Gorgeous Silver Jewellery Make Things Pop

Chrissy Cook, a graduate of Millersville University in Pennsylvania (where she majored in Fine Art Metals) and Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design (United Kingdom), studying Contemporary Jewellery Design, launched Chrissy Cook Designs, a line of sterling silver jewellery just this year.  Prior to launching her line, she had been working professionally as a goldsmith […]

Hats Abound at LG Fashion Week

     Prospere Magazine saw a lot of hats at last week at LG Fashion Week.  Here are just some of many!

A Woman's Finishing Touch: Fragrances by Cheri Milaney

Vancouver-based designer, Cheri Milaney, who received a lot of press last LG Fashion Week for using “real women” opposed to models, has launched a line of four fragrances.  Called the Cheri Milaney Facets Fragrance Collection, each scent is named after gemstones (Ametista, Rubino, Perla and Topazio), and relates to the different personalities and styles we have.  Each bottle is […]

Alberta Fashion Week Designers, Part II

Prospere Magazine spoke with three more designers this week, including: Jessica Halabi: After graduating from Marvel College College’s ultra-competitive Fashion Design and Apparel program, this Edmonton native’s first collection was for Spring/Summer 2007.  Jessica’s style is self-described as “edgy elegant,” and is cut to be form-fitting, showing off the wearer’s curves. Her wearers reflect that, […]

Glamming Up With glamjulz

Founded in 2000, Monica Graves’ glamjulz, a line of necklaces, bracelets and earrings has since expanded to over 100 retail locations across Canada  It has also been seen in swags at numerous award shows, including the Much Music Video Awards and on celebrities like Elisha Cuthbert and Nelly Futardo.   glamjulz also has a bridal collection, all hand-made with semi-prescious stone, glass or crystal.  […]

Allison Izu's Fall Line Makes Petites Look Gorgeous!

Petite denim designer Allison Izu Song, recently opened her online store, meaning that there’s no need to wait for her line to appear in stores near you. Allison’s Fall 2009 collection is influenced by the 1980s – lots of gold zippers (no worries, you don’t need linebacker shoulder pads to go with the jeans!), but she is […]

ZulaStudio's Fall/Winter 2009: Jewel Tones and Sophisticated Black Dresses

Zula Kharmov, founder of ZulaStudios launched her line of dresses in in 2006. An alumna of the Moscow Academy of Design, she drew the attention of the fashion community soon after her debut. That same year, she was named Designer of the Year by Talent in Motion magazine.  She was also the Designer of the Month for […]

Pego Wallets an Bags: Affordably Cute!

Nursing grad Laura Braun has been interested in sewing since she was about seven years old. Influenced by her mother and grandmother, she eventually started taking sewing lessons.  One of her first projects was a draw-string bag, and this eventually led to creating complete outfits.  However, sewing was eventually put onto the back burner.

Sodaliscious at Nolcha Fashion Week!

In Prospere Magazine’s last profile of Cindy Renee Mathieu, we indicated that her Sodaliscious line will be making an appearance at Nolcha Fashion Week in New York. Her show is on September 16, 2009 at the Bohemian National Hall on East 73rd Street. Nolcha Fashion Week features independent designers and is held simultaneously with New York Fashion […]

Yvette Craddock and StyleFolioJewelry

Yvette Craddock, founder and style director of StyleFolioJewelry.com has been in love with fashion industry since she was a child model.  As a teenager, she started designing her own clothing, which she still does today (while working with a tailor).   While she was making these clothes, she realized that she needed accessories to compliment her […]