“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.”
– Coco Chanel
Travel has a major influence on everything from clothing style to interior design. The colors and culture in a far-away land can influence what shows up on the runways of New York and Milan. From the exchange of ideas and cultural cross-pollination that travel affords, everything from the clothes we wear to the furniture decorating our homes can find inspiration through travel. Traveling in style we all know, but do we also know that traveling inspires stylists and designers too.
Max Mara, a multi-billion dollar Italian fashion label, has been blasted on social media for stealing the traditional clothing designs of the Oma, a tiny ethnic minority in Southeast Asia. To add insult to injury, the privately owned brand has not acknowledged the intellectual property rights of the Oma and … Read more Read moreAsia Fashion & Style Indigenous Social Responsibility
The Editor-and-chief of National Geographic Traveler, Keith Bellows, joins World Footprints Radio to talk about the magazine, travel storytelling, his upcoming travel book for children, and his never ending quest for discovering different cultures.Then, because culinary treasures are a manifestation of culture, Shelley Galloway from the newly opened Buddha Bar … Read more Read moreUnited States Fashion & Style Food & Drink
In honor of our Nations’ heroes this Veterans Day, we are pleased to introduce you to animal trainer Clarissa Black, founder of Pets for Vets—an organization that serves both Veterans and shelter animals. The Pets for Vets program is dedicated to providing a second chance for shelter pets by rescuing, … Read more Read moreUnited States Fashion & Style Social Responsibility
Today World Footprints will follow the path of a music revolution on two coasts, we’ll explore all things travel with travel journalist Everett Potter and we’ll visit an eco-fashion boutique.Known as the mother of Afro-Beat, music legend Sandra Iszadore has lent her voice to advance humanitarian causes. As a civil … Read more Read moreUnited States Fashion & Style