WTL Chef To Watch Dominique Ansel New York Cronut

CHEF TO WATCH – MEET DOMINIQUE ANSEL

DOMINIQUE ANSEL 

Never has the word “foodporn” found a better appropriation than to describe New York-based star chef Dominique Ansel’s creations. In 2013 Dominique Ansel has caused quite a stir with the invention of the Cronut™, a croissant and doughnut hybrid that has claimed international fame and even made it to the Late Night show with Jimmy Fellon…

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WTL Artist Singer To Watch Foxes London

SINGER TO WATCH – INTRODUCING FOXES

FOXES 

After hearing her cover version of his song “Happy” (an emotional downbeat mix with Massive Attack’s Teardrop), Pharell Williams immediately asked FOXES, if she would be interested in touring with him. Hell yes! Dreams do come true. At least for the young British artist Louisa Rose Allen, aka FOXES.

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WTL Designer To Watch Cinnie Ho Sydney Australia Shop

DESIGNER TO WATCH – MEET CINNIE HO

CINNIE HO

Hong Kong-born and Sydney-based menswear designer Cinnie Ho is one of Australia’s rising fashion stars. Influenced by her early interest in social and cultural differences, she has developed a quirky, vibrant aesthetic, combining Asian eccentricity and urban street culture… 

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JK Place Roma

HOTEL TO WATCH – JK PLACE ROMA

JK PLACE ROMA

Located in a 19th-century building that was once the University of Rome’s architecture school, near the Via dei Condotti, the Palazzo Borghese and a stone’s throw away from the Spanish Steps sits Rome’s best hidden secret – the five star boutique hotel JK Place Roma.

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Green Fashion

POEPLE TO WATCH – TANIA REINERT TALKS ABOUT “GREEN FASHION”

TANIA REINERT

Moscow-born and Hong-Kong based online boutique owner Tania Reinert and her business partner founded “A Boy Named Sue” over lunch break in 2012. Being fed up with, as they call it, the “dirty business of fashion” and the lack of respect towards people who make our clothes they decided to bring together designers who create sustainable (and desirable) fashion.

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AW14/15 Collection

DESIGNER TO WATCH – MEET ALESSANDRA RICH

ALESSANDRA RICH

Over the past five years, Italian-born and London-based designer Alessandra Rich has taken the industry by storm. It is an exceptional story of an exceptional woman, who started her career in real estate to become one of today’s most desirable fashion designers.

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Luxury Nightwear

DESIGNER TO WATCH – MEET OLIVIA VON HALLE

OLIVIA VON HALLE

London-based luxury nightwear designer Olivia von Halle started off her career as a trend forecaster, working for the luxury industry and brands such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Lamborghini.

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Carin Wester

DESIGNER TO WATCH – MEET CARIN WESTER

CARIN WESTER

The Swedish-born and Stockholm-based fashion designer Carin Wester started her business in 2004 after working several years for Paul & Friends and H&M.

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Christoph Stepan

PHOTOGRAPHER TO WATCH – MEET CHRISTOPH STEPAN

CHRISTOPH STEPAN

Munich-born and -based artist and photographer Christoph Stepan has taken a detour before making his passion a profession. Instead of studying photography, he graduated with a MA in Economics and learned his profession the hard way – from scratch.

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Nick Fouquet

DESIGNER TO WATCH – MEET NICK FOUQUET

NICK FOUQUET

Meeting New York-born and Los Angeles-based hat maker Nick Fouquet makes one thought come to mind immediately: this guy probably was one of the cutest and most charming little trouble makers back at school. And it is not such a wild guess….

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