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Melissa Nepton Spring/Summer 2015 at World MasterCard Fashion Week Toronto

Melissa Nepton Spring Summer 2015 World MasterCard Fashion Week Toronto

  Bright & Beautiful. By Tessa Johnson Toronto, Canada   Photos courtesy of George Pimentel   It was raining for the most part of fashion week but inside the tents on day two Melissa Nepton’s S/S collection was refreshing. There was something organic with Nepton’s collection, sporty pieces do not have to fussy,...

Feature: Highlights of Buenos Aires Fashion Week SS 2014-2015

L-R: Benito, Lena Martorello, Las Pepas, Ginebra at Buenos Aires Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014-2015

  Spring Blooms!   By: Hina P. Ansari   Buenos Aires brought the florals of Spring to full bloom with their Spring/Summer 2015 show in Argentina. Here are our favourites!   BENITO   Benito Fernandez is a stalwart of the Buenos Aires fashion scene. His style can be seen on the red carpet,...

Feature: Just Ta by Alan Ta at Toronto Men’s Fashion Week

JUST TA DESIGNS BY ALAN TA AT TORONTO MEN'S FASHION WEEK

      Prints Please!  By: Tessa Johnson Toronto, Canada   Just Ta by Alan Ta When entrepreneur and top model Paul Mason opens your show oozing John Slattery a la Mad Men, crisp cool and sophisticated the show is off to a great start. Just Ta’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection of floral and paisley printed...

Feature: Worth by David C. Wigley at Toronto Men’s Fashion Week

WORTH BY DAVID C. WIGLEY AT TORONTO MEN'S FASHION WEEK

  Digi-couture. By: Tessa Johnson Toronto, Canada   Digital prints was the predominate theme for David C. Wigley’s Worth S/S 2015 collection at Toronto Men’s Fashion Week, key favourites where an edgy floral print varsity bomber, bee cluster printed white blazer and monochromatic cropped sweatshirts.                ...

Feature: Highlights from Ghana Fashion & Design Week 2013

(L-R): Ajepomaa Design Gallery, Emefa Cole Jewellery, Tuedor and Wright at Ghana Fashion & Design 2013

      We love getting a dose of culture and Island flare during Ghana Fashion & Design Week where the catwalks of Accra, Ghana rocked with the latest from the country’s notable designers. Here are three that we instantly fell in love with!   By: Hina P. Ansari   Tuedor and Wright...

Feature: Riga, Latvia’s Fashion Mood Pret-a-Porter Spring/Summer 2014

L-R: Black Salt; Cinnamons & Zane Poriete from Riga Fashion Mood, Fashion Week in Riga, Latvia

  Absorbing Baltic fashion latest through Riga Fashion Mood 2013 Spring/Summer 2014.  By: Deniss Zelenkov Riga, Latvia   Latvia never fails to stand out from the rest of the fashionable world. Preserving its refreshing attitude, Riga Fashion Mood (RFM) (03.10.13 – 04.10.13) has been the last stand pioneer of providing a dynamic platform and a...

Feature: Highlights from MQ Vienna Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013

L-R: Kamila Gawronska-Kasperska; Rozbora & Rama Diaw from MQ Vienna Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013

    Haute Austria.   By: Hina P. Ansari    Vienna Austria brought to the runways a wonderful collection of designers. Here are some who really stood out for us!   Kamila Gawronska-Kasperska   Having studied in Warsaw, Poland and honed her couture skills as an award-winning costume designer, Kamila Gawronska-Kasperkska moved fully into...

Feature: Africa Showcase at Altaroma, Rome Fashion Week S/S 14

L-R: Christie Brown, Kiki Clothing, Stella Jean & Portenier Roth

      Cultural Couture.    By: Hina P. Ansari   Rome Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014, presented the Africa Showcase. Various designers from the Caribbean as well as local designers who hold Island roots,  ignited the ramps of Rome with their sizzling collections.     Stella Jean   Former-model-turned-designer, Stella James celebrates her...

On the streets of…New York, USA Superstar Edition

Janella Monae

    Star style.   By: Triston Hong Kong   Janella Monae has made a fashion statement with her suit and tie. This ensemble is a more structured, feminine approach to that look and it goes without saying that it’s a winner!   If you want to steal this look, you must remember that the...

On the streets of…Accra, Ghana

Fabulous #2

  Prints Galore!   Location: Golden Tulip Hotel, Accra, Ghana   Fashionistas: Fabulous x2   Breakdown: Our two beautiful ladies were spotted at a formal event in Accra. In my opinion, these two know how to mix up their neutrals and prints well. They both achieved the perfect amount of edge for their looks without losing...

Feature: Highlights from Buenos Aires Fashion Week F/W 2013-14

L-R: Paula Ledesma, Kostume & Quier

    The fashion scene in Argentina sizzled at Buenos Aires Fall/Winter 2013 collections. Here are a few cool lines that we want to wear…now!    By Hina P. Ansari   Marianna Dappiano “Refracted”   Her collection is inspired by “fractals” a mathematically based philosophy of geometric shapes and corresponding equations is the...

Global Designer Spotlight: Tenacious Soul from Johannesburg

Tenacious Soul fashion line from Johannesburg South Africa

      Rooted in Africa with a flare of luxury. Tenacious Soul is a brand for the daring and eccentric woman.   By: Jesica Colbyn Johannesburg, South Africa   Meet Tshegofatso Maotoe, a young fashion designer and founder of Tenacious Soul, who expresses passion through creating garments for women in all sizes who aren’t afraid to...

Feature: Highlights from Berlin Fashion Week A/W 2013

L-R: Rebekka Ruetz; Killian Kerner & 1913 Berlin

      These three Berlin designers bring this season’s collections with a bang.    By: Hina P. Ansari Toronto, Canada     1913Berlin by Yujia   This cashmere line by designer Yujia Zhai-Petrow is only three years old and has already developed a steady following. Each piece evokes a youthful attitude...

On the streets of…Miami, Florida

On the streets of...Miami

  Hot In The City   By: Triston Berlin, Germany   It looks as if things are heating up just a bit in Miami this season. If you thought capes were just for superheroes, then think again. Fresh on the streets of Miami, customized capes are in fashion in a wide selection of colors and...

Global Designer Spotlight: Mo Saique from Accra, Ghana

Mo Saique

    Life’s a promenade with these fab shoes!    By: Francesca Andoh Accra, Ghana   With big-name fashion brands saturating our markets in recent times, it is often a nice breath of fresh air to come across new brands every once-in-a-while, that are capable of delivering equally stylish and quality products to their consumers....