Unconventional prints, feminine drapes and silhouettes. In 2018, she launched a hijab-saree line targeting Muslim women who want to wear Indian high fashion. MASABA GUPTA married film producer, but they are now separated. She claims that 60% of her sales happen through WhatsApp and is credited to be the first Indian designer, to do an Instagram show. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Idrm5SetS6E She found …Read More »
WHEN FASHION COLLECTIONS ARE A BASOTHO HERITAGE – Thabo Makhetha, one of the Top 200 young South Africans.
Praised for the quality and creativity. Her work has been featured in publications across the globe. In 2014, THABO MAKHETHA https://fashionsofsouthernafrica.com/about/south-african-designers/thabo-makhetha/ made her runway debut at Vancouver Fashion Week in Canada. In South Africa, she was listed inside Top 40 business leaders. Her Thabo’s starburst coat it is the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa 2016 and in 2017. THABO …Read More »
Designer Award, Gold Medal in Fine Arts and National Fashion Design Award. Quiet village, with several restaurants and very nice views, Lerma it is a village in the province of Burgos (Spain), where you can admire important monuments dating from the 17th century. Originally, one of these it had gardens on the banks of the river, with fountains and stately …Read More »
CONSTANT INNOVATION, REBELLIOUS FEMININITY AND SKILL – Christopher Kane: From a graduate collection to a luxury fashion label.
A unique talent, inspired by the abstract and the personal, the sleek and the subversive. Fashion is like eating, you should not stick to the same menu. As Edith Head she had say, “You can have anything you want in life, if you dress for it.” Of course, you need to remember clothes mean nothing, until someone lives in them, …Read More »
EMOTION HINTS, AND EMPHASIS ON SEXUALITY – Ann Demeulemeester: If I do not try new things, then I am not pushing myself.
Working with an artist, drawing inspiration from an androgynous singer. Local specialities include Kalletaart (apple cake with Calvados), Peperbollen and chocolate little beguines. The French called it Courtrai. The Roman name (Cortoriacum) meant in Latin the settlement near the curb in the river. Its name later evolved to Cortrycke, Cortryck and Kortrijk, a Belgian city in the Flemish province of …Read More »
The “Queen of Less” by the fashion industry. Hamburg residential quarters on Zollkanal, now protected as a World Heritage Site, you can offer Speicherstadt, the City of Warehouses, with an atmosphere all its own, where to walk through red-brick canyons. North of the Reeperbahn for a walk, looking for its walls coated in graffiti. You will come across unusual shops. …Read More »
BRINGING MAGIC INTO REALITY AND PRECIOUSNESS INTO THE FASHION – Anne Sofie Madsen: It is not about garments for princesses in a fantasy world.
When fashion is reconstruction style. Ringe https://www.visitfaaborg.com/ln-int/faaborg/visit-ringe-and-middle-funen, is a town on Funen in central Denmark. Ringe Museum (in the middle of the town), displays the area’s past in relation to the surrounding world as well as the everyday life of the local population. On the southern Funen coast, lies Kimesbjerggaard, where Danish wine is cultivated with focus on taste and …Read More »
WHEN CRAFTSMANSHIP AND TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE DEFINE FASHION WORK – Ulyana Sergeenko: Working with highly skilled ateliers and craftsmen.
When fashion style it is a Russian military, literary and fairytale influences. In St. Petersburg, people dress in layers. Russians, they saying winter lasts six months (the rest is autumn). Time by time, they signifying social status, emotional or psychological condition. Yes, it is the clothes that offer a first impression (and good clothes open all doors), but think twice …Read More »
FUNCIONAL, BEAUTIFUL AND FULL OF HISTORY – Elisabeth Stray Pedersen: Sweaters, coats and more, but always with Norwegian lamb’s wool.
Layers of t-shirts and sweaters, until rain jacket and hiking pants. The traditional costume of Norway is bunad, word covers traditional garb of a particular location and the ones used today holiday version of the dress. How do people dress in Oslo? https://oslofashionoutlet.no/en/brands/. For winter, inland, and northern areas, wear very warm clothes: starting with thermal long underwear, until a …Read More »
OPEN DOORS FOR NEW BOUTIQUE – Hildur Yeoman: A fashion designer, illustrator and visionary based in Iceland.
The Icelandic shop where always you find something useful: Yeoman. If you do not pack the right items, you will be even turn into a meat Popsicle. What to wear and what to bring (no matter the season), visiting Iceland? Thermal Gear. Shoes that are comfortable, lightweight, and water-resistant. Flip Flops, they are perfect for when you need to shower. …Read More »