Features - Lifestyle
A tile of two cities
The tale of the traditional blue pottery of Pakistan, known as Kashi Kari, mirrors the set-up of what is today’s Pakistan.
On the one hand, it is a tale of excellence derived from centuries of generational workers in the craft toiling in the same manner as their forebears did centuries ago, learning via apprenticeship yet eschewing modern methods, designs, and experimentation for ‘what has worked true’. On the other hand, it’s the tale of a young Pakistan emerging on the global scene with a promise of newness, modernity, and – dare we say – even playfulness.
Interview with Revive Customs, New York – The sneaker revolution has been unstoppable since Michael Jordan lent his name and legend to Nike. Crazed fans of MJ lined up for blocks to be first in line when a new sneaker dropped. Things haven’t changed much, but Nike has diversified and has signed a small army of elite athletes to fill in the gaps and keep Nike ahead of the competition.
Articles - Lifestyle
Colour of the Year: Radiant Orchid
Its official: the colour set to define 2014 is a particularly vibrant shade of violet. Dubbed Radiant Orchid, its the hue that promises to impact on all elements of design during the year ahead.
Luxury Shopping: Moscow
US writer, Russian historian, and handbag enthusiast Jennifer Eremeeva has lived in Moscow for 20 years. US photographer and enthusiastic fashionista Lisa Shukov has made the Russian capital her home for eight years. Join them on a tour of Moscow’s elegant downtown shopping district.
lifestyle - Toy Stores
We travel the globe to explore the world’s best toy stores, from the flagship stores of time-honoured brands that have become iconic, to the huge toy stores that are destinations in themselves.
Discover the latest fashion trends with Isham
Spring 2014 edition of New York Fashion Week
This man knows what you’ll be wearing in 2015
If you’re anxious to know the precise handbag style, sock colour, and hem length that will be in vogue come 2015, ask Isham Sardouk. As the Chief Creative Officer of fashion trends forecaster Stylesight, Sardouk is in the business of predicting – and shaping – the future of fashion.
wish list - Pantone Tangerine Tango
This year’s Pantone colour of the year, Tangerine Tango Pantone 17-1463, has inspired a burst of citrus orange shades.
wish list - Birds & Bees
Step into Spring embracing the brightest hues of flora and fauna with these colourful scarves.