From Durban with leather love

Vana is a brand for women’s leather goods, handcrafted bags created in South Africa, by Vanashree, fourth generation South African of Indian descent. Her collection strongly reflects the richness of the mixture of her Indian heritage and South African roots.…

Paris Haute Couture: blossoming fashion

Paris Haute Couture: a Spring/Summer rendezvous with this Spring’s haute couture collections. DIOR You probably wouldn’t guess that Monsieur Christian Dior was a true art connoisseur who had friends such as Dalì or Picasso and who had his own art…

Aspinal of London opens its flagship store on London’s Regent Street

We were recently invited to the House Warming party of the Aspinal of London. Here is what we can tell you about the new store of this iconic British brand. Aspinal of London has got a new home The British…

Bulgari and Manolo Blahnik join together to create a high jewellery shoe

In celebration of the “Manolo Blahnik: The Art of Shoes” exhibition organised by VOGUE Spain in Madrid, Bulgari and the Spanish foot couturier have co-designed an exclusive pair of incredibly opulent shoes. Stemming from the collaboration arrives a magnificent pair…

Remembering Azzedine Alaïa

Tunisian designer Azzedine Alaïa has died in Paris – aged 82. Born in Tunis in 1935, Alaïa studied sculpture at the Institut Supérieur des Beaux-Arts of Tunis. Then one day, he had a revelation. “When I realised I couldn’t be…

Milan Fashion Week: an exciting one

Milan Fashion Week has doubtlessly been an exciting one! All the fashion trends seen so far across New York and London (flower prints, the generous use of yellow) were there but with a twist: the true Italian way. From Giorgio…

London Fashion Week: Colourful and Powerful

This September I was lucky to attend London Fashion Week and check out the SS18 trends. I love when the fashion week is in town – the city is buzzing with extra energy, talent and diversity. Plus you can bump…

African models at the Victoria Secret Fashion Show 2017- Shanghai

The most anticipated and star-studded show of the year, the Victoria Secret Fashion Show is on the horizon. Staged previously in New York, Cannes (2000), Miami (2007), London (2012) and Paris (2016), this year the show takes place in Shanghai,…

London Fashion Week: A Cosmopolitan Style

From New York to London, the fashion marathon of the Spring/Summer 2018 collection has arrived in the English capital.                    Unlike New York, London is more conceptual – and more “alive” –…

A stylish summary of New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week is always one of the most hotly anticipated fashion weeks of the season as the city attracts numerous creative people who themselves define new styles and trends through their own creative visions. This sunny September, New…