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Highlights from Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival 2012

Kilimology

    With “Innofashion” as this season’s theme, it’s clear that in Indonesia, culture is courted, homage is heightened, and the fabrics are pretty fantastic!    By: Hina P. Ansari     Denny Wirawan “Kilimology”   Taking the iconic tribal prints often found in Kilim rugs of Turkey, Persia, Denny wanted to use...

Global Designer Spotlight: Mahayatra from Toronto, Canada

MAHAYATRA's Riksha Weave Scarf

      MAHAYATRA’s main mantra is to re-ignite the menswear accessories space with timeless tradition.    By: Marina Radovanovic Toronto, Canada   Bringing attention to menswear and accessories is becoming increasingly important. The focus on fashion and design generally dominates female needs, but South Asian-Canadian designer, Neelesh Mistry found a way to begin his introduction...

City Style Snapshot: Prague

Prague

    Witnessing a unique post-Communist fashion awakening.  By: Morgan Childs Prague, Czech Republic   What’s going on with Prague fashion? Half the year hidden away in winter coats (“Prague Spring” might have been a misnomer), the other half enduring jeers from their western neighbors for pairing sandals with socks, Czechs continue to negotiate...

On the streets of…Toronto, Canada

Global Chic

  Global Chic.   Fashionista: Samira   Location: Toronto, Canada   Breakdown:  What can I say about someone so globally fabulous? Samira, a graphic designer who, fresh from her trip to Cairo, graced her presence at a friend’s summer soiree decked out in some international fabulousness that I couldn’t even contain myself. Wearing this fantastic...

Feature: Sao Paolo Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013

L-R: Lino Villaventura, Neon, Ronaldo Fraga

        Sao Paolo Fashion Week showcased the sizzling styles for Spring/Summer 2013.    By: Hina P. Ansari   Cavalera “Salvador Rocks”   Founded in 1995 by Alberto Hiar and Iggor Cavalera the former drummer one of Brazil’s famous  heavy metal bands, Sepultura. This year they have used a visual feast of...

Feature: Madrid’s Fashion Line Hoss Intropia

Hoss Intropia

      This Spanish fashion brand boasts a  laid back elegance.    By: Deniss, Zelenkov Riga, Latvia   For decades, Spanish style has always been a source of global fashion inspiration: del Pozo, Paco Rabanne, Felipe Varela, Balenciaga, Manolo Blahnik. Some remarkable Spanish fashion brands as Zara, Mango, Pull & Bear, Bershka, are still...

Feature: Keeping Faith in Fashion in Indonesia

Nuniek Mawardi

    Fashion keeps the faithful connected on the runways of Jakarta.    By: Hina P. Ansari   As part of Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival, There were numerous days of stylish runway shows, all presented by a variety of designers ranging from up and comers to the stalwarts of Indonesia’s fashionable scene....

Global Designer Spotlight: Shanghai

Flying Scissors Moonlight Crossbody shoulder bag in electric pink

      Flying Scissors, a modern Chinese brand offering stylish leather accessories with a rock chic edge.   By Sophie Lloyd Buenos Aires, Argentina   When you think of leather shopping in China, the first thing that probably comes to mind is fake Louis Vuitton and Mulberry handbags, and you’d be right. But there...

Photo Feature: “No Border” from Shanghai, China

No Border

Shot in Shanghai, fashion photographer Yocky Zhang takes us on a global excursion filled with flags, colour and international models.   The story as told by Yocky:   “We have titled this shoot “No Border”. We combined flags, colours, movements with international models. The message is to deliver hope. There is No Border for life. People...

Feature: The House of Valaya 20th Anniversary Collection

The House of Valaya 20th Anniversary Collection

    A regal affair collected the city’s fashion and society elite to witness his masterpiece of a collection all in the presence of The Jaipur Royal Family.   By: Hina P. Ansari   One can never be overdressed when in the presence of The Jaipur Royal Family.    I tweeted.   And I was...

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: ...

Feature: Audi Fashion Festival 2012: Highlights from Singapore

L-R: Saturday, Saena, A.W.O.L at Audi Fashion Festival 2012 in Singapore

    The 8th largest fashion capital of the world held their runway shows with unrivalled style.      By: Audrey Kang Singapore     The annual festival, held at the Tent at Orchard, featured not only high-end brands that everyone already knows about and love but also gave emerging local designers a chance in...

On the streets of…Tokyo, Japan

She's cool. 'Nuff said.

        Rainbow Brights These Japanese stylistas still work their trademark style.   Location: Tokyo, Japan   Breakdown #1: She rocks the school uniform look brilliantly with layers of blue and beige combo and of course topped off with the great mesh baller cap. Look down. What’s that you see? Yeah that’s right,...

Feature: High School Confidential from North Carolina

HIgh School Confidential: Cori in one of her cool Spring ensembles.

      A high-schooler in North Carolina. covets her friend’s fashionable sense, and tells us about it!   By: Olivia Miller Charlotte, North Carolina   Why scurry up and down the streets hoping to encounter an incredibly dressed body when you can do ‘the search’ in the halls of your very own high school?...

Photo Feature: “Urban Edge” from NingBo, China

Photoshoot for designer Helen Lee by Yocky Zhang

Shot on location at NingBo, China, Beijing & Shanghai-based photographer, Yocky Zhang brings to us this fabulous photo shoot (see photos below), revealing the interplay between urban elements and China’s natural essence.     The story in Yocky’s own words: This shoot was for Chinese fashion designer Helen Lee. Here we used  mainly...