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Looking Chic: H&M Features Hijabista Mariah Idrissi in its Recycling Ad

Mariah Idrissi

  H&M breaks from the fashion pack with a series of diverse, inclusive and ground-breaking adverts which includes a fierce hijabista.    From: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Toronto, Canada   ‘Looking chic,’ hair beautifully wrapped in a checked hijab, eyes shielded by sleek aviator shades, Mariah Idrissi stands in the door, against that most British of scenes,...

On the streets of….Medellin, Colombia (Part 1) *Colombia Fashion Week Special*

After-dark Global Street Style from the parties of Colombia Moda 2013

    Sizzling Street Style at Colombia Moda 2013     By: Hina P. Ansari     Well in case you haven’t heard, I am down south — in South America that is — for a Colombia Moda 2013, their official fashion week in magical Medellin. While running from my front row seat of one...

Feature: 2014 Canada Philippine Fashion Week Press Conference

The Sponsors list for Philippine Airlines Canada Philippine Fashion Week

We are proud to be the official Digital Media Sponsor for the 2nd year in a row for Canada Philippine Fashion Week (CPFW) which is set to take place here in Toronto on June 9th through June 12, 2014.   Last year we were brought on board and we were so pleased at...

Feature: Mon & Velarde’s Spring/Summer 2015 from Medellin, Colombia

Mon & Velarde Spring/Summer 2015 from Medellin, Colombia

      Port of Call. By: Hina P. Ansari   Mon & Velarde “El Puerto” Spring/Summer 2015     “During quiet periods, rather than taking an aeroplane to the capital, I preferred go down to the large seaport through the river” – Alvaro Mutis, The Tramp Steamer’s Last Port of Call – Page 39...

Feature: Ramp1885′s 2013 Roundup: Our Fave Global Fashion Weeks

Our Ramp1885 Roundup of Fave Global Fashion Weeks of 2013 (pictured here: Muscat Fashion Week 2013). Part of our global roundup of favourite fashion weeks from around the world in 2013.

        Cheers to another fashionable year!    ‘Tis the season for countdowns and so we thought why not do one ourselves! This year has been very very good to us with the fabulous roster of global fashion weeks that we have had the pleasure of showcasing. So as everyone looks back at...

Global Designer Spotlight: 54 Kingdoms — From Ghana To The Globe

54 Kingdoms an online fashion destination celebrating the African style sensibility.

      Kingdom Come: Fashion Storytelling   By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada   In 1948, over 500 Jamaican and Barbadian men boarded the Empire Windrush, leaving the sunny shores of their Caribbean islands for an uncertain future in Britain.   They landed at Tilbury docks in London, and would be...

Feature: Kors Cares — Michael Kors Takes On World Hunger

Designer Michael Kors' campaign to fight world hunger, #Watch Hunger Stop with Chanel Iman (left) and Lily Aldridge

      In honour of World Food Day we take a look at fashion designer’s Michael Kors fight to end hunger here at home and around the world.    By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé  Ottawa, Canada   What does putting an end to hunger look like?   Better seeds. Richer soil.  More nutritious crops.  Access...

Feature: Of Saris and Stories — Curated Global Fashion Tales

Of Saris and Stories

        Of Saris and Stories   By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada     *We are lucky to receive a series of stories as told by one chic global traveller. Stay tuned for her adventures in far-off lands where she takes us on a journey of  discovery of new cultures and of self  as...

Feature: Highlights from Montreal Fashion Week S/S 2013

L-R: DUY, Nisse & Pedram Karimi

      Montreal Fashion Week showcased their Spring/Summer 2013 collection and here are three designers who caught our eye!     By: Hina P. Ansari   Pedram Karimi     Born in Iran and having spent his formative years in Austria, Pedram Karimi’s perspective of fashion has a very romantic and...

Go Global With Our International Street Styles!

Global Street Style from Ghana, Japan, Tunisia & Australia!

    We tour the world with our  Global Street Styles from cool spots including Ghana, Japan, Tunisia & Australia..and so much more! Check it out! *Do you want to show us YOUR street style? Go ahead! Send over your street style pix to team@ramp1885.com!      ...

Feature: “Don’t Speak” the latest fashion collage from Rotterdam

Don't Speak

    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 “Don’t Speak”.  ...

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...

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...