Journeys into Elegance: Pedro del Hierro at Cortefiel

Location: Cortefiel, Bay Street  Back in the day when fashion exposure was restricted to magazine pages and (mostly) Italian television, the epitome of class and sophistication came in the form of icons of the latter nationality. One had the flamboyance too but not really the kitschy Las Vegas style either. In the last few years, however, […]

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Luxury shopping in Kuala Lumpur -to have or to dream?

As recent debates on fast fashion rage on, one wonders whether it is worth the expense designer wear brings with it. Additionally, whether it justified for designers to charge prices which are considered exorbitant by many. You cannot put a price on creativity one might say, but very often the ideas that designers and designing houses […]

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Go set a watch – Henry London x Sunlab / VIP

The Henry London narrative unfolded when a couple of like-minded fashion designers were on the lookout for new inspiration. Their focus point were vintage districts London is awash with, one of which was the popular Portobello Road street market in Notting Hill. In the latter market, one of the designers stumbled upon a classic watch, Swiss made, but […]

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Window shopping in Portland

As promised, the next post related to my North America trip is related to fashion, as this is a central part of my blog as you know. I wandered around a couple of malls and stores, from high street to high-end. Here I focus on the following brands: Coach, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Black Market White House, Kate […]

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Gift curiously, by Fossil – a Sunlab event

‘Curiouser and curiouser!’ cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English); ‘now I’m opening out like the largest telescope that ever was! Good-bye, feet!’ (for when she looked down at her feet, they seemed to be almost out of sight, they were getting so […]

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C&R opens flagship store in Valletta

The brand Charles & Ron defines itself as contemporary* and offers high-end wearable clothing (including bags). As the products are made in Malta, a distinct Mediterranean flair endows the pieces, which in turn pay homage to the culture and architecture that are both so intrinsic to this tiny republic. Committed to provide the best materials […]

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90210

Location: Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills Though there were no splurges in pretty woman style on Rodeo Drive, I delighted in traipsing around the delicious-looking stores and their fresh-off-the-runway looks. It is indeed like walking into a live Vogue magazine! The boulevard is a fashionista’s paradise, and one can easily forget the routine and doldrums of […]

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Good things come in pairs

Location: the Shops at Columbus Circle | Sportswear-inspired Street Style They say that if you make it in New York city, you can make it anywhere. Case in point, the 2 pairs of friends I spotted while shopping in Columbus Circle department store, who hail from the Ukraine and Canada respectively. Camera in hand, I […]

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