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Feature: Maria, Full of Grace: Hunting Mexico’s Silver Markets.

Beautiful works of silver at the Mercado de Artesanias Ciudadela

    A silver lining of faith and hope.    By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada   “Bella-Bella, you cannot wear black in México,” Maria, a friend, tells me, “They will think you’re going to a funeral.”   But I am in Mexico, the country where Santa Muerte – Death – stares menacingly through the...

Global Designer Spotlight: Visentini from Buenos Aires, Argentina

Visentini Fall/Winter 2013 at Buenos Aires Fashion Week

    An artistic philosophy.    By: Hina P. Ansari     Growing up in a family filled with artists, its no wonder that Buenos Aires designer, Agustina Visentini decided to explore the visual world first by picking up a paintbrush as a child to learning the art of the seam as a...

Feature: “Looking At The Sky” — The latest fashion collage from Rotterdam

Looking At The Sky

        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 “Looking...

Feature: “FashionBerry” fashion collage from Rotterdam

FashionBerry

    By: Iris van Gelder Rotterdam, The Netherlands   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 “FashionBerry”.   Backstory: ...

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”...

Global Designer Spotlight: Berlin

Juan de Chamié

EXIT by Juan de Chamié brings his avant-garde atelier to Berlin’s boutique scene.    By: Triston Berlin, Germany     Juan de Chamié, fashion designer, musician and performance artist extraordinaire, has recently opened his new boutique/atelier EXIT in the heart of Berlin’s underground district, Kreuzberg. A collaboration with fellow...