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Feature: Toronto plays host to Men’s Fashion Week

TOM*FW Toronto Men's Fashion Week 2014

    Ramp1885.com is proud to the Digital Media Sponsor for TOM*FW — Toronto Men’s Fashion Week 2014.    By: Hina P. Ansari   Who is TOM*? That burning question was teased via social media for weeks. Inquiring minds wanted to know. Well, now the fashionable minds can rest easy: we have the answer.  ...

Feature: Q&A with Alternative Limb Project’s Sophie de Oliveira Barata

VIctoria Modesta and her "Stereo Leg" designed by Alternative Limb Project. Photography by Rosemary Williams

    Snow Queens and Feathered Warriors: In conversation with Alternative Limb Project’s Sophie de Oliveira Barata   By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada   Sophie de Oliveira Barata is reimagining the human body, limb by limb.   She is the founder of the Alternative Limb Project, where she works closely with amputees to...

Feature: Chat With South African Photographer, Lawrence Manyapelo

As seen in Previdar

    Behind The Lens.      By: Jesica Colbyn Johannesburg, South Africa     Photography is an art that needs no translation or explanation; a form appreciated by those who live outside the box and are unafraid to ‘come out of the magician’s hat and stare at his eyes’. I won’t taint your imagination...

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...

Global Designer Spotlight: Guðrun Guðjónsdóttir from Reykjavik’s Huginn Muninn

Guðrun Guðjónsdóttir, Creative Head of Huginn Muninn from Reyjkavik Iceland

        From Fludir to Fashion.  We chat with the creative head of one of Iceland’s noted fashion labels.    By:  Hina P. Ansari   When Guðrun Guðjónsdóttir was just a 16 year-old student in her quaint home town of Fludir, little would she have known that years later and after graduating with...

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: Chat with Claudia Lumor of Ghana’s Glitz Africa Magazine

Direct from Ghana, Glitz Africa Magazine

We profile founder, Claudia Lumor on creating a magazine that serves African fashion and lifestyle. By: Francesca Andoh Accra, Ghana Glitz Africa Fashion magazine is an emerging Ghanaian fashion and lifestyle magazine that is rapidly capturing the hearts of fashion crowds in Ghana and other parts...

Global Designer Spotlight: Temper Anthracite from Berlin, Germany

Anthracite fashion line from Berlin Germany

    Anthracite: An Unstoppable Force of Fashion. By: Triston Berlin, Germany     There’s no rest of the wicked, as the saying goes. That adage could not be more fitting than for Berlin fashion designer Temper and her Anthracite collection. She is a whirlwind of inspiration and it is nearly impossible to...

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...

Photo Feature: “Calcutta Burning” from Vancouver, Canada

"Calcutta Burning", Photography by Matthew Burditt

Shot in Vancouver Canada, fashion photographer Matthew Burditt takes us to the sizzling journey where time stands still when it comes to the exotic element of style.   The story as told by Matthew:   “We have sizzling 70s pool party where the temperature is elevated thanks to the city’s heat but also from what...

Feature: Redefining The Corset

Sinteque in a TO.mTO design

The Corset:  Re-defined & Re-imagined By: Triston Berlin, Germany   For over a decade, TO.mTO has produced corsets by hand that have set the bar high while simultaneously following the utmost in quality tailoring traditions. Whether custom designing a corset for a wedding or a fetish ball, TO.mTO has cultivated a following through the attention...

Feature: “Look Into My Eyes” Fashion Collage from Rotterdam

Look Into My Eyes

    By: Iris van Gelder Rotterdam, The Netherlands   Introduction:  This is part of our ongoing series of fabulous collages submitted  to us by Rotterdam-based artist, Iris van Gelder. We love to see how fashion can inspire each person’s perspective. So in that spirit, we bring to you, the beauty of “Look Into My...

Feature: Wild at Heart — Passionate Photography from Berlin

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    Wild At Heart sizzles from one shot to the next.    By: Triston Berlin, Germany   Wild at Heart is one of the most trusted photographers in Berlin and for good reason. Not only does Jana – the woman behind the moniker – give good face, she finds it. When...

Feature: “Grillz” The Latest Fashion Collage From Rotterdam, The Netherlands

"Grillz"

        By: Iris van Gelder Rotterdam, The Netherlands     Introduction:  This is part of our ongoing series of fabulous collages submitted  to us by Rotterdam-based artist, Iris van Gelder. We love to see how fashion can inspire each person’s perspective. So in that spirit, we bring to you, the beauty of...

Feature: “Student Runway” at Perth Fashion Festival

Nicole Marrington

Budding Stars from Down Under.    By: Hina P. Ansari     Undoubtedly whenever we hear that there is going to be a student focused presentation during our global coverage of various fashion presentations, we do the happy dance. It’s so great when design students allow us to peek inside their creative world and see...