BARTOLOTTA & MARTORANA romantic couture

Young Italian brand Bartolotta & Martorana proposes a new vision, romantic garments with a touch of neoclassical combined with technological materials and craftsmanship. Despite their young age, the designers have already been in the spotlight. Winners of numerous fashion contests, the Sicilian Simone Bartolotta and Salvatore Martorana are the symbols of the new generation of Italian designers that promise to make their way in the fashion world. Admirers of dramatic, theatrical style of Alexander McQueen, they create exciting garments proving both originality and creativity, but above all with a strong message. Bartolotta & Martorana is a fresh and modern brand. Their dresses are like self-portraits. In perfect balance between dreams and concreteness, between ideal and real. On the other hand, for these two young talents, both graduates of the Academy of Fine Arts and with already important experience such as being tailors at the Teatro Massimo of Palermo and the theater of La Scala in Milan.  To them, fashion is the art of communication. This is why their creations escape deliberately to the tide of trends that for a single season all flood, then withdraw quietly leaving the memory behind. Bartolotta & Martorana creates garments that can capture the spirit of […]

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DABRA LONDON – fashion forward statement pieces

DABRA LONDON is a designer label is known for its fashion forward- looking statement pieces which boldly bridge the line between the classic and the directional. The London based British brand is most definitely not for the shy and retiring but for the woman who likes to make an entrance and command her environment before she even speaks. Specializing in head turning dresses, sharp tailoring and outerwear, the label traverses from the use of soft and fluid silhouettes to the architectural cuts played out in vibrant and unusual palettes. The key to the labels success has been its ability to comfortably unite the contradictory elements of history, place and era with the opposing forces of modernity and the progressive. Dabra is where  London edge meets the refined and where the classic meets the streets. The brand’s director Patrick Dabra, an alumni of The London College of Fashion, University of Arts, received some national press attention  very early on in the label’s life, including being hailed as ‘one of Britain’s Hottest designers’, by the Daily Mirror and a listing in The Independent’s ‘Emerging Talent’ column. Deciding to take a more alternative route to most fashion designers, he moved to China and […]

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June 13, 2018 by Emese Bako Brands, Spring Summer 0

SANDALAKI – original Greek artisan sandals

SANDALAKI is a brand that creates and produces Greek sandals crafted by the best artisans. The brand characterizes in the epitome of the Greek summer representing the three S’s. Here is a little ore information about them to make you fall in love with this delightful brand. Summer in Greece could not be better represented than by the sea and the waves. Its strong elements are also Sand, Sun and of course, Sandals. This is Greek Summer. With this repetitive S – which is at the same time the original letter of the brand – and the light waving ~  created an iconic logo, which, through the purity of its geometry, communicates in the most chic way the open balcony doors with light curtains which overlook the endless Aegean Sea. Sanδalάki comes from the Greek word “σανδαλάκι” and it means little sandal. Inspired by the minimalism and simplicity of Greek style we design sandals that combine the ancient, Greek tradition with a modern touch. Our philosophy is to combine the casual feel of everyday life with style and fashion. Each pair is exclusively handcrafted in Greece using traditional techniques by local craftsmen and our ultimate goal is to create a […]

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SOPHIA NUBES – sophisticated minimalism

The new collection of the sophisticated clothing of Sophia Nubes stand in the real meaning of “Made in Italy”. To explain the concept, Sophia Nubes teaches us about the real meaning of these words and what they mean for her. The philosophy behind this brand is well rooted in the DNA of Italian craftsmanship. The silent knowledge of the well known “Made in Italy” is something that cannot be taught and nobody will be ever able to copy. There is nothing in between, either you know it or you do not. It is something like the special way of cooking of the Italian mothers and especially grandmothers. The difference between what is good and tasty and what is bad and too rich instead. That is just something that you know without even thinking twice about it. It’s about the feeling. The creations of Sophia Nubes come out of this passion for creating something beautiful and and good and also in the highest quality. This passion drives the brand and the emotion can be found in all of the collection. These clothes are made by passion and are made to make the wearer feel stylish and sexy. A good start of […]

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STRATOM – menswear from Paris

STRATOM Paris a new and cool menswear brand, needless to stay, based in the capital of France. The brand combines contemporary menswear with edgy street wear offering not only an extended ready to wear line but also accessories and shoes. The Fall Winter 2018/2019 collection offers a variety of pieces from oversized winter coats to fur lined puffas, bomber jackets and parkas. The tops and shirts collection offers from military prints and tartan to minimal black and white basics. The sweatshirts are adorned with metal chains and will sure to keep you warm. The pants collection ranges from ripped denim to  more classic cuts. The knitwear, perfect for the colder weather is also a mixture of deconstructed items in classic and pop colors form red an black to colorful greys. All STRATOM Paris items have an edgy and contemporary finish thanks to the accessories used, from oversized zippers and metal chains and straps to fabric cut-outs. The STRATOM man has a cool, edgy personality who is not afraid to show off their avant-garde style, by wearing items that definitely stand out from the crowd. If you’re looking to spice up your look and you’re at the beginning, just start by […]

