Istanbul Street Style: Where East Meets West

Istanbul Street Style

I love spending an afternoon sitting at a cafe near bosphorus, looking at the beautiful view that both inspires and relaxes me. When was the last time you sat down at a coffee shop and just read a book or

Out and About: Make-Up Show Live

Make-up Show Live

As August drew to a close and Londoners took to the streets of Notting Hill for the carnival, fashionistas in need of some respite, and/or those wanting to get a head start on the make-up and beauty trends of the

COMPETITION: Minnie Goes to London Fashion Week

Minnie Mouse Competition

Calling all fashion illustrators! When we first got word of a collection set to debut during London Fashion Week, inspired entirely by Minnie Mouse, we were beside ourselves in adoration. The Minnie Mouse Must Haves is the result of a

Yasmeen Bader


Summer holidays, something that every student looks forward to. And just like everyone else, I couldn’t wait to start mine! Yet this time, it was very different than the previous years. I got the chance to work at a great

Aina Brence’s Paper Dress on Matches

Aina Brence

This time last year, Aina Brence was a relative unknown. Fast forward to August 2012 and Aina has been crowned the winner of Online Fashion Week and Vogue’s Design A Dress competition, one of her dresses is on sale at

Illustrator’s Portfolio 146: SARAH HANKINSON

Illustrator's Portfolio 146 Sarah Hankinson

  Age: 30 Nationality: Australian Living in: Melbourne What is in your sketchbook? Watercolour samples, quickly drawn ideas and reference images. I tend to go straight into final drawings so don’t use my sketchbook as frequently as I should! Where do you

Interview with the Beljafla Sisters – DAS Collection


Reem and Hind Beljafla are the sisters behind one of the UAE’s most prolific abaya fashion labels, DAS Collection, which is renowned for creating unique and fashion forward updates to this traditional dress, whilst still honoring its heritage and conservatism.

Sketchbook Scribble #2: Anna Wintour by Vicky Fallon


This month, Sketchbook is going back to it’s roots to celebrate fashion and emerging designers, in conjunction with Fashion week. Who better to honour in our Sketchbook Scribble than the ultimate patron of young talent than Vogue’s iconic editor-in-chief Anna

Batman in Fantasy – Illustration Series by Scott Nellis

Batman in Fantasy Illustration Series

Diehard Batman fans in the region can finally sleep easy, as the past Eid-Al-Fitr weekend saw the release of the highly anticipated final installment of the series across the GCC. The Dark Knight Rises has been described as a film

Emerging Designer Profile: Cecilia Ajayi

Emerging Designer Cecilia Ajayi

Recently graduating from Brighton University, new knitwear designer Cecilia Ajayi’s collection has a very unique take on knitted textiles.  She works by engaging with cubist characteristics such as fragmentation, gradual colour blends and multiple views. Her aim with her collection