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Monthly Archives: August 2012



MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK 2012 Only one more week until Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.  Yes, Yes, Yes, YES, YES!!  The line up is freakin’ ABSURD; featuring a whole gaggle of fashion’s heavyweight hitters such as: Tommy Hilfiger, BCBG Max Azria, Anna Sui, Lacoste, DKNY, Tori Burch, Badgley Mischka, Vera Wang, Michael [...]

August 27, 2012 Badgley Mischka, BCBG Max Azria, Calvin Klein, Chadwick Bell, DKNY, Jill Stuart, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2012, Michael Kors, Noon by Noor, QingQing Wu, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Tori Burch, Vera Wang
Lakme Fashion Week 2012 Designers

Lakme Fashion Week 2012 Designers – Mehak, Kanika and Ankit

MEHAK PRUTHI AND KANIKA SETH AND ANKIT SHARMA Our next design team was somewhat more challenging for me to put into words.  Their looks are so futuristic I don’t think words have been invented yet to describe some of the [...]

August 26, 2012 Ankit Sharma, Futuristic, Kanika Seth, Lakme Fashion Week, Mehak Pruthi, Menswear, Women's Wear
Nolcha Fashion Week

Nolcha Fashion Week: New York

In case you’ve been living under a rock over the past couple months, Nolcha Fashion Week: New York will be debuting emerging designers 2013 Spring/Summer Collections thru September 10-13. We are pretty excited to see what these young designers have [...]

August 24, 2012 Event, Nolcha Fashion Week
Andy Truong Melbourne Spring Fashion Week

Say it Ain’t Sew: Teen Lands a Solo at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week

So how exactly does a 15 year old emerging designer land a solo at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week?  According to, young Andy Truong of Australia  accidentally clicked his way in. But there’s a catch. Andy Troung will have to [...]

August 24, 2012 Andy Troung, Emerging Designers, Fashion Event, Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, Women's Wear
Fashion Designer Adolfo Sanchez

Fashion Designer: Adolfo Sanchez

Nolcha Fashion Week: New York will be presenting a great line of independent fashion designers this September, some leaving you completely breathless.  Adolfo Sanchez  2012 A/W Collection is sure to be one of the first. After moving to Las Vegas [...]

August 23, 2012 Adolfo Sanchez, Adolfo Sanchez Designs, Dresses, Women's Wear
KSW Runway 2012

KSW Runway 2012

Kearny Street Workshop, the nation’s oldest Asian-Pacific American multidisciplinary arts organization, is proud to announce the return of KSW Runway to the San Francisco Bay Area. Co-sponsored by the Oakland Asian Cultural Center, KSW Runway highlights fashion collections from the [...]

August 23, 2012 KSW Runway 2012
Project Unwritten Chile Premiering Fashions

Project Unwritten: Chile Premiering Fashions

NEW YORK — Nine Chilean designers using the finest artisanal traditions — in fashion, jewelry and home décor, are making their first appearance in New York City on Thursday, August 23rd at One Art Space gallery at 23 Warren Street [...]

August 22, 2012 Chilean, Emerging Designers, Project Unwritten

Modahnik: African-Inspired Substainable Fashion

Modern, cosmopolitan and sophistication are the three prominent traits you will find in the Modahnik 2012 Spring/Summer Collection. Fusing vibrant colors seen in her home country; the Democratic Republic of Congo with modern day fashion has helped Kahindo Mateene produce [...]

August 22, 2012 African-Inspired, Kahindo Mateene, Modahnik, Women's Wear
Fashion Designer Kevin Stewart

Inspiration: Fashion Designer- Kevin Stewart

Photo: Courtesy of  *Courtesy of “My only advice for anybody who is young is like, you know what ? (And this isn’t for everybody) but if you are of the person that takes a creative path, figure out [...]

August 22, 2012 Kevin Stewart, Men
Mayan Footwear

MayaXus: Hand Woven Mayan Shoes

Chances are you’ve never seen or considered a pair of Mayan shoes in your life. But after seeing a pair of MayaXus, you may think again. Providing Guatemalans an outlet for economic development, MayaXus specifically uses handmade textile from different [...]

August 21, 2012 Custom Shoes, Kickstarter, Mayan, MayaXus, Menswear, Women's Wear