Exotic romance emanates from the palatial gowns and gently tiered dresses that make their debut appearances from the atelier of Madame Eman Alajlan. Developed under the core structures of quality, precision, finest detail and finishings; each piece, nearly led by the breeze, seem to brush the cheeks of its adorners.Read More
Joseph Altuzarra’s eponymous brand has mastered the art of sophisticated whimsy. Raised in Paris, there is the unmistakable hand of a Frenchman at work – sharp lines, racy colors, nipped waists – but, after spending a decade in New York, Altuzarra has also captured a playful female essence that is feels celebratory and fun. We spoke with the designer about his recent return home to France, the creative process, and… Princess Mononoké.Read More
Born and raised in the Ecuadorian city of Cuenca, Ruiz established her creative inclinations for striking contrasts in patterns and asymmetries at an early age. It wasn’t until she participated in several beauty pageant shows for Miss Peru and Miss Ecuador, that she decided to embark on an entirely new venture: one that she could call her own. Soon after, Ruiz made the journey to China and acquired a comprehensive education in dressmaking.
His rise to becoming one of Manila’s sought-after haute couture designers is a beautiful story of pursuing happiness, hard-work, dedication, and humility. The story continues with Michael Leyva’s official presence in the United States, bringing his ornate gowns to the Los Angeles fashion district.Read More
Lulu Figueroa is a doe-eyed Spanish beauty who is the daughter of Álvaro Figueroa Griffith and Lucila Domecq Williams and a descendant of the Counts of Romanones. But more importantly she is an up and coming artist whose colorful and whimsical pantings have already been shown in a number of exhibitions, most notably one sponsored by the Marlborough Gallery.Read More