Luxury Mall Comes to Rio de Janiero

The retail revolution taking hold in Brazil sees its latest luxury play in the Village Mall. The Bal Harbour-like shopping center is located in Rio de Janeiro’s Barra de Tijuca…

Nailing The Art of Cool

Nail art has emerged as a full-blown trend. And serving the movement are the environments that dispense these small treasures to fans from Shibuya (where the movement started) to West…

Brooklyn World Style

Williamsburg has been hailed the hippest neighborhood so often that the mere mention of such a status elicits an eye-roll. But as we travel the world and track trends, the Brooklyn…

Interview: S.T.A.R.S. (Si Tou Ai Ran Se)

S.T.A.R.S. (Si Tou Ai Ran Se ) Doujiaolane 23 Dongcheng District www.sitouairanse.com   Hidden behind an imposing red door on a grey hutong just a stone’s throw away from Wuhao,…

Hot Destinations: The China Effect

Mention China in any fashion circle and the desire to expand or do business in the country quickly emerges as the hot topic of conversation. Despite reports of economic slowdown,…

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…

London Fashion Week: Metal and Lace

London Fashion Week commenced with a vigorous itinerary of 59 shows—not to mention all the noteworthy catwalk presentations that ran off-schedule. From rising star Mary Katrantzou (whose range for Topshop launched…

BFC Announces London Collections: Men

Menswear has finally emerged from the shadow of its feminine counterpart in recent years. From trendsetting menswear talents around the globe to jewelry that’s designed with a male-oriented bent, the…

Designer Profile: Huishan Zhang

Chinese-born designer Huishan Zhang is making waves in the high fashion circuit with his intricate and delicate collections. As a Central St Martins student, Zhang was singled out by LVMH’s…

Thomas Erber’s Cabinet of Curiosities

Originally a reference to a personal collection of rare and unique oddities, the term “cabinet of curiosities” has found an appropriate new meaning with Thomas Erber’s decidedly modern update on…