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Feature: Beauty of a Bazin and a BouBou From Senegal, Africa

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      A bazin and a boubou: the hunt for a Senegalese husband     By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada  “Real women have currrrves!”  the vendor roars at me.   I have been in Senegal for a little over a week, and am still shocked every time someone openly comments on my...

Feature: Taking In The Sunday Markets of Rome

Jean shorts at Rome's Mercato Monti market

    Something old, something new; Sunday’s in Rome shines with markets at Mercato Monti    By: Danielle Taheny Rome, Italy   One of my favourite Sunday outings, is a trip to Rome’s Monti district. It is bursting with quaint cafes, vintage stores and little art galleries. It is especially wonderful in winter, to wander...

Feature: Quito’s Handicraft Market Heaven

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      Handicraft Heaven is discovered in Quito, Ecuador.   By: Karina Perez Quito, Ecuador     Quito, the capital of Ecuador has many amazing places for art and culture lovers. Specifically, I want to tell you about our “Mariscal Handicraft Market”.     Located in one of the most popular areas...

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...

Feature: Zalora shakes up Asia’s online shopping space

ZALORA

  The latest player in e-commerce is giving Singaporeans a bang for their buck.   By: Audrey Kang Singapore   In the digital age, there’s no way to avoid the lure of the internet. Connecting with friends, catching up on the latest news and now shopping!   Enter ZALORA, an up and coming online retailer...

On the streets of…Toronto, Canada

Kimberley Marquis

          Fashionista: Kimberley Marquis   Location: During World Mastercard Fashion Week in Toronto, Canada.   Secret: The perfect time to bust out some international fashion. Here, fashion blogger and Events Coordinator for ANOKHI Magazine, Kimberley Marquis shows off her latest stylish acquisitions from...

City Style Snapshot: Baguio City

Session Road in Baguio City

        Be casual cool when exploring Philippines’ summer capital on Luzon Island.   By: Ria Kristina Torrente Manila, Philippines     Baguio City, located in the northern part of the Luzon Island, is a mecca for local tourists during the hot summer months in the Philippines. Baguio’s cool climate is an alternative...

Feature: Tramando Casa Matriz from Buenos Aires, Argentina

Tramando Boutique

      Here’s one boutique which just bustles with fashion.   By: Sophie Lloyd Buenos Aires, Argentina   Buenos Aires is home to a bevy of unique boutiques but if there’s one that stands apart from the fashion pack, it’s Tramando Casa Matriz.     The best way to...

Feature: Cheap Chic on Singapore’s Bugis Street

Bugis Street, Shopping Haven

    “Bugis” is an Austronesian ethnic group. But in Singapore, Bugis means an entirely different thing altogether.   By: Audrey Kang Singapore   There won’t be anyone one the tiny country island that isn’t familiar with the term Bugis. Originally named after the Buginese who sailed to pre-colony Singapore, Bugis is now the biggest...

On the streets of…Osaka, Japan

The 80s revival

      It’s 80s full on glam.   Fashionistas: It’s fast times, with this pretty awesome 80s inspired couple.   Location:  Shinsaibashi Osaka, Japan   Secret: Matching are for losers. These players clearly own their look and give it their unique touch.   Breakdown: Where do we begin with such awesomeness? We can start...

Feature: SISI Store of Tunis, Tunisia

Sisi Store

This elegant boutique presents unique treasures for Tunisia’s style savvy hunter. By: Amel Gaaloul & Moez Achour Tunis, Tunisia     It has been a year since SISI Store opened on Habib Bourguiba avenue in Carthage, just a few steps away from Roman ruins, which constitute the hallmarks of the capital’s northern suburb.   As...