Han Ahn Soon Casts Her Fairy Tale

Though born and raised in Japan, designer Han Ahn Soon is inspired by her ancestral Korea's colorful traditional garb. As a fashion designer, her rainbow collections stick out like an…

Fashion In The Islands

Going to the Bahamas for the Islands of the World Fashion Week may sound like an industry holiday, but this new showcase goes beyond the region's stereotypical sun-and-fun. This new…

Everybody Loves Rio

The buzz surrounding Claro Rio Summer started when media outlets (including New York Post's Page Six) sounded the death knell for Miami Swim, denouncing that event's lackluster energy and low…

It's A Russian Fashion Thing

It's no secret that Russia is an important consumer of fashion. The country ranks high on the list of emerging markets, which means luxury brands have descended upon Moscow in…

Claro Rio Swims To The Surface

The buzz surrounding Claro Rio Summer started growing when media outlets (including Page Six) sounded the death knell for Miami Swim, denouncing that event's lackluster energy and low wattage attendance.…

Carlos Miele's Carioca Menswear

Carlos Miele been long considered one of the best, most established Brazilian trendsetters in America. The designer recently pleased throngs of eager compatriots when he chose Claro Rio to host…

Seoul Womenswear: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Last week we covered the Seoul menswear collections, an easy-on-the-eye collective rumination on romance, nostalgia and masculinity. The womenswear shows, on the other hand, could be generally categorized…

A Runway Wrapped In Pigskin

The Higashi Sumida area of Tokyo has long been known as the center of Japan's leather making industry, producing more than 70% of the nation's pigskin leather. For the past…