Category ArchiveFashion & Lifestyle

African Fashion and Design on the Rise

Traditional African garments are generally tailored locally according to the verbal style description of the client who buys the textile and pays for the tailor’s work. Taking a piece from history,

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Fashion and Lifestyle

Systems of fashion and cycles of popularity percolate through contemporary life. Styles, conventions, and dress codes can be identified in all groups, including subcultures, ethnic groups, alternative lifestyles, workplace and leisure cultures, and in all the mundane places and institutions of everyday life.

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Shea Butter – A wonderful Natural Product

The nature has provided us with wonderful products that could be used for our well-being. This fact cannot be denied. Generations of chemists, biologists and specialists in related professions have been working hard in laboratories to reproduce chemical and biological compounds that the nature has selectively created and refined to perfection. One of these natural products namely shea butter, is derived from the nut of magnifolia (shea) tree found in Central and West Africa.

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PHILINE von WILCKE

The fashion industry presents dream world of glamour. Extremely slim girls do the catwalk with tantalizing poses that send the heartbeat of fashion lovers racing. Competition in the fashion business for market-share is very stiff and the majority of the fashion models starve to keep their figures in order to stay in business. Philine von Wilcke, a successful part-time model and final-year medical student talks about how she became a model, her ambitions and goals for the future.

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The Baltic Fashion Award

The Baltic Fashion Award emerged from fashion presentations that began in 1998 around the Baltic Sea . The location is called “3 Kaiserbaedern” on the Usedom Island . In 2002, the fashion presentation events developed to include designs of established designers and graduates of Fashion Design schools from Germany and its neighbouring countries.

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