Featured Brand: Zoe Apostolou Handmade Leather Handbags

Zoe Apostolou is the latest entry to my fashion-brands-to-watch list. The handmade handbags brand is only one year old but has already established a very distinctive, modern chic signature style which makes the label’s creations instantly identifiable.  Born and raised in Athens, Zoe Apostolou started to discover and develop her creative talent through her studies in graphic design. As she…

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The Greek Fashion Scene Issue

The emergence of the Greek fashion scene has been surprisingly rapid in the past few years, even in spite of the heavy recession that hit the country. A handful of emerging talent is now standing next to the established and renowned Greek fashion labels, many of them showcasing their creations on the catwalk of the Athens Exclusive Designers’ Week (AXDW).…

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Sculptural heels, the DUKAS way

Greek shoes designer Dukas Chatzidukas is best renowned for his legendary Ballet sculptural heels, shaped as a ballerina’s thighs on pointe. This season, Dukas is enhancing the Ballet concept with the Ballet Bow heels (above) and he is also presenting the ingenious, show-stopping Blush heels, shaped as a blush makeup brush. My favorite style in both Blush and Ballet Bow heels…

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Ellen Skaroni & Fashion Erotokritos @ AXDW

Emerging fashion designer Ellen Skaroni & Fashion Erotokritos made monochrome become exciting with the collection they presented yesterday on the catwalk of Athens Exclusive Fashion Week for Winter 2014-15. Ellen, who won a prize for Emerging Fashion Designer sponsored by Fashion Erotokritos last season, created a monochrome collection where she mixed rich volumes with minimal cuts. Stripes, zebra prints and checked patterns…

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Eleni Kyriacou Diffuse Lines photoshoots

 It was a hot day in the beginning of June when we shot the looks for the diffuse lines of Eleni Kyriacou’s Summer 2013 and Autumn Winter 2013-14 collections. The makeup was done by Popi Artist, the styling was done by me and the model sweating in winter knits under the Greek summer sun was Stefania Novikova. 1. PELE THE…

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