Wednesday 16 July 2008

Another upcoming Asian Magazine on the lookout for models!

Fusian, the latest up-and-coming magazine aimed at asian women in the UK will be launching in September this year, and they're on the lookout for models!
Here are the details:


Fusian Magazine requires male & female Models for forthcoming fashion & editorial photoshoots. If you think you have what it takes to become a Fusian Model please send in 2 pictures (a headshot pic and a full length pic) to

The closing date for applications is July 25th and successful applicants will be notified by July 31st and invited to a casting.


5ft 6 and above (shorter girls accepted for beauty and editorial)
Dress size 6-12

5ft 10 and above

PLEASE NOTE: You must be able to attend shoots in Birmingham

The closing date for entries is next friday, so get your photos in and good luck! For more information on Fusian magazine, take a look at the Fusian magazine facebook group

Sunday 6 July 2008

Monochrome ideas from the Samar Mehdi 2008 Summer Collection

When most people think of spring/summer fashion, they think bright, bold and outrageous colours. I was browsing through some photos of Pakistani designer Samar Mehdi's Summer 2008 Collection and even though there were bright colours, it was actually the monochrome outfits that stood out to me.

The right combination of black and white can create a sophisticated summer look.
Organza Designs, a UK based stockist of the Samar Mehdi collection has kindly let me use photos from the show to share with you:

I really like these two outfits, often catwalk outfits are over the top and not very practical for everyday, but I can definitely imagine seeing these outfits out on the streets.
I think the one thing that makes these outfits look that extra bit special is the detailing on the fabric, such as the stripes on the trousers in the first pic and the ruffling on the top in the second pic - they stop the outfits from looking like flat blocks of colour.

These two outfits use layering to create a more floaty monochrome look.

The collection also included some eveningwear:

What do you think? Will you be putting together some monochrome outfits this summer?

For more info on the designs shown above, visit the Organza Designs facebook group. They stock other Indian and Pakistani designers and are hosting a fashion event on Sunday 17th August in London click here for more details.

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