Kiko Mizuhara for Opening Ceremony 2015 Fall/Winter Collection

Actress and model of the moment Kiko Mizuhara is proving to have quite the staying power in the eyes of Opening Ceremony, unveiling her sixth collaboration with the brand since 2013. Having drawn inspiration from saccharine ’60s-era tennis styles in her previous collaboration, Mizuhara goes for a more demure, grown-up look in this latest collection, albeit disguising an undercurrent of rebelliousness and sex appeal that has become so characteristic of the model.

Check out the video of the lookbook shoot featuring Mizuhara above, and find the entire collection for purchase online here.

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Uniqlo teams up with Muslim fashion designer Hana Tajima for modest fashion line

Daily Mail (UK):

Japanese retail company Uniqlo has teamed up with Muslim fashion designer, Hana Tajima, to create a modest ‘lifewear’ collection for women.

The collection includes long, flowing skirts, tapered ankle-length pants and traditional wear like kebaya and hijabs, with the company saying the collection ‘fuses contemporary design and comfortable fabrics with traditional values.’

Designed by popular British fashion blogger Tajima, the range carefully blends modern prints and colours with modest cuts to cater to all women who embrace a modest style.

Uniqlo x Tajima: Uniqlo's new collection with Hana Tajima offers fashionable yet modest clothing 

Inspired: Fashion designer Hana Tajima converted to Islam at 17 and has always been passionate about finding ways to keep traditional and conservative clothing and accessories flattering on the body 

The popular fashion blogger, who converted to Islam at 17, announced the collaboration on her personal blog, saying it felt wonderful to let her mind run and ‘unearth’ her ideas.

Now you get to see it in its whole form and it’s all for you,’ Tajima wrote.

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Obébé Organic, the organic baby line co-founded by Ennie Lim

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 Audrey Magazine:

Born in Malaysia, Ennie Lim moved to Quebec, Canada, when she was 5 and was raised around French culture until she moved to Hong Kong at 24. After doing some modeling in Asia and then moving to California to work in tech startups, Lim was eventually inspired by her apparel executive mother to become a clothing entrepreneur herself. First, she created the women’s apparel brand Vie Désir (French for “Life Desire”), where she designed vegan leather jackets, and now, she and co-founder Kendra McPhee have created the 100 percent organic baby line Obébé Organic, based in San Francisco.

The word Obébé is what Lim calls “Franglais,” a mix of French (bébé means “baby”) and English, with an extra “O” for organic. A few of their original items include a kimono-style sweater and pant set, a cotton sleepsack, yarn mouse toys (inspired by the cartoon character that illustrator Valerie Willis drew on their packaging) and fairy tale-printed onesies — all packaged in a signature Obébé book box gift set.

Kendra and I attend a lot of baby showers,” Lim explains, of why they were drawn to baby clothes. “One day, I was re-packaging baby gifts for my friend’s baby shower in a book box — it just looks so much better than the standard packaging — and I thought it would be so great if the gifts came pre-packaged in a beautiful box that parents could keep. Even better, I wanted to find baby gifts that made a difference.

Not only is everything organic — eco-clothing is harder to find than you think and “more sustainable for the farmers, the environment and our business,” explains Lim — but for every signature set bought, Obébé Organic collaborates with the Bring Me a Book Foundation to donate a book to a child in need. “Sadly, many children lack access to quality books and don’t have an adult who reads to them,” she says. “We wanted to change that because early literacy is the key driver for language development and the foundation to every child’s success in school and life.”

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Learn more at Obebeorganic.com.