Hekayat by Alia and Abeer Oraif


Alia and Abeer Oraif, Saudi designers, sisters, owners and founders of the “Hekayat” brand are on a mission to change the design of the Abaya so it meets the standards of the international fashion lines, and to add an amazing elegance

Elle – The story of a re-design


Taking the UK edition of a publication largely regarded as the world’s biggest selling fashion magazine and giving it a make-over in just 8 weeks?…. Elle’s creative director Suzanne Sikes and her collaborative partner creative consultant Mark Leeds sat down

Emerging Designer Profile: Domingo Rodriguez


Earlier this week I had the opportunity to sit down with a designer who has previously been described as one of Esquire magazine’s ’7 Brilliant Brits’, and is fast-becoming a rising star. An LCF graduate and previous Graduate Fashion Week

Fashion Treasures from Istanbul


I always like to search for cool clothes and accessories at affordable prices. Every fashionista has this innate urge to stand out with a piece that is unlike any other. To find these treasures, I’ll visit vintage stores and small boutiques hidden

Emerging Designer Profile: Boho Sharky’s Reham Essam

Boho Sharky

After finishing her bachelors degree in Arts, Egyptian born, Reham Essam has flourished in the fashion industry in a plethora of platforms. Working as a fashion and beauty editor in a number of leading lifestyle magazines and producing fashion and

Emerging Designer Profile: Liz Black

Liz Black - Emerging Designer Profile

Venezuelan-born Liz Black graduated from Central Saint Martins and having gained experience working alongside Emilio De La Morena, Elisa Palomino and Diane Von Furstenberg, set up her own label in 2010. Her label reflects her individual creativity in a minimal

Editorial Photo Shoot | Into The Woods

Into the Woods

Inspired by the rich turquoise hues and flowing lines,  fashion photographer Giorgio Pesce brings a stunning collection from up and coming design duo Natargeorgiou to life in this ethereal photo shoot, exclusively for Sketchbook Magazine.           PHOTOGRAPHY:

Confashions’ Confessions – An Exclusive Interview with Kuwait’s Top Fashion Blogger

Confashions From Kuwait

In a blogosphere saturated with self-promoting, PR-savvy clothes horses, the anonymous author of Confashions from Kuwait is a breath of fresh air. Offering an inimitable take on style from a region with a growing appetite and aptitude for fashion, she’s

Emerging Designer Profile: Charlie May

Charlie May

Well known for her successful blog Girl a la Mode, featuring her long hair and simple but stylish clothes, London based graduate Charlie May has more recently launched her own label as a young British designer and is now working

Veja AW ’12 Collection

Veja Autumn Winter Collection

Hemp, hessian and hippies will be the last things springing to mind when you take a look at the ethically angelic Veja AW12 accessories collection hitting down this season. Centred around slick bold design and luxury look leather, this stylish