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Feature: The Fall Line from Bows-N-Ties, San Francisco California

Bows N' Ties from San Francisco California

    Dapper Detail.  By: Sarah J. Montoro Berkeley, California   Tucked away the middle of a city that The New York Times dubbed “the city that style forgot,” and whose fashion sense NY Mag described as “the clothing equivalent of water: The taste is so neutral...

Feature: Layali, a new fashion webzine for students by students

Layali webzine's latest fashion story (left) and the cover of their very first issue (right)

    Sophisticated Storyboard.  By: Hina P. Ansari   It was when Washington D.C-native, Rawan Elbaba decided to continue her love for journalism from high school to George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, did she realize the lack of Muslim women in the mainstream media space. This 20 year-old, who was planning on launching a...

Feature: Highlights from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo Menswear FW 14 (Part 1)

L-R: Coté Mer; Patchy Cake Eater, Jotaro Saito & Kidill at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo Fall/Winter 2014

Dress Code. By: Hina P. Ansari Every season Tokyo takes us on a fantastic fashionable journey through their runway presentations. In this two-parter coverage, we start with noting our favourite menswear designers that really caught our eye!    Jotaro Saito   We love seeing what designer Jotaro Saito...

Feature: Krane Fall/Winter 2014 from World MasterCard Fashion Week, Toronto

KANE FW 2014 AT WORLD MASTERCARD FASHION WEEK TORONTO 1

  Stylish Salut! By: Tessa Johnson Toronto, Canada   Photography courtesy of The Collections   Does the military trend ever go out of style? Not if it’s done right. Krane designer/creative director Ken Chow had an impressive showing for his Fall/Winter 2014 collection last month at World...

Feature: Highlights from Ukrainian Fashion Week FW 2014

L-R: Inna Ighnatievska, Litkovskya, Marta Wachholz & Iryna Dil at Ukrainian Fashion Week FW 2014

    Ukrainian designers collected in Kyiv to showcase their Fall/Winter 2014 collection. Here are four designers that we loved!   By: Hina P. Ansari   Litkovskaya She burst onto the Ukrainian fashion landscape with her first collection in 2006. Since then, designer Lilia Litkovskaya she collected various awards including Best Designer-2009 award...

Feature: Culture Shock: Chanel plays ‘Cowboys and Indians’

Chanel Headdresses as part of Paris-Dallas Métiers d'Art Collection

    By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada   Karl Lagerfeld has been playing ‘cowboys and Indians.’   The patriarch of the House of Chanel presented his Pre-Fall 2014 Paris-Dallas Métiers d’Art collection in Dallas, Texas, last December, leaving the more lucid members of the fashion tribe clutching its Chanel pearls in...

Global Designer Spotlight: Larisa Terblanche from Johannesburg, South Africa

Larisa Terblanche at South Africa Fashion Week F/W 2014

  From Russia With Love. By: Hina P. Ansari Born and raised in Yoskhar-Ola City in Russia fashion designer,  Larisa Terblanche  and now living in Johannesburg South Africa. A truly global journey she settled in South Africa in 2007 just after living in Accra, Ghana. Her love of this creative...

Feature: Highlights from South Africa Fashion Week F/W 2014

L-R: Sober, Erre, Larisa Terblanche & Narainsamy Fall/Wintr 2014 at South Africa Fashion Week

    The runways of South Africa sizzled where they presented the Fall/Winter 2014 season and here are our favourites!   By: Hina P. Ansari       ERRE   As part of this brand’s mantra of exploration and travel, this season’s Fall/Winter 2014 line fully embraces the colourful and textural world of...

Feature: Riga, Latvia’s Fashion Mood Pret-a-Porter Spring/Summer 2014

L-R: Black Salt; Cinnamons & Zane Poriete from Riga Fashion Mood, Fashion Week in Riga, Latvia

  Absorbing Baltic fashion latest through Riga Fashion Mood 2013 Spring/Summer 2014.  By: Deniss Zelenkov Riga, Latvia   Latvia never fails to stand out from the rest of the fashionable world. Preserving its refreshing attitude, Riga Fashion Mood (RFM) (03.10.13 – 04.10.13) has been the last stand pioneer of providing a dynamic platform and a...

Feature: Paradizia Fall/Winter 2013 from Medellin, Colombia

Paradizia Fall/Winter 2013 at ColombiaModa 2013 in Medellin Colombia

  Sultry style.    By: Hina P. Ansari   The noted Colombian swimwear design line, Paradizia Swimwear, which launched in 2008, took the audience on a magical ride during their Fall/Winter 2013 runway presentation as part of ColombiaModa 2013. The runway was filled with gorgeous hues, fabulous cutwork and Eastern style influences drawing...

Feature: Velez Leather F/W 2013 from ColombiaModa 2013

Velez Leather Fall/Winter 2013 at ColombiaModa 2013 at Medellin, Colombia

    Leather lovers.    By: Hina P. Ansari     As part of Colombia Moda 2013 in Medellin, Colombia one of the city and country’s revered leather company, Velez Leather Company presented a pretty flawless Fall/Winter 2013 collection. This Colombian company, founded in 1986, and prides itself on keeping the entire production...

On the streets of…Leicester, England

Global Street Style: Fallin' by Shriya Pancholi from Leicester England

  Fallin’    Fashionista: Shriya Pancholi   Location: Leicester, England   Breakdown: In this photo, I’m wearing an emerald green velvet skirt, maroon jumper, vintage denim jacket and black lace-up patent shoes. The outfit is completed with a pair of black frilly socks, tartan scarf, brown leather rucksack and a small vintage black and gold...

Feature: Highlights From New Zealand Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014

L-R: Andrea Moore, Hailwood, Adrienne Whitewood & Stolen Girlfriends Club Fall/Winter 2014 at New Zealand Fashion Week

    New Zealand Fashion Week F/W 2014    By: Hina P. Ansari   As the main fashion capitals are showcasing their Spring/Summer 2013, New Zealand’s season calls for the showcase of their Fall/Winter 2014 collection. We picked our favorites from this Kiwi wonderland.     Andrea Moore   Her Fall/Winter 2014 was...

Feature: Womenswear at Istanbul Fashion Week F/W 2013

L-R: Argande; Simay Bulbul; Nihan Buruk & Gamze Saracoglu Fall/Winter 2013

      Our  Fall/Winter 2013 favourites from the women wear designers at Istanbul Fashion Week in Turkey!     Nihan Buruk    Designer Nihan Buruk leads the charge of a new legion of style makers that possess the unique avant-garde spirit. Her theme of her Fall/Winter 2013 collection represents the “utopian world,...

Feature: Menswear at Mexico Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013

Black by Mauricio Olvera and Leonardo de Lozanne Fall/Winter 2013

      Dapper Redux.   By: Hina P. Ansari   Black by Mauricio Olvera and Leonardo de Lozanne     It’s all about making sure that the fashion choices for the fashion forward “versatile, free and independent” male is reflected by the “clean and forceful” designs that is presented in abundance during...