The various colors and textures are representative of the elements found in the architecture of urban informal settlements, such as brick, asbestos sheets, nature, terracotta, bright blue tirpal sheets and the lush orange of curry powder, the cornerstone of every asian home’s spice closet. Jamun adds a layer of intensity like the fruit.
Ilhan Omar The past decade has seen a significant raise in the number of forcibly displaced people. As per the latest report by the UNHCR, in 2007, this population numbered 42.7 million; over the last 10 years, this figure has increased by over 50 per cent. By the end of 2017, 68.5 million individuals were […]
Interpreting the hijab – a symbol of oppression vs. expression Interpreting the hijab – a symbol of oppression vs. expression The Oxford dictionary defines the hijab as a head covering that is worn in public by some Muslim women. Over the years, the hijab has played various roles and has been perceived in different […]
The evolution of the trench coat from an army essential to a fashion compliment History of the Trench Coat Thomas Burberry invented “gabardine” in 1879. This was a waterproof twill fabric that was also breathable, from this material the Trench coat was designed to protect from wind and rain. They were not the warmest however […]
Gayatri Jolly’s love affair with fashion began at a young age. At 10, she would play dress-up with her dolls, carefully building garments with scraps of fabric and tape. Even as she got older, she’d spend hours drawing, sketching, and designing one garment after another, though none really hit the mark.