ArteBA: The Foundation Of Latin American Art

With the promise of buzzing attendance and booming commerce, international art fairs are both a financial and a style boon to their host cities. Mainstays such as Basel, Frieze and…

Fall Investment Pieces

The purchasing season begins for most shoppers this week, but we’ve been scoping the fall deliveries in boutiques from LA to San Tropez since June. Whether you’re hitting the stores…

FashionRio S/S ’12: Made in Brazil

Seeking to be recognized beyond its cliched babes-in-bikinis identity, the Brazilian fashion industry tends to turn to European and Japanese tastes for design inspiration. But as we witnessed at FashionRio’s…

FashionRio S/S '12: Made in Brazil

Seeking to be recognized beyond its cliched babes-in-bikinis identity, the Brazilian fashion industry tends to turn to European and Japanese tastes for design inspiration. But as we witnessed at FashionRio’s…

New York’s Game-Changing New Boutique

Ever since maverick-minded boutique Number (N)ine shut its doors in 2009, supporters have eagerly awaited label director Al Abayan’s next act. Last month, the visionary Abayan ended the anticipation with…

China, the new superpower of fashion?

When Fendi staged its unforgettable runway show at the Great Wall of China in 2007, it marked the beginning of the country’s powerhouse fashion potential. Yesterday at the Beijing Television…

Giulietta, An Italian/American Line

As the fashion industry flocks to Europe and the dust settles stateside, it’s an Italian-bred New York transplant who’s basking in the residual New York Fashion Week glow. Veteran accessories…

Trends Galore While Brazil’s LVMH Shakes Up São Paulo Fashion Week

The delectable autumn/winter ’12 trends at São Paulo Fashion Week (SPFW) were big on playful new shapes and forms, all things leather, winter whites and paneling with lots of sheer…