There’s something so fresh about cultural integration, particularly when such a mergence takes place aesthetically within a sphere of clothing. When colours and textures and customs and styles come together, on equal level,  to tell an array of stories in  pain, struggle, opportunity and triumph.

I love it. I love

Fashion Forward’s season 2 came and went like an “all types of wear” whirlwind of wonderful. An organized frenzy of collective talent on display over-drive, presented to the masses in exquisite form. Already, inarguably, the Middle East’s perfectly produced fashion platform… Too perfect, almost.

“Oh? How’s that?”

Well, a stage

One of these pictures comes off a Parisian catwalk.

The other, from a small town in East Africa.

Well… How about that.

The debate between “inspiration” and cultural thievery, continues.