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Global Designer Spotlight: RYNSHU from Tokyo, Japan

Designer Yamaji at his Rynshu Collection

      Legendary designer RYNSHU chats with us about his new fashion collaboration with Will.i.am.    By: Hina P. Ansari     When the opportunity to interview iconic Japanese designer, Rynshu (born Masatomo Yamaji) came across my desk I leaped, jumped and hopped. This design stalwart who entered the fashion scene during the iconic...

Global Designer Spotlight: Accra

Great men's sandals from the Gold Coast Collection

    MSimps Collection a shining example at how creativity can fashion itself into success.    By: Francesca Andoh Accra, Ghana     Mabel Simpson is the founder and creative director behind the budding young brand, mSimps. A tomboy at heart growing up, Mabel took to the art scene at quite an early...

Global Designer Spotlight: Accra

AjePomaa Design Gallery

          The vibrancy of youth stays strong with Ghana’s AjePomaa Design Gallery.    By: Francesca Andoh Accra, Ghana     AjePomaa Design Gallery is a contemporary women’s apparel brand that is fast becoming a favourite in Ghanaian fashion. The brand comprises a variety of intricate designs with a youthful...

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...

Feature: Serious Theatre at Berlin Fashion Week

L-R: Universitat der Kunste; Lena Hoschek and Kunsthochschule Berlin Weissensee

    With today being Friday the 13th and all, we wanted to highlight the Berlin designers who lit up the ramp with high-octane over-the-top-ness.    So, here is part one  of our Berlin Fashion Week coverage of Spring/Summer 2013. Prepare to be amazed.     By:  Hina P. Ansari     Kunsthochschule Berlin...

On the streets of…Accra, Ghana

Ajepomaa

    Soft and Chic.    Fashionista: Designer, Ajepomaa Mensah.   Secret: It’s the little things. A beautifully coordinated outfit. Hints of muted colours and an over all sense of understated elegance which can’t be imitated. And if turned up loud would lose its essence.   Breakdown: Wearing her own designs, Mensah clearly loves to embrace the...

On the streets of…Toronto, Canada

Global Chic

  Global Chic.   Fashionista: Samira   Location: Toronto, Canada   Breakdown:  What can I say about someone so globally fabulous? Samira, a graphic designer who, fresh from her trip to Cairo, graced her presence at a friend’s summer soiree decked out in some international fabulousness that I couldn’t even contain myself. Wearing this fantastic...

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...

Global Designer Spotlight: Copenhagen

S'nob Oblisse from Copenhagen Denmark

    S’nob De Noblesse – “Effortlessly Cool!”   By: Deniss Zelenkov Riga, Latvia   When it comes to Scandinavian fashion, it speaks for itself! Fresh thinking brands with minimalistic design and fascinating materials.   Originally from Denmark, S’nob De Noblesse has already become a “cult clothing” lifestyle brand. It obtained popular acclaim...

Feature: Highlights from Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia

Toni Maticevski

    We bravely delve in fashion Down Under. By: Triston Berlin, Germany   This year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia‘s presentation of the Spring/Summer 2012/13 season, held in Sydney, lacked a few notables such as Josh Goot and Dion Lee, with many in the crowd openly wondering if the week would suffer as a...

On the streets of…Berlin, Germany

Designer Frau Neppl

    Culture-Vulture.   Fashionista: “Frau Neppl”   Location: Berlin, Germany   Secret: This Berlin-based designer  www.neppl.me whose design tagline is “Surgery to Wear” shows you the level of rogue she has in her style.  From this photo she clearly is not one to fall victim to trends but takes a maverick-like approach and...

Global Designer Spotlight: Sydney

Kim's cool jellyfish-inspired dress

    We profile 12th grader designer-to-be, Kim Pena. By: Aditi Rajgopal Sydney, Australia   She’s  jelly fishing our socks off! Kim isn’t your average 12th grader. She’s an amazing textiles student, who designed jellyfish-inspired dresses. We sit down and chat with this future design diva.   What inspired you to design your dress?...

Feature: Highlights from Kazakhstan Fashion Week F/W 2012

KFW

      At Kazakhstan Fashion Week, tradition, modernity and global  essence are combined to create a visually stunning Fall/Winter 2012 season.    Held in Almaty, Kazakhstan we have honed on key designers who we feel really made a unique fashion statement.     SWEET DREAM   Svetlana Kushnerova presents a collection that’s full of...

Global Designer Spotlight: Berlin

1 KYSS MAJOR wearing RODAN - photography by Boris

    This daring leather couturier presents an unrivalled bold and provocative vibe.    By: Triston Berlin, Germany   Leather lovers that don’t know about Daniel Rodan’s designs can now consider themselves formally introduced. Known as a leather designer to the stars, his clothes have been featured on Tina Turner, David Hasselholf, and songstress Kyss...