Category Archives: Dresses

Franco-African Designer Showcase Part 1: a Familiar Name TOPd Keeps Passion Glowing

Franco-African Designer Showcase Part 1: a Familiar Name TOPd Keeps Passion Glowing

Compared to a few years back when I first blogged about then walked the runway for TOPd (The Original People Design)’s passionate and bold collection, Amina Lamarre‘s latest designs not only continue to channel individuality, personality and authenticity with dramatic colours and unique exaggerated African prints, but also uphold a strong style statement that will

More Fun to Come! Paraiso Purse Giveaway Round 3: Incredible Encounter – Interview with Stephanie Burkhalter@Burkhalter Couture in Milano (Part 3)

More Fun to Come! Paraiso Purse Giveaway Round 3: Incredible Encounter – Interview with Stephanie Burkhalter@Burkhalter Couture in Milano (Part 3)

When: July 22, 2013 Where: Burkhalter Couture studio in Via Tortona, Milano Who: Fashion blogger Vicki Victoire (Gwen Vikkey Miao) from Hong Kong, couture designer/founder of Burkhalter Couture Stephanie Burkhalter from Geneva You are not far from the win, JOIN NOW! Two more rounds of the game to go before you get to win a

Not a Style Post: A Self Empowerment Journey with Sandra Motallebi

Not a Style Post: A Self Empowerment Journey with Sandra Motallebi

Read on before you judge too soon. I am not posting another usual style post. It is a retelling of my self-realization journey through hooking up with an empowered autonomous designer – Sydney-based Sandi for Sandra Motallebi. From the moment I received an encouraging initial comment about La Mode by GV Miao from Sandi that

African Fashion Show in Hong Kong: All Are Equal; All Are Welcome!

African Fashion Show in Hong Kong: All Are Equal; All Are Welcome!

The fact that big name editors, top international bloggers and celebs are so proud of sitting in the front row of the “Big Four” fashion-week shows indicates that the whole idea of fashion, by its nature, is hierarchical, which means only the elite fashion circle is entitled to enjoy the privilege of watching the glamorous