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New HANAA FU origami bags collection

The Hanaa Fu bags are inspired by Japan’s traditional art of paper-folding known as origami. these versatile bags are created by  Takashi Yamamoto. After trying out hundreds and thousands of versions in the course of 5 years, he came up with the idea that is extremely versatile. These bags are fold-able, changing their shape easily thanks to the functional accessories attached. The multiple color and print variations make this a so called IT bag, because  they are both functional and stylish. They allow you to be as creative and as fun as you want to be, changing the shape of your bag depending on your mood and needs. The current stricture of the Hanaa Fu bag is made to be able to change it’s form into 7 different shapes and sizes. The first one is the classic flat tote bag that is perfect to hold document for the day to day activities. The second shape is a large tote with a strong bottom to hold all your stuff at the end of the day in one place. The third shape is perfect for the evening, turning into a smaller, diamond shape mini bag, elegant and practical for going out. The […]

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Change your PERSPECTIVE

A stylish contemporary brand with refined materials and high quality manufacturing, this Turkish brand called PERSPECTIVE has got it all. They produce classic pieces with a twist. Their collections include modern day wear  as well as shoes and accessories like belts, bags or hair pieces. The  PERSPECTIVE brand is among the leaders of it’s competitors because of it’s high quality organizational structure formed in world standards. This leading organization stands out because they offer various ready to wear items combined in line with the modern woman’s need, may it be for business life, cocktail parties, specific events and invitations, holidays or just leisure. Their wide variety of clothing offers a great selection for the independent woman. A company that is open to change, PERSPECTIVE expresses their aim to for creativity in parallel with self-refreshment, all the components needed for a modern wardrobe. While the spring summer collection brings bright colors and flower prints mixed with nautical elements, the Fall winter collection considers darker tones and undertones of khaki, bordeaux and navy. \the silhouettes of each collections are refined and elegant. These beautiful look book images show very well the pieces of the collection and  take you to the world of […]

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The NOBASIC club – contemporary RTW

There’s another way to be, to feel powerful and well dressed, and that is the NOBASIC way. A contemporary women’s brand. Join the club. NOBASIC is a brand that aims to push boundaries, go beyond the ordinary and stretch the rules. The clothes made by NOBASIC are made for every woman who want more, who expects more from life. A woman who is ambitious, strong, smart, determine and confident but also forward-thinking, relentless and fearless. These clothes are made for the girl/woman who values the finer things is life, the great details and expects more. She knows that this life is too short to be basic. NOBASIC was born over ten years ago and began in crafting products for every women;s desire to feeling empowered and trendy. The best words to describe the brand as well as the women who wear it are boldness, independence, empowerment, sophistication and refinement. Every item they create has these in mind when being designed and produced. The NOBASIC company delivers a fine assortment every season by managing all aspects of the company from creation and design to the sewing and manufacturing  and also sales. This way they are able to create fashionable products that […]

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ECLETTiCO – Japanese design meets Italian craftsmanship

ECLETTiCO is a new brand that combines the minimalist Japanese approach with the know how and craftsmanship of Italy. The concept of ECLETTiCO brand is born in Milan, Italy, from the dream of an Italian leather goods craftsman and Japanese designer to create the perfect accessory through a marriage that combines tradition, technique and style. This project is rooted in the union between Made in Italy and the Japanese meticulous care for every single detail. The passion for leather accessories leads to the study of every minimal modeling traits; from skin thickness to the way of how to reinforce each structure piece to create a better product with high level craftsmanship and strong stylistic style. Many years of experience and passion for researched and refined materials have led to a continuous search and use of materials that represent the concept of the brand itself. Thanks to the collaboration with the best tanneries in Europe and with Italian craftsmen for small metal components, Eclettico’s high quality leave nothing to chance. The search for the best and most selected materials and leathers therefore gives the product a unique aura that is achieved thanks to the skillful Italian craftsmanship in a product of […]

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Exquisite Parisian jewelry by Delphine-Charlotte Parmentier

Delphine-Charlotte Parmentier isn’t new in the jewelry game. She has been designing collection ever since studying at Studio Berçot in Paris. her longtime passion of designing fashion jewelry becomes reality after graduating in 1989, she decides to follow the path of her grand-parents Raymond and Geneviève Parmentier. She developed her passion and imagination having spent her afternoons as a child in the atelier of her grandparents where they produced buttons and high fashion accessories. Surrounded by creativity and craft from the beginning it becomes inevitable that she becomes a designer herself, always pursuing the perfectionism of the craft. The infamous atelier has become the first place where she created and produced her debut collection for haute couture maisons. It became a place for experimentation and craft where she learned the know-hows of excellence and carved the path for her namesake brand Delphine-Charlotte Parmentier as designer. In 1993 her own brand is born,baring her name, and settles her workshop in Paris, in  the old atelier of her grandparents near the Grand Boulevards. To this day, Delphine-Charlotte creates unique and authentic styles which are both contemporary and timeless. Her works having been featured in countless fashion magazines and articles, the self-thaught designer […]

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