‘Monstrology’, A Fairy Tale Collection By LES

‘Monstrology’ is the latest fairy tale collection from graphic + fashion designer Lesia Paramonova for label ‘LES’.  Deeply rooted in a story of made up magical transformations of mystical creatures that inhabit the forest, you can get lost in all the simple touches of each piece. These special touches include the darts by the cuffs of […]

Mary Katrantzou Is Going To Make You Wish It Were Freezing Out

Can you believe this beautiful piece of clothing is outerwear?  Well, it is + it’s made possible by two heavies in fashion + outerwear – Mary Katrantzou + Moncler.  But you have to ask yourself, ‘How does Katrantzou have time for her own creations + another designer collaboration, with Longchamp + Topshop in 2012 + more recently with Repetto (sadly, […]

Check Out Ohema Ohene SS/13 Menswear Collection

Aren’t these pieces just fabulous?  A lover of African textiles myself, Ohema Ohene (pronouced ‘Oh-he-maa Oh-he-nee’)uses them in a way that gives them that hint of surprise, especially for their SS/13 Menswear collection (above + below). Based in London. Ohema Ohene (referencing the designer’s Ghanian heritage) was created in 2008 by designer Abenaa Pokuaa and it’s described as ‘African […]

My Outfit Can Repel Malaria, What About Yours?

Above are looks from the ’njehringe’  Spring 2012 collection by Cornell University fashion design student Matilda Ceesay(featured above) using textiles with insect-repellent to help prevent malaria infection.  Providing three times the benefits of insecticide and remaining effective for much longer, these designs can surely help with the fight against malaria, especially with this jacket below. With the help from fiber […]

Presenting Natalia Grzybowski’s ‘Hybrid Printed’ S/S12 Collection

Using minimalist and modern silhouettes with extreme floral textile designs, Sydney based fashion and textile designer Natalia Grzybowski brings us this S/S12 conceptual collection called ‘HYBRID PRINTED’ combining elements of nature and technology through botanicals engineered to perfectly embrace the female form.  By approaching the female body as a hybrid – part female, part flower […]