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Feature: Q&A With Jeff Rustia Founder of Canada Philippine Fashion Week


* As we celebrate the 2nd annual Canada Philippine Fashion Week, which held its swanky opening night festivities at the gorgeous Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto, last night, we wanted to repost our extensive Q&A with Jeff Rustia, Executive Director and founder of Canada Philippine Fashion Week. Stay tuned for coverage of this...

Global Designer Spotlight: Armando Mahfud, Mexico City

Small sampling of gorgeous gowns displayed in fashion designer, Armando Mahfud's private studio's upper level.

      Stalwart of Style.    By: Hina P. Ansari   *This is part of Ramp 1885′s newest series, “Fashion Travelogue–Mexico City,  Edition” where we personally explore the city’s greater style scene including cool boutiques and chats with the city’s style makers. Perfect for the fashion traveller.     One of Mexico’s iconic fashion...

Feature: Frances Libiran at PLDT Canada Philippine Fashion Week

Francis Libiran collection presented as part of PLDT Canada Philippine Fashion Week 2013

    Lights on the runway.    By: Hina P. Ansari   Photography by  Alan Flores / CPFW     CPFW’s Gala Premiere: Philippine Fashion’s Biggest Night an incredible fashion event which was held at Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall had fashionistas from near and far flocking to the catch full runway presentations from A-Listers...

Feature: Highlights from Berlin Fashion Week A/W 2013

L-R: Rebekka Ruetz; Killian Kerner & 1913 Berlin

      These three Berlin designers bring this season’s collections with a bang.    By: Hina P. Ansari Toronto, Canada     1913Berlin by Yujia   This cashmere line by designer Yujia Zhai-Petrow is only three years old and has already developed a steady following. Each piece evokes a youthful attitude...

Feature: Mumbai star-stylist Shaina Nath

Super stylist Shaina Nath with client, actress Madhuri Dixit-Nene

    This stylist reignites the fashion world of Bollywood and beyond.    By: Hina P. Ansari   With her feet firmly planted in the world of international cinema and global stage productions, fashion stylist/entrepreneur, Shaina Nath is the first to admit her foray into the fashion world was clearly by accident. But...

Feature: From Tunisia — The Wedding Dress Stor(ies)

The Wedding Stor(ies)

  The magic of a timeless piece inspires new fashion reverence.    By: Amel Gaaloul Tunis, Tunisia     For me, this outfit stands as the best illustration of what vintage and second hand stuff is all about. And I can speak of it in full knowledge and brimming consent, as I actually...

Video Feature: Mosstories Spring/Summer 2013, Vienna Fashion Week


Mosstories Spring/Summer 2013, Vienna Fashion Week

Courtesy of FashionTV.com...

Video Feature: Kzn Hanrie Lues A/W 2013, South Africa Fashion Week


Kzn Hanrie Lues Autumn/Winter 2013, South Africa Fashion Week

Designer: Kzn Hanrie Lues Videographer: Morne Neuhoff Courtesy of South Africa Fashion Week...

Video Feature: MZANTSI Autumn/Winter 2013, South Africa Fashion Week


MZANTSI Autumn/Winter 2013, South Africa Fashion Week

Designer: MZANTSI Videographer: Morne Neuhoff courtesy of South Africa Fashion Week...

On the streets of…Toronto, Canada

Eva Mendes

        Starry Night.    The 37th annual Toronto International Film Festival has taken over the Canadian city and we spotted one diva who, in our opinion, outshone pretty much everyone else.   Location: Toronto, Canada   Fashionista: Cinema star, Eva Mendes   Secret: Simply chic. When you have a body like that,...

Feature: “Modern Life” The Latest Fashion Collage From Rotterdam

Modern Life collage from Rotterdam The Netherlands artists

      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 “Modern Life”....

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...

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…Sydney, Australia


      Valentine’s Day is the day of love, and we’re loving these outfits!   Fashionista: Katrina /Student   Location: Sydney, Australia   Secret: Less is more! Katrina is a blonde beauty, with amazing features to show off! She says, “simplicity is way to go”!   Breakdown: Katrina is in school and when she...

City Style Snapshot: Sana’a

Altstadt von Sanaa

Centuries of cultural and religious dedication dictates the style sense of those living in this historical city.   By: Nabil abdul whab Ibrahim   Yemen’s fashion sense is derived from a combination of historic Arab tradition mixed with modern textiles. The style that most men don in the old city, consists of the