Demanumea – When a bag becomes a masterpiece 

“Our uniqueness is the most precious gift we have. The only way to be different is to be unique.” This is how DEMANUMEA describes itself. The only company in the world creating artbags, all fruit of collaborations with artists like painters, sculptors, goldsmiths, who customize them and turn them into irreplaceable masterpieces. The heart of these…

Totême / The new classics

Elegance, such as style in general, is a very personal thing: for some it means pompous gowns, for some others it is minimalism. I’m with the last ones, I’m a seeker of simplicity, in everything, not only in my wardrobe. Functional fashion is becoming even more and more the new “classic”, because once you’re comfortable…

TRINHBECX, color-power at the Amsterdam MBFW

The young Trinhbecx duo brought my excitement at the highest levels and fulfilled all my expectations. The A/W 2017 collection they presented during MBFW Amsterdam was just my favorite, without exceptions. The whole atmosphere was an energetic explosion, starting from the models, the music and the catwalk ending with the groundbreaking looks, which were all a…

Paltò, “The Coat Factory”

Throwback to XIX Century, when the word paltò was still used to define that garment which has become through the years a symbol of timeless elegance: the coat. “A paltò is not something you just wear: you have to use it respecting its distinctive features, characteristics able to inspire unique emotions to those who can enhance such…

The suit invasion

Women are living a strange and radical era of changes, evolution and revolution. On one hand we have reached total empowerment, completely free of restrictions and any kind of social discrimination. On the other hand we still have to fight against some clichès and prejudices which have been attributed to us for centuries. Where is…

Moto Guo, childish innocence for insightful fashion

Fashion is a means of narration. It is an unconventional way to transform experiences,feelings and emotions into clothes we can wear and therefore fully express ourselves. It’s not an easy task giving life to wearable stories, but that’s what Moto Guo, a young malaysian designer, easily does every day. With skill and mastery he shapes…

Alena Akhmadullina S/S 2016 collection: fashion under the sea

“You dream about going up there But that is a big mistake Just look at the world around you Right here on the ocean floor Such wonderful things surround you What more is you lookin’ for?” Who does remember the Disney song from ” The Little Mermaid”? I do, and it naturally came out of…

Prada Foundation. The feelings’ divergence

Everytime I approach art, a special feeling hits my soul, something extraordinarily clashing and thought provoking, hard to come by in everyday life. An aspect of art which makes me love it that much, is the way it can confuse and reassure at the same time, intrigue and estrange, anguish or relieve. Art (including cinema,…

Ivory-Vintage&Luxury: a dream for each woman

It’s not just a boutique, a vintage shop where everything is somehow chaotically stuffed, where you just buy and quickly leave. Actually it’s the glorification of taste, conceived and run with dedication by two graceful and refined ladies, Vendela and Silvia, apparently different, but brought together by the same passion for high quality vintage fashion…

Alexandra Moura and the Portuguese artistry

We are used to consider the four fashion cities Milan, Paris, London, New York as the main sources of trends and talents. They are viewed like the moving engine of the world of designers, photographers, fashionistas and all those ones who embody fashion. Obviously people need a landmark to be guided and oriented to what…