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Chat with Ford Motor Co.'s Senior Interior Designer, Anthony Prozzi

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2013 | 1:39 PM

By: Hina P. Ansari/Founder of Ramp1885.com

A true example of when fashion meets function: Exploring the fashion automotive design space with Anthony Prozzi, Senior Interior Designer for FORD Motor Co. who chats with us about his transition from ready-to-wear to cars, the idea of meaningful design...

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The Charter's Veiled Threat Against Montreal's Muslims

(108) Comments | Posted November 29, 2013 | 6:56 AM

By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé

A storm is brewing in Montreal, Canada's most fashionable city.

The provincial state, which famously stayed out of the bedrooms of the nation in 1967, has instead elected to rifle through its citizens closets.

In the spring, a ban on turbans...

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Guns and Gems: The True Cost of Your Diamonds

(5) Comments | Posted November 20, 2013 | 7:01 AM

By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé

"Ian Smillie is lying through his teeth."

With these words, former warlord and Liberian President Charles Taylor denounced the man who would implicate him in Liberia and Sierra Leone's illicit diamond trade.

In Taylor's hands, Sierra Leone's sparkling baubles fuelled a litany of horrific human rights abuses...

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The Story of Taureg Jewelry Designer Moutta Abalanchad from Niger

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2013 | 3:44 PM

By: Alba Brunetti / Istanbul, Turkey
Translated By: Laura Angela Bagnetto

Recently, I had the opportunity to interview a Tuareg jewelry maker from Niger. Moutta Abalanchad lives in a small village, but several times a year he travels to Europe to sell his unique, handcrafted pieces. The rings, bracelets...

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Scenes From ColombiaModa 2013 [PHOTOS]

(0) Comments | Posted August 29, 2013 | 4:57 PM

*This is part of Ramp 1885's newest series, "Fashion Travelogue-Medellin Edition" where we personally highlight the runways of the city's fashion week, explore the city's greater style scene including cool boutiques and fab street style and chats with the city's style makers. Perfect for the fashion traveller.

The ColombaModa 2013...

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Silvia Tcherassi Presents at Colombia Moda 2013

(1) Comments | Posted August 23, 2013 | 4:13 PM


*This is part of Ramp 1885?s newest series, "Fashion Travelogue-Medellin Edition" where we personally highlight the runways of the city's fashion week, explore the city's greater style scene including cool boutiques and fab street style and chats with the city's style makers. Perfect for the fashion traveller.
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When Night Falls: Global Street Style at Colombia Fashion Week

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2013 | 8:28 PM

*This is part of Ramp 1885's newest series, "Fashion Travelogue-Medellin Edition" where we personally highlight the runways of the city's fashion week, explore the city's greater style scene including cool boutiques and fab street style and chats with the city's style makers. Perfect for the fashion traveller.

As promised...

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Haider Ackermann Stuns at Colombia Moda 2013

(0) Comments | Posted August 10, 2013 | 5:03 PM

*This is part of Ramp 1885′s newest series, "Fashion Travelogue-Medellin Edition" where we personally highlight the runways of the city's fashion week, explore the city's greater style scene including cool boutiques and fab street style and chats with the city's style makers. Perfect for the fashion traveller.

The...

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The Hottest Global Street Style from Colombia Fashion Week 2013

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2013 | 5:42 PM

In case you haven't heard, Ramp1885 is down south -- in South America that is -- for Colombia Moda 2013, Colombia's official fashion week held in magical Medellin.

While running from one show to the next, we quickly made it a point to grab some...

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"Fashion With A Heart" Celebrates The Kol Hope Foundation For Children

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2013 | 9:11 PM

Fashion With A Heart.

By: Hina P. Ansari


Photography by Candice Kaye /CPFW


In mid-June, the uber sexy Thompson Hotel played host to a fabulous evening of charity, heart and Filipino couture as part of night...

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Red Carpet Style from PLDT Canada Philippine Fashion Week

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2013 | 12:20 PM

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Gorgeous necklace!


Photography by Candice Kaye / CPFW

On Friday June 14, 2013, the prestigious Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto was the hub of all things fabulous for PDLT Canada Philippine Fashion Week's biggest event: CPFW presents...

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Global Street Style: the 'Staches of Istanbul, Turkey

(0) Comments | Posted June 24, 2013 | 5:30 PM

Let us now praise facial hair, especially the 'stache.

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*Note: This is days before police violence erupted in Istanbul including in the Istiklal neighbourhood, where these photos were taken.We send our sympathies to those killed and injured in protesting...

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Canada's First Philippine Fashion Week

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2013 | 3:37 PM

Mark your calendars fashionistas!

The first ever PLDT Canada Philippine Fashion Week is set to take over the fabulous runways of Toronto, Canada!

PLDT Canada Philippine Fashion Week will span the entire week of June 10-15th with various chic events dotting the entire week. A-listers from the Canadian...

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Hot Off the Runway of Fashion Week Mexico

(0) Comments | Posted May 21, 2013 | 11:31 AM

In Mexico City, they showcased their fashionable best on the ramps of their Fall/Winter 2013-14. Check out the ones that caught our eye!

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Alejandro Carlin

Originally from Mexico City and currently residing in Monterrey, Neuvo...

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Couture in Johannesburg, South Africa

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2013 | 5:49 PM

Meet Tshegofatso Maotoe, a young fashion designer and founder of Tenacious Soul, who expresses passion through creating garments for women in all sizes who aren't afraid to enhance their individual style. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, she infuses African prints with vintage glam is breathtakingly genius!

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High-End Lingerie from Latvia

(1) Comments | Posted March 18, 2013 | 5:04 PM

Amoralle, formerly SockBox, makes its triumphant return to fashion under new name and focus. Same style: sensitive night gowns with underlining waistlines; same management: fashion designer and the brand owner -- Inese Krumina; different result: introducing ethereal silk pajamas with open shoulder.

Where morality ends, immorality begins; spring/summer 2013 collection...

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Menswear Shone at South Africa Fashion Week

(1) Comments | Posted October 31, 2012 | 5:45 PM

The runways were packed with the latest presentations from various notable and up and comer designers. What we couldn't ignore was the strong presence of menswear. Here are three that need to be noted:

Palse Homme
Third time's a charm for designer...

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City Style Snapshot: Prague, Czech Republic

(0) Comments | Posted September 19, 2012 | 4:25 PM

Prague, Czech Republic --

We are witnessing a unique post-Communist fashion awakening.

What's going on with Prague fashion? Half the year hidden away in winter coats ("Prague Spring" might have been a misnomer), the other half enduring jeers from their western neighbors for pairing sandals with socks, Czechs continue...

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Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival 2012

(0) Comments | Posted September 19, 2012 | 8:12 AM

With "Innofashion" as this season's theme, it's clear that in Indonesia, culture is courted, homage is heightened, and the fabrics are pretty fantastic!

Denny Wirawan
"Kilimology"
Taking the iconic tribal prints often found in Kilim rugs of Turkey, Persia, Denny wanted to...

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Sao Paolo Fashion Week's Sizzling Spring/Summer 2013

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2012 | 4:25 PM

By: Hina P. Ansari

Sao Paolo Fashion Week displayed curves, lines and plenty of steamy silhouettes as part of their Spring/Summer 2013 presentation. Here are our highlights!

SLIDESHOW: SAO PAOLO FASHION WEEK

Cavalera "Salvador Rocks"

Founded in 1995 by Alberto Hiar and Iggor Cavalera...

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