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Feature: ‘Sexy Salomes,’ Starlets & Civil Rights Leaders: Black Vintage Glamour

Gloria Davy and Reri Grist in Vintage Black Glamour

  ‘Sexy Salomes,’ Starlets and Civil Rights Leaders: Black Vintage Glamour   By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Toronto, Canada   She was the “the sexiest Salome since red-haired Ljuba Welitch.” Margaret Tynes, a soprano.  A diva and grande dame.  And a Black woman. And it was this discovery of a diva in the family that set...

Feature: The Woman Who Put Tehran’s Fashion In Full Focus

Shabnam poses on location in the markets of Tehran

      Accidental Revolutionary: Photographer Afra Pourdad lenses Tehran   By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada   A friend of mine wrote to me: “what did you do to me with your Tehran,” expressing the emotional nostalgia she has had experienced seeing the photos. A lot of it has to do with memories, nostalgia, craziness,...

Feature: From Paris France, Q&A with Turbanista.com founder Aïssata Kamara

Courtesy of Turbanista.com from Paris, France

    Crowning Glory: Turbanista By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada   In Senegal, a woman’s turban is her crowning glory.   And to Aïssata Kamara, it is a garment worthy of great passion. I recently spoke with Aïssata, Dakar-born founder and curator of Turbanista.com, a blog from Paris, France dedicated to her passion for...

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...

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: “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: “Looking At The Sky” — The latest fashion collage from Rotterdam

Looking At The Sky

        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 “Looking...

Feature: Model profile on Renny Chivunga

Renny Chivunga

      This Zimbabwean beauty brings beautiful chemistry to the Aussie fashion landscape.    By: Triston Berlin, Germany     Hailing from Zimbabwe and now a resident of Australia, Renny first came to the Land Down Under for a chemical engineering degree, but has remained for something that is far more exciting than any chemical...

Feature: Nylon Magazine launches their Singapore edition

The premiere issue of NYLON SINGAPORE

      NYLON heads East with their latest global issue.   By: Audrey Kang and Kang Hwee Young   Nylon — a tough and durable synthetic material.   Well, tough and durable certainly fits NYLON SINGAPORE’s description to a T! As Adele Chan — the reigning Editor-in-Chief  for NYLON SINGAPORE  — said...