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The Compassion in Fashion

Mumbai, India It’s always amazing to me how much the general public overlooks the good that comes out of the fashion world. Sometimes I feel like we have such a bad rep. People unfortunately tend to think of fashion synonymously with The Devil Wears Prada and eating disorders. In reality, although there is no denying [...]

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United Colors of Fashion Merging Glamour & Philanthropy

New York, N.Y.  The Museum of the City of New York was the location for United Colors Of Fashion’s logo, a Fashion Philanthropy organization, which aids charities for children living with HIV and AIDS and supports the arts and fashion education in New York, held their annual Benefit Gala: “Be Glamorous: Glamour Gives.” During the [...]

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Timepieces Inspired by Kelly Rowland has Star Studded Launch

Kelly Rolland at Lauch of her new timepieces in New York City

New York, N.Y.  TW Steel had a lush unveiling of its Kelly Rowland CEO Tech Special Edition timepieces this past  Tuesday. The festivities took place at the amazing The Top of the Standard at The Standard Hotel.  Kelly not only inspired the design but helped co-designed the jumbo luxurious pieces.  In December 2011 Kelly Rowland – [...]

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Kavita Hegde: Redifining Design in India, Globally

Bangalore, India.  At the first sight , Kavita Hegde hardly seems like someone who could be doing hardcore business in the cut-throat competition of the design industry. Neither is she dressed like a stereotypical business honcho nor does she speak with a stiff upper lip. Welcoming you to her little boutique ‘Theas’ in a peaceful [...]

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Ancient, Modern, Beautiful Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan.  In doing my research, I continued to discover this company, Zarif Design, creating high quality clothing for women and men, and I captured and stored dozens of beautiful photographs of beautiful coats, jackets, vests, dresses – in Zarif catalogs, on runways, and on the company’s website. In working with the women in Kabul, I [...]

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Devi’s Closet Offers Indian Couture in NYC: For Rent

New York, N.Y.  New York fashionista Meera Patel’s interest in Indian fashion designers piqued when she was planning her own wedding a few years ago — now, her passion has become an e-rental business called Devi’s Closet. “A typical Indian wedding last three to four days, and you dare not repeat an outfit,” says Patel. [...]

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Fashion Gives Back

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Beauty & Reslience: Turquoise Foundation and Murad Khane

Kabul, Afghanistan. Part One: November, 2011. Turquoise Mountain is a place of deep resilience and unstoppable grace. This is a place of courage and compassion that continues to mystify me, given all the Afghans have been through. It must be borne and it must live in layers of generations. Far from giving up hope, Afghans [...]

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