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Fashion has No Borders in Shanghai [Photo

Fashion has No Borders in Shanghai [Photo Feature]

It has certainly been a global sporting affair this summer. With EuroCup 2012 in the history books, the world is now prepping for more sporting love with the upcoming London 2012 Summer Olympics. In that spirit, we thought what better way to show our love than with this photo feature by Shanghai-based fashion photographer Yocky Zhang. Shot in Shanghai, Zhang takes us on a global excursion filled with flags, colour and international models.
07/25/2012 05:05 EDT
Global Designer Spotlight: SockBox from Riga,

Global Designer Spotlight: SockBox from Riga, Latvia

SockBox is a true Latvian original. Back in 2008, SockBox was creating several fashionable legwear collections a year including socks, stockings, garter belts and leggings. Sophisticated, yet provocative, each SockBox piece is a masterpiece, hand-made from the highest quality fabric and lace, emphasizing a woman's figure in order to highlight the beauty of her body.
06/13/2012 02:35 EDT
A Buenos Aires Boutique That's Home Sweet

A Buenos Aires Boutique That's Home Sweet Home

Today's discerning shopper looks for a unique shopping experience, a space that offers something more than the crème de la crème of fashion and design. And Buenos Aires-based concept store Pehache delivers just that. It's a multi-designer boutique, gallery and café in one that invites you in to browse every nook and cranny and makes you feel at home.
06/11/2012 05:31 EDT
There Are a Lot More than Tunics at this Tunisian Fashion

There Are a Lot More than Tunics at this Tunisian Fashion Show!

For the second consecutive year, Tunis's historic Acropolium de Carthage has been the theatre of a week's worth of fashion extravaganza and talent. Attracting style aficionados of all ages, sexes and fashion orientations as well as local and international press, the 4th edition of Fashion Week Tunis 2012 is still the talk of the town in now-oh-so-famous Tunisia.
06/08/2012 05:41 EDT
Bold Colours, Fresh Prints: Kazakhstan Fashion Week

Bold Colours, Fresh Prints: Kazakhstan Fashion Week 2012

At Kazakhstan Fashion Week, tradition, modernity and global essence are combined to create a visually stunning Fall/Winter 2012 season. Held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, we have honed on key designers who we feel really made a unique fashion statement.
06/07/2012 05:05 EDT
NYLON Magazine Goes Global:

NYLON Magazine Goes Global: Singapore

The famed Nylon magazine has skyrocketed in popularity since its humble beginnings with the American inaugural issue in April 1999. Now, the magazine has taken the world by storm, spreading its reach from New York, to Mexico and finally, here in the sunny island of Singapore.
05/08/2012 03:51 EDT
Playful Style at Tramando Casa

Playful Style at Tramando Casa Matriz

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04/03/2012 03:14 EDT
DEPRESSION: Global Designer

DEPRESSION: Global Designer Spotlight

I stumbled across this quaint shop in the heart of Singapore. I developed an instant fondness for the Fall 2011 Birth Defect Men's collection -- the designs are a breathe of fresh air compared to what you'll see on the streets. Wearable, but still insanely unconventional.
02/15/2012 05:23 EST
The Arab Spring Fosters a New Tunisian Fashion

The Arab Spring Fosters a New Tunisian Fashion Scene

In recent years, Tunisia's cultural life and artistic expression have suffered from unfavorable politics, leaving artists and arts institutions frustrated and less visible to the world. But with the advent of a new era, hopes are that young generations will find outlets and opportunities to flaunt their talent.
02/02/2012 05:19 EST
Fashion Designer Shantall Lacayo Takes on Argentina and

Fashion Designer Shantall Lacayo Takes on Argentina and Managua

Managuan designer Shantall Lacayo was born in Nicaragua and lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A top-three finalist in <em>Project Runway Latin America</em>, she is the force behind her fashion company, Shantall Lacayo - Diseño, Moda y Arte Textil. She sat down with us to chat about her fashionable journey.
01/23/2012 10:14 EST
Q&A With Nicaraguan Fashion Designer Norma Gomez

Q&amp;A With Nicaraguan Fashion Designer Norma Gomez Saavedra

Hailing from Nicaragua, Norma Gomez Saavedra is a fashion designer, business administrator and the creator of NINI, an original fashion line located in Managua, Nicaragua and Brazil. Two years ago, Saavedra went to Brazil to pursue her dream in fashion design.
12/21/2011 04:20 EST
Dublin's Vintage

Dublin's Vintage Revival

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12/08/2011 12:41 EST