.   Location: Lebogang from Johannesburg, South Africa   Fashionista: Student of Style.   Breakdown: We love Lebogang’s simplicity when it comes to eye-catching style. This super cute fashionista has it all down to a science with her crisp white sleeveless blouse and the hot pink flared skirt all tied together...

Feature: Anu Raina FW 2014 at World MasterCard Fashion Week Toronto

Anu Raina FW 2014 at World MasterCard Fashion Week Toronto

      Urban Wonder  By Tessa Johnson Photos courtesy of George Pimentel   The beauty of a textile designer is having the ability to create and transform fabrics. Do not get me wrong, I am not taking away from the dynamics of a fashion designer, but it’s quite impressive to do both and always...

Feature: Style Spotlight — Singh Street Style.com

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    Serious Heritage Haute.   By: Alba Brunetti Istanbul, Turkey   As a child I spent my summers in Italy and loved to watch the fashionably dressed take long leisurely walks down the city’s main street. It was like being in a new fashion show every day.  Later, I discovered N.Y.’s own

Feature: Highlights from Ghana Fashion & Design Week 2013

(L-R): Ajepomaa Design Gallery, Emefa Cole Jewellery, Tuedor and Wright at Ghana Fashion & Design 2013

      We love getting a dose of culture and Island flare during Ghana Fashion & Design Week where the catwalks of Accra, Ghana rocked with the latest from the country’s notable designers. Here are three that we instantly fell in love with!   By: Hina P. Ansari   Tuedor and Wright...

Global Designer Spotlight: ‘Pop Food’ Jewellery By Glenda Lopez from Valencia, Spain

Pop Food by Glenda Lopez

      Pop Art.   By: Marina Radovanovic Toronto, Canada   We have featured this bright, talented and highly creative young woman who creates stunning jewellery  based on various elements of nature and further expanded to include human architecture, design and mechanics. Now, Lopez has a whole new twist that she introduced with her...

Feature: Adriana Santacruz F/W 2013 at ColombiaModa 2013

Adriana Santacruz Fall/Winter 2013

    Fashionable Roots.    By: Hina P. Ansari     Adriana Santacruz presented her Fall/Winter 2013 collection as part of Colombia Moda 2013. Here at Ramp 1885 we always try to highlight designers who best represent the variety as well as fashion sensibilities that make them unique to their geographic location and cultural disposition....

Feature: Blondes of Helsinki Prefer The Dark Side

Blondes prefer to be brunettes in Helsinki

    Blonde in Helsinki: your roots are showing.   By: I. Bourgeault-Tassé Montreal, Quebec   If there was ever a city to make peace with ones roots, it’s Helsinki.   This funky-cool, laid-back, effortlessly chic city charms with its French macaroon houses. Soft pink, daffodil yellow, powder blue heritage mansions, flanked by occasional somber Soviet-era...

Feature: Highlights from PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week, Pakistan (Part 2)

L-R: Tapu Javeri, Rizwan Beyg, Nickie Nina & Nokia Presents Mohsin Ali

    Pakistani prêt part two!    By: Hina P. Ansari   Our finale of our two-part coverage of the fabulous fashion week direct from Lahore, Pakistan.   *Did you miss our first part? Don’t worry, just click here!      Tapu Javeri “Tapulicious”   This photographer-turned-designer always had an eye for the...

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…Istanbul, Turkey

In Istanbul, the colours bloom!

      Istanbul Style Watch – Pop Colors (Part Deux)    By: Alba Brunetti Istanbul, Turkey   Istanbul is still negotiating with spring for warmer weather, but the Istanbullu are taking their cue from Mother Nature who is starting to show signs of what is to come. The city is full of blooming Judas...

Feature: Our Trend Alert! Just For Men!

L-R: Tommy Hilfiger, Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer 2013

  Suit Me Up, Suit Me Down   By: Triston Hong Kong     Spring is upon us and if you’re a man, there are more options than ever before to not only update your look, but completely change it forever. Wherever your personal style may veer, there are enough selections available out...

On the streets of…Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul Style Watch: Slim cuts, comfort and colour!

In the bustling city of Istanbul,  it’s all about slim cuts, comfort and lots of colour!    By: Alba Brunetti Istanbul, Turkey       It’s the day before spring begins and we’re still not 100 percent convinced. We’ve had some deliciously warm days and shockingly cold ones and today is right there in between....

Global Designer Spotlight: Jerusalem’s Daniella Faye Designs

Beautiful hair accessories from Daniella Faye Designs

  An young upstart has creative stylings for the Israeli woman.    By: Lauren Sirt Jerusalem, Israel     It is rare to find people that from a young age embody such extraordinary talent that they are truly able to transform their dreams into reality. Daniella Farin is one of those people. Her accessory line...

Global Designer Spotlight: Mo Saique from Accra, Ghana

Mo Saique

    Life’s a promenade with these fab shoes!    By: Francesca Andoh Accra, Ghana   With big-name fashion brands saturating our markets in recent times, it is often a nice breath of fresh air to come across new brands every once-in-a-while, that are capable of delivering equally stylish and quality products to their consumers....