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Global Designer Spotlight: Accra

Trashy Beauty

 (slideshow)   Fashionably reducing their carbon foot-print, this company shows trash can be treasured. By: Francesca Andoh Accra, Ghana   Trashy Bags is a genius organization that creates fashion out of recycled plastic waste. From the heart of Accra, Ghana, Trashy Bags realizes the harm that plastic waste poses on the environment and tackles the...

Global Designer Spotlight: Buenos Aires & Managua


 (slideshow) Diseño Shantall Lacayo S.A By Shantall Lacayo By: Ulie Pavone Managua, Nicaragua Managuan designer, Shantall Lacayo was born in Nicaragua and lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A top three finalist in Project Runway Latin America, she is the force behind her fashion company, Shantall Lacayo – Diseño, Moda y Arte...

Global Designer Spotlight: NINI by Norma Gomez Saavedra from Managua, Nicaragua


NINI by Norma Gomez Saavedra By: Ulie Pavone Managua, Nicaragua. Hailing from Nicaragua, Norma Gomez Saavedra is a fashion designer, business administrator and the creator of NINI, an original fashion line located in Managua, Nicaragua and Brazil. Two years ago, Saavedra went to Brazil to pursue her dream in fashion design. Notables who are fans...