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Feature: Kors Cares — Michael Kors Takes On World Hunger

Designer Michael Kors' campaign to fight world hunger, #Watch Hunger Stop with Chanel Iman (left) and Lily Aldridge

      In honour of World Food Day we take a look at fashion designer’s Michael Kors fight to end hunger here at home and around the world.    By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé  Ottawa, Canada   What does putting an end to hunger look like?   Better seeds. Richer soil.  More nutritious crops.  Access...

Feature: Of Saris and Stories — Curated Global Fashion Tales

Of Saris and Stories

        Of Saris and Stories   By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada     *We are lucky to receive a series of stories as told by one chic global traveller. Stay tuned for her adventures in far-off lands where she takes us on a journey of  discovery of new cultures and of self  as...

Feature: Highlights from Colombia Moda 2012 in Medellin!

L-R: Isabel Henao; Daniel Hoyos & Paradizia

          Colombian designers had their “parades” (runways) which showcased the incredible vibrancy unique to  South America.    By: Hina P. Ansari   Colombia Moda 2012 a fashionable summit held in Medellin, Colombia brought together the country’s fashionable buyers, industry executives and fashion designers creating their very own fashion series....

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...

On the streets of…Miami, USA

Mary J. Blige

        Mary J. Blige: Super Star Style Watch Fashionista: Who was black, white, and gold? Queen of Hip-Hop Soul Mary J. Blige.   Location: Performing at the 7th Annual Jazz in the Gardens, Miami, Florida.   Breakdown: Mary hit the stage in stunning style, covered coiffed head-to-booted toe in dominant colors befitting...

Global Designer Spotlight: Lucian Matis from Toronto, Canada

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(left and right): Lucian Matis, (centre):MATIS  (slideshow)   Glamour & inspiration: Fashion designer Lucian Matis   By: Amanpreet Dhami Toronto, Canada   From showing his first collection in 2007 to showcasing his labels at Toronto Fashion Week for the seventh year, Romanian-born fashion designer Lucian Matis, who first was...

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...

Global Designer Spotlight: London

Ladies black hoodie

  TeamIMANI combines faith with fashion.   By: Andrea Lo Hong Kong     With a mission statement upholding the label’s intention of celebrating faith in our diverse world, TeamIMANI is a refreshing concept brand that is fast taking over the fashion world by storm.  Established in July 2011 by pro-footballer, Papa...

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...

City Style Snapshot: Singapore

Singapore

    Milano Meets Mumbai By: Katherine Goulart Lion City, Singapore   If variety is the spice of life, a visit to the Lion City may do well for one’s longevity. From the prim and preppy English women walking along Orchard Road to the casual dress of Malaysian teens shopping in Kampong Glam, this port...

Global Designer Spotlight: KIKI Clothing from Accra, Ghana

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  (slideshow)  Titi Ademola & KIKI Clothing combines stylish wear with philanthropy for Ghana.  By: Francesca Andoh Accra, Ghana   KIKI Clothing is a Ghanaian clothing line created by creative director and fashion designer Titi Ademola.Located in shop G39a in the Accra Mall, KIKI Clothing specializes in the making of Afro-centric designs with colourful Ghanaian...

Global Designer Spotlight: Toronto

Showcasing at Ottawa Fashion Week

  (slideshow)     Designer Anastasiya Kuyevda energizes the alternative fashion scene of Toronto.    By: Marina Radovanovic Toronto, Canada   Anastasiya Kuyevda – a bright, young woman at 20, already has a few important fashion show presentations under her belt. A visual art, and fashion design student entering her...

City Style Snapshot: Copenhagen

Copenhagen, Denmark

      Danish fashion scene boasts stars ready to shine in the fashionable galaxy.   By: Rebecca Martin Copenhagen, Denmark   Since the 1950’s Denmark has been known for producing world renowned and influential designers of furniture and interiors, bringing Danish design aesthetics to the world. Its fashion designers have often flown under the...

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...

City Style Snapshot: Tokyo

Ginza district at night

      Black Leggings & The Culture of Kawaii By: Katherine Goulart Tokyo/Yokohama, Japan   Saturday morning, I walk from my small apartment to Yokosuka-Central Station, pale blue sky overhead, and sundry shades of gray around me—the buildings, the sidewalks, little Peugeot and Honda cars.   But the crowd around me array themselves in...