The legendary CLAUDE MONTANA

In 1976 the handsome #CLAUDEMONTANA hit the stage.  Without any fashion design schooling whatsoever, he took sexy #leathers, glamorous furs with a mix of #punk, the #NewYork and #London scene to create a line of clothes.  With such extreme fashion combinations he remarkably produced a look that changed fashion forever. His first show indicated how…

TIFFANY & CO. INTRODUCES A COLOURFUL ADDITION TO PALOMA’S SUGAR STACKS

  Known for creating jewelled masterpieces, exclusive Tiffany designer Paloma Picasso adds to her vibrant ring collection, Paloma’s Sugar Stacks, with pavé gemstones that are as big and luscious as the cabochon gems that launched the collection. Paloma’s Sugar Stacks include her favourite gemstones: amethyst, blue and pink sapphires, rose quartz and blue topaz. Tiffany…

Vancouver Fashion Design: U.T.F.L. interview

  Vancouver is a place with many talented people and the Uwi twins, Lévi and Reuben, are definitely part of the group. I met up with the local fashion designers and talked about their motivations and ideologies. Having their first collection be featured at The Hudsons Bay Company, their success has only motivated them to launch…

Who’s in YOUR CLOSET?

    Most people outgrow the desire to name inanimate objects. As children, we name our stuffed animals, dolls, and sometimes our shoes & dresses.  Some adults continue to do so. I’ve recently overheard a young women calling her #ChristianLouboutins, Pricilla, while her friend chatted about ‘’ Betty’’[referring to her  #Docle&Gabbana jumpsuit] about as emotional…

Vancouver- based Designers Unveil Musically Inspired Spring/Summer 2014 Collection

The Uwi Twins Fashion Label (U.T.F.L.) is proud to announce the launch of its spring/summer 2014 collection with a three-day pop-up shop experience July 4–6. Founded by the dynamic duo Reuben and Lévi Uwi, the U.T.F.L. draws inspiration from hip-hop and house music to create a line that represents urban fashion at its best. The limited U.T.F.L. spring/summer…

BOOST your way to FEMININE POWER!

Unlocking your Feminine Power is showing up everywhere on the runway. No longer is at-the-knee or below-the-knee dresses & skirts too modest for us.  In fact, we’re reclaiming our ladylike ways.  It’s no surprise ~ we’ve maxed out the micro mini ! More importantly not every female can pull off a short skirt.   It’s…

Homage to the KING of FASHION

Even the most diehard, dedicated fashion floral fans, can’t deny that JIMI HENDRIX holds the torch for being the first to push, if not invent this look during the mid 1960’s. Year after year, the major fashion houses design similar military jackets, blouses, flare velvet pants,  from Balmain, to Dolce & Gabbana, Ana Sui and…