FASHION & LIFESTYLE

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LABEL TO WATCH – VIELMA

IT’S FASHION MONTH!

Just in time for London Fashion Week, here is one to watch! Meet Chile-born and London-based designer Garbiel Vielma, who started off his career in industrial design in Madrid before moving into fashion.

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LABEL TO WATCH – KASTNER PALLAVICINO

HOW TO SEX UP YOUR BODY

Simple question, short answer: throw on a pair of high-waisted trousers and a silk Kastner Pallavicino body suit. Oh hell, just only wear that body suit!

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LABEL TO WATCH – LES ANIMAUX

BE BAD ASS

Inspired by David Bowie’s strength of character and individualism and packed with a bag full of experiences (she has worked for Viktor & Rolf amongst others), Lisa Jackson has just launched her label “Les Animaux”. With her love for tailored street wear and a no-age / no-gender / no-season approach, Lisa touches fashion’s current nerve…

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Toni-Maticevski

DESIGNER TO WATCH – TONI MATICEVSKI

MERGING FASHION WITH ART

He is a designer, a curator, an art lover, a shape maker, a drape master, a philosopher, a costume builder, a fashion director, and most of all a fabric and silhouette manipulator. His bag is full of experience (he launched his label in 1999, worked for Donna Karan or Cerruti, won several awards,…), and his head is a melting pot of inspiration. Meet Australian designer Toni Maticevski and get hold of that dress…

 

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ONE TO WATCH – JOAQUIN VENEGAS

SMALL, BUT OH MY

Whenever this little man hits Miami’s streets, beaches or local shops, people stop, stare, and fall in love. We couldn’t resist but had to interview two-year old fashionisto Joaquin (yes, we had a word or two with his mom too), and talked about his favorite fashion brands (all carefully hand-selected from all over the world by his mom), his styling tips and gentleman attitude…

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DESIGNER TO WATCH – JONATHAN SIMKHAI

MAN, YOU ARE SEXY!

We just had a quickie (we usually do more than seven!) with one of New York’s most exciting young designers. Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Scarlett Johansson, and Emma Roberts are already fans of his body-con dresses and cropped tops. We say it is about time to meet Jonathan Simkhai, a Parsons grad, who started to work in fashion at the tender age of fourteen, launched his own label in 2010 and just debuted on the runway with his fall/winter 2015 collection…

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LABEL TO WATCH – LITTLEBORNE

A WORKING MOM’s NEW VENTURE

We just caught her before jetting off to Portugal, where she will be reviewing the samples of her new ‘baby’, a label for kids called littleborne. If everything goes according to plan, her due-date is end of the year. Christine Koelnberger-Aziz, a German-born and London-based fashion designer and mother of two, is sharing her journey with us. We have met the working mom and talked about motherhood, her new project and the challenges of digitalizing our children…

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DESIGNER TO WATCH – HUISHAN ZHANG

PSST…

Although he has just been named by the BOF 500 as one who is shaping the Global Fashion Industry,  and has the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Keira Knightley, and Helen Mirren wearing his designs, Huishan Zhang still is fashion’s best-kept secret “…so far anyone who has found us has had to search for us and discover us... I don’t agree with pushing my product in people’s faces if it is something of no interest to them“. We have met the promising Central Saint Martins-trained designer and talked about his time at Dior, life as an entrepreneur and Chinese craftsmanship…

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FASHIONISTA TO WATCH – SEW SKETCHY

LIVING FOR FASHION

She was just featured as the first ever cartoon character to contribute to Harper’s Bazaar magazine. But she is much more than just a cool chick sketched with pen on paper. She is a person in her own right. She is a sassy, New Yorker Fashionista, who is obsessed with Bergdorfs, kale, rosé wine and cigarettes. And now, she is the first ever fashion cartoon, äh, fashionista, that has been interviewed…

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LABEL TO WATCH – ANNA K

THE SKY IS THE LIMIT

What is the recipe for success? According to Anna Karenina it goes somewhat along the lines of “dream, love and always give a 100%“, but be aware! This recipe only succeeds if you do not forget to add some key ingredients. Without a big table spoon of self-assurance and a pinch of luck it will not be quite as tasty. We have met a small girl, who is dreaming big in the fashion world. And just as Alice in Wonderland, Anna is not a tiny bit intimidated by it…

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