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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! It’s Full-On Spring Bling!

Spring Bling!

  Trends: Spring Bling…for Eternity! Get wrapped up in these stunning rings!  By: Triston Hong Kong     Vivienne Westwood, Prada and Chanel have showcased eternity rings in all of their runway shows. Wherever you are, you can get the same look courtesy of Blue Nile & the Jewellery Reserve.     It...

Global Designer Spotlight: Marina Makaron from Moscow, Russia

Marina Makaron Moscow Fall/Winter 2013-14

      From folklore to fashion.    By: Hina P. Ansari   Having spent her formative years in Moscow, college in America and then completing her masters in London and Moscow, it’s now wonder that designer Marina Makaron is intimately familiar with the fashionable demands of the savvy Russian consumer in her homeland as...

Global Designer Spotlight: DRESSEDUNDRESSED from Tokyo, Japan

DRESSEDUNDRESSED Fall/Winter 2013-14

    Inspiration redux.    By: Hina P. Ansari     When the chief editor of Vogue Italia nominates your label for the prestigious International Woolmark Prize, you know are you doing something right.  That was the case of designer Mr. Kitazawa. Hailing from Aomori, in northern Japan he always had an eye for fashion....

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...

Feature: Highlights from Style Fashion Week LA F/W 2013-14

L-R: Linden LA; Ash Haute Couture & Ina Soltani

      Los Angeles California brought out the serious style-setters at Style Fashion Week LA where they presented the Fall/Winter 2013 season.  Here are our favorites!   By: Hina P. Ansari Additional reporting and photography by Saeed Zargham     Linden LA   Hailing from Los Angeles, Linden headed...

Feature: Highlights from World MasterCard Fashion Week Toronto F/W 2013-14

L-R: Laura Siegel; Sid Neigum & Maison Matthew Gallagher

        Toronto, Canada fêted the Fall/Winter 2013-14 presentations at World MasterCard Fashion Week and here’s a trio that totally turned our heads!    By: Tessa Johnson Toronto, Canada     Laura Siegel “The Chic Nomad”   It’s so inspiring when a designer incorporates culture into their designs, what...

Feature: Australia Fashion Week S/S 2013-14

L-R: Easton Pearson; Romance Was Born & Roopa Pemmaraju

      Sydney sizzled at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia where the Spring/Summer 2013-14 collections were unveiled. Here are our favourites!    By: Hina P. Ansari By Johnny   A mere young’un at only 4 years-old, this label definitely has made its mark in the Australian fashion scene. The winner of the...

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...

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

L-R: Marina Makaron Moscow; Tegin; Goga Sabekiya & BEssARION

    From Russia with love.    B:y Hina P. Ansari   In Moscow the Fall/Winter collection was presented as part of Russian Fashion Week. The six-day long fashion summit brought forth an incredible array of design talent. Here are those that made us swoon.   BEssARION This Tbilisi-born designer was named after...

Feature: Menswear from Seoul Fashion Week F/W 2013-14

L-R: D.Gnak by Kang D., Songzio Homme, Leigh, Munsoo Kwan at Seoul Fashion Week 2013 in Korea

    Seoul Fashion Week amped their Menswear at their Fall/Winter 2013 Collections. Check out the designers that we loved!   By: Hina P. Ansari     D. Gnak by Kang D.   Fresh from collecting his degree from the noted Parsons School of Design, DongJun Kang launched his D. Gnak collection with...

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 Tokyo Fashion Week (Part Two) F/W 2013-14

L-R: DressCamp; Kamishima Chinami; Gut's Dynamite Cabarets & The Dress & Co.

    Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Tokyo  presented their fantastic collections celebrating the Fall/Winter 2013-14 season. Here is a continuation of our coverage with the final roundup of designers who definitely caught our eye!     DressCamp   With designer Toshikazu Iwaya at the helm, DressCamp has been...