• Las Vegas

    Shop African Designs on Kawree.com

    There is a new online destination to check out if you are into unique items to furnish your room, office and life. Check out Kawree.com the new online destination for fashion, skincare, and design objects from African Designers. KAWREE promotes African creators and designers and showcases their expertise in fashion, beauty, and design objects. Here are some of my favorite items! Eva Sonaike: pink Aburi tray with its palm tree design from our best-selling Aburi collection. tala mermaid skirt Raffia is a socially conscious clothing company from Ghana. All the handwoven cotton textiles are sourced from indigenous artisans in Northern Ghana (the poorest part of the country) who use centuries-old loom…

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  • Asian

    In the Biz: Project Runway Designer Spotlight Angela Sum @byangelasum

    Where are you from/where do you live? born in HK, raised in Toronto (moved there at age 8), moved to NYC after uni, moved to LA just 4 months ago. If there was a theme song in your life, what would it be? –I really don’t have a good answer for this!  ‘Feel this moment’ ft Christina Agu What advice would you give to someone who wants to do what you do? –Stay hungry, stay humble.  I think because of my humble beginnings (having to work for a lot), I appreciated every bit of opportunity I got.  I worked hard in everything I did.  I did really well in Waterloo…

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  • New York

    Shackle with @ITSJEREMYSCOTT @Adidas

    A new Adidas sneaker has sparked outrage, with sneaker fans accusing the brand of promoting racism. The Roundhouse Mid “Handcuff” shoe, created by controversial New York designer Jeremy Scott, features a plastic orange shackle that attaches to each ankle. The $350 sneakers hit stores in August, but Adidas promoted them on their official Facebook page on June 14 with this quote: “Tighten up your style with the JS Roundhouse Mids, dropping in August. Got a sneaker game so hot you lock your kicks to your ankles?” While the brand may be making a cheeky statement about shoe theft, many are equating these binding devices with slavery and prisoners. At press…

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  • Asian,  New York,  Toronto

    NYC loves @Amandalewkee

    NEW YORK, New York (May 18th, 2012) — On Friday, May 18th, 8pm AMANDALEWKEE screened a virtual runway at The Tribeca Grand to an intimate private collective of industry professionals and the cultured cool. AMANDALEWKEE Fall’12 was inspired by the constructed femininity of the 1940s with the casual effortless attitude of American sports wear. Lew Kee also references to the game of chess, specifically the knight and the modern methodical structure of the game- a game of patience and strategy. The presentation this season was titled THE DESIGN OF THE DESIGNER. “I believe that there is no better representation to a brand than the designer them selves. Ultimately a show…

  • WorldWide

    Shoe designing with @shoesofprey

    Find the perfect pair of shoes by designing & customizing it yourself, if you can’t find one you like already! Shoes of Prey has something for all occasions whether it is for your wedding day or if you are looking for something more particular like if you have wide feet. This first online shoe company is the first to let you decide what style & color you want. Choose from many different materials, which include soft leather, fish skin, snakeskin, Italian silk and many more. Happy shopping – Shoes of Prey Gallery. Let us know if you choose ballet flats or heels! ‘Follow’ at @shoesofprey & ‘Like’ them on Facebook!

  • New York,  WorldWide

    Paris-Bombay @CHANEL

    This Just In: Chanel designer, Karl Lagerfeld, unveiled his newest pre-fall/winter 2012-2013 collections in Paris, France earlier this week. The India-inspired “Paris Bombay Collection” was showcased in Chanel’s Grand Palais home earlier this week, with models strutting items of regal proportion. The line features glamorous dresses and coats of tweed and silk in metal tones and pearl whites, with the occasional pop of color. Not to mention lots and lots of accessories! Lagerfeld says he mostly took inspiration from Indian men’s clothing because “they’re easier to wear”. Check out these clips of some of my favorite items from the collection! I especially love the elaborate headpieces. AMAZING. Watch the entire…