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Feature: Toronto Men’s Fashion Week Emerging Menswear Designer Award Finalist: Joao Paulo Guedes

Joao's inspiration for his Fall/Winter 2014 collection

  Eastern Promises.   By Tessa Johnson Toronto, Canada   *As part of our ongoing focus on unique global perspectives, we are thrilled to be the Digital Media Sponsor for TOM* (the first annual Toronto Men’s Fashion Week) — the 8th one in the world. In that spirit of celebrating emerging Canadian talent,...

Feature: Toronto Men’s Fashion Week Emerging Menswear Designer Award Finalist: Patrick Salonga

Emerging Menswear Designer Award finalist patrick salonga previous collection

  The Conquerer. By: Tessa Johnson Toronto, Canada   *As part of our ongoing focus on unique global perspectives, we are thrilled to be the Digital Media Sponsor for TOM* (the first annual Toronto Men’s Fashion Week) — the 8th one in the world. In that spirit of celebrating emerging Canadian talent, TOM*...

Feature: Style Spotlight — Singh Street Style.com

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    Serious Heritage Haute.   By: Alba Brunetti Istanbul, Turkey   As a child I spent my summers in Italy and loved to watch the fashionably dressed take long leisurely walks down the city’s main street. It was like being in a new fashion show every day.  Later, I discovered N.Y.’s own

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: From Paris France, Q&A with Turbanista.com founder Aïssata Kamara

Courtesy of Turbanista.com from Paris, France

    Crowning Glory: Turbanista By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada   In Senegal, a woman’s turban is her crowning glory.   And to Aïssata Kamara, it is a garment worthy of great passion. I recently spoke with Aïssata, Dakar-born founder and curator of Turbanista.com, a blog from Paris, France dedicated to her passion for...

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...

Global Designer Profile: Crossover Bollywood from Hong Kong

Crossover Bollywood fashion house from Hong Kong

        East meets East.    By: Triston Hong Kong     Crossover Bollywood is not just a trend. It’s a lifestyle. As their fashion realm expands to include countries outside of India, here is an introduction into the brand that changing the face and status of Indian couture. This Q&A  with designer...

Feature: Highlights from Style Fashion Week LA F/W 2013-14

L-R: Linden LA; Ash Haute Couture & Ina Soltani

      Los Angeles California brought out the serious style-setters at Style Fashion Week LA where they presented the Fall/Winter 2013 season.  Here are our favorites!   By: Hina P. Ansari Additional reporting and photography by Saeed Zargham     Linden LA   Hailing from Los Angeles, Linden headed...

Feature: Australia Fashion Week S/S 2013-14

L-R: Easton Pearson; Romance Was Born & Roopa Pemmaraju

      Sydney sizzled at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia where the Spring/Summer 2013-14 collections were unveiled. Here are our favourites!    By: Hina P. Ansari By Johnny   A mere young’un at only 4 years-old, this label definitely has made its mark in the Australian fashion scene. The winner of the...

Photo Feature: “Calcutta Burning” from Vancouver, Canada

"Calcutta Burning", Photography by Matthew Burditt

Shot in Vancouver Canada, fashion photographer Matthew Burditt takes us to the sizzling journey where time stands still when it comes to the exotic element of style.   The story as told by Matthew:   “We have sizzling 70s pool party where the temperature is elevated thanks to the city’s heat but also from what...

Feature: Our Virtual Pop-Up Shop Brings The World To Your Wardrobe

L-R: Available now!; Retarded Velvet, Jasmin the Strange & INNA Clothing Co.

   *Note our 2012 Holiday Pop-Up Shop has ended! Stay tuned for more Pop-Up Shop announcements throughout the year!   Our Holiday Pop-Up Shop Is Open! *Check it out here*   Happy Holidays!   We are  so excited to announce the official launch of our virtual Pop-Up Shop just in time for the...

Feature: Mumbai star-stylist Shaina Nath

Super stylist Shaina Nath with client, actress Madhuri Dixit-Nene

    This stylist reignites the fashion world of Bollywood and beyond.    By: Hina P. Ansari   With her feet firmly planted in the world of international cinema and global stage productions, fashion stylist/entrepreneur, Shaina Nath is the first to admit her foray into the fashion world was clearly by accident. But...

Global Designer Spotlight: Durban’s Bianca Warren

Bianca Warren Autumn/Winter 2013 at South Africa Fashion Week

      This young designer shows us how the world can really be her oyster.    By: Hina P. Ansari   We recently showcased Bianca Warren as she presented the Autumn/Winter 2013 collections at South Africa Fashion Week. She was one of our favourites and of course when presented with...

On the streets of…Los Angeles, California

Hayden Panettiere

    Stunning Starlet    The 2012 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles had the red carpet rolling…and rolling and…   Location:  Los Angeles, California   Fashionista: Hayden Penettiere   Secret: The red carpet was a smattering of stars from the small screen during this annual fall tradition for entertainment junkies (me included). Hayden stood out from...

Feature: Rising Stars of Mumbai’s Lakmé Fashion Week

L-R: Astha & Sidharth; Kavita Sharma, Asa Kazingmei

      The “Gen Next” crowd lights up the ramps in Mumbai.    By: Hina P. Ansari   Lakmé Fashion Week presented their Winter/Festive 2012 season. The haute ticket fashion week glittered with socialites, Bollywood icons and of course beautiful people. Among the runway presentations by designer headliners, was the eagerly anticipated...