WTL Places To Watch in Los Angeles by Anine Bing

PLACES TO WATCH – IN LOS ANGELES

WHERE TO GO AND WHAT TO WEAR?

With the opening of her first flagship store, Anine Bing has fulfilled a long wished for dream. We took the opportunity to meet the designer and not only talked about fashion but also about her favorite spots in Los Angeles (and asked her what she would wear going there)…

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WTL Designer To Watch Celeste Tesoriero Australia Sydney Shop

DESIGNER TO WATCH – CELESTE TESORIERO

MEETING AN UNPREDICTABLE DESIGNER 

After working five years as a designer for various international labels, Australian-born and Sydney-based jewelry and fashion designer, Celeste Tesoriero has gained enough insight into the industry to decide to “go solo”.

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WTL Chef To Watch Dominique Ansel New York Cronut

CHEF TO WATCH – DOMINIQUE ANSEL

THE PASTRY INNOVATOR 

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 – FOXES

WILD FOXES AND SAD SONGS

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 – CINNIE HO

KNITS FROM DOWN UNDER

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

ROME’S SECRET HIDEAWAY

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

PEOPLE TO WATCH – TANIA REINERT

A CONVERSATION ABOUT “GREEN FASHION”

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 – ALESSANDRA RICH

MEETING THE QUEEN OF LACE

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 – OLIVIA VON HALLE

SLEEPING IN STYLE 

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 – CARIN WESTER

SCANDINAVIAN FASHION AT ITS BEST 

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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