DC Fashion Week. Photo: Tonya Fitzpatrick

“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.


Yosemite National Park was a favorite place of Ansel Adams.

Insights: Ansel Adams and Mahisha Dellinger

Enjoy a conversation with Ansel Adams’ family and gain some success principles from Mahisha Dellinger, Founder and CEO of CURLS …on World Footprints.   Read more

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Max Mara: A Fashion House Under Fire for Stealing Indigenous Designs

By Tara Tadlock

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 more

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Inside National Geographic Traveler, Buddha Bar DC and eco-friendly jewelry

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 more

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Breaking Barriers, Maya Roads & Ethical Fashion

Today we’ll embark on an around the world race with skipper Donald Lawson, we’ll journey among the people of the rainforest with Maya Roads author Mary Jo McConahay.   Read more

United States Fashion & Style History Sustainability
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Celebrating Veterans Day, Chatting with Don Diamont and Christian Siriano, plus Maya 2012

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 more

United States Fashion & Style Social Responsibility
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Music Revolution, Everett Potter’s Travel Report and ecofashion

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 more

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