The poncho. Behind this obsolete Hispanic word, hides the etymological Quechan term “pashaw”. The term “pashaw” signifiesa symbolic association between sunrise, and the head appearing through the opening of the poncho.
Archive for October, 2015
Chothip Thanniphat is a young designer with a lot of promise. The trilingual Thai, who has a BA Honours in Japanese Studies, decided to quit her job as a sales representative in Bangkok 4 years ago to move to Paris to pursue her interest in fashion.
It’s Ugly Betty meets Africa, and it’s emerging – increasingly – on sidewalks from Cape Town to Kimberly, and being captured by the darling of South African street-style photography, Trevor Stuurman.
Co-founded by childhood friends Oriel Barnard and Maria Paymans, LISP is a Cape Town-based, self-described “boho-rock clothing label”, fuelled by the vibrant multi-cultural South African creative scene.
As the autumn rain has well and truly arrived, we thought it would be wise to tell you about Wanda Nylon, a Parisian brand inspired by water and rain.
Andrey Artyomov, remember this name, because this young Russian from the Ural Mountains is the designer that everyone is fighting over… and not just in Russia.
While the Korean brand 2Placebo is a remedy to the stress of our urban daily lives, Low Classic label creates relaxing workwear in an American dream style. Both of their 2015 summer collections show an ode to a relaxed style, which is all very seventies.
Fancy a journey back to the 70s of Argentina? That’s what Marcelo Joulia and Laurent Lelimouzin suggest with Unico, a major French-Argentinian restaurant for lovers of South-American gastronomy.
Known to never go out without her skinnies, Emmanuelle Altis is nevertheless wearing flares, confirmation of what we had already suspected: flares will be, once again, the trend of the year.