3-D Printing is all the web buzz at the moment, and within minutes of most people hearing about its existence, promising inroads have been forged to fashion and just about every other design industry. Read More
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Melissa is one of the best examples of co-branding between Brazilian brands and continues innovative never seen before partnerships for its famous plastic shoes. The latest one being with no other than Karl Lagerfeld. Read More
After Kente fabric took the fashion world by storm, it’s great to see another facet of Africa being highlighted internationally.
He lived to be nearly 105 years old and worked nearly until the day he died. He was one of the world’s greatest architects, having designed the United Nations headquarters in New York and Brasilia, Brazil’s capital city. Oscar Niemeyer came from Brazil, and it was there that he left his legacy.
I’ve always considered myself a tomboy. When I was a kid I didn’t own a dress, when my older brother picked up a skateboard, so did I, and mascara wasn’t something I discovered until late into high school. Read More
The debate around fur has been longstanding. Fur is warm. It’s stylish. It’s natural. Yet, somehow, it is savage and inhumane. Wearing fur requires the death of an animal. But wait, there is a loophole. Fur can be recycled. Read More
Here in Portland there has been a slew of lingerie shows lately. Heading up the latest and what seems to be coolest is Siren Nation’s Unmentionable: A Lingerie Exposition. Presented by Elizabeth Mollo, Siren Nation, and Mag-Big. It will be held at The Secret Society Thursday, February 7th. Read More
Walking into ADX is a bit of a trip to someone who doesn’t work with they’re hands at all. The sounds of tools that I’ve never heard of nor dare dream of using ring in my ears. The smell; a mix of wood (I’m guessing) and maybe some steal or metal products? And there are dogs wondering around. Read More
For years, the Monument was a white elephant, the elephant in the room, a waste with elephantiasis. Today it attracts many visitors, both local and foreign, who appreciate the ‘lookout’, who enjoy the store and the cafeteria and who are overwhelmed by the opportunity to get near a beaming, dignified and amazing Revolution Monument.
Fashion bloggers were the first to develop a whole new way to buy and more importantly share about it. The time of online concept stores, where everything you buy is instantly shared on Facebook, has come. In France, websites like French Vestaire Collective , former Vestiaire de Copines (“Girlfriends Dressing room”) opened a new era of consumption.