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On the streets of….Medellin, Colombia (Part 1) *Colombia Fashion Week Special*

After-dark Global Street Style from the parties of Colombia Moda 2013

    Sizzling Street Style at Colombia Moda 2013     By: Hina P. Ansari     Well in case you haven’t heard, I am down south — in South America that is — for a Colombia Moda 2013, their official fashion week in magical Medellin. While running from my front row seat of one...

Global Designer Spotlight: Catching up with Purse ‘n Boots from Vancouver, Canada

The European Boot by Purse 'n Boots

    Smart Style.  By: Marina Radovanovic Toronto, Canada   Since our last chat with designer Elizabeth Anne LeGear, she has designed a brand new line to add to the Purse ‘n Boots roster of spectacular boots!   The Canadian Elizabeth Anne Shoe brand now expanded and offers delightful, beautiful and practical boots...

Feature: Rudsak S/S 2014 from World MasterCard Fashion Week Toronto

Rudsak Spring/Summer 2014

  Rudsak Spring/Summer 2014 By Tessa Johnson  *The entire runway show follows this interview – so don’t forget to keep scrolling*  We had the pleasure to view Rudsak’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection during World MasterCard Fashion Week in Toronto. This is the luxury brand’s 12th anniversary and surely we were not disappointed.   Known for their love...

Global Designer Spotlight: Swede & CROWE from Johannesburg, South Africa

Derby style by Swede & CROWE

  Sole to Soul.    By: Jesica Colbyn Johannesburg, South Africa   I am a lover of all things OTT so, when I came across Swede & CROWE my wallet was blown away. No like, I seriously need a collection of these awesome, futuristic concepts and great quality...

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: 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: Guard The Vintage from Johannesburg

Guard The Vintage

      Meet Yusrha, a university student studying international relations, who also flexes her fashion muscles with a very cool online store!      By: Jesica Colbyn Johannesburg, South Africa   With consumers being more sophisticated and the world smaller by the click, online stores are reaping the rewards. Currently in South Africa, vintage is...

Global Designer Spotlight: Purse n’ Boots from Vancouver, Canada

Purse n' Boots

    Slotted in the “why didn’t I think of this” category is this fantastic fashion find, where the shoes literally can carry it all!   By: Marina Radovanovic Toronto, Canada     For years women have donned gorgeous footwear for beauty, and at times, comfort may or may not have been compromised. Right now...

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....

Feature: The Pink Sock Diary

Amel's pink socks

A story of colour and convo.     By Amel Gaaloul Tunis, Tunisia    When I woke up that morning and decided to wear pink socks under my blue sandals, I knew my sartorial choice wouldn’t go unnoticed. Puzzled, many of my friends and co-workers called me “The Brit” that day, thus...

Global Designer Spotlight: Accra

Great men's sandals from the Gold Coast Collection

    MSimps Collection a shining example at how creativity can fashion itself into success.    By: Francesca Andoh Accra, Ghana     Mabel Simpson is the founder and creative director behind the budding young brand, mSimps. A tomboy at heart growing up, Mabel took to the art scene at quite an early...

On the streets of…Osaka, Japan

Take colourful strides with these fabulous printed pants!

  Petal Pushers   Fashionista: Spring’s stylistas.   Background: If you are living under a rock then I’ll forgive you for not knowing about the hottest trend for Spring. Flowers! Flowers! Flowers! Vases across the world are emptying in rapid fire pace while I type this, as the traditional bloom is making their new home...

Feature: Brazilian coffee & shoes make the perfect café

Colourful shoes!

    Sole to Soul. Take one part Brazilian coffee and two parts gorgeous footwear and you’ve got a pretty heavenly café.    By. Sarah J. Montoro Salvador da Bahia, Brazil   Anyone who’s ever been into a Starbucks might be familiar with the richness of Brazilian coffee beans, but you’d have to actually step...

On the streets of…Berlin, Germany

Shoes of Berlin

      Shoes shoes glorious shoes!   Fashionista: It’s clear the beat of Berlin is a sole event.   Location: The fashion catwalk called Platz shows that shoes all over this fashion forward city comes in fabulous shapes, sizes and various levels of coolness.   Secret: Pleasure for pain is so passé here. Comfort is...

Feature: Fashion Astrology-Aquarius

Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2012

      By: Salete Dias Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Psychological Profile The people born under the sign of Aquarius often have a strong personality, as well as tend to be original, thinkers, rational, very creative and sometimes eccentric. Due to this personality, they like to wear clothes that draw attention with bright colours...