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 »
BECOMING FASHION DESIGNER – Felipe Oliveira Baptista: The reality of fashion that can be an incredible drive.
Because fashion runs in your blood, so you are able to translate that into your work. In the city of Lagoa, there is historical Ceramica Viera workshop, where you can purchase your favourite ceramics and watch a master at work. Visiting the island of Terceira, you can find Queijo Vaquinha eatery shop, where can taste and purchase cottage cheese from …Read More »
Clothes mean nothing, until someone lives in them. Overflowing with architectural treasures, New York that never sleeps is easily one of the most exciting places to visit. You are looking for cool and unusual hotels? Located two stops from Midtown Manhattan, this 4-star boutique hotel started life as a paper factory. The Paper Factory https://www.paperfactoryhotel.com/, it was open in 2013, …Read More »
WHEN FASHION DRESS THE EMPTY QUARTER OF A CONTINENT – Karen Daher: A new fashion, where rural women wear a rebozo.
Not only wear loose bombachas and neckerchief. One of Paraguay’s most traditional crafts is the ñandutí (spider web, in the indigenous language Guaraní). Laces and embroidery occupy a big part of its dress culture. The style of dress is formal. Women wear a traditional shawl (a rebozo) and female’s skirt is usually made from ñandutí (a lovely lace), but traditional …Read More »