Irina Dzhus taps into the notion of archetype for Spring/Summer 2014

Known for structured silhouettes and a subtle sense of avant garde, Ukrainian designer Irina Dzhus presents another collection worthy to be called a marriage between fashion and architecture. This Spring/Summer 2014 sees the emergence of visual concepts that are influenced by the orthodox Christian iconographic canons, coded universally by characters and graphics in a spiritual…

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Interview: French Couturier Stephane Rolland Goes Spanish with Shades of Black at FIDé Fashion Weeks 2013

Known widely as the Prince of Couture, the French couturier Stephane Rolland is a stickler for details but does not fancy overly-embellished details. His span of designing career is one that is admirable and inspirational, and his grand vision for fashion is crystal clear; directional and revolutionary. You see his Haute Couture dresses at some…

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Ukrainian designer DZHUS creates architectural fashion in her Autumn / Winter 13 collection

The occurrences of fashion and art may seem dim-a-plenty these days, but what about fashion and architecture? You see, architecture in itself has always been a source of inspiration for fashion designers since the heydays, with similar foundation formulas being the main reason behind it. In architecture, the rule is always: ‘form follows function’, and likewise in…

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Jun Takahashi designs sportswear with a stylish take in Nike x Undercover Gyakusou S/S 2013

One might never contemplate that donning on sportswear as the first interpretation of a stylish and trendy outfit or look, but it seems that Japanese fashion designer, Jun Takahashi (of Undercover label)’s latest collaboration with sportswear maker Nike in the latest Nike x Undercover Gyakusou S/S 2013 collection clearly proves that is possible. Before you think…

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The Audi Star Creation 2013 Singapore is back again with record number of entries

If you aren’t familiar with the Star Creation Competition, well, you should be! Created in 2010 by Textile & Fashion Federation (Singapore) as part of the Asia Fashion Exchange (AFX), the country’s top fashion design competition is crafted to uncover and hone the creativity of young Asian talents, grooming them into tomorrow’s top fashion designers. For three years…

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ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Milan Artist Sara Ligari creates dreams with her fashion illustrations

This month, the spotlight is on Sara Ligari, a Milan-based illustration artist who has charmed us with her delectable watercolour drawings. Delving greatly into the glamour and realistic side of fashion, her illustrations are composed of strokes of fashion that resemble a juxtapose of immaculate renditions of fashion, from leggy models to infusions of patterns, prints and even statement-making elements that will…

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