Notable Hands

Designers creating one-of-a-kind handmade products

Paula Mendoza Jewelry – Statement pieces with a touch of Punk

Paula Mendoza is a jewelry designer with a strong presence among social networks. Her Instagram pictures balance of her personal and professional life while she engages with clients and friends … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

My mini-residency at Olga Piedrahita

As I walked into Olga Piedrahita’s boutique, studio and gallery, a whole sensorial experience came about, difficult to describe at first sight. It’s clear that the form of expression this … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mochilas and pret-a-couture with Silvia Tcherassi

As one of Colombia’s top fashion designers and style ambassadors, Silvia Tcherassi has built a fashion and lifestyle empire, whilst keeping a truth and close to her home roots. That’s … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Swanepoel leads the new age of urban chapeaux!

Milliners are creative individuals, just like fashion designers, with the difference that they can collaborate with multiple designers and companies whilst building their own brand. It is the relationships between … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Splurge on J.Crew’s Italian-made pumps…

J.Crew might be on my top five favorite brands to shop. Not only are they wonderful at creating clothes that people can actually buy, but their quintessential refined version of … Continue reading

March 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Fall in patterns, knits, and Black & White

New York sets up the scene for the next fall-winter season. We are still wearing fur, as temperatures continue to run pretty cold out here. New York Fashion Week’s fall-winter … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Couture, the most!

We are lucky to see a lot of fashion as soon as the year begins. See, there’s passed no time since the pre-fall 2013 presentations, when it’s already time for … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Steven Oo and his post-modern view of knitwear

Knitwear design seams to be on a growth path ever since chunky grandma knits started to appear on ready-to-wear runways in new and unexpected ways. They are a classic brought … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Moleskine Art Show

I’ve always had a weird relationship with journals. A blank book can have so much potential and possibilities, and at the same time it’s hard to keep up with some … Continue reading

January 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Project Paz Sets Trends And Changes Lives

“Corrreteando Chuletas” is the name of a photograph of two young women running away in an urban city landscape. Their identities are shuttered by colorful wrestling masks, matching fitted motorcycle … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

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