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Global Designer Spotlight: REY From Reykjavik, Iceland

REY at Reykjavik Fashion Festival Autumn/Winter 2013-14

      Designer Rebekka Jónsdóttir, was born in Iceland and lived her formative years in Arlington Virginia, USA. She honed her skills at the Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles where she also landed an extensive internship with noted french label, Rodarte. After graduating with her degree in Fashion Design in 2008,...

Global Designer Spotlight: Quier from Santa Fe, Argentina!

Quier Fall/Winter 2013-14 at Buenos Aires Fashion Week

        The Heritage of Haute.    By: Hina P. Ansari       QUIER co-founders and co-designers, Silvia Querede came from Pergamino, in the Province of Buenos Aires and Noeli Gomez came from Rosario in the Province of Sante Fe. Their love for fashion, style and the cut brought them...

Feature: South Africa Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013-14

L-R: Two; Muntsho; Anmari Honiball & Amanda Laird Cherry at South Africa Fashion Week

        The heat is on.  Womenswear blazed up the ramps in Johannesburg South Africa, where designers brought their A-game when it came to presenting their Spring/Summer 2013-14 collections. Here are our favourite designers!   By: Hina P. Ansari       Amanda Laird Cherry “Groendakkies”   Designer Amanda Laird Cherry...

Global Designer Spotlight: Tokyo’s Yasutoshi Ezumi

Yasotoshi Ezumi Fall/Winter 2013-14

        Hailing from Hiroshima, Japan, designer Yasutoshi Ezumi knew fashion was in his destiny. Looking towards the iconic works of Alexander McQueen as his inspiration when starting out, this Central St. Martins graduate, became an assistant working with McQueen. He continued to make his mark by honing his knitwear skills...

On the streets of…Istanbul, Turkey

In Istanbul, the colours bloom!

      Istanbul Style Watch – Pop Colors (Part Deux)    By: Alba Brunetti Istanbul, Turkey   Istanbul is still negotiating with spring for warmer weather, but the Istanbullu are taking their cue from Mother Nature who is starting to show signs of what is to come. The city is full of blooming Judas...

Feature: Our Trend Alert! Just For Men!

L-R: Tommy Hilfiger, Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer 2013

  Suit Me Up, Suit Me Down   By: Triston Hong Kong     Spring is upon us and if you’re a man, there are more options than ever before to not only update your look, but completely change it forever. Wherever your personal style may veer, there are enough selections available out...

Feature: Our Trend Alert! It’s Full-On Spring Bling!

Spring Bling!

  Trends: Spring Bling…for Eternity! Get wrapped up in these stunning rings!  By: Triston Hong Kong     Vivienne Westwood, Prada and Chanel have showcased eternity rings in all of their runway shows. Wherever you are, you can get the same look courtesy of Blue Nile & the Jewellery Reserve.     It...

Feature: Menswear at South African Fashion Week S/S 2013-14

L-R: Ephymol, Skorzch & Kajula Motambo Spring/Summer 2013-14

      Menswear rocks a rainbow of colours in South Africa.   By: Hina P. Ansari   In Johannesburg, South Africa the runways lit up during  South Africa Fashion Week. Just like last season we simply fell in love with that country’s menswear design scene.  Colour was key for these menswear designers who rocked...

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...

Feature: From Riga Latvia, Amoralle Spring/Summer 2013

Amoralle lingerie design house from riga latvia

    Alluring Latvian lingerie spreads inspiration across the fashion universe. By Deniss Zelenkov Riga, Latvia   Amoralle, formerly SockBox, makes its triumphant return to fashion under new name and focus. Same style: sensitive night gowns with underlining waistlines; same management: fashion designer and the brand owner – Inese Krumina; different result: introducing...

Feature: Highlights from Muscat Fashion Week 2013

Zhor Al Rais at Muscat Fashion Week

      Muscat Fashion Week created a perfect stylish mosaic of couture and culture.    By: Hina P. Ansari Toronto, Canada   Launched just three years ago, Muscat Fashion Week showcased their latest from emerging and stalwarts of style fusing heritage with haute couture, in this three-day fashion summit. Here are designers who made...

Feature: Ferhn Spring/Summer 2013 by Carrie Hayes

Ferhn Spring/Summer 2013

    Tropical inspiration creates cool Canadiana couture.   By: Tessa Johnson Toronto, Canada   During World MasterCard Fashion Week, held in Toronto,  I’ve had the pleasure to view designers that were new to me but also some of my favorites. One of those designers is Carrie Hayes. I first laid eyes on...

Feature: Ashtiani S/S 2013 at Toronto’s World MasterCard Fashion Week

Ashtiani Spring/Summer 2013

      Golnaz Ashtiani’s latest collection dazzles.    By. Tessa Johnson Toronto, Canada   TFI (Toronto Fashion Incubator) 2011 New Labels winner Golnaz Ashtiani demonstrates she is no longer a newbie to the fashion world but rather a contender amongst her peers.  With a design aesthetic that flirts with minimalism and plays with futuristic...

Feature: Highlights from Riga Fashion Week S/S 2013

Ingrida Zabere's 2013 Spring/Summer Collection at Riga Fashion Week in Latvia

      The best and the latest: fashionably diverse collections and extraordinary designs straight from the RFW catwalk. By: Deniss Zelenkov Riga, Latvia     I finally made it to the largest fashion event in the Baltic region – 17th Riga Fashion Week S/S 2013. Once again, it pleased with its diverse program –...

Video Feature: Bec and Bridge S/S 2012-13 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia

Bec and Bridge

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