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City Style Snapshot: Jerusalem

Jerusalem Skyline

  Jerusalem style — eclectic blends of trendy and traditional.   By: Lauren Sirt Jerusalem, Israel   When most people think of Jerusalem, they often visualize a city filled with ancient ruins and biblical history; however, for those of us who call this place home, Jerusalem encompasses so much more than its historical...

Photo Feature: “Valkyrie” by Michael Morrison in New York

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Shot in New York City, New York fashion photographer Michael Morrison brings to life,  an operatic story of war, peace, hope and salvation against the jagged edges of the urban backdrop. Here is “Valkyrie”.   Scroll down to see entire story              ...

Photo Feature: “Different Dynasty” from China

"Different Dynasty" by Yocky Zhang

Shot in Zhujiajiao, China, fashion photographer Yocky Zhang takes us on a dynastic journey where fashion is fêted through the prism of culture, couture and all things regal.   The story as told by Yocky:   “It was based on the style from different Chinese dynasties. The stylist combined designer’s work with traditional Chinese theatre accessories....

Feature: Vintage Room: From the world to Foligno and back

A classic marching band jacket

A trip to Italy proves that there’s always room for vintage love.  By Amel Gaaloul Tunis, Tunisia    This summer I was lucky enough to return to a small town I had once visited when I was a student: Foligno, in the Italian province of Umbria. Also known as...

Global Designer Spotlight: Atalier Minyon from New York City

Grenade Skull Ring

    Jewellery designer Alp Sagnak of Atelier Minyon takes inspiration from his Turkish heritage while creating truly haute styles for the fearless.   By: Marina Radovanovic Toronto, Canada   Based in the bustling hub of Soho, New York City is a unique jewellery designer who inspires and creates such jaw-dropping pieces that we were immediately...

On the streets of…Miami, USA

Doug E Fresh

    The Original Fresh Prince.   Fashionister: Hip-Hop legend, Doug E. Fresh   Location: Miami Gardens, Miami, Florida USA.   Secret: Doug E. Fresh was front and centre at Jazz in the Gardens, a music festival that was held at Miami Gardens in the Sunshine State. With about 50,000 fans in attendance, music was the...

Global Designer Spotlight: Salvador da Bahia

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      Feminine Brazil created by this designer’s fusion of artistic elegance and the gravitas of history.  By: Sarah J. Montoro Salvador da Bahia, Brazil     At the time I had met Roney George at a coffee shop in Salvador, my entire Portuguese lexicon consisted of “door”, “thank you”, “shut up”...

Feature: Bountiful bargains at Tunis’ flea markets

Fabulous jeans at the flea market

  Timeless treasures abound at Tunis’ endless flea market stops.    By: Amel Gaaloul & Moez Achour Tunis, Tunisia   Vintage. Hmmm, a foreign and somewhat alien word to the daily Tunisian dialect and preoccupations. Here, “brand new” is generally the favoured trend, especially when it comes to clothing.   Yet, the growing number of...

Photo Feature: “Extinct” by Michael Morrison from New York City

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(slideshow) New York photographer Michael Morrison takes us back to the dawn of time with a fierce warrior set to make her mark in fashionable history. ...