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Global Designer Spotlight: Valencia

Glenda-X-Nick Tie Clip

    Mystical Jewels — add some magic to your look with Spanish jewellery designer Glenda Lopez’s new collection.     By: Sophie Lloyd Buenos Aires, Argentina     Córdoba-born  Glenda Lopez started making jewellery from an early age. Her edgy, contemporary collections are built around themes and stories and experiment with different...

Global Street Style Special: Sydney’s Prom Scene!

Chloe

    Our Sydney correspondent shares with us her friends’ cool stylings from The Formal!   By: Aditi Rajgopal Sydney, Australia     Prom, Debutante’s Ball, The Deb, Ball, Formal or, if you are from Germany, Abifeier. Wherever you are from you’ve probably heard about the this exciting event where girls and boys from High...

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...

On the streets of…Berlin, Germany

Dark Knight

    Fashionister: This Dark Knight.   Location: Berlin, Germany   Breakdown: Unlike many other parts of the US and Canada, Berlin is spared from the heatwave. Here we have a cool Berliner enjoying a wolkig (cloudy) and rainy evening hence this smart attire being donned for this one’s night out. Notice the cape-like cut...

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...

Highlights from Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival 2012

Kilimology

    With “Innofashion” as this season’s theme, it’s clear that in Indonesia, culture is courted, homage is heightened, and the fabrics are pretty fantastic!    By: Hina P. Ansari     Denny Wirawan “Kilimology”   Taking the iconic tribal prints often found in Kilim rugs of Turkey, Persia, Denny wanted to use...

Global Designer Spotlight: Mahayatra from Toronto, Canada

MAHAYATRA's Riksha Weave Scarf

      MAHAYATRA’s main mantra is to re-ignite the menswear accessories space with timeless tradition.    By: Marina Radovanovic Toronto, Canada   Bringing attention to menswear and accessories is becoming increasingly important. The focus on fashion and design generally dominates female needs, but South Asian-Canadian designer, Neelesh Mistry found a way to begin his introduction...

City Style Snapshot: Prague

Prague

    Witnessing a unique post-Communist fashion awakening.  By: Morgan Childs Prague, Czech Republic   What’s going on with Prague fashion? Half the year hidden away in winter coats (“Prague Spring” might have been a misnomer), the other half enduring jeers from their western neighbors for pairing sandals with socks, Czechs continue to negotiate...

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...

Feature: Sao Paolo Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013

L-R: Lino Villaventura, Neon, Ronaldo Fraga

        Sao Paolo Fashion Week showcased the sizzling styles for Spring/Summer 2013.    By: Hina P. Ansari   Cavalera “Salvador Rocks”   Founded in 1995 by Alberto Hiar and Iggor Cavalera the former drummer one of Brazil’s famous  heavy metal bands, Sepultura. This year they have used a visual feast of...

Feature: Madrid’s Fashion Line Hoss Intropia

Hoss Intropia

      This Spanish fashion brand boasts a  laid back elegance.    By: Deniss, Zelenkov Riga, Latvia   For decades, Spanish style has always been a source of global fashion inspiration: del Pozo, Paco Rabanne, Felipe Varela, Balenciaga, Manolo Blahnik. Some remarkable Spanish fashion brands as Zara, Mango, Pull & Bear, Bershka, are still...

Feature: Keeping Faith in Fashion in Indonesia

Nuniek Mawardi

    Fashion keeps the faithful connected on the runways of Jakarta.    By: Hina P. Ansari   As part of Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival, There were numerous days of stylish runway shows, all presented by a variety of designers ranging from up and comers to the stalwarts of Indonesia’s fashionable scene....

Photo Feature: “No Border” from Shanghai, China

No Border

Shot in Shanghai, fashion photographer Yocky Zhang takes us on a global excursion filled with flags, colour and international models.   The story as told by Yocky:   “We have titled this shoot “No Border”. We combined flags, colours, movements with international models. The message is to deliver hope. There is No Border for life. People...