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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

Paraiso Purse Giveaway Continues: Incredible Encounter – Interview with Stephanie Burkhalter@Burkhalter Couture in Milano (Part 2)

Paraiso Purse Giveaway Continues: Incredible Encounter – Interview with Stephanie Burkhalter@Burkhalter Couture in Milano (Part 2)

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 Watch La Mode by GV Miao’s 4 Part Exclusive Live Interview with Stephanie Burkhalter & Win a Paraiso Purse GIVEAWAY continues…….

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

My Favorite Designer 4: the Taiwanese Designer Wang-Chen Tsai-Hsia for Shiatzy Chen – “Neo-Chinese Chic” at Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2010

My Favorite Designer 4: the Taiwanese Designer Wang-Chen Tsai-Hsia for Shiatzy Chen – “Neo-Chinese Chic” at Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2010

I got that attached feeling to the Taiwanese designer Wang-Chen Tsai-Hsia for Shiatzy Chen probably because I myself am half Taiwanese (my mom’s Taiwanese) and born in the States. Wang-Chen started her fashion career in the 1970s as a seamstress in a clothing store in Taiwan, and has become the founder/design director of Shiatzy Chen

Hong Kong Fashion Week – House Show Presented by HK Fashion Designers Assoc Autumn/Winter 2010: An Extraordinary Experience Part III

Hong Kong Fashion Week – House Show Presented by HK Fashion Designers Assoc Autumn/Winter 2010: An Extraordinary Experience Part III

The show rounded off with Ho Kin Wah’s knitwear collection titled “Fashion Evolution” for 1997, the year of political significance to the Hong Kongers. The collection was a good showcase for the designer’s brilliant craftsmanship. The chunky knit off-shoulder jumper in embellished stitch and the long knit coat full of decorative details show a hint