The Best Stores in Los Angeles

Inside the sprawling fashion mecca that is Los Angeles, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the seemingly endless retail options. That’s why we’ve compiled a guide designed to help you…

BB Creams & Beyond!

Amidst a multitude of product categories in the highly competitive world of cosmetics, BB creams have consistently held center-stage in the past  several seasons, with new products continuously hitting the…

Streetwear Brands Utilize Social Media

Social media may seem like a ubiquitous marketing device these days, but streetwear brands have already proven an innate understanding of how to navigate and leverage the digital space. How…

KTZ of Streetwear

Kokon To Zai, the venerable Soho London boutique started by Marjan Pejoski and Sasko Besovski has been selling needle moving, cutting edge brands since its inception in 1996.  From the beginning…

Ryota Sakai

About Ryota: Ryota Sakai has had a long love affair with clothing. After opening a vintage store in Tokyo in 2002, he eventually went on to establish his line O.C…

The Rise of Streetwear

Streetwear has evolved from a grassroots movement to a mainstream phenomenon that’s captured the attention of the high fashion world. Since gaining popularity streetwear has become increasingly inclusive, leaving room…

Women-Launched Fashion Tech Startups Emerge In L.A.

Over the past decade, hundreds of online fashion companies have launched across the country. Although the startup market was once predominantly male, companies like Gilt Groupe, ModCloth, Moda Operandi, Rent…

Guruwan Courts Broad Market

You don’t have to travel to bring a taste of Thailand home with you. In fact, you don’t even have to leave your bedroom. Although high-end online stores are hardly…

Shoe Stars to Watch

The luxury footwear category seems to be exploding on a monthly basis. From emerging new designers to well-shod consumers around the world vying to wear the most prescient in the…

Chiara Orlandini

About Chiara: Chiara is Italian-born and currently resides in New York City. A shoe designer by trade, she is driven by deep curiosity and is deeply in love with the…