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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

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

My Design Debut with unitedstyles.com Won Design of the Day!

My Design Debut with unitedstyles.com Won Design of the Day!

My design debut with unitedstyles.com won Design of the Day! I can’t believe that there are tons of contestants entering the design contest by unitedstyles.com every day and my design was chosen as the winner. Bloggers can also become designers now. The result was also announced on unitedstyles’ facebook page. I never thought of designing

A Huge Shout Out to Alessia Caliendo for *LittleBlackDress* Our Sponsor for Christmas Gift Giveaway Campaign 2011: T-Shirt Slogan Design Contest

A Huge Shout Out to Alessia Caliendo for *LittleBlackDress* Our Sponsor for Christmas Gift Giveaway Campaign 2011: T-Shirt Slogan Design Contest

Alessia Caliendo is the sweetest girl I have ever met. Graduated from Accademia della Moda in Naples, Alessia set up her brainchild, LittleBlackDress in 2007. She is an expert in creating modern girly chic style whose designs are a vivid and artistic representation of her personality. In addition to her sunshine smiles, what I miss