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Feature: Crowning The Women of Dakar

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  My Own Hair Odyssey in Senegal    By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada ‘You must never push a black woman in a pool. Or splash her. You must never even joke about that. Our hair… it’s a serious affair.” Rwandan-born Alice levels her earnest gaze across the table from me. Years later, I couldn’t remember what...

Feature: Blondes of Helsinki Prefer The Dark Side

Blondes prefer to be brunettes in Helsinki

    Blonde in Helsinki: your roots are showing.   By: I. Bourgeault-Tassé Montreal, Quebec   If there was ever a city to make peace with ones roots, it’s Helsinki.   This funky-cool, laid-back, effortlessly chic city charms with its French macaroon houses. Soft pink, daffodil yellow, powder blue heritage mansions, flanked by occasional somber Soviet-era...

On the streets of…Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul Style Watch: Slim Cuts, Colour and Comfort

    Istanbul Style Watch – Let Us Now Praise Facial Hair, Especially the ‘Stache.   By: Alba Brunetti Istanbul, Turkey   *Note: This is days before police violence erupted in Istanbul including in the Istiklal neighbourhood, where these photos were taken.We send our sympathies to those killed and injured in protesting for their civil...

Global Designer Spotlight: Jerusalem’s Daniella Faye Designs

Beautiful hair accessories from Daniella Faye Designs

  An young upstart has creative stylings for the Israeli woman.    By: Lauren Sirt Jerusalem, Israel     It is rare to find people that from a young age embody such extraordinary talent that they are truly able to transform their dreams into reality. Daniella Farin is one of those people. Her accessory line...

On the streets of…Osaka, Japan

Blues Clues.

          Blues Clues!    Fashionister:  This groovy gent, redefines Dandy.   Location: Osaka, Japan   Secret: Here it’s all about clean lines, slim silhouette and of course a pretty rocking bag.   Breakdown: This gentleman shows that one can rock the locks as well as a bow tie. If you look...