These are the explorers, entrepreneurs, scientists, designers and artists who are doing something in their space that hasn’t been done before. In short, the people featured here are our ultimate role models, and their stories serve to ignite us each day.
A man with a global remit and an eye for the elusive, we spoke to Rubinger about the novel and the notable in luxury and travel.
While preparing for Harbin Fashion Week, Maksimova told us about her unique approach to combining local traditions and high fashion, and where she sees the contemporary Russian fashion scene going.
This design duo have launched a brand of today that speaks to the current social and political climate by reimagining “girliness”.
Described as “curated craftsmanship from countries at war”, ISHKAR is a platform aiming to provide a window into countries known for their rich cultures long before they hit headlines for being at war. We met founders Flore de Taisne and Edmund Le Brun who lived in Afghanistan for three years before setting up the brand, to learn about their journey, the Kabul they know and their hopes for the future.
Desert Mannequin is a documentation of the Qatar-born creative consultant’s personal style. Colourful, eclectic and witty, Bashir talks about sustainable outfit choices, pens love letters to her favourite shoes and explains why a Prada dress has more lives than a cat.
Sabah's is brand which celebrates travel, discovery, style and comfort is one that we can definitely get on board with. So SUITCASE sat down with Mickey to hear more about the stint in Turkey that changed his life, how ‘Sabah Sundays’ came to be and #WhereToNext.
Inspired by the earth, various art mediums and her love of travelling, designer Vanda Jacintho creates versatile resort wear and statement jewellery. Here she shares how her Brazilian heritage shaped her career.
Here we talk to Rosie Birkett about playing a small part in a huge movement.
SUITCASE pulled up a seat with At The Table founder Miranda York, writer Rebecca May Johnson and poet Anna Sulan Masing to find out how they are putting “art” back into the culinary arts.
The stronghold is emotion; Ron is a professional chef with a Jewish Moroccan-Lebanese family, Leetal is a pastry chef and stylist. For them, it’s about the connection. Here they share why they approach their business with an openness, warmth and authenticity.
Their designs create an instant chic and elevated look. From fabric quality to richly coloured dyes and elegant silhouettes, each piece alludes to sophistication and thoughtfulness. Here the designers share what it's like balancing two creative visions.
We always work with 100% natural fabrics and produce everything in Spain. Each season we also create a garment that is not a shirt but is inspired by one.
Otegha Uwagba is the founder of Women Who, a platform for creative working women. Here she gives SUITCASE her top tips for keeping up a business while on the move